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San Clemente State Beach

I-5 Basilone Road, San Clemente, CA 92672
+1 949-492-3156
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Very nice beach, close to city ctr, and has surfing and swimming areas

Nice wide beach, easy access ,showers, bathrooms, and eating facililities close by and some few... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Barry684
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Los Angeles, California
Very clean beach

Long stretch of beach with the pier in the middle - sand clean and well kept. Lovely to walk along... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandy W
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Phoenix, Arizona
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steep hill” (3 reviews)
“camp ground” (3 reviews)
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I-5 Basilone Road, San Clemente, CA 92672
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+1 949-492-3156
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice wide beach, easy access ,showers, bathrooms, and eating facililities close by and some few steps from the water

Thank Barry684
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long stretch of beach with the pier in the middle - sand clean and well kept. Lovely to walk along the sea.

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect Southern California pacific beach surfing , fishing off the pier , clean and hot. Everthing you would need for a beach day dont forget the sun cream.

Thank jackodanapoint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just across the railroad tracks to the clean and wonderful beachfront and Pier nearby. Cool breezes and the excitement of the passing train now and then. Just a delightful day and or evening with the family.

Thank Looeze13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome beach, uncrowded, clean waves, no agro in the lineup. Also likely to run into a surf pro or two 🤙.

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

It was completely beautiful!!!! It wasn't crowded and swimming was fun.. just don't get water in your mouth haha

Thank Evelyn D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This beach is nothing special as far as California beaches go, but it's saving grace is that it's not crowded because of that. The town and beach are both pretty quiet as far as beach towns go.

Thank EmBentley
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I like this beach, for lots of reasons, and not all of them having to do with the beach itself. There is lots of parking, free if you don't mind walking up to a quarter of a mile or so, and inexpensive if you want...More

Thank fleetfeetpete
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We were please we were able to get a parking spot close to the entry area as I have difficulty walking too far. We encountered a very difficult situation walking over the train tracks then down the steps to the beach. There were hundreds of...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This beach is a little tricky to get to if you have never been there before and parking is difficult to find (even on a weekday). The beach is a little rocky for younger kids, but the teenagers loved going out on the body boards....More

Thank David B
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Nearby Attractions
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6.13 km away
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6.28 km away
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.00 km away
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rosewelch1
4 June 2017|
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Response from Lolasuejen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. Be safe with it.
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Curreaaa
8 June 2016|
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Response from FredDouglas | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember any signs or mentions in the park's brochures about pool floats, so I believe that you can enjoy your use of pool floats during your stay.
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PriscillaBenedict
23 April 2016|
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Response from Sally M | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed on the beach trails and also the salt creek beach trail in Dana Point. Most beaches are somewhat dog friendly (Google rules and look for signs) to some degree in the OC. Officially off leash dog beaches... More
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