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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  • Enjoyed being able to walk on the beach and not being trashy. Enjoyed watching the surfers. Family friendly beach with plenty of room and trash cans. Loved the idea of where you can play sand volley b...  more »
  • Very enjoyable and relaxing walk. Beautiful ocean and Manhattan Beach views. Very nice beach, but water is cold.  more »
  • The only relatively bad are laa the pier railings. You would fail a mas.no is sufficiently high and also... like this made as gym bars. Or a bar on top of another with 25 cm space... among them... Small and sometimes large ones... (when you are fishing) .se climb .lo used as stairs. And as it is not sufficiently high... can any accident... God forbid.
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Its a beach. Its covers everything. Fun and awesome place to be. Dont miss it. Loved it as well.
  • Beautiful ocean views, clean sands, safe and peaceful neighborhood full of upper middle class residents and gorgeous homes. Highly recommended.
  • 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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