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1,000 Steps Beach

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Address: Ninth Ave and Pacific Coast Hwy, South Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: 949 661 7013
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Hard to park .. Long way down .. Really long way up!!

Love this beach.. But long way down.. Really long way up .. When you finely get to the beach It's worth if it's like being in Hawaii .. Lovely sand crashing waves and Blue sky's... read more

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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love this beach.. But long way down.. Really long way up .. When you finely get to the beach It's worth if it's like being in Hawaii .. Lovely sand crashing waves and Blue sky's .. Worth a visit !

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Thank Christine B
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The steps are a definite work out that you will feel the next day HOWEVER it is sooo worth it! The beach is Beautiful. One of the nicest beaches I've been to in Cali. The water was cold at first but not much. After awhile u warm up to it. Careful of the strong waves though.

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Thank aracely130
Beaufort, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow what a workout! Its about 280 steps down to a non packed, good for everything beach. This beach is great for exploring. The caves and reef make it extra special. Dont forget to pack a snack for this place as you have to walk up the steep stairs to get back out. There is a bathroom and shower at... More 

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Thank Thedriveagain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely not 1000 steps only about 213 one way but it is a really neat and pretty expierence. Recommend using the shuttle tho cause there isn't much parking (there is no parking at the steps) we had to walk on the highway a block or so to get there. No sidewalk but a huge bike lanes made it bareable. Beach... More 

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Thank Marcie S
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Words cannot accurately describe how beautiful this beach is. There's a hike down approximately 250 stairs but it's well worth the journey. There's cliffs surrounding the beach and big rock formations along the shore. Perfect beach for sun bathing or relaxation away from the crowds.

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Thank Joseph P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another beautiful beach in the Laguna area, this one is only accessible from a long long set of stairs that some people use for exercise. It's also a very large beach, and didn't seem very crowded probably because of that, the stairs, and lack of nearby parking. The free Laguna summer trolley helps solve the parking problem. Very clear water,... More 

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Layton, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this beach. The kids spent 3 hours boogie boarding and my toddler spent all the time digging in sand and playing in the waves. It is quite a hike down and parking was a nightmare! But worth it when you get to the water.

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Thank CMitchell23
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw this little gem from the coast highway as I was passing. The sign said "thousand steps beach" so I decided to try it one day. I loved it and the beach at the end of your journey is very nice. Dont forget anything because its a long way up.

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Thank JenaiMorehead
Laguna Beach
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There steps are steep....On a daily basis there are people running up and down the stairs for exercise...If you are in tip top shape, its doable..Otherwise forget it as an exercise...to Go to the beach here, travel light...the steps are many and steep.

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fun, beautiful thing to do - but not for smokers. See what you miss by smoker! Nah, I smoke and made it but it was a struggle but worth it - cough, cough! beauty and cleared my lungs too>

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