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“Beautiful Beach”

San Clemente State Beach
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Reviewed August 27, 2012

I stayed across from this beach near the pier and could watch the goings on every day. The beach was clean and well maintained, with a lifeguard station right there. There are restaurants and a snack bar there, as well as shops across the street. It was so much fun to watch the surfers, and just interaction among the people there. The Amtrak train has a stop right at the beach where you can purchase tickets for the Amtrak as well as MetroLink. Shops across the street rent surfboards and boggie boards as well. Great place to visit!

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Reviewed August 19, 2012

The beach ranges from average to very good as you get nearer to the Pier area. The beach further to the North is a bit stoney for my taste.

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Reviewed August 10, 2012

Spent 2 afternoon day trips from Disneyland to the beach. San Clemente State Beach was perfect. The Beach is clean long and has all of the facilites (bathrooms, food, drinks and rentals). We were able to rent Boogie Boards ($15) all day and hit the waves. The waves were a mix of 2-4 foot swells and were perfect for body or boogie surfing. Then even was a few regular surfers, but mostly boogie boards. The beach was quite wide but did get a little crowded in areas. We loved it so much the first day we return for a second day.

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Reviewed August 7, 2012

Listen to the waves crashing against the pier. The kids can collect smooth rocks and sea shells. It's a great family spot.

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Reviewed July 26, 2012

San Clemente beach was a quiet little strip my son and I enjoyed a few mornings during our stay on a college tour. At 8-9 AM, no crowds, just a few surfers and fishermen. It has a nice beach and a trail for walking/running.

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