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Ocean Avenue

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Address: Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: +1 310-393-6149

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Love to run it when I'm here

This is the best people watching, best ocean and sunset watching place. Run, walk, night or day. It is safe to walk the street or Palisades Park pretty much any time, day or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the best people watching, best ocean and sunset watching place. Run, walk, night or day. It is safe to walk the street or Palisades Park pretty much any time, day or night.

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Kenwood, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just spent our 27th Thanksgiving with our L.A. family and we never miss a chance to walk in the park along Ocean Avenue. On the Headlands overlooking the beach and sparkling Pacific, this is a locals' and visitors' welcome respite from the wild traffic of L.A. Families, runners, walkers, day-trippers and homeless alike enjoy the peaceful... More 

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Kolomna, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ocean Avenue is a road in Santa Monica, California that starts at the residential Adelaide Drive on the north end of Santa Monica and ends at Pico Boulevard. Ocean Avenue is the westernmost street in Santa Monica, and for most of its course it runs parallel to Palisades Park, whose bluffs overlook Pacific Coast Highway and Santa Monica State Beach.... More 

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LA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great place to hire a bike a go riding. Plenty of things to see along the way. Great place to relax out of downtown LA.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

No matter what time of year it's always a great time to go! Santa Monica is so beautiful I can not be any more grateful for finding home there.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Ocean Avenue, is long, clean, wide street not just with amazing ocean views, but nice homes, resturants, shops and many other points of interest. We enjoyed biking and walking on it. Had some delicious street food as well. We'll be back!

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Santa Monica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Palisades Park has been filmed on many tv and movies.One can see up the coast towards Malibu, and down the coast to view the Santa Monica pier and all its splendor. Also has some local art on display amongst the native landscaping.

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Elanora, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights. A modern comfortable hotel. Roomy bedroom with a lovely view over the park to the beach. Trendy glass wall between the bathroom and bedroom allows you to shower while looking at the view. It does have an electric privacy blind for those who require privacy. Beds very comfy, room service quick and food delicious! Staff... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This Street that runs along the Beach, almost along the entire width of Santa Monica, was deeded to the City many years ago by a wealthy land owner. It was wonderful for our evening walks when we visited in August 2016, and stayed at the JW Marriott. The only time we encountered an overcrowding problem at that time, was on... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This street is such a beautiful drive. I would have loved to have biked it on a nice day. Definitely check it out.

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