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Review of Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach
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$75.00*
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San Diego Life at the Beach Tour
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$300.00*
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Private Customizable Night Tour of San Diego
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$90.00*
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Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #41 of 451 things to do in San Diego
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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: Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed September 29, 2013

My husband and I walked around here and hung out on the beach for a bit on our last evening in San Diego. The beach and the water were beautiful, seemed clean, very panoramic, lots of palm trees around. Exactly what you would expect a beautiful California beach to be. The only downside is that there were some drugged-looking hippies here and there, many strumming guitars or singing. I could have done without that.

Thank Sarah Z
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Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful, Gorgeous experience! Celebrating our 3 year wedding Anniversary. Romantic day & evening worth coming back!!
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

Even in the fog, this was a fun beach. Surfers surf any kind of weather. Lifeguard station is on top of everyone in the water, surfers left, swimmers right. Beach is not pristine white sand, but still a great walk. We were lucky to see a pod of dolphins going by. Nice beach when it is not insanely crowded. Came back on a sunny Saturday afternoon and it was mobbed. NO parking, thousands of people, crowds everywhere. SO, see it when you can. Come early. Worth a drive over to see a beach if you aren't staying at a beach hotel.

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Reviewed September 12, 2013

It has an awesome pier with amazing views of the ocean, surfers, and fishermen. You can also fish off of the pier! Decent shops and restaurants in walking distance. We went the 2nd weekend of September and it was packed!!! Hard to find parking

Thank dairyberrys
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

If you really want to experience what california is all about this is it.
It's a very nice beach with people from all over the world.
It's a classic California scenario and one everyone should visit.

Thank GabrielGFerreira
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