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Wanna play volleyball?

The most number of public beach courts in town, with a great view of the islands and harbor. I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Santa Barbara, California
Lovely beach

Came across a beach wedding late one afternoon. Lovely beach. Quiet. Nice views. Great walk along... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
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1400 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2880
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The most number of public beach courts in town, with a great view of the islands and harbor. I recommend carpool or public transport, since parking can be a hassle..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank skip2go
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Beach right near downtown Santa Barbara. Usually not too crowded. I went swimming every day (three weeks) while in Santa Barbara in November. The water was fine. The only issue is the tar you sometimes find on your feet or towel, so be careful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TSinParis
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Came across a beach wedding late one afternoon. Lovely beach. Quiet. Nice views. Great walk along shoreline.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank suehDorset
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Artists line the sidwalks and really a beautiful way to enjoy the beach and more. We rode bikes as well and the bike trails are a great way to go both east and west.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank okatty
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This beach is flanked by the clear blue waters of the bay and stretches out along the California coast for about a mile. The sand is a grey colour and the beach is wide so there is plenty of room for all. It was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We loved the warm water (mid 70's) compared to the eternally chilly water on the Central Coast 60). Is is not a gently sloping beach like ours at home. Lifeguard posts on the beach. Vball nets. The bikeway, walkway is just a stone's throw away....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liza W
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by this beach to get close to the Pacific on our way up the coast. It was the perfect place to spend an hour walking the beach and enjoying the views of the pier, boats, and coastline. Waters were calm, and the grounds...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BuddyV_12
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We walked the entire length of the beach and back, stopping to pick up interesting pebbles and shells along the way. Even on a very warm day, the sheltered beach was not crowded. Vendors on the beach rented kayaks and various other types of equipment....More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Sc00byD00byD00
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Pretty clean and there is a place to rent lounge chairs and an umbrella and nice for the kids and clean

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed June 11, 2018

This is a nice beach to take walk on near the shores driving from Northern California beautiful pit stop to grab a bite to eat then move on to the next beach.This beach you have to see for yourself to rate it.-Anthony

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Anthony B
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