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1,000 Steps Beach

31972 Pacific Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Gorgeous beach

Really pretty beach... very small. The waves are rough and the water is very cold. Those steps... read more

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afelric1
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love the beach

there’s something i really liked the beach, peobably the walk down in the narrow stairs and then... read more

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31972 Pacific Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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"worth the climb"
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"decent shape"
in 4 reviews
"great workout"
in 7 reviews
"street parking"
in 7 reviews
"south laguna"
in 6 reviews
"during low tide"
in 5 reviews
"flights of stairs"
in 3 reviews
"take your time"
in 6 reviews
"parking is limited"
in 3 reviews
"bathroom facilities"
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"clear water"
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"bring water"
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"pacific coast highway"
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"the cliff"
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"tide pools"
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"cave"
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"exercise"
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Reviewed today

Really pretty beach... very small. The waves are rough and the water is very cold. Those steps are tough to walk up. Walking down is fine but up is really difficult. There is also a tough time finding parking. The cave was very cool... lots...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

there’s something i really liked the beach, peobably the walk down in the narrow stairs and then you suddenly look at the whole beach in front of you. i also liked the stairs built around the beach. taking the stairs back up is a bit...More

Thank Objectively
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1000 steps is not 1000 steps to the beach but a good 200+ steps. It’s a smaller beach but very nice. No toilet facilities. When the tide is low you can travel through a tunnel. Be careful of waves and tide.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Great beach! It was clean and not as busy as some of the other beaches we saw . The caves were beautiful & it was a nice walk. There isn’t really 1000 steps but I wouldn’t suggest people with limitations with these sort of things...More

1  Thank FoxRun0123
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely and clean beach and the cave was fun to explore. Shower and toilet facilities on site which were handy given the steps back up, but take your own food if you plan to stay awhile. This was a really beautiful spot, well worth the...More

Thank Gary P
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The .1,000 steps is a misnomer, since it's only about 300 or so steps, but it's steep and will take your breath away if you are out of shape. There is a cave at the southern tip of the Beach and it's well worth the...More

1  Thank thomas s
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

My husband took me here . I loved it. Be prepared to walk down a bunch of flights of stairs then to walk back up after you enjoy your time at the beach. This was one of my bucket list for California. It is absolutely...More

1  Thank Beverly K
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved the afternoon I spent on 1000 steps beach. As other reviewers have said, it’s definitely not 1000 steps but actually about 300. While it’s not too strenuous - even those in decent shape would be able to handle it - it definitely...More

3  Thank Michelle R
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Don't let the name of the beach fool you, anyone who can walk a mile can climb this set of stairs. This is a fun set of stairs to walk or run and it leads to a pretty beach. I gave it 4 stars because...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Thank you TripAdvisor for having the best directions. Head down Pacific to 9th Avenue. Turn up the hill(away from the ocean) and park on the street. Walk across Pacific to find the steps going down to the beach! There is a restroom at the bottom...More

3  Thank Christine D
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Marisol R
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Response from Loren B | Reviewed this property |
I have not visited the tide pools in Laguna, only those found in Corona Del Mar. All of the California coast is accessible to the public (California Coastal Commision) you need to go when the tide is low. Tide tables are... More
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tyra d
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Response from LagunaBell | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are plenty of restaurants on the beach. I will suggest what I think will help you. One of the best views, cliff side, is The Cliffs. It is in a village which has a lot of little shops and the good thing about... More
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katcamara
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Response from Jon H | Reviewed this property |
Most certainly there is a bathroom at the foot of the stairs. A shower as well...
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