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1,000 Steps Beach

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Address: 31972 Pacific Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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It's more like 100 steps.

I just say that because it's more do able to go down (or up) 100 stairs than 1000 this entrance is rigth on 9th st. It a great little area mostly for people in the area because... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sandra S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I just say that because it's more do able to go down (or up) 100 stairs than 1000 this entrance is rigth on 9th st. It a great little area mostly for people in the area because there is not a lot of parking unless you come in the trolley during the summer. There is no bathrooms or places to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So many steps to get down and up! But pretty cool once your on the beach. If you go to your left you can go to a sea cave that brings you to a small pool. Sea water crashes in and keeps the pool constantly full. If you continue to explore the private areas there are other private pools that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You actually have to hit this spot 2 times during your stay in Laguna, once at low tide to climb through the caves and once at high tide to see the pool! Or bring lunch and stay all day! It's worth every step, looks like in Hawaii in our own back yard.

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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This location is tucked away in south laguna. Great place to go spend an afternoon for a more local vibe.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to walk the steps. The payoff is the beach below. It gets crowded in the summer. Park across the street.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No joke there are 1,000 steps to this beach. Bring out of shape, I huffed and puffed my way up and down, but local exercise enthusiasts run up and down these steep steps for fun. Yikes! Once on the beach, the views are magnificent, and the sunset is breathtaking. There are mansions at the top of the cliff - including... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

This beach is well worth the hike down and back up the steps! It's a great place to relax and enjoy the beautiful waves crashing up against the shore!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

Although i grew up in Niguel Shores (above Dana Strands beach), 9th and 10th street beaches in South Laguna were always my favorites. Clear beautiful water and waves that really crank on a SW swell. Now that I live in Seattle, I can;t visit as often but when down in SC always try and make it...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017

1000 steps is a fun beach to go to and gets you in shape. The steps really feel like a million when you are walking up them but going down is nice and gets you a pretty view. Be sure to be careful and pay attention since some people use the steps for a workout and you want to stay... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

Really enjoy this beach, not overly rough surf and nice wide beach area. The approx. 300 steps are easy if you are even half decent shape and it's a beautiful cove atmosphere,

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