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Santa Monica Beach

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Address: Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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310-394-3264
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This popular beach is a favorite among television and movie producers.

This popular beach is a favorite among television and movie producers.

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USD 125.00*
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Venice Beach Private Surf Lesson
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Los Angeles Night Tour
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Whether tourist or local, this beach never fails to amaze everyone. From bike rentals to Ferris Wheel, or restaurants and bars, you can spend a whole day exploring this beautiful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Whether tourist or local, this beach never fails to amaze everyone. From bike rentals to Ferris Wheel, or restaurants and bars, you can spend a whole day exploring this beautiful LA spot. Great place to just walk around for hours and chill outdoors whether in the shade or basking in the sun. Great looking beach crowd and very safe. Parking... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The view on the Pacific Ocean is breath taking, the large crashing waves and the majestic mountains behind is awesome! The pier in the forefront makes this the place to be!

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great beach. Clean. Original muscle beach. Lots to do. Volleyball. You can rent bikes and can ride on the bike path to Venice beach.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Doesn't it make a huge difference when the city council makes an effort to keep the beach clean and tidy. If only I could say the same of the UK. Santa Monica beach features bright sand, clear waters, and big waves. Just make sure that you stay out of the space reserved for the Baywatch as they might tell you... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Simply put, iconic. I've lived in Los Angeles my entire 58 years. 24 of them have been in Santa Monica. It's beautiful, gloriously expansive, and it's location allows you to walk, from the beach, to restaurants and boutiques on Main Street, allowing you to leave your car in the parking lot, and save yourself traffic. Come early, leave late. Make... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While most visited during warmer months, it offers great spots for food, entertainment and just to hang out and chill

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a beautiful place to spend time with family and enjoy a moment with Nature, you can see some of the surfers and in general people having fun.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great area to head down for a swim Very close to the outdoor st mall that has everything at your finger tips from food and local shops

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We hung out at the beach for about an hour and the sunset was incredible. The pier was also very cool and the mountain views spectacular.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to start your LA visit get off the plane get your hire car and blow the cobwebs off with a walk on this great beach

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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 coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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