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It was a nice trip- the sun was out, so we walked a few miles on the Strand, then on the Pier. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Fantastic Views & Sunsets

The pier in itself is very much average, of course you visit it for the fantastic beach and ocean... read more

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The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a nice trip- the sun was out, so we walked a few miles on the Strand, then on the Pier. The Aquarium at the end of the Manhattan Beach Pier was cute- and free!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SuzScreen
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pier in itself is very much average, of course you visit it for the fantastic beach and ocean views. On top of that there are views of airplanes taking off at LAX. I have seen multiple times dolphins swim close to the Pier. You...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved the entire Manhattan Beach area, both on the beach and a block or two inland. The waves (and surfers) are often really enjoyable to watch, and you couldn't get a better view than off the pier. The sand is very nice, too,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jessepisors
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not the best pier structurally or well maintained. Although on a sunny september day it was a beautiful view and makes you wish you could see this view everyday.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AMystry20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the beach and pier. Not as crowded as other nearby beaches. The pier is small and has a tiny little free aquarium, makes it neat. Near pier there are bathrooms and shower rinsers to clean off the sand from feet and body. Bars...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love Manhattan Beach. I always have an extravagant time. I usually come with friends but this time I needed some inspiration for my new book so I took a solo dolo Mission down to Manhattan Beach Pier and got the inspiration I needed, this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PercyJackson9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out of all the beaches we visited on our Spring Break trip this was our favorite. Very clean, nice restroom facilities, and good place to watch surfers. On the pier a lot of benches to just sit and take in the view. You can watch...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 959tashaf
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This was a nice pier to walk along on a Monday afternoon. It was very clean. There is a small aquarium at the end of the pier. We enjoyed watching the surfers too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChadB410
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited two times. We really enjoy the beauty and serenity of the place. It was an aquarium mainly for family with kids. The views are beautiful. People go fishing there. There are benches. Is lighted for Christmas. People really enjoy the restaurants and shops...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank margaritasola
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We walked to the pier and had a pleasant surprise of amazing fireworks. Too bad I can't upload video here. Pictures don't do justice to beautiful setup.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Antonio R
September 28, 2016|
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Response from eamonnm58 | Reviewed this property |
that lot closes at 9 as stated by the sign at the entrance into the lot, no idea why it does, but it does, sorry
December 11, 2015|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
That's an interesting question. Much of it goes on what you're looking for. Manhattan Beach is a beautiful beach. It has large sand areas and beautiful waves. Santa Monica is also a beautiful beach with almost as large of... More