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Santa Monica Bay

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Address: 322 Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles, CA 90013
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Santa Monica Bay consists of 50 miles of scenic coastline with 22 separate...

Santa Monica Bay consists of 50 miles of scenic coastline with 22 separate public beaches, providing recreational opportunities to visitors year round.

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Pretty spot!

We loved the beach, but didn't really hang out on it that much. We went to the Pier and enjoyed the rides! Next time on a warmer day, we will have to go back!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved the beach, but didn't really hang out on it that much. We went to the Pier and enjoyed the rides! Next time on a warmer day, we will have to go back!

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Hammond, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoyed walking on the pier. The original merry go round that was filmed in several movies is here. You can get plenty to eat, drink or desert ice cream, funnel cakes, or churros.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to people watch without venturing too far from downtown LA/Hollywood. Several restaurants/bars to eat at near by. The place does get crowded especially on weekends, but that's pretty much a given anywhere in this town.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Santa Monica is a totally different feel from downtown LA. The vibe is so carefree and we enjoyed our time here so much! Walk the beach, bike the path, have fun on the Santa Monica Pier, get some eats, Rollerblade, walk your dog. There's tons of stuff to do with the beach as your backdrop! Stunning!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clean sand to have a sun tan, nice walk along the beach, place to rest or work (writing books or thinking about projects).

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we loved Santa Monica pier there is so much to do and the people are fun and full of life, we had a blast

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Andalusia, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Got here after dark and with all the lights it was so pretty. There is a lot to see its close to shopping stuff to eat. We got out and walked and walked. The area is clean and safe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Santa Monica Bay is gorgeous! The beach stretches on and on and on! It is clean and beautiful. The beach is also accessible by public transit. There is a lot to see and do in that area.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach was good enough. Not that crowded. A good place to relax and get an escape from the busy life of LA

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Santa Monica pier is crowded nice place to see the beach, it is carousel inside the building very busy on weekends. Regarding the food not problem variety to choose.

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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