Santa Monica State Beach, Santa Monica

#1 of 14 in Parks in Santa Monica
Must see · 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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  • First time coming here. I absolutely love it! It was a nice summer breeze. A little crowded but definitely worth it. Would definitely come again.  more »
  • Weather was So Cal Fantastic. It was an excellent day, rent a bike, take a walk, sit on the sand. Just a perfect way to spend an afternoon.  more »
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  • A lot of surfing today

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