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City Beach

2100 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803-2433
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It's a no go

Terrible beach, dirty dirty sand - there were, besides the bottles and cigarettes, mattress and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pit P
São Paulo
I wouldn't swim here

The water in the location is blackish in color. This is not the type of water I would want to swim... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Frankston, Australia
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  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
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“queen mary” (2 reviews)
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2100 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803-2433
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Terrible beach, dirty dirty sand - there were, besides the bottles and cigarettes, mattress and pilows on the sand. A very dirty water. Never again.

Thank Pit P
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The water in the location is blackish in color. This is not the type of water I would want to swim in or even stick my finger in to see what the temperature was. The restaurants around this location are average at best and I...More

Thank tonyraye1
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Undoubtedly it offers the possibility of a dip in the Pacific, but as a beach experience compared to ex. Manhattan beach is not enough.Far from equally well-kept, unfortunately you meet what the ocean is spooling on the beach.Here's your own picnic that applies if you...More

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 25 April 2017

It was one of the beautiful beaches must admit for the reasons that it was less crowded quite clean and no food stalls around the region ...... they have joggers/cycle path on the beach which enjoyed with a bicycle ride ...... though if they took...More

Thank Kaptaan
Reviewed 12 April 2017

It's not the most beautiful beach in the world... But having grown up here one just loves to walk along the beach here..

Thank ixtlan06
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Yes, you are not on a Caribbean beach, but the views here are awesome. It's not a sugar sand type of beach but for California it is a nice place with plenty of action. We weren't bothered by the homeless at all when we were...More

Thank FamilyDad2013
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Not a very clean beach. Lots of trash washed ashore. The bathroom and changing rooms were gross. No vendors or food trucks for snacks just a ice cream truck.

Thank Tricia M
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed walking along the beach much better from a distance (sidewalk) rather than up close. It's very littered and looks nice from farther away. There's plenty of parkland to use for enjoyment along the Long Beach waterfront workout worrying about stepping on needles in...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Come see ... Come love it! From the convention center, to the aquarium ... shoreline and the pier ... Bixby Knolls to 2nd Street ... Pine Ave to all the parks ... Long Beach is the new LA ... without all the hassle!

Thank JLNFranks
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Large clean sandy beaches with a great walkway for strolling with a separate lane for biking and surrey rentals

Thank devnprt1
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Tamara V
26 May 2016|
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Response from Tonya R | Reviewed this property |
Yes Long Beach has a part of the beach its called doggie beach also Long Beach is very pet friendly