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Had a fantastic beach day here

My family has visited a few SoCal beaches and I was surprised how much I loved this beach. Not as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Goodyear, Arizona
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Nice Family Beach

Very nice beach, near the pier was no swimming and surf only. Lifeguards permanently going back... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
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“grassy park” (2 reviews)
“clean beach” (2 reviews)
Oceanside, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family has visited a few SoCal beaches and I was surprised how much I loved this beach. Not as pretty as Laguna or La Jolla but honestly, I think it's one of my favorites. It is extremely laid back with a little mini beach...More

Thank BananaH993
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Very nice beach, near the pier was no swimming and surf only. Lifeguards permanently going back and forth making sure people stay in the designated areas for swimming. Shells are hit and miss, lots of beach combers. The park was nice for kids, there was...More

Thank CampAdvisor
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The beach is quite nice . The surfing is pretty decent and for the most part it is safe. After sundown I'd probably head back to your hotel as I've been bothered before .

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Less crowded than Harbor Beach, this is a great place to just sit on the sand and watch the surfers ride the waves. Smooth, not rocky, sand. Close to the pier and parking

Thank joe-chicago-23
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I grew up at this beach. It has restrooms, a kids playground and lots of grass to get off the sandy beach. Lifeguard during the Summer season. Easy access along the South Strand...

Thank 101BikeGuy
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This beach is on the Strand and has a grassy park and playground with restrooms beside it. Many people pitch their armadas at the park and lay on the grass. The beach has been getting more rocks of late.

Thank AZTravelLady
Reviewed 21 January 2016

This grassy park is big enough to play catch with your dog, kick a soccer ball around, or use the play equipment. It is right at the bottom of Tyson Street, where it meets The Strand.

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Hi for the past 53 years in have been on is beach I love it and so has my son so like may and June is best but I live here so all year is go for me love it I live here for rest...More

Thank bradleyd986
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Great beach -- slightly away from the Pier and the mob of tourists. Good place to surf and just hang out.

Thank JamesJOceanside_CA
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Great for picnics and walks on the beach. No surfing during the summer when crowds make it too dangerous but lots of surfers the rest of the year. Easy access with stairs from Pacific Avenue. Lifeguard tower 5 is provided for safety. Restrooms, showers and...More

3  Thank Walker S
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