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“hard to get to, but its a nice place to spend all day..”
Review of Santa Monica Beach

Santa Monica Beach
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$125.00*
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Venice Beach Private Surf Lesson
Ranked #2 of 104 things to do in Santa Monica
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Owner description: This popular beach is a favorite among television and movie producers.
Nashville, Tennessee
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“hard to get to, but its a nice place to spend all day..”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

I like the Southbay much more, but if you want to camp out all day this place is great and afterward stroll right over to the pier or promenade to make the day roll into night.

Visited December 2012
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leicester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“beautiful beach”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

beautiful beach very busy if it gets to boring sitting on the beach the pier is right next to it so you could go for a walk round there too

Visited May 2012
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College Station, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Nice clean beach”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

I went there with a friend. It is a very clean beach with a nice scenery. At the time we went there weren't a lot of people. What i don't like about it is the access road. You had to actually jump from a sand hip and then climb back to get near the beach or go back to the street. There were also some beggars on the beach whi refused to get some choclate from us and asked for money!

Visited December 2012
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Nice beach, despite the water temperature”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

The Pacific can be quite chilly, but it's a very nice beach just for bumming out, or biking/running on the bike paths. The pier is of course iconic (end of Route 66), if you like that kind of thing.

Visited January 2013
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england
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“great beach”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Nice place to enjoy the sun or simply go for a walk. The area is beautiful. A lot interesting things to see here, especially in the evening. Not to mention the beautiful sunset

Visited August 2012
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