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“Gorgeous beach” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Santa Monica Bay

Santa Monica Bay
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Small Group Beaches Highlights Tour of Los Angeles
Ranked #12 of 536 things to do in Los Angeles
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Owner description: Santa Monica Bay consists of 50 miles of scenic coastline with 22 separate public beaches, providing recreational opportunities to visitors year round.
Brockville, Canada
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15 reviews
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“Gorgeous beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

I'm not normally a "sit at the beach and relax all day" kind of person, so I never expected to fall so head over heels in love with Santa Monica. If I could have, I would have rescheduled my flight just to spend more time here. I haven't felt so relaxed in a long time. You could easily spend a few days here.

Visited August 2014
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“Beautiful coast of Santa Monica;)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Coast of Santa Monica loved. Very broad coastline, pretty beach with special places for recreation and sports, spacious bike lanes through the entire length of the beach, entertainment center right on the dock of the bay, and much more that makes a stay at the beach in Santa Monica great =)

The only thing that really surprised is the fact that we were in Santa Monica in March and on the street was 30 degree heat, and the water in the ocean at this point was just ice !!!
It was nice to be on the coast of Santa Monica and live to experience the atmosphere, which is trying to convey to us in many Hollywood films and television series, especially cool to see live was the atmosphere in the square near the beach in Santa Monica, where people do all sorts of things, sell their painted paintings, glasses, clothes or make reading poems or performing his own music, and it was all as colorful as it was shown in my favorite TV series Californication;)))

I advise you to be sure to wait for the sunset on the beach in Santa Monica and distancing from the amusement park, to be photographed against the backdrop of the ferris wheel and the beautiful California sunset))) Photos will be great;)

Visited September 2013
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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“must do day trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

easy to get to. Catch a hop on hop off bus which run frequently. Also travel down to Venice beach and Marina Del Ray. Well worth the time

Visited July 2014
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“Huge ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

I couldn't get over how wide the beach was, from the sea to the sidewalk. The sand is sheer, fine and golden, like caster sugar. I was surprised how few people were there to sunbathe; instead they were cycyling past, rollerblading, segwaying, playing volleyball or jumping on the hoops. Plenty of restrooms dotted from one end of Santa Monica Bay to the other. A great place to people watch.

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Boise, Idaho
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“a glipmse of forrest gump movie”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

I liked all the decoration and how it takes you to the forrest gump movie, food was good, service was good, id give it a try again if i stop by again

Visited October 2013
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