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Santa Monica Beach

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Address: Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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310-394-3264
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This popular beach is a favorite among television and movie producers.

This popular beach is a favorite among television and movie producers.

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US$125.00*
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Venice Beach Private Surf Lesson
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US$59.00*
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Los Angeles Night Tour
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US$59.00*
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Beautiful

It is a beautiful place to spend time with family and enjoy a moment with Nature, you can see some of the surfers and in general people having fun.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is a beautiful place to spend time with family and enjoy a moment with Nature, you can see some of the surfers and in general people having fun.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great area to head down for a swim Very close to the outdoor st mall that has everything at your finger tips from food and local shops

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We hung out at the beach for about an hour and the sunset was incredible. The pier was also very cool and the mountain views spectacular.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to start your LA visit get off the plane get your hire car and blow the cobwebs off with a walk on this great beach

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the famous Santa Monica Pier before flights back home. Whilst it was great to say we have been, it was nothing to rave about. Staff weren't happy and rides were to much for what they were

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Orebro, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Classic southern California. Beautiful and relaxing if you avoid july-August. Stroll along the beach either direction. Usually swimable and not too high surf.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

All I will say is Baywatch.... After looking at this beach in the 80s it was awesome to actually get here.. Long white sand, juat stunning

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place for walk and relax these days. Because weather was too cold most of people were just walking across the beach and enjoy the coffees and restaurants spread all over the coast

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day for fun,food,rides and get toes into Pacific ocean. Accessible from down LA with blue line. fun in sun!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach is huge here... It's also home to the original Muscle Beach and a number of Beach Volleyball Courts. The pier is here too to get some food or a drink so facilities are nearby. The beach really is astonishing and I'd 100% return to LA for that alone.

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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