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Santa Monica Beach

Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
310-394-3264
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Ranked #3 of 36 Attractions in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Beaches, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: People-watching
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Owner description: This popular beach is a favorite among television and movie producers.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Solna, Sweden
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The beach in itself is absolutely huge and life on the beach has about everything you could wish for.

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Ribeirao Pires
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118 reviews 118 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

There is nothing really special about this beach. There are much more beautiful beaches in Malibu and other coastal cities. But what makes this beach special is the energy of this place, the Pier, the beauty of the sunset and the recreational area.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Perfect California beach. Lifeguards were on duty in mid October and the beach was relatively uncrowded despite the warm weather and ocean temps. Great place for a relaxing beach day.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Nothing more to be said than amazing. Just an unreal place! I can't really explain why, you'll see when you get there.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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103 reviews 103 reviews
13 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

If you visit LA, you have to go to Santa Monica.....absolutely beautiful. The beach is super clean and the waves magical....

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I visited Santa Monica beach in Nov. I was staying in Beverly Hills and got the big blue bus down for only a $1. The sun was setting so wasn't too crowed, but got some beautiful photos and was lovely to walk long and see the sights. Was very clean and looked after. Would love to visit again. Also worth... More

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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I've spent so much time at this beach during my travels. I even slept on it once. It's a beautiful beach, with an amazing view of the sunset and there are always a lot of opportunities for people-watching. Wonderful place.

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

You never know what you'll find here; there are so many good stores and one of them is bound to have something you didn't know you needed for wither yourself or someone else.

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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

It's a wonderful beach. Would go again if I had the time. Good food, good coffee. Long and clean beach.

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Portrush, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

clean beach with lifeguards great walk way to venice area great during the day lots of places to hire bikes or skates

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