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31972 Pacific Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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All reviews great workout cool cave travel light decent shape pack light street parking take your time during low tide flights of stairs bathroom facilities the cliff bring water beautiful spot tide pools nice walk southern california across the street
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Thousand Steps Beach in Laguna Beach, CA is on my top beaches in all Southern California, let me tell you why. THE BEAUTY: Thousand Steps Beach ranks up there in beautiful beaches. Not only do you have the amazing ocean, but you have the cliffs,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had read the reviews ahead of time and thought it would be a cool place to visit while in San Diego area! Unfortunately it did rain on and off that day but Laguna Beach is filed with cool shops and places to eat! I think...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank HeatherJ22
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

Don’t know if it is the name that discourages visitorship, but whatever it is- it is just fine with me! Went four times and only saw four other people on the beach. There were always people walking or running the stairs for exercise - The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank MelissaP104
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

THOUSAND STEPS BEACH, Laguna Beach, California! Everyone who has been here, knows, it’s really not a 1,000 Steps, to get down to the Beach! However, after a Day in the Sun, it might just feel like a 1,000 Steps, to get to the Top! I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank LagunaBch
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We love Laguna Beach, and every time we visit here, we venture to new explorations. This time we did 1,000 Steps. We counted the steps and not sure where the 1K came from, but it doesn't matter, you'll feel it on the way up. Once...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank hikingaf
Reviewed December 11, 2018

How did this ever get the name ? 238 steps is a far cry from 1000. I did it in flip flops !!! It does go to the beach so that is nice. Hard to find parking in the neighborhood across the street.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank ShawnKirby2324
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Steps beach is one of my favorite places on Nantucket, it is a relaxing and quiet beach away from all the noise.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Benwagstaff
Reviewed November 19, 2018

My sister and I decided to explore this beach while on a girls trip in Cali. It was a beautiful, yet busy beach. Lots of homes overlook the beach, with plenty of area to explore. I prefer the beach closer to the Ritz Carlton for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank rmm151s
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

If you go up and down these steps a couple of times you will definitely get a good cardio workout! The beach is wonderful as are most beaches around the area. There are not any dining, restroom, etc. facilities but it feels like your own...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank DrPappy
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

When I was a kid, I loved this beach. But no more! It's just too hard to walk to, at 69. Next lifetime, maybe?

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank califcasl
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Marisol R
January 15, 2018|
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Response from Loren B | Reviewed this property |
I have not visited the tide pools in Laguna, only those found in Corona Del Mar. All of the California coast is accessible to the public (California Coastal Commision) you need to go when the tide is low. Tide tables are... More
tyra d
August 10, 2017|
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Response from LagunaBell | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are plenty of restaurants on the beach. I will suggest what I think will help you. One of the best views, cliff side, is The Cliffs. It is in a village which has a lot of little shops and the good thing about... More
July 13, 2017|
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Response from Sandra S | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry katcamara this is probably confusing there is a little shack at the bottom of the stairs that they use for storage also they have a shower head so you can rinse but when we went there the bathroom area was either... More