Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach

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An ideal spot for a relaxing stroll, Manhattan Beach Pier boasts superb views and a relaxed atmosphere. The structure stretches 283 m (928 ft) with a small aquarium marking the end. A walk down the pier reveals an array of artists, photographers, and fishermen. Keen anglers should bring their rod along to enjoy guitarfish, croakers, small rays, and superb surfperch fishing. Below the pier, watch for surfers riding the waves: this spot played an important role in the history of the sport and has been popular with its proponents since the 1940s. Plan to visit Manhattan Beach Pier during your Manhattan Beach vacation using our convenient Manhattan Beach trip maker app .
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  • October 2, 2017
    I visited Manhattan Beach during a long layover in my fight to Washington D.C. The beach is close enough to the airport to get there in very small amount of time. I wasn't familiar with the bus system...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    We loved our visits to the Manhattan Beach Pier. We enjoyed the sunset at the end of the pier and then ate up the street. After dinner we had fun watching the fishermen catch mackerel. I sure wish tha...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    It is just a nice place to walk down to the end and see what the fishermen are catching. Over the sides you can watch surfers surf. There is a coffee place at the end.  more »
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  • March 22, 2017
    Out for a jog on the beach and came across a model shoot under the pier. Good timing! There were about 20 Bud Light volleyball nets set up, so either I missed something cool earlier in the day, or I'll be missing something cool tomorrow. I love this area! Hot chicks jogging, biking and roller-blading.
  • March 16, 2017
    loved watching the sunset here. there is plenty of parking in the neighborhood, and the beach/pier are just steps away. i visited on a friday night and the place was pretty busy, but not too crowded that you couldn't find your own spot to sit and soak up the painted sky. the beach is just a couple blocks from shops and restaurants, so you have everything you need for a relaxing night in one spot. only downside is if you have at&t, you don't get good signal on the beach. but put away your electronics and take some time to just enjoy the roar of the sea and that salty ocean breeze.
  • June 10, 2017
    Its a beach. Its covers everything. Fun and awesome place to be. Dont miss it. Loved it as well.
  • May 22, 2017
    Beautiful ocean views, clean sands, safe and peaceful neighborhood full of upper middle class residents and gorgeous homes. Highly recommended.
  • April 30, 2017
    Very clean and great views. It looks like they will be renovating the aquarium on the pier soon so it should be awsome

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