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Santa Monica Bay, Los Angeles

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A bay bordered by a crescent-shaped shore between Malibu and Los Angeles, the mainland of Santa Monica Bay is lined with high-end property. Many piers and docks offer fishing and parking for private vessels. Some of the larger piers, such as Santa Monica Pier and Marina Del Rey, are full of entertainment, shopping, and restaurants. A fishing or boat tour helps you appreciate the California coast. Adrenaline-pumping water activities are also available. Make Santa Monica Bay a centerpiece of your Los Angeles vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Los Angeles travel itinerary maker.
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  • I prefer the downtown of santa monica ! the beach is ok but not more than this... go to the center for a walk it's very cool!  more »
  • A really beautiful and very clean beach, and also very family friendly. The Pier itself has loads on there to keep you occupied, with rides and also lots of different shops and stores. The views from ...  more »
  • worth to visit here. and meet the sunset beach is quite crowded though), but in low season to be here quite comfortably. well and from Santa Monica can be a bike long ride along the coast and look at the other beaches that come one after the other
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