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Carpinteria State Beach

Carpinteria, CA 93013
+1 800-444-7275
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Nice beach, adjoining camping, and cool town

Long-time visitor still appreciates this comfortable beach, adjoining camp sites, and small but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Go here. It is beautiful with easy access. Walk the shore and enjoy the beauty and peace. Not... read more

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“beautiful beach” (31 reviews)
“beach town” (11 reviews)
Carpinteria, CA 93013
+1 800-444-7275
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long-time visitor still appreciates this comfortable beach, adjoining camp sites, and small but well-equipped beach town.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go here. It is beautiful with easy access. Walk the shore and enjoy the beauty and peace. Not crowded and go to the shops and dine while you are here. You can walk to everything

Thank pb1610
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful walk on the lovely golden sandy beach. Great to see friends and family enjoying the lovely environment. Even saw dolphins having fun which was a bonus. Great experience and will visit again

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Great for swimming, walking or running great water no huge waves. Lifeguards on duty, close to the salt Marshes and the Tar pits

Thank poutinespaul
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great local beach why drive to malibu?! This is a lovely beach and wasn't crowded when we went...Clean, and beautiful views. Great place to swim or sunbathe

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great beach for shell collecting, kids had a great time. Water is fairly calm, multiple lifeguard stations and plenty of parking. Only downside is as with all beaches in this area, expect to be cleaning tar off your feet and ankles at the end of...More

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It's a great beach for kids. Drawbacks - tar and no surfing. There is natural tar in the water and it will stick to your skin and suit. So, where an old suit, preferably black. There's no where to surf here, but the tide is...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great family beach to relax, and swim. Usually small waves, but always lots of people out with boogie boards. Advertised as the safest beach in the US. Great beach town

Thank Ranger50
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice beach to come camping. The downtown strip leaves much to be desired. Compared to other California beaches, this one is low key and more relaxed.

Thank Barbalace
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach. Beautiful town. Great hamburgers just down the street. Charming train passing by. Doesn't get much better than this!

Thank X2733CIjamesp
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Response from dnthv1 | Reviewed this property |
There are no hotels on the beach-just condo rentals. I don't know which spa you are talking about. Sorry.