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Torrance State Beach

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Address: Via Rivera, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
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Best kept secret of a beach

The Torrance beaches are the best kept secret in the Los Angeles area. Who needs to hassle with the parking and crowds in Santa Monica? The Torrance beaches are clean with ample... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Torrance beaches are the best kept secret in the Los Angeles area. Who needs to hassle with the parking and crowds in Santa Monica? The Torrance beaches are clean with ample free street parking and stunning views of the Palos Verdes peninsula. You will feel like you are in Italy.

Thank BoboTravlr
Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Redondo and Manhattan are nearby, but I prefer Torrance Beach. It's less crowded and street parking is easier to find. It just has a more laid back vibe.

Thank Veronica B
Palos Verdes Estates, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There's nothing to see at Torrance State Beach except sand, surf, volleyball players, bikers, walkers (the walking path can take you all the way to Santa Monica), dogs, sunbathers, surfers, dolphin, boats, exercise groups, meditation groups (a lovely outdoor church on Sundays). Sigh, pity the place is so boring. :). P.S. when you find you just can't take anymore of... More 

Thank RebeccaForster
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Less busy stretch of the south bay area beach and little bit cleaner that Redondo Beach. Nice area to relax and play some beach volleyball. Good area for morning run.

Thank aov9473
McKinleyville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Good views with a great walk/run/bike path. The beach is a good place to escape the larger crowds at other spots. Good for for a family beach day although parking can be rough.

Thank mattkurth
Torrance, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

On clear days you can see up the coastline for miles, an amazing view of the Palos Verdes Pennisula, and Catalina Island. On cloudy days, just as beautiful, but views are shadowed - great way to spend some time either way.

Thank Leslie K
Palestine, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Living in Torrance, there's just something nice about going to our own hometown beach. 4th of July offers another memorable opportunity.

Thank Steve G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Torrance State Park Beach is really nice clean family style beach , Very clean and easy pay parking lot and access close to the beach area. Not far from Palos Verdes

Thank Joyce P
Western Pennsylvania USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

A very nice clean beach, Easy surfside parking. Water was very cold . One of the better beaches in the Los Angeles area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spot to spend the day with the family. Wonderful view of Palos Verdes, Malibu and everything in between!

Thank Dvida4

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