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Cabrillo Beach

3720 Stephen M. White Dr, Los Angeles, CA
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Average beach

Very much a locals hang out park or picnic gathering. The water is not great, I did not swim in it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Surprisingly lovely beach

We stayed in San Pedro for an event and were under the impression that it was a pretty industrial... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Average beach”
28 Dec 2016
“Surprisingly lovely beach”
3720 Stephen M. White Dr, Los Angeles, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very much a locals hang out park or picnic gathering. The water is not great, I did not swim in it. The beach was ok to catch a few rays. Good play area for the kids.

Thank Raroboy
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stayed in San Pedro for an event and were under the impression that it was a pretty industrial area (which usually means ugly and dirty). We decided to have a post-breakfast walk to the sea front before leaving 'just because', and I'm so glad...More

2  Thank Natflash
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Hi, Wouldn't recommend this beach at all for sunbathing or swimming as both the sand and water are not clean. Additionally as a warning to people with little kids who might play in the shallow water, I was there a few weeks ago and was...More

Thank zumanbabe
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Seemingly a local hangout, we wandered upon it and loved it! Parking is the best we found, $1 per hour. Not too crowded. But oh my, was it cold!

1  Thank Becki N
Reviewed 21 July 2016

As a first time visitor of Cali, I had high expectations for the beaches and Cabrillo exceeded them! I was there at night, and even then, it was pretty serene and beautiful. The water was glistening and the sand was cool. All you needed was...More

1  Thank AndreChiCT
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Not exactly what I'd call a swimmer beach, or a shell collector, or a sun bathing...but it is less crowded than most and it's convenient if you dont want to travel far. Nice place to watch the shipping and enjoy a picnic. Pack it with...More

1  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I went with a few friends had no idea there was a parking meter, a little hidden. Beach is a little dirty not many people kind of quiet. Would recommend on taking food as there aren't many options or places to get something! Kind of...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This is one of the beaches I went to as a child. Didn't find any sea shells or starfish. We went just to edge of water and it was cold. There were a few surfers and Buggie boards having fun with the high surf. The...More

Thank Eileen S
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Beach parking meter is a joke and it closes at 12 midnight so if you are here for grunions don't bother you are wasting your time. Go to another beach.

Thank daikin
Reviewed 3 June 2016

First visit to this beach! It's small but there enough room between parking and the water to set up shop. I would recommend it to any families with young children only because the waves are minimal and won't slam your young ones down and beat...More

1  Thank Ali L
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28 September 2016|
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Response from AndreChiCT | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure, I wasn't told of anything that bites and also didn't go into the water far enough to find out.
13 July 2016|
Response from fmattship | Reviewed this property |
I saw fire pits on the beach. Closes at dusk. You don't want to be in that area after dark unless your there to meet drug dealer.