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Manhattan Beach Pier

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Address: The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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When I think about Manhattan Beach, the Pier and the strand are always great spots to enjoy the views of the beautiful beaches, waves and people enjoying the outdoors. You don't... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2016
North Potomac, MD
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North Potomac, MD
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48 reviews
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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

When I think about Manhattan Beach, the Pier and the strand are always great spots to enjoy the views of the beautiful beaches, waves and people enjoying the outdoors. You don't even have to step onto the pier to enjoy it. It is beautiful at sunset. There are people fishing off it, visiting the marine life center at the end... More 

Thank EdfromPDR
Manhattan Beach, California
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82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016

A wonderful place for a leisurely stroll out beyond the surf line. Take in the monument stones to Manhattan Open Volleyball champs, visit the Roundhouse at the end of the pier, or just sit and enjoy the view. Most every time you see pictures of Southern California you are likely to see this iconic landmark pier. Bet you didn't know... More 

Thank EAWH77
Manhattan Beach, California
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

If you are visiting the Los Angeles region a stroll on the strand in Manhattan Beach and down the pier to watch the surfers is a great way to get a feel for life in sunny SoCal. There is a coffee shop and tiny but interesting aquarium at the end of the pier and great view of the bay and... More 

Thank Lori F
Quezon City, Philippines
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83 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

My daughter enjoyed our walk here despite the crowd. It can get crowded but it just adds a certain feel to the place. It is scenic and filled with life (people just hanging out- families, friends, pets, etc). People from all walks of life converge here and just enjoy the scenery and the beach. We did not swim but it... More 

Thank Joanne R
Burbank, California
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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Want to see surfers play in he water? It happens here regularly at this Southern California city of Manhattan Beach. A great stop if your visiting Los Angeles and you not far from LAX. This pier is really nice to stroll along. Nothing in the pier but a tiny aquarium for kids to be occupied with. One could sit around... More 

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Murphy, Texas
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245 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

How could you go wrong with temps hovering near 72 and sunny on a beac? It was definitely a perfect day. A walk out on the pier was almost like heaven. We were so impressed with how safe and friendly everyone was in this area. Really hard to beat.

Thank rslot
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2016

The walk down is hilly! Good news there is a parking lot with meters that only take money, no credit card. There are plenty of lifeguards. We even found Sand Dollars on the shoreline.

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San Diego, California
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The view was beautiful as one would expect but I really enjoyed how low the pier was as it enabled us to have a close up view of the surfers. There was some excitement with people catching fish which was fun and a very small aquarium with a large "eel", more like a few fish tanks for a little entertainment.... More 

Thank Michelle C
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We had a little time to kill between our cruise and flight out. Took an uber from the airport to the pier. It was only $15 one way for 3-4 people. The beach was beautiful and big tall waves -- lots of surfers to watch. Walked the pier, the beach and had lunch there. It was a beautiful little area.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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518 reviews
136 attraction reviews
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Reviewed June 24, 2016

Nothing special. Just a pier with a small cafe at the end. I certainly would not make a trip to Manhattan Beach to go to the pier!

Thank Lyrebird6

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