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This beach has been a favorite for over 40 years. Starting with our own kids to grandkids, it offers something for everyone. Living on our boat in the harbor we spent many a weekend in both the anchorage and the beach. Best of all, it’s...More
Being a harbor beach, this beach has very limited parking that is very close to the water. Lots of people on the weekend enjoying a dip in the often contaminated water that doesn't get washed out into the ocean. A good push off point for...More
The beach sits behind a jetty so almost no waves makes it s great spot for little ones to learn the beach.
Life guards on duty with showers and bathrooms
Parking is free
Picnic here... The local shops will even deliver
This was a great beach find for those families with little kids or kids scared of the monster so cal waves. This beach sits behind a jetty so almost no waves at all. Lifeguard present. Lots of young families. Bathrooms and showers available. They also...More
Flat and long shallow sand to get the toes and ankles of the little ones wet. Bring all the toys. Parking is good but as it fills in the summer or weekends, it may be a walk to get there. Lots of children having fun...More
This is a great place to bring the kids, have a pick-nick, play in the water or do a little kayaking or padel boarding! We come to Baby beach several times a month. It is a great place to bring the family as there is...More
Brother in law and myself took my Nephew to play in the water. Other local beaches had Waves and riptides too sketchy for small children. This area resembles a lake and has little to no water movement. Parking is free, at least in back lot...More
I was kayaking in this area and found it to be pretty cool. Yeah, it was majorly crowded on a Sunday, mid-day but it was so beautiful. Everyone seemed to be doing their own thing which was nice. There was some sort of sail boat...More
This beach is perfect for a family with little ones. No waves. Drive up free parking and access. Outdoor showers. And cool “pirate ships” docked nearby. Sadly, we visited on a Sunday afternoon just following the July 4th holiday and it was simply too crowded....More