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Incredible views from the group camping site

We have camped here before using the hookup sites in the winter, but this time we decided to try... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Diane D
Garden Grove, California, United States
Nice family beach!

Great beach for relaxing, swimming, surfing and playing! Very clean beach! It has restrooms and... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Michael A
Beaumont, California
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I-5 Basilone Road, San Clemente, CA 92672
+1 949-492-3156
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Pretty beach lots of people walk their dogs near beach so we smelt either dog or human pee while walking on the trail by the beach.

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

If you want "beachy" with sand and seashells, and waves that don't kill you, then don't come here. Beach is rocky, full of seaweed and bugs. We had fun still, no way would we would spend a full day here. An hour at most. I...More

Thank LuvTheMemories
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We have camped here before using the hookup sites in the winter, but this time we decided to try the group site since we knew we would have 50+ people. The views from this cliff edge site are just amazing! A very shady table area...More

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Great beach for relaxing, swimming, surfing and playing! Very clean beach! It has restrooms and showers along with a place to buy food. The waves were bigger than I expected! The only hard part is the parking. It’s a busy place even on the weekdays.

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Entered beach at Calafia State Park Area, we decided to head south on the beach, the beach itself was really crowded with locals and large family groups. We found a pretty good locations just past the lifeguard tower but before the surfing area. The water...More

Thank dt12201
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We love San Clemente beach. We have been visiting San Clemente for years now. We can’t wait to hit the beach. It’s a very family friendly beach.

Thank Eileen R
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

we stay near by, ~10 min walk, no need to worry about parking. it’s about ~15 minutes walk from the downtown area. the beach has lots of pebbles, depends on the season, the north side of the beach has less during the summer. the beach...More

Thank vp56ee
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

After a failed attempt to find parking at another beach just north of here, we decided to try San Clemente State Beach. I am so glad we did! There was plenty of parking, reasonable rate, clean bathrooms, snack bar, and plenty of space to park...More

2  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Family of 6 just spent a week in San Clemente by the state park in a rental townhome had a wonderful vacation younger family visited Disney and other parks within the area we were on the beach 3 days out of the 7 went whale...More

Thank Julia F
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I’m giving this beach an above average grade for the fact that it was a lot less crowded then your typical greater LA or OC beach and you have the option of taking public transportation (metrolink train). Beach parking in LA or OC can be...More

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