Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Categories: Piers & Boardwalks, Tourist Spots
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. To visit Manhattan Beach Pier and other attractions in Manhattan Beach, use our Manhattan Beach holiday planner.
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Came here at night and had a walk along the pier so I don't think I could truly appreciate the surrounding views but it was nice to see the lights and sea around the coastline in the evening but would... read more »
Beautiful pier, great sunset, cool breezy nights in early October. It is a little difficult to park for the beach/pier (there are small lots and everywhere else is meters from 24-minutes to 2 hours). ... read more »
Not much to see here but there was a sign that discussed the history of the pier. There was a snack shop in the building located at the end of the pier. Also a small aquarium was housed in the same bu... read more »
This is an amazing beach, every time I go here its never too crowded the, sand is beautiful and the waves are perfect for swiming, I really enjoy my time when I arrive at this beach. The Pier is very pleasant place to walk around I was even able to spot sting rays, seals, and a beautiful school of fish. I would recommend it to any one to come to this beach.
Manhattan Beach Pier is always a chill visit with a lively atmosphere. Lots of activity, but nothing overwhelming. It's one of the cleanest beaches you'll find. It's meticulously maintained which sets the bar for other LA beaches. You get to enjoy beautiful sunsets/sunrises, below the pier shots, a relaxing walk to the sound of the waves and the large selection of nearby restaurants, shops and boutiques. There's plenty of small public parking lots scattered throughout the nearby area with meters that also take cards. The views are amazing and there are photo opportunities galore.
Wow I was impressed, I have to say THE CITY OF MANHATTAN BEACH hats off. Clean safe beach. The shops and the restaurants are nice and decent priced. This was my first time to Manhattan Beach and I was alone however I will be coming back this beach is romantic fun friendly safe and a family hot spot. I would recommend this beach to anyone and their family if you have a layover at LAX 15 min drive and great food. I would have liked to have stayed till sunset but maybe next time. I also was at an event hosted by Oprah Winfrey the day before and the catering was done by a local restaurant Lemonade from Manhattan Beach and was delicious. I give five stars to Manhattan Beach.
The cleanest beach youvcan visit. Great place for bikes and walk. And Dogs welcome. Great views and well maintained beach. Great activities like volleyball in site. Bring you own beach chair n sit and relax. Paid parking for cars in the area.
I visit the beach every morning for meditation and the fresh breeze! I enjoy watching toddlers who come to the beach for the first time and are amazed by the activities going on.It is a wonderful gift of nature to this environment.
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