Santa Monica State Beach, Santa Monica

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Beach · State Park
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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  • My buds and I had a lot of fun here. It was a bit crowded but still a nice place to sun dip and share a beer in an open space. Definitely visiting again  more »
  • Nice clean sand. Not sure what the tide was when I visited, but there must have been a hundred yards of sand out to the water by the Santa Monica pier. Paid parking available down by the beach. The...  more »
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  • A lot of surfing today

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