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Manhattan Beach Pier

The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Beautiful sunset

One of the best sunsets I have seen. The area was clean and it was not over crowded. Likely due... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Clay S
Las Cruces, New Mexico

I am giving this 3 stars because the end of pier was closed so we didn't get the full view. Also... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Victoria W
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“small aquarium” (43 reviews)
“watch surfers” (10 reviews)
“round house” (7 reviews)
The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best sunsets I have seen. The area was clean and it was not over crowded. Likely due to the cooling temperature.

Thank Clay S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am giving this 3 stars because the end of pier was closed so we didn't get the full view. Also, there are a lot of fisher-people that hog up the rail, so it is hard to get close. On another note, we saw a...More

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the perfect spot to meet people on the beach in the LA area! It is easy to get to, interesting, convenient (there is a café and restrooms there) it was fully enjoyable.

Thank jason n
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pier is a lovely place to walk or sit and watch the ocean. The views of the water as well as the city are nice. On a clear day you can see the entire Santa Monica Bay. It would be a five except that...More

Thank catherinekeller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s the oldest pier on the US West Coast. Nothing here just a great stroll with plenty of parking which you must pay for. Lots of bars and restaurants nearby

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always pleasant to walk on a pier and enjoy the view of the ocean. One thing distinctive about Manhattan beach is the number of beach volley ball courts available; maybe over fifty. No wonder they call it Home of beach volleyball

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we first arrived in LA we went to Manhattan Beach and I'm glad we did. Being there seeing the ocean, sitting in the sand, watching people play volleyball helped me relax. While being in LA my family visited two other beaches and in my...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Manhattan Beach does a nice tree Lighting in late Nov.. they require fishing permits and this less people casting off the end which is so much nicer for walkers . They are RE doing the aquarium At the end..the roundhouse.. the pier is clean underneath...More

Thank drmader
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We were in the area and walked down the pier. Nice views of the water, waves and surfers. Worth a stroll if you're there, but wouldn't go out of the way for it.

Thank wego2places
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Manhattan Beach Pier is a great place to sit or walk. Watch the surfers from a bench, relax and rest in the café.

Thank patraveller2007
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Questions & Answers
Antonio R
29 September 2016|
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Response from Eamonn M | Reviewed this property |
that lot closes at 9 as stated by the sign at the entrance into the lot, no idea why it does, but it does, sorry
12 December 2015|
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Response from CMac511 | Reviewed this property |
That's an interesting question. Much of it goes on what you're looking for. Manhattan Beach is a beautiful beach. It has large sand areas and beautiful waves. Santa Monica is also a beautiful beach with almost as large of... More