Santa Monica State Beach, Santa Monica

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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 trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • What can you say about a beach except it has sand and water . Both were very clean. The beach had a lifeguard in place  more »
  • Very popular beach, glad that I had a Segway to see it. Its very croudy in summer they said but what I saw was skaters rollers and people doing gymnastics. Such a great place to relax your mind  more »

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