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Crescent Bay Point Park

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Address: Crescent Bay Drive, Laguna Beach, CA
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+1 949-497-0716

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Great place to hang out and look at the view

Wonderful, peaceful place to hang out and do people watching and see the ocean. It is also a great place to take a photo as there are stairs that take you up so you get a full... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Plano, Texas
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Plano, Texas
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174 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful, peaceful place to hang out and do people watching and see the ocean. It is also a great place to take a photo as there are stairs that take you up so you get a full view of the area. Parking is a bit hard but I suggest that you go for the paid parking and save your self... More 

Thank Safarwith3kids
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We were here in October for about 4 hours, and while there were two groups of protestors that hung out on the edge of the beach, it was otherwise young people, families and retirees all enjoying sun and surf. The beach was quite clean and there were lots of activities on the outskirts for basketball, volleyball, and catch. Surfers were... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

I am so happy I found this recommendation!! It was definitely worth visiting, and I got some beautiful pictures of the beach and landscape. As many reviewers posted, parking is quite limited, so get there early. As most of Laguna Beach, this Vista Point is nestled into a residential neighborhood, so there is only a certain amount of "street" parking.... More 

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Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

This is a less-touristy beach in Laguna Beach with limited access and parking on the street. Great for swimming and snorkeling.

Thank Christopher M
Anaheim, California
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

This is one to take folks from out of town to visit. Located high above Crescent Beach this little park is the place for a Sunset Picnic. Beautiful views both north and south. No beach access.

Thank Tipton H
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Finding Crescent Bay Point Park is not easy. There is a small blue sign on Pacific Highway indicating "vista point". But it's worth visiting. It is a 180 degree view from the bluff of the Laguna coastline. The little park is beautifully landscaped. Best of all, it is not busy. Most of the time, you will have it all to... More 

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Corona del Mar, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

This quiet vista point is tucked away in North Laguna and offers a spectacular view of the breach and wildlife. Southern California at it's best.

Thank Ron Y
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful clean beach but not the best place to come with small children. Waves were huge at this beach and the current was just way too strong! I didn't feel safe letting my 7 year old play in a foot of water. Heck I didn't even feel that safe. If your going just for the views then it's perfect but... More 

Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We used to live in N Laguna walking to Crescent Bay Point regularly. You get spectacular 270 degree views up the coast of Laguna north and south and close enough to bird and seal rocks you can see and hear the seals barking. Great place to visit rain or shine, best sunsets and even a great place for a small... More 

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Houston, Texas
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287 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Posting this public review is probably not a good idea, but this beach is too good to hide! Unlike the ridiculously crowded Laguna Beach, this somewhat hidden beach has the perfect amount of crowd that isn't too small to feel isolated or too big to feel overwhelmed. Most importantly though, the view is absolutely stunning and the water feels so... More 

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