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Carpinteria State Beach

Carpinteria, CA 93013
+1 805-684-2811
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Surf Lesson for Two in Santa Barbara
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“safest beach” (30 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (33 reviews)
“beach town” (12 reviews)
LOCATION
Carpinteria, CA 93013
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+1 805-684-2811
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"safest beach"
in 30 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 33 reviews
"beach town"
in 12 reviews
"safe beach"
in 9 reviews
"family beach"
in 6 reviews
"santa barbara"
in 24 reviews
"tide pools"
in 14 reviews
"cute town"
in 5 reviews
"low tide"
in 9 reviews
"seal rookery"
in 4 reviews
"tar pits"
in 10 reviews
"southern california"
in 6 reviews
"waves"
in 23 reviews
"shore"
in 12 reviews
"seals"
in 13 reviews
"sites"
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"shoes"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One great thing about these beaches is that there are swimming beaches & surfing beaches so everyone has a space. The recent storms have left a fair amount of debris in the form of sticks, twigs and logs. Lots of shells & rocks. Tar is...More

Thank Maria L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place! The beach and facilities are excellent. My family and I enjoyed our visit and love this town. I stayed north of the state park and the beaches are cleaner there. The area near the outlet river are loaded with wood and...More

Thank Mkdkay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Group space with friends, beach is beautiful, tide pools fun and great getaway. Santa Cruz was the area we were in thought there would be hookups, but amazing time nonetheless. Beware that generators cant be turned on until 10am so have a coffee option ready...More

Thank HI_Nokaoi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we just took a quick trip to get away form Vegas and have a little fun....weather was a little chilly to really enjoy, but we love anything by the water

Thank maryg59_13
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Beach Campground rangers here are knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming. The beach is also one of the nicest, most quaint and quiet locations for swimming in the ocean or just relaxing on the sand with a good book in hand. I first camped there with friends...More

Thank R M E
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful unspoiled beach. Laid back, easygoing atmosphere, like California used to be in the 60s. Cute downtown too with some great restaurants

Thank Alysa G
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Carpinteria beach is one of the hidden Southern California Gems! Walking on the beach at sunset is a must! Close proximity to downtown Carpinteria

Thank ELFDUDE
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We've walked on this beach quite a few times but this time we would not walk on the sand. It is covered with mud and debris from the horrific mudslide. We pray it will return to it's original state in the near future.

Thank sdrnek22
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Carp state beach is generally always worth a visit. It is an easy beach to walk on, as it's pretty flat with hard packed sand. When we are visiting, we walk down to the beach every evening to view the sunset, which is a very...More

Thank T3079KDstevenb
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

I’m very lucky I can actually walk to the beach from my home. Carpinteria is a small beachside town next to Santa Barbara and was a wonderful place to raise our kids who spent many summer days swimming and playing at this beach.

Thank Martha Z
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Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Carpinteria
Motel 6 Santa Barbara - Carpinteria South
254 reviews
.81 km away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carpinteria
383 reviews
.86 km away
Casa Del Sol Motel
12 reviews
.91 km away
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
1,003 reviews
1.69 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Rincon Brewery
181 reviews
.95 km away
Zookers Restautant
153 reviews
.76 km away
Lucky Llama Coffee
86 reviews
.85 km away
Worker Bee Cafe
133 reviews
1.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Carpinteria Harbor Seal Preserve and Rookery
89 reviews
1.51 km away
Island Brewing Company
55 reviews
1.36 km away
Carpinteria Valley Museum of History
27 reviews
.94 km away
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kenguandivad
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Response from Julia S | Reviewed this property |
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Nicole B
21 February 2015|
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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.
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