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Along the Strand near Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Beautiful, wide beach - lots of places to eat and drink in the area. Nice houses on the Strand, perfect for people watching.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vatel2013
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel twice with work. Good hotel location with a nice 20 min walk to Manhattan beach. Lots of restaurants and grocery stores within walking distance. Rooms a nice. Good size. Hallways need a refresh. They look tired, which is a blight on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Manhattan Beach for the second time. After a rainy day we experienced a wonderful sunset. A beautiful place to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bernardf135
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking. biking, skateboarding, running, surfing, 👶 fix, 🐶 fix, this beach has it all. Parking right on beach parking lot is convent & reasonable. One snack place on the beach if you get hungry.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank swancastle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I am in LA, I make it a priority to visit this beach for the afternoon. Easy paid parking, great paths to walk along the beach! Clean beach and toilet facilities. Overall nice people and families. My last visit had a half marathon, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beach, clean, patrolled, volleyball courts, restrooms, parking, nice sand. Great for walking on the 'strand' (by the houses) or riding (closer to the sand dedicated pedal/skate path).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SkynSea4me
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This makes a nice photo opportunity (on a bike ride to or from Hermosa Beach) with its white and turquoise structures and waves crashing against it. There is car parking close by but I would not think that it would be worth a trip unless...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ntalabany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and fun familial beach! Bars around and eateries make it accessible. Lots of tourist and locals. Pier has a free tiny aquarium. We enjoyed the beach, there were lifeguards around. Recommend it! It’s not as crowded as other nearby beaches.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jesusguillermo1
Reviewed 11 December 2018

nothing really compares to a long walk along the ocean on the Strand. Revives the soul. Take a friend with and make it twice as good

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank barry1817
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this beach. It was extremely clean beach. It was fun watching all the surfers and bodyboarders. It feels like you can walk for miles and not even be bothered by anyone.

Date of experience: December 2018
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2 November 2018|
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Response from Judy201564 | Reviewed this property |
It might be possible. There was a bike rental they might have rental chairs. . If you are at a hotel near by they might have chairs for the beach . Enjoy!
Jess E
10 October 2018|
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Response from Leenie18 | Reviewed this property |
We only took Ubers - and they were soooo cheap compared to New Jersey and New York.
27 September 2018|
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Response from Bucksbunch | Reviewed this property |
No i don’t think tjey had shops on the pier, but the road leading to the pier has shops on it and there are lots of great restsurants and ice cream parlours, its a beautiful well kept place and clean unlike venice beach... More