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Santa Monica Beach

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Address: Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: 310-394-3264
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Activities: People-watching
Description: This popular beach is a favorite among television and movie producers.
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Beautiful clean beach reminded me of bay watch TV series. Busy but could make a space to sunbathe. Good for cycles.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Beautiful clean beach reminded me of bay watch TV series. Busy but could make a space to sunbathe. Good for cycles.

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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting the area, then come here with your loved one and walk on the boardwalk. You'll see great views and amazing vendors. Try riding on the Ferris wheel and have an amazing experience!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We took the family to the beach for the day. The beach was clean with a lot of room to put your towels down and play. There is a muscle beach south of the pier that allowed the kids to swing and play.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Although the day was cloudy, the day was still perfect! Live musicians, food, rides, the ocean! Really great place to take kids!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I only had a small amount of time here because I was with a tour company. It was a good place for adults and my two teenage boys. Plenty to do and beautiful beach. Next time I visit the West Coast I plan on spending at least a week in this area. It had a great atmosphere and beautiful beach!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very entertaining and colorful with a seeming large cross section of people, representative of Los Angeles. Lots of the general public having fun on bikes, tandems etc. At the ferris wheel end near pier (western end) are a fair range of eating places to choose from...cheap to expensive. Clever people bouncing off large springy ropes, volley ball games, gym rings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I Loved walking the long well maintained beach, watching people and kids enjoying biking, running, playing….. life is good……..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The beach is easily accessible and clean and grandkids loved playing in water and doing sand things.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Beach is clean and the area is superb. Also the pier is well worth a visit. It is also adjacent to Venice Beach

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Incredible views, great parks, lots of great places for food and drink. The surrounding area is busy with shops, hotels and restaurants, the 3rd Street Area in particular. However, we saw a lot of less fortunate people wandering about, sleeping rough and begging. And I mean a lot, it definitely takes from the vibe around this area

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Address: Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: 310-394-3264
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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