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“Love the beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Santa Monica Beach

Santa Monica Beach
Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
310-394-3264
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Ranked #3 of 37 Attractions in Santa Monica
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
Traralgon, Australia
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“Love the beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great beach, very clean. good views
A great place to relax while in l.a
I could see in summer that this place would be thriving

Visited November 2013
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“Gorgeous views & place to”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

It's rarely warm enough (summer temps are 70-75) & combined with the brisk wind, to lay out on the beach. But it is an absolutely gorgeous place to take in the views. The 3rd street promenade is very close & has a large selection of restaurants & shops.

Visited July 2013
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Alberta
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“Who doesn't love a beach.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We love all beaches, it was busy with lots of people. The beach was very clean as was the area, parking appeared to be good. Police presence but perhaps that is because of the "homeless"
which were plentiful as well. Very sad. Beautiful sunset. Park area around the beach is very nice as well with a path to cycle on and rental bikes close by.

Visited November 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“Very Nice Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I was not at the beach during the busy season.. it was actually November, but we hit a 82 degree day. very clean, very nice, and a great place to walk from Venice Beach to the Santa Monica Pier. Nice paved trails, and you can rent bikes up and down the beach if you want. I saw places where you can pretty much rent from boogie boards to surf boards to 3 wheel bikes.. etc..

Visited November 2013
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“excellent, Santa Monica...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Loving place, Santa Monica... I ever was there many times in 1988 and in 2003... It's suitable for the whole family walking around so cozily...

Visited December 2012
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