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Thousand Steps Beach

1429 Shoreline Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2070
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Get your excerise on the stairs

I counted the steps and it is nowhere near 1000, which is a good thing, as it still it tough coming... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
intlwanderlust
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Europe
Beauty by the sea

A delightful grand beautiful by cluffs and sea walk ... Long stairways down or up need to go at... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
katheemiller
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Santa Barbara, California
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
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“tide pools” (3 reviews)
“rocks” (4 reviews)
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1429 Shoreline Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2070
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

I counted the steps and it is nowhere near 1000, which is a good thing, as it still it tough coming up. You'll want to keep an eye on the tides as the beach completely disappears here at high tide.

Thank intlwanderlust
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

A delightful grand beautiful by cluffs and sea walk ... Long stairways down or up need to go at lower tide though ... Can walk from thousand steps all the way to Shoreline all the way to Ledbetter which is fabulous

Thank katheemiller
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

We walk or run here once a week. It is gorgeous. There is a great bar nearbye, and the water is almost always calm.

Thank jgatsby2013
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Very clean and breathtaking views. Quite and very relaxing great place to just unwind. A little but tough to find parking but worth the walk. Be ready to walk down lots of stairs.... then back up at the end of the day.

Thank John G
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Santa Barbara and now come back to visit family here. I used to go to this beach as a kid and loved it for the beauty, tide pools, waves and privacy. Nowadays it's not super crowded but not peaceful as there...More

Thank Ally G
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

I walk the beaches along the Mesa most every morning. If I'm energetic I like 1000 steps. BTW... it's actually closer to 400 steps in reality. You can only walk the beach when the tide is out so check your tide charts first. It is...More

Thank Gene U
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Really impressive beach. We really enjoyed seeing the cave and all of the multi million dollar beach houses, some of which have elevators to get rich home owners to and from the beach faster. The challenge of this beach is the parking. You have to...More

1  Thank dick02176
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit with family or friends , doesn't take too long to get through the cave and over rocks to the private pools. Be sure to be careful and time the waves properly because they can be decently powerful so hold on while...More

1  Thank Audrey S
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Nice and very clean. We love the walk on the beach and were able to climb on the steps with a very brief break lol

Thank sj2dj
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Not exactly 1000 steps, but was up for the challenge. Need to be very careful when going down the stairs...but when you do...paradise awaits! Didn't check the tide, a little high, but was still able to walk on the beach. So relaxing and the view...More

1  Thank Brassil B
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