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“Clean beach”
Review of Santa Monica Beach

Santa Monica Beach
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Venice Beach Private Surf Lesson
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Grand Tour of Hollywood, Los Angeles and Beaches from Anaheim
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Santa Monica and Venice Beach Segway Tour
Ranked #2 of 105 things to do in Santa Monica
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Owner description: This popular beach is a favorite among television and movie producers.
Reviewed July 27, 2013

The day I was there it was not too packed and the ocean was beautiful. There is a large parking lot right at the beach. It was a very nice experience.

Thank rickdx
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Reviewed July 27, 2013

It was a beautiful day so many people were in the area. Not crowded so plenty of space to hang around. The recreation area has swings, ropes to climb on, gymnastics bars, volleyball courts, gorgeous scenery and the sun

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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Had a fun day on the beach at Santa Monica. The beach was fun (but very crowded). We parked in a covered parking garage at 2nd and Main and walked over. The Pier was neat clean and lots of fun. Even the restrooms were clean. Tip..walk farther down the beach for a little less crowded conditions. Food on the pier was very costly so bring some bucks...or pack a picnic!

3  Thank Anita C
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

We are from the South (Gulf Beaches) and it is quite different in California. The ocean is beautiful, the sand is tan, deep, and the walk from parking to the water is quite long (esp if you are carrying lots of things). There were A LOT of people on the beach, more than we expected. It was not a wild crowd, but it's not a quiet, relaxing day at the beach either. There weren't too many people in the water and the lifeguards are very involved in what's going on.

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

A quintessential Southern California beach with many options to explore. We had dinner at Boa's and then rode bikes to Venice Beach along the board. So much fun watching the street entertainers. Then we rode back and watched Cirque du Soleil OVO (Bugs) that evening under a huge inflatable tent right next to the Santa Monica Pier. So much fun!

Thank KCosta
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