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“great beach”(14 reviews)
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387 Paseo de La Playa, Via Rivera, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 25, 2010

My wife and I visited Torrance Beach 3 times on our visit to the area. The beach is at the end of Redondo Beach, but we found this end of the beach to be the best. We were fortunate enough to see wild dolphins close...More

5  Thank PJH67
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 14, 2013

I used to go the the beach for as shortest time I ve spent there while visiting my ex girlfriend. Althought the look and environment is no great deal, its still beautifull the ocean view, the skyline with all the little villas in the back...More

2  Thank faracer
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I use this beach parking lot to start my bike rides to Marina del Rey. It is a great location and the entire ride is on the strand.

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed October 15, 2018

compared to the neighbors, Torrance State Beach (RAT) is pretty small, however, as it totally blends into the others, who cares

Thank Douglas William M
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Love this beach! We take friends or family here when they come to visit. It's rarely crowded and very accessible. Metered parking or paid parking lots available, but can also find free street parking sometimes as well. The close proximity to the peninsula makes it...More

Thank OKgirl M
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Playing, walking or just sitting and enjoying the view. Torrance Beach is connected to Redondo Beach which leaves you a lot of room to enjoy.

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Better parking than most other beaches....you will find a pretty wide cross-section of folks. The view of the PV peninsula makes you think of the Italian Amalfi coast.

Thank X7833JJjohnr
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Parking meter parking, you can park directly by the street level walking path, stairs and ramp access down to the beach, nice restrooms along the biking/walking path with excellent toilet paper, not tissue paper, and plenty of spots to sit in the beach.

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

As I walk the strand and the beach, the cool waters feel very refreshing. The picturesque view of Palos Verdes is beautiful! This area is like no other.

Thank fischer8
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I grew up nearby, and this has always been my favorite local beach. Parking can be difficult, but the beach is worth it. Biking on the Strand is also fun.

Thank Bytelaw
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Torrance beach is very nice. Try going there to observe a grunion run. The picture next to the Trip Advisor title is actually of Redondo Beach. Torrance is further to the left/southward well beyond the jetty and where the Avenues end. Nice for surfing or...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Due to it's geographical location on the coast, relative to currents, there is a lot os seaweed that gets tangleled around your legs. Little kids get easily dragged under. According to locals this is a constant problem.

Thank Gordon R
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March 27, 2017|
Response from Dvida4 | Reviewed this property |
Parking lot: $2 Flat rate M-F $3 Flat rate Sa-Su Also metered street parkinh