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Santa Monica State Beach

Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
310-458-8300
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“life guards” (43 reviews)
“people watching” (139 reviews)
“rent a bike” (52 reviews)
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Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Santa Monica
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310-458-8300
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"life guards"
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"people watching"
in 139 reviews
"rent a bike"
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"bike path"
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"the pacific ocean"
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"southern california"
in 38 reviews
"wings"
in 48 reviews
"los angeles"
in 42 reviews
"ferris wheel"
in 60 reviews
"sand"
in 544 reviews
"lifeguards"
in 115 reviews
"parking"
in 319 reviews
"waves"
in 192 reviews
"sunset"
in 222 reviews
"volleyball"
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"baywatch"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beach is as expected, enough space for everybody. Great place for everybody, who loves beaches. Very clean.

Thank Bjoern L
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Reviewed yesterday

The beach here is very wide and kept clean. It is very crowded at peak times with a lot of people swimming, tanning and some surfing.

Thank Errol T
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The beach is beautiful golden sand. It is miles long and goes far out. Plenty of space to find your own spot. Perfect for those who love to play in the sand, play in the sea, or just sunbathe. Absolutely loads to see and do....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Big beach. Stand-up paddle, kicking board or other activities are available. You can also enjoy shopping along the beach. Restaurant,cafe,T-shirts, Tattoos, some souvenir shops are there.

Thank Shiho K
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing place with a clean beach few machines in the area to practice sports also suitable for other activities. Good place also to enjoy a bike ride

Thank Lucian_Luc
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

WHO DOESN’T LOVE THE BEACH?? The SMSB was omg of my favorite beaches!! Very clean, fairly calm(when we were there) and beautiful!!

Thank Riley H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a week in Santa Monica. The beach was always clean and well patrolled by law enforcement. The life guards are attentive and helicopters routinely flew overhead for added safety. View of the mountains and the Santa Monica Pier. Can’t beat it!

Thank OhioLove2travel007
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing this on the screen it was nice to experience up close. We visited twice. The best time was during the week. Not as many people. The weekend was way more crowded. We walked and rented bikes. Best experience of our trip.

Thank Steven H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly amazing beach with a lot to do on the beach!!! The sand is amazing and literally a great day to spend whether with your partner or family! You have the pier with plenty of rides and things for kids. You have volleyball courts,...More

1  Thank FabsHolidays
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long stretch of yellow sand, long walk to the water. Clean water but mainly flat. Car parking but long walk. Not a long if amenities so bring own food & drink

Thank Lyndell P P
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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
...More
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Mandi H
22 May 2018|
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Response from Amanda-Lea S | Reviewed this property |
Santa Monica beach is kid friendly - heaps of eating options, can’t recall kayaks for rent. Close to shops also.
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irene742018
29 April 2018|
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Response from MMandSM | Reviewed this property |
Ment to write LINES are short, we went at 3pm
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mmila88
26 February 2018|
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Response from Marcial G | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can bring a cooler with your drinks and food, I don’t think alcoholic beverages are allowed.
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