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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  • Manhattan Beach Pier was a must see beach in LA. Close to the airport, easy to get to, parking available, and clean. I would also suggest eating at Uncle Bill's house of pancakes which is walking dist...  more »
  • There was a lot going on,if the data presented on the wall was any indication.This was in 2011.Board a bus from LAX area and hop of at Manhatten beach. Walk around the shops,then look down any street ...  more »
  • took a few relaxing minutes and watched surfers from the pier. It was a nice place to take a little break.  more »
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  • Enjoyed a lovely fall evening here walking the beach and pier watching the ships sail by. All of the local were very friendly and helpful. Had dinner just a few blocks away at a wonderful Italian restaurant. Lots to see and do in such a small area. It was well worth the trip to this particular beach.
  • Oh yes what a naturally clean wonderful day. After the rain it was so spectacular to see that I wish it was not just one or two days a year we get rain. Who do I blame ??? Government??? No Society??? Possibly ahhh f-it it's a nice picture. I'll remember that day all year.
  • Walking here its pretty entertaining. Houses are all different and beautiful in their own kinda way. I would recommend you to visit and maybe bike for a little bit.
  • Gorgeous location with amazing views of the beach, rolling hills to the South and mountains to the north. You can also spy a shipping vessel or two. There are beaches along the piers for you to sit down, either by yourself or with one other person, and admire the view. Great place for people-watching as well, or to read a book without getting sandy. There is a good mix of restaurants nearby.
  • Lovely pier! As of now (Jan 2018) the end is closed off for construction. However, one can still walk nearly the entire length of it taking in breathtaking views. Several surfers dot the waves below while seagulls fill the skies. Marvelous for walking, relaxing & taking photos.
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