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Carpinteria State Beach

Carpinteria, CA 93013
+1 800-444-7275
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Quick visit to the area

Had a wonderful walk on the lovely golden sandy beach. Great to see friends and family enjoying the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue C
via mobile
Beautifull Clean well maintained Beach

Great for swimming, walking or running great water no huge waves. Lifeguards on duty, close to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Simi Valley, California
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“safest beach” (27 reviews)
“beach town” (12 reviews)
Carpinteria, CA 93013
+1 800-444-7275
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful walk on the lovely golden sandy beach. Great to see friends and family enjoying the lovely environment. Even saw dolphins having fun which was a bonus. Great experience and will visit again

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for swimming, walking or running great water no huge waves. Lifeguards on duty, close to the salt Marshes and the Tar pits

Thank poutinespaul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great local beach why drive to malibu?! This is a lovely beach and wasn't crowded when we went...Clean, and beautiful views. Great place to swim or sunbathe

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great beach for shell collecting, kids had a great time. Water is fairly calm, multiple lifeguard stations and plenty of parking. Only downside is as with all beaches in this area, expect to be cleaning tar off your feet and ankles at the end of...More

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It's a great beach for kids. Drawbacks - tar and no surfing. There is natural tar in the water and it will stick to your skin and suit. So, where an old suit, preferably black. There's no where to surf here, but the tide is...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great family beach to relax, and swim. Usually small waves, but always lots of people out with boogie boards. Advertised as the safest beach in the US. Great beach town

Thank Ranger50
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice beach to come camping. The downtown strip leaves much to be desired. Compared to other California beaches, this one is low key and more relaxed.

Thank Barbalace
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach. Beautiful town. Great hamburgers just down the street. Charming train passing by. Doesn't get much better than this!

Thank X2733CIjamesp
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Love the warm water, sandy beaches with minimal seaweed and rocks. Walk out in the water past the waves and still be able to stand. Great body surfing or boogie boarding. My all time favorite beach. Grew up going to this beach and even though...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Carpinteria State Beach is a small beach that seems less touristy than most Southern California beaches. The sand is very fine and soft but really absorbs the heat! Be sure to wear your flip flops! Touted as the World's Safest Beach, this is not the...More

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Response from Julia S | Reviewed this property |
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Response from dnthv1 | Reviewed this property |
There are no hotels on the beach-just condo rentals. I don't know which spa you are talking about. Sorry.