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Santa Monica Bay, Los Angeles
(4.4/5 based on 3,400+ reviews on the web)
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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  • At the Santa Monica Bay, there is much to do, swim, shop on the pier itself, eat, ride a carousel, bike rentals. The sandy beach is big, really big. We bathed in the glorious waves. A wonderful day on the beach. A lot of people but not crowded.
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  • Santa MONICA is my favourite place in Los Angeles and a jog on Pacific Coast Highway with the Santa Monica Beach below a highlight for any traveller.Driving through and stopping at the Santa Monica Pi...  more »
  • Good view, many restaurants, near the 3rd St Promenade. It is a very nice place to spend an afternoon.
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