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“Nice beach”
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.
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
Reviewed September 6, 2013

Compared to our beaches here in Texas (eh), this beach is nice. A lot of people do like their sun and beaches in LA, can't blame them it is relaxing and has the cooler temperature (by comparison). Close proximity to the "pier".

Visited October 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Clean beach”
Reviewed September 6, 2013

One of the better beaches in LA, would definitely recommend doing half a day here, combined with Venice Beach.

Visited September 2013
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Las Vegas, NV
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“Beautiful view & lots of people”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

I think everyone in California was at Santa Monica beach for Labor Day. It was crowded but there is a lot of beach here. Parking is $15 for the day and was really full. Some people waited almost half an hour just to park.

Visited September 2013
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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187 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“A trip to see great friends”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Our families wanted to go to the beach and we choose to go toSanta Monica Beach. The sand was clean and surprisingly on Labor Day weekend the beach was not too crowded. The kids and I boogie boarded all day. The water was a little chilly but your body adjusted quickly, There were no rocks or garbage under the water in the area we were at. The Santa Monica Pier was very close which has a roller coaster, ferris wheel, and some other rides to enjoy. I would recommend this beach to everyone. There is a parking lot close to the beach and the cost is $10.00 for all day parking, otherwise you are on your own trying to locate free parking.

Visited September 2013
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Westport, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“a really nice large beach”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

there is a lot going on in santa monica...really a great place to go to the beach....especially with the pier there

Visited August 2013
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