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A cool southern California beach. Not to touristy, the beach is sandy with lots of rocks which the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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Pier with fabulous view.

When I think of San Clemente, I think of the pier. The fisherman's restaurant on the pier is busy... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Mankato, Minnesota
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Del Mar Street, San Clemente, CA 92672-5301
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

A cool southern California beach. Not to touristy, the beach is sandy with lots of rocks which the kids loved to play with. Cool pier, cozy atmosphere.

Thank Eyxjones
Reviewed 25 July 2018

When I think of San Clemente, I think of the pier. The fisherman's restaurant on the pier is busy, but worth the wait. The pier lets you get out over the ocean and you can fish, people watch or just enjoy the view. The people...More

4  Thank fromsmalltown
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The pier is always our go-to favorite place to bring out of town guests to feel the breeze, watch surfers or a fabulous sunset, or eat a wonderful meal - whether you want a tasty burger at the Pier Grill at the end of the...More

Thank mrsnojo
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This place is a quaint little town with a market on the sidewalks on Sunday when we were there. Great little shops with a wonderful walk to the beach and pier. Great to watch the surfers, young and old. Overall a nice way to spend...More

Thank Val131964
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Pier was really nice, restaurants overlook the water. Lots of things to do on the beach. Only thing is the beach is really rocky and my girls got cut up playing in the water from the rocks..

Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Planning another trip from San Bernardino depot to San Clemente pier. $10 round trip on Saturdays. No worries about where to park. Fish & Chips In front of the pier. Restrooms there too with showers. Nice walk on the beach. Bring umbrella for shade. Be...More

Thank SandraW3989
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Amtrak train tracks lie smack in between the beach and the main street along the coast. Since the sound of trains (as well as loud noises for that matter) scare me, I didn't enjoy the little time I spent there all that much. The...More

2  Thank Valaya G
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We took the train to go there, it was cold and overcast, still we have fun discovering lots of different rocks with personality. Talked to other people and enjoyed the peace of the place. I want to go back when the weather is better.

1  Thank 171carmeb
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Lots to do at the San Clemente Pier. Good restaurants: sit down, bar, or fast food. Reasonably priced food and ice cream. Take a walk around the pier and enjoy the scenery. Lots of parking close to pier.

Thank Jana N
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The San Clemente Pier is the signature landmark attraction of this gem of a beach side community. Jutting out almost a quarter of a mile into the blue-green Pacific Ocean the Pier attracts tourists and fishermen alike. Two fine eateries mark the start of the...More

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Frank D
6 August 2018|
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Response from on_the_go_98765 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Frank, Water temps may be a bit chilly (low 70's) but the surf should not pose a problem. Check in at the website for san-clemente (include a dot and org). The weather cam lets you see what the water looks like. Lots... More
Eva B
24 July 2018|
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Response from pkcoz | Reviewed this property |
The station IS on the beach!
4 June 2018|
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Response from Bubuflu | Reviewed this property |
the free lots behind the stores on Del Mar having people and going all the time so you can park there and walk or Uber down.