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Jets and ocean waves

This is a very nice beach. Not too many tourists at this location. The beach was located near LAX... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Saint Charles, Minnesota
almost great if you don't mind the noise

The facilities are good, bathrooms, parking, snack bar, bike path. The beach is nicely maintained... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Palmdale, California
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Vista del Mar Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90293
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

This is a very nice beach. Not too many tourists at this location. The beach was located near LAX so it is a plane watching paradise as well. The facilities were well maintained and the parking was plentiful, $3 all day. Cheapest beach parking of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

The facilities are good, bathrooms, parking, snack bar, bike path. The beach is nicely maintained, and it has plenty of trash cans, so there is no excuse to litter. The problem was the noise. This beach is right on the path of Los Angeles International...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The beach was just so cool...Fire pit at the beach was just a great outing. Roasting hot dogs and making smores... Just the best

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank C f
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We had many family and friends here for a bonfire. It costs $8 a car to get in. Come early if you want a firepit(like noon, seriously). The beach the day we were here was very clean. Very family friendly. See pics. Marcy’sDinerTantrumScale 5/5- NoScreamingKids....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank init4keeps
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The good thing about this beach is that it's not that packed. Had a little stop over and it was a beautiful day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank IronMerMayden
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This was the only Pacific Coast beach we visited in our trip, and it was perfect! Free on weekdays, and $4 to park on weekends, this beach was clean, had soft white sand, big area, wasn’t crowded, and had the perfect surf to hang out...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 815jeannar
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I typically just ride the strand through Dockweiler. The beach is big and gets really crowded in the summer. And it is a zoo during the holidays.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ace90266
Reviewed July 6, 2018

First of all, I have never been to a CA beach, only MI ones. That's the only comparison I can make. I thought the sand was quite dirty, my feet were filthy by the end of the day. I don't know if there are different...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Nacho67
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Great beach. Good for just hanging out. No food amenities. Parking is not great on the weekends. However there aren't as many tourist.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Leta B
Reviewed May 1, 2018

This is a pleasant enough beach in the winter, when you probably don't care about going to the beach. In summer it is super, super crowded, with people, tents, pop-up canopies and BBQ's. Parking is no longer permitted on the street above the beach (Vista...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Chris M
July 20, 2018|
Response from EAWH77 | Reviewed this property |
No, you are only permitted to have fires in the designated rings! You have to arrive early in the morning to score one of the spots!
March 28, 2018|
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Response from lcjt01 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about tent camping. I know there are several fire pits that a lot of people use. I do not know about the cat dog situation.
Melody U
November 3, 2017|
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Response from 3cntrygrls | Reviewed this property |
Short distance can take a long time due to traffic. Check waze for travel time to beach from LAX during layover and you can judge accordingly.