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Manhattan Beach

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Address: Along the Strand near Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone Number: 310 802 5000
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Best Beach in LA area

Get there early (by 10:30 am) so you can secure a parking space, plenty of food places to choose from, the beach is amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Get there early (by 10:30 am) so you can secure a parking space, plenty of food places to choose from, the beach is amazing.

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St. Bonifacius
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We found parking in a quick tour of the main drag. Mom there's your car! Cars and real estate were for sale scattered through out. One member visualized a new life of living here and mastering surfing. There were boards carried around town and on beachfront. Dogs were not welcome on the beach and the beach was better and worse... More 

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Bangalore
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the houses on the beach and the quaintness of Manhattan Beach. Nice eateries and fine dining restaurants ... Love this spot

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Thank paddy_m1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited here at a weekend, when there was a beach volleyball tournament on. We were surprised that there weren't more people around to be honest. Apart from the crowds around the volleyball, the beaches weren't that crowded. This is such a nice beach I don't understand why more people don't get down there at the weekend? I don't know... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this pier. Its a clean beach. There are shops all around and places to get food. It has a good energy.

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Hastings, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the rather hectic Santa Monica Pier the day before my 14 year old daughter and I decided to check out Manhattan Beach. We got many recommendations to go to this place and we're glad we did. When we arrived on Manhattan Beach Blvd. the view was amazing. We walked out on the pier and watched the surfers catching... More 

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Minneapolis, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a couple of days at Manhattan Beach and would love to go back again! Great surf for bodyboarding & surfing. Clean sand/beach and not overly crowded. Attentive lifeguards too. Enjoyed walking up and down the beach along the ocean!

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach has it all--it's clean & pristine, good waves, lots of surfers, lifeguards on duty. It's a very active beach with lots of sand volleyball, biking, walking, swimming, etc. I especially love biking "the Strand" --the paved path that runs from Marina del Rey through Manhattan Beach & ends up in Redondo Beach (roughly 28 miles round trip). A... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stop on the way to airport and stay 3 hours on beach, great plase to spend all day. Will be back first open weekend.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

LA leaves a lot to be desired--some nice communities, some terrible communities. Manhattan Beach is the gem of LA--small town feel with beautiful, clean, and safe beaches and great restaurants. Perfect spot for a family vacation and a place from which to explore the rest of LA.

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