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“Love the beach?”
Review of Ocean Avenue

Ocean Avenue
Ranked #5 of 105 things to do in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed July 12, 2014

Then you'll love walking alone Ocean. You are quite a ways above the beach, but the view is specular. Even on a hot day there is usually a nice breeze.

Thank D C
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Reviewed June 24, 2014

Shangri-la hotel is in the ocean avenue where you can walk, jogging and amusements during sundays with free shows. The view is fantastic. I really enjoyed beeing there.also there was the cirque de soleil!

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Reviewed June 24, 2014

Ocean Avenue is a great place to be introduced to the Pacific Coast. There are many restaurants of all types that provide outdoor seating with great views. It is a nice walk down Ocean to get the "lay of the land" and decide which restaurant to try. It is a great break from the Third Street Promenade. I left my wife and daughters shopping in the TSP and headed to Ocean Avenue! Walk across Ocean Avenue and grab a bench and do some serious people watching, as well as grab some great views of the beach and ocean.

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed June 18, 2014

Nice way to have a leisurely walk down the coast with a nice breeze to cool you off. Ours culminated in the Santa Monica pier and then up to the third avenue promenade. Only downside were all the homless persons who camp out there. Basically harmless, but take away from the experience, as in all of Santa Monica. One person was shouting obscenities in the air for some reason. I feel bad for the homeless and unfortunates, but Santa Monica has a lot more than their share it seems. Don't see a lot of them in Beverly Hills does one?? Saw a young person, obviously fit to work, begging outside of the Whole Foods store. I think they go too far in Santa Monica and seem to promote and/or cater towards homeless there.

Thank dinerdon
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

Drive down, park in the middle, but you'll have to find that for yourself or ask your concierge. Funky fun.

Thank Mobiousthunderduck
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