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Ocean Avenue

Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
+1 310-393-6149
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Gorgeous Coastal Road

One cannot come to Santa Monica and miss part of the stunning coastal road, great for a nice drive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
walking around near the beach is awesome

I had lunch by the sea stopping along my path at 1 of the great restaurants on Ocean Ave, it was a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Arlington, Texas
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  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
Santa Monica
+1 310-393-6149
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One cannot come to Santa Monica and miss part of the stunning coastal road, great for a nice drive, stroll, bike-it, roller-blade it, see the residential dwellings that are located ALMOST right on the sandy shore-line (highway divides) - lucky residents (except in peak season...More

Thank ChristinaMCGM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had lunch by the sea stopping along my path at 1 of the great restaurants on Ocean Ave, it was a beautiful view

Thank Kesha66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to stay on this road, and saw the most magnificent sunsets. Just be ready for the sun as it sets quickly. The street is busy as it is a main road in Santa Monica but it is fun, and filled with...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a pretty road - and the views were awesome, but it did not take my breath away like the PCH. The restaurants along the road were EXPENSIVE and packed with tourists. Additionally, there were a lot of homeless - a surprising number. They...More

2  Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Love the walk, on one hand looking down to the wonderful Santa Monica Beach, on the other side, such diversity with hotels, cafes, The Promenade. Great to be here for the sunsets.

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is the top of the famous bluff in Santa Monica. a beautiful mile walks in the park on top of the bluff, You may want to do it in the morning since the afternoon could be windy.

Thank R6258SWbrunom
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Take a walk on Ocean Ave just before sunrise. Bring your camera and take multiple shots of the amusement park with the changing neon lights. The views of the ocean are great and then face east and take in the sunrise. Joggers abound, but so...More

Thank drmojo48
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Take a stroll...... This is a great place to chill and relax at any time of the day. Not too packed although be careful of wayward skateboarders..... Views are magnificent and at sunset, absolutely stunning. Traffic noise can’t be helped but you can find peace...More

Thank YorkTraveller1962
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We reached this as we came from north, all the way from Malibu and further north and noticed how clean cut and beautiful this area is. Sun, sea, fresh air, vegetation, what more do you want?

Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We had a couple of walks in the morning along the avenue and were impressed with the maintenance of the gardens and pathways. Beautiful walk and great view of the ocean.

Thank Mark D
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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