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“Great beach, rock warning at south end”
Review of Salt Creek Beach

Salt Creek Beach
Ranked #2 of 36 things to do in Dana Point
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Farmington, Utah, United States
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69 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Great beach, rock warning at south end”
Reviewed 15 August 2013

We rented a condo right by the southern entrance to Salt Creek Beach. It was a bit of a walk down, but had a great shower and bathroom station. Right at the bottom was a sign warning of rocks, but even when we went north of the sign we still got scraped on hidden rocks. Not a big deal, but be careful. I am sure the further north you go the less the risk. Tide may have effected our exposure as well? Regardless, the beach was excellent, the waves were fun to play in and I would recommend this as a fun beach to play. Glad we stayed here.

Visited August 2013
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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“Beautiful beach”
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Great place to relax and only a short walk from the Ritz Carlton. Lots of people exercising and surfing in the morning. More crowds after lunch.

Visited August 2013
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Standish, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
“Beautiful Beach”
Reviewed 7 August 2013

This beach is so beautiful.Wonderful water,excellent surf and lovely white sand.Not surprisingly the Ritz Carlton is positioned above it and when we were on the beach we were next to Simon Baker and his family.One of the best beaches I have ever been to and the walk down is lovely and the return shuttle bus for $1 well worth it.
The best beach in South L.A.!

Visited August 2013
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“What amazing tucked away Beach”
Reviewed 5 August 2013

I started going to this beach as my kids were in Jr. Life Guards here. I had spent the last 20+ years at Newport Beach or Laguna, or Huntington Beaches which are definitely more crowded. This beach is amazing! Parking is cheap $1/hour, and easy. You walk down a hill, there is a huge grass area that over looks the beach and the ocean. Many people just bring a blanket and hang out here. There is a basket ball court, picnic tables and sun shade, as well as charcoal barbecues.There is a snack shop in between this part of the park and the Beach. The Beach itself is great. tons of room and feels private. For those who like surfing, boogie boarding, or body surfing this is the place. The water is usually 5 degree warmer here (I have no idea, however all the locals know this) the wave have a great break going left to right. Love, Love, Love this place.

Visited August 2013
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87 reviews
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“The experience, the beauty...”
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Sunshine, surfing, and a nice sandy beach. Great pavilion for picnics, safety and loads of activities. A nice place to spend an afternoon, and MUCH less crowded than Laguna Beach!

Visited July 2013
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