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San Clemente State Beach

I-5 Basilone Road, San Clemente, CA 92672
+1 949-492-3156
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Expectation was too high, but it was not a bad experience

Campground, bathrooms and shower areas are reasonably clean. Make sure you bring your own hand soap... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melanie S
via mobile
Love the Pier

San Clemente Pier has a great restaurant and bar service. Happy hour during the week offers $3... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
bodybasics2
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“full hookups” (6 reviews)
“steep hill” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
I-5 Basilone Road, San Clemente, CA 92672
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+1 949-492-3156
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"full hookups"
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"boogie boarding"
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"steep hill"
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"camp ground"
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"on duty"
in 4 reviews
"camping area"
in 3 reviews
"railroad tracks"
in 7 reviews
"paid parking"
in 4 reviews
"state beach"
in 10 reviews
"limited parking"
in 3 reviews
"body surfing"
in 3 reviews
"parking lot"
in 10 reviews
"long walk"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 3 reviews
"across the street"
in 5 reviews
"easy access"
in 4 reviews
"southern california"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Campground, bathrooms and shower areas are reasonably clean. Make sure you bring your own hand soap because they are not always quick to refill the soap. It is a family friendly campground and it is impossible to expect peace and quiet; so many kids running...More

Thank Melanie S
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

San Clemente Pier has a great restaurant and bar service. Happy hour during the week offers $3 beer and $5 margs. Also serves very good clam chowder and sour dough bread. Sunsets are awesome and balcony is heated. One of my favorite places in SC.

Thank bodybasics2
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We enjoyed the pier, areas around the pier, and the state beach. The restrooms were a major plus as well as the picnic areas and public areas for visitors. It wasn't exceptional but it was a treat to be able to walk to and enjoy....More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We have been staying at San Clemente State Beach for one week during 4th of July for 30 years. Not only is this park where you can tent camp or have full hook-ups, it can easily accommodate RV"S up to 42 feet in some spaces....More

1  Thank elizabethjF2411RU
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Long expanse of sand with some shingle. Well maintained facilities with lifeguards present. Beach is enjoyed by surfers and families alike.

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Lovely sandy beach just South of the pier. Fire pits close by, as well as restrooms and refreshments.

Thank londonqt
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This beach is beautiful, well maintained and clean. Great for all beach activities.Took a nice stroll along the surf.

Thank JimmyJackk
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Nice wide beach, easy access ,showers, bathrooms, and eating facililities close by and some few steps from the water

Thank Barry684
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Long stretch of beach with the pier in the middle - sand clean and well kept. Lovely to walk along the sea.

Thank Sandy W
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect Southern California pacific beach surfing , fishing off the pier , clean and hot. Everthing you would need for a beach day dont forget the sun cream.

Thank jackodanapoint
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Response from FredDouglas | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember any signs or mentions in the park's brochures about pool floats, so I believe that you can enjoy your use of pool floats during your stay.
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