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Address: Bolinas, CA

A beach with smooth and friendly waves for the surfing beginner.

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Gorgeous sandy beach with rocks and shells to collect. Larger at low tide. Signs saying "Groin" say "Naked Surfers" on the other side:)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
Seattle, WA
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Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Gorgeous sandy beach with rocks and shells to collect. Larger at low tide. Signs saying "Groin" say "Naked Surfers" on the other side:)

Thank minimuffinlover
Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Nice local beach where the community hangs out. It's opposite Stinson beach and Bolinas although the out of the way is easy enough to get to! Worth checking out. I found it very similar to an English beach rather than an Californian one which was cool, also watch out for sea lions!

Thank jackmoore93
Novato, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

One of our go to beaches when it is 100 degrees inland is go to Bolinas. It has a beautiful beach and lots of birds to watch. It is also where Duxbury tide pools are. A fun place to explore.

Thank June D
stockton on tees
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

This beach is so remote it's not even signposted, but we'll worth a visit. Bolinas itself is a laid back hippie chic type of town where everyone is friendly.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Bolinas isn't only a hop up the road from Stinson Beach so venture over to a small California beach town that's a bit off of the beaten path. Has an old time Americana feel and slow pace to things. This is Nature country to enjoy and savor. ...

2 Thank David B L
Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

So basically the people that found this place 5 minutes before you feel that they are the only ones with the right to be there. Rude locals, dirty beach, lame food, I'm going to agree with the locals on this one, you are better off finding somewhere else to go, head North to Point Reyes or Iverness and you will... More 

5 Thank ramble o
vinton, ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Quiet, locals beach in Bolinas. When the tide is out you can walk clear around the town via the beach. Dogs play on the beach and it is full of sea birds searching for crabs. I loved this little beach!

1 Thank boggsduo
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

We had the time of our lives with private surf lessons from 2 Mile Surf Shop. The instructor was awesome and the equipment worked great. The weather was chilly and we expected some misery, but were warm and had a blast learning to surf!

2 Thank TreksWithCubs
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

We walked from Bolinas to Olema along the coastal route. Incredibly beautiful coast line with groves of mature trees on the ridge line and dramatic views.

3 Thank Tim C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

surf there often. Love the town. good coffee, laid back people, good place to go relax at the beach or surf. Local not in love with increasing number or tourists.

1 Thank colorblind123

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