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Salt Creek Beach

Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629
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For us, every and any trip we take to Laguna Beach always includes us taking the "Catch the Wave... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gray beach

Beautiful Beach for surfing and bodyboarding, also just to take a swim, ir has some barbecues and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alejandro N
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“great waves” (10 reviews)
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Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For us, every and any trip we take to Laguna Beach always includes us taking the "Catch the Wave" free PCH bus service to this wonderful park. From here, we take the long and pleasant walk on the paths along the golf course. The open...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Beach for surfing and bodyboarding, also just to take a swim, ir has some barbecues and a little park with some benches in the grass

Thank Alejandro N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the hike, you might want to consider the $1 ride uphill though. Nicely kept, all ages, great surfing 🏄

Thank dillmonish d
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We have visited this beach many times over the pastew years but this Summer found that the ocean is encroaching on beach space.Even an hour before high tide there isn't any sand to sit on asthe sea has moved up to the hillside. However a...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

One of the best, most accessible surfing beaches in South OC. Plenty of parking and a nice place to take a walk.

Thank lolathegoldendoodle
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The salt Creek Beach was a fabulous find. We encountered a variety of surfers and beach goers of all ages. The beach is right off Pacific Coast Highway and has plenty of parking. The only real problem I think is accessing the beach from the...More

Thank Karren M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful beach, extremely well serviced toilets, large car park up the hill (pay to stay). Not much else to add, other than it's a quiet beach, so if noisy bustle is your thing it's not for you. As a wedding venue, hard to...More

Thank softywalter
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

What a great beach! Easily accessible. Clean. Kid friendly. Lots of room to socialize and play beach games. Parking nearby and very affordable.

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

great spot to go to the beach with easy parking. gota walk down the hill but no big deal. Nice grass area above the beach between and parking lot.

Thank lndds
Reviewed 6 September 2017

What a great spot for views, swimming, and surfing. There's an outdoor shower, a small fast-food restaurant during daylight hours, and public bathrooms.

Thank Zack C
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Hannes R
10 September 2017|
Response from Josh K | Reviewed this property |
Right now the water is about 68 degrees which is almost as warm as it will get.
5 July 2017|
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Response from CharlieinTexas | Reviewed this property |
Hi. When we were at the beach, there was a dad playing with his toddler son that my wife found entertaining and took several photos of him. So, yes to your question. Fairly large beach in terms of length, not overly deep... More
12 July 2016|
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Response from Piter92604 | Reviewed this property |
There is a pay to park parking lot at the top of the hill by the beach and a steep walk down. Or you can pay $1 each to take a golf cart shuttle ride down to the beach with your chairs and umbrella.