Santa Monica State Beach, Santa Monica

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Beach · State Park
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Bask in the warm California sun on the white sand shores of Santa Monica State Beach. Stretching over 4.82 km (3 mi) along the Santa Monica Bay, the beach is the area’s hub for outdoor activity, including swimming, surfing, and biking, as well as beachside eating and shopping. Take a nap in the sand after some beach volleyball or paddleboarding. Pack a picnic to enjoy, and don’t miss a chance to walk along Santa Monica Pier for a full array of eateries, souvenir shops, and street entertainment. To visit Santa Monica State Beach on your holiday in Santa Monica, and find out what else Santa Monica has to offer, use our Santa Monica.
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  • Santa Monica still has some of its charm left on Main Street, however within a 30 minute walk on the beach, we saw a woman taking a poop on the closest beach volleyball court to the north side of the....  more
    Santa Monica still has some of its charm left on Main Street, however within a 30 minute walk on the beach, we saw a woman taking a poop on the closest beach volleyball court to the north side of the....  more »
  • Was a great experience , water was cold and the waves were strong, kids loved it and we ate ice cream from the paleteros who are on the beach selling them and they were not expensive. 
    Was a great experience , water was cold and the waves were strong, kids loved it and we ate ice cream from the paleteros who are on the beach selling them and they were not expensive.  more »
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  • It’s a challenge to find a parking space here
  • Nice but the access to the parkings from the main road are tricky

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