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“Good, funky beach.”
Review of Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach
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$75.00*
and up
San Diego Life at the Beach Tour
Ranked #72 of 461 things to do in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: One-mile long beach features a municipal pier for walking and fishing plus designated areas reserved for swimming and surfing.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator
Reviewed September 4, 2013

We took the kids down to the beach and there was quite a bit going on. The water was full of surfers and there was plenty of interesting people watching. Beach wasn't pristine but was fairly clean. Parking was a bit of a pain but we got fairly close by hitting a pay lot rather than trying for free street parking.

Thank Brandon K
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

This beach is not as busy as others. The strip has very tasty types of restaurants. It's so interesting to sit on the beach and watch the surfing. The water is clean as is the surrounding beach area and boardwalk. The people that live here are very down to earth and so relaxed.
I would come back here in a heart beat!

Thank nancy8383
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Reviewed August 24, 2013

Wow. The farmers market was fantastic. The fresh produce superb. Enjoyed walking through the vendors booths, sampling fresh fruit...a real cornucopia of sights, sounds and smells. We plan to make this a regular stop when visiting San Diego.

Thank Craig B
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Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Ocean Beach is similar to Venice Beach in that there is a lot of crazy people watching. The pier is nice. People there are nice too. Cute shops but its a bit if a party beach.

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Reviewed August 10, 2013

Sent here by our hotel concierge, NOT impressed! Beach was full of stoners and bums and was dirty. Shops were nothing to write home about and you won't miss much if you don't go...

1  Thank bostongirl979
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