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.
Tours to Santa Monica State Beach
$79 BOOK WITH VIATOR Small Group Electric Bicycle Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach
Duration: 3 hours
$109 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Electric Bike Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beaches
Duration: 3 hours
$139 BOOK WITH VIATOR Full Day Guided Tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach with Surf Lesson
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
$135 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Los Angeles Photoshoot in Sunny Santa Monica with Personal Photographer
Duration: 2 hours
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