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Such a serene place, but also crazy with surfers.

I've spent a bunch of afternoons here with my kids playing in the sand and daring each other to run... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice coastal town

Stayed in Pacifica traveling up the PCH to San Francisco. We stayed at the Pacifica Beach Hotel... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've spent a bunch of afternoons here with my kids playing in the sand and daring each other to run into the SOOO cold water. Really great!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shelbytravelsfar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Pacifica traveling up the PCH to San Francisco. We stayed at the Pacifica Beach Hotel across the street from the beach. Early in the morning before the sun rose, lots of surfers were making their way out looking for the perfect wave. Folks...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank miggy2016
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice area! Nice beach! Very quiet, it is a nice spot to relax. There's surfing at the beach and classes. I would only come here for peaceful Time

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zn1984
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Some terrific waves crashing against the boardwalk here. We watched the surfers for about an hour as there was some real breakers out there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank towerpants
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Great beach. Lots of room to sit and watch all the surfers hitting the waves. Unfortunately you do have to pay a fee of $7 every time you go there for about 4 hours because it is a state beach. But it's clean and beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank donna_d173
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Beach is great, ocean for swimming ONLY for experienced swimmer, lot of rip currants, good for sell collecting with a low tide. And remember NEVER turn you back on the ocean

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jaimepv69
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Great spot to run, enjoy the surf and step away from the city. Was here with my wife and my service dog.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Sunsets are always breathtaking and listening to the gentle surf lapping the shore is calming and good for all that ails you...physically and emotionally. Many photographers capture this beauty and display their photos in local cafes, Facebook, forums and art shows. Driving west on Sharp...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank JulieWJones
Reviewed June 5, 2018

A truly gorgeous place to visit. The dramatic views of the Pacific will bring an array of emotions to your senses. You'll want to come back again and again ❤️ Be sure to bring warm clothing this time of year!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank happy4travel
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This is a good beach to go to with a group. It's easily accessible from the parking lot, no trails or staircases to climb down. There are lots of big groups and tons of surfers. The parking lot is pay-by-the-hour (no free parking). There are...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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