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Beautiful Stretch Along the Ocean with Sand and Palm Trees

It is very beautiful avenue along the ocean. The sand and three palm trees bunches in front of blue... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Prashant Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Great afternoon stroll

Had some time to waste so I went walking along Ocean. Very nice views and shaded areas to sit and... read more

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  • Poor1%
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“runs parallel”(6 reviews)
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Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see and do along Ocean Avenue but you're never quite sure if you're safe with so many homeless and derelict people hanging around. You're also permanently avoiding people on bikes, scooters and scate boards. Its rating is saved by it's cafe's restaurants and...More

Thank Reuben M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very beautiful avenue along the ocean. The sand and three palm trees bunches in front of blue ocean looks stunning. A walk in ocean cool wind even in noon is very good.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had some time to waste so I went walking along Ocean. Very nice views and shaded areas to sit and walk. The ocean breeze makes the trip worthwhile.

Thank m2swim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove along Ocean - quick and easy way to get around the area. Nice - relaxing drive - recommended. 😃

Thank Altius10
Reviewed 3 September 2018

you can walk along the road or beach. there's lots to see and do. the sea is ok but the beach is great ! you can walk cycle run etc. worth the visit

Thank Louis L
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Nice place to view the beach - though you may be up on a bluff near the Shangri-la end. Nice walking area, though watch out for the homeless and zipping scooters. There are only two hotels actually with beach front (the really pricey ones), all...More

Thank LindaW3559
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This classic stretch of Santa Monica is just stunning! One beautiful view after the next - the ocean, palm trees, hotels, restaurants, apartments. Great people watching!

Thank travelchamp1
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Long stretches of sandy beaches is what you get here. The beaches are full of sea lovers and sun-bathing seekers. It is very pleasant when the weather is breezy. Enjoy

Thank drjsaleh
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Being Santa Monica's main street alongside the coast it is an ideal place to walk. There are apartment buildings, shops, restaurants and hotels. It is busier and more crowded in the vicinity of the pier. The authorities obviously manage the area well.

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Took a ride in a Mercedes Benz with the top down and drove up and down Ocean Avenue. Did Malibu and other places. fun day.

Thank MarcelU1968
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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
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