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Harbor Beach

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A nice area to walk along the beach and enjoy the surf and sand

The beach is located right west of the harbor. There is free parking in a large lot next to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Norb W
Tucson, Arizona
Take a Bike Ride to the Harbor & Pier

Always enjoy riding to the harbor, taking a walk on the pier, watching the surfers, and seeing the... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
Albany, Oregon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is located right west of the harbor. There is free parking in a large lot next to the train tacks. Wlk under the bridge and you are at the harbor where the docks are located. As you walk along the harbor toward the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Norb W
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Always enjoy riding to the harbor, taking a walk on the pier, watching the surfers, and seeing the pelicans!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AventuraW
Reviewed November 20, 2018

This is a beautiful beach anytime but if you combine it with Oceanside's Thursday Night Market you can see a beautiful sunset. There was some beach nourishment taking place nearby and they are talking about some right here so you may get a little disrupted...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jfarlam
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Great beach. We enjoyed walking along in the very fine sand. Lots of shells and pretty rocks. At the marina lots of bots,seals, small squirrels and sea birds. Great place to photograph.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bubblingwater
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Something for everyone Just a half block to the harbor where you can find gift shops, food and ice cream. You can also catch a whale watching or fishing boat.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I love the Harbor area of Oceanside and the beach which is just across the street is perfect for those who like RVing, having reunions, large family picnics and lots of friends to throw frisbees with. There are covered picnic areas and bathrooms nearby and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank L B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Nice beach to just hang at have picnic, weather was nice in June, very busy in the summer and great for a sunset.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TallyMaui
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Always Beautiful place to visit!! Memorable!! Never regret going there. Great place to walk your dog.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MustLoveShepherds
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

I love this beach. It”s never crowded and has restrooms nearby. I love to stay and watch the sunset from this spot. Makes for a beautiful photo op! It’s close to restaurants and shops on the Harbor and is a fun family outing for the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank beneraphael
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

busy at weekends; quiet through the week. good surfing but poor for swimming with a strong tidal pull. good facilities. good selection of places to eat.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank philmurrayperforms
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October 22, 2018|
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Response from beneraphael | Reviewed this property |
There is a free parking lot available across from Joe’s Crab Shack.
June 5, 2018|
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Response from Katherine M | Reviewed this property |
I have visited Oceanside many times, it is not known for its snorkeling but take a surf lesson with Mark Kaplan down at the pier, he is awesome!
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Philadelphia, PA
Restauarnts in Walking Distance of Harbor Beach Marriott? (0 Replies)
We are getting married at Harbor Beach but we would like to have our rehearsal dinner outside of the hotel. Any suggestions for a casual, good restaurant - walking distance would be great, but it doesn't seem like there are a lot of places to walk to from the Harbor Beach. Maybe even another hotel within walking distance with a good restaurant?
April 26, 2009|
Grand Rapids
MCO airport to MLB airport, the cheapest one way (4 Replies)
We have a member of our family flying in a day early, so he is on his own as far as getting to a condo in Indian Harbor Beach (which is in the Melbourne area). Whats the cheapest method to get from MCO airport to either the MLB airport or IHB condo? We checked one way rental car, its 79.00. We checked the airport shuttle, it was about the same. Any other ideas? Uber, taxi, stow away on a Disney shuttle coming over... etc etc. Art
March 14, 2016|
Response fromOrlando_Vic|
I strongly suspect that the cheapest (and maybe only) way would be a one way car rental.
Loveland Colorado
Oyster Po'Boys- Where can we get a good one? (2 Replies)
Will be in FLL in July going on a cruise. DH wants to find someplace near Harbor Beach Plaza that serves good oyster po'boys as I have never had one before.
May 02, 2009|
Response fromConciergeforyou|
I think you should try Southport Raw Bar.