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Address: Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA
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Downtown Manhattan Beach is a great coastal community! There's something for everyone -- shopping (clothing, souvenirs, art, eyeglasses, etc.), hair salons, ice cream parlors... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Manhattan Beach, California
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are in LAX you will find dowtown Manhatten Beach vastly different with its beach, pier, and quaint homes and shops and restaurants.The Ocean Express Shuttle Service provides an easy way to get there for $5 round trip. It i=operqates hourly with pick up points alnong Century Blvd. Well worth a visit and far better than the LAX airport... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Downtown Manhattan Beach is a great coastal community! There's something for everyone -- shopping (clothing, souvenirs, art, eyeglasses, etc.), hair salons, ice cream parlors, etc. The Manhattan Beach Pier and the "Round House" aquarium as well as the crashing waves on the beach are awesome. Surfers and boogie boarders are always testing their skills on both sides of the pier.... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Manhattan Beach is a great place for sun, sand, shopping, exercise, and dog walking. I enjoyed the many upscale boutiques. I purchased a great deal at Chex Foti Shoe Store (318 Manhattan Beach Boulevard)! I love their Italian leather shoes that are so comfortable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I love Manhattan Beach! There are so many different restaurant options, several places for shopping, friendly people, wide clean beach, beautiful views, and a wonderful pier. There's plenty of things to do within walking distance. Parking can be a challenge, but we were able to find a parallel metered spot.

Thank TNharleychick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely shops and restaurants, seems more upscale than Hermosa or Rodondo. It is a little difficult to park and if anyone happens to have difficulties walking, the walk from the beach up is very steep. This is a great downtown area!

Thank Tiffanyjim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This beach is a great clean beach. Very nice for families to enjoy the beach together. Plenty of beach space and lots of great views of boats off in the distance.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Downtown Manhattan Beach is a great district of restaurants and shops. Parking can be tricky, though. A variety of places to eat, drink and shop. A big tourist draw on weekends.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Manhattan Beach is like a little upscale Village and Hermosa has now become upscale bohemian. Both cities are worth a visit.

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Manhattan Beach, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Wide open beaches with a 20 mile strand on the sand allows you to ride a bike or walk to your hearts delight without danger of colliding with a vehicle. Downtown MB is a mecca for shopping in a small beach community with upscale shops and loads of eating establishments. The MB pier takes you about 100 yards into the... More 

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Hull, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

If you want to get your exercise in, you have ample opportunity. There is Botha walking/jogging trail as well as a separate bike path. The view of the ocean, the cool houses and of course the people watching make for a nice morning walk/jog.

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