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Manhattan Beach Pier

The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Nice way to spend a few hours

We were On vacation and this was the closest beach to our hotel We took an Uber and was very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Toronto, Canada
via mobile

I spent a few hours hear before flying out of LAX. This is a great thing to do before flight as... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sara S
Dallas, Texas
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The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were On vacation and this was the closest beach to our hotel We took an Uber and was very reasonable from the airport area Spent some time just walking on the beach and checked out the pier it had a small aquarium and the...More

Thank Happygotravel2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

I spent a few hours hear before flying out of LAX. This is a great thing to do before flight as it's very close to LAX. Beautiful beach. They had a nice free aquarium as well. Less people than Santa Monica Pier. I enjoyed it!...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Manhattan Beach Pier is a fun place to people watch and take a short stroll. There is an Aquarium and small snack shop at the end of the Pier. It's fun to see the surfers, beach goers and the beautiful houses lining the Strand from...More

1  Thank fredraymond522
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ever wondered what surfers see when they are facing the beach? Take a walk out to the end of the pier and observe. There is an aquarium a the end and a food shop. A slow stroll will capture your interest for hours! Be sure...More

Thank Irwi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice to visit the pier. Not a lot on it but nice to look around the town. If you are stopping over at the LAX hotels, there is a shuttle that will take you to Manhattan Beach for $5 per person. Tickets are...More

1  Thank BarSueDay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool attraction.... we watched the surfers from the pier and it felt like we were oit there with them. Also good for taking pictures of the coast and town from a different perspective

Thank Jeff F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What's not to love? At the beach, on the Pacific Ocean, great views, great pier, clean, fun people watching. We had a blast and I highly recommend it!

Thank robert d
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location for great views of Malibu! Lovely sunrises and sunsets..Many great shops bars and restaurants to choose from. Packed in the summer but still worth checking out! Lots of beach and volley ball nets. Cute little aquarium at the end of pier.

Thank Marz J
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Regardless of the weather, Manhattan Beach Pier offers beautiful views of the ocean, beach and coast. Great place to walk or sit (on one of the many benches that line the pier) to people watch, enjoy the sun and see the beautiful views. I try...More

Thank Roberta B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Watched the sun go down from the pier. Beautiful beach, nice stroll up to the restaurants, wished id stayed longer

Thank Noel M
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Antonio R
I received a parking ticket for parking in the parking lot to the left if you were heading down towards the pier, i paid the meter and it was fine upon my return with plenty of time left, time as 9:44 pm, i asked the officer and he aid to contest it, jerk! whats there to contest? ticket reads Lot closed/No permit.....why would i need a permit parking at a meter?
29 September 2016|
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Response from Eamonn M | Reviewed this property |
that lot closes at 9 as stated by the sign at the entrance into the lot, no idea why it does, but it does, sorry
which is the better beach ...manhattan or santa monica or huntington
12 December 2015|
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Response from CMac511 | Reviewed this property |
That's an interesting question. Much of it goes on what you're looking for. Manhattan Beach is a beautiful beach. It has large sand areas and beautiful waves. Santa Monica is also a beautiful beach with almost as large of... More
Hi are there any good seafood restaurants near the Hilton Hotel on W Century Blvd.
24 May 2015|
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