Santa Monica Beach, California, USA (with Map & Photos)

Santa Monica Beach is a famous beach located in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Monica. The city of Santa Monica is famous for its luxurious beaches. The local coast is perfect for both noisy companies and for a relaxing holiday with children.

The length of Santa Monica Beach is about 5 km, and the width of the coastline varies in different parts of it, averaging several tens of meters. The beach is very clean, well maintained and has a sandy coastline. The sand here is fine, clean and very pleasant. The entrance to the sea is gentle and similarly sandy.

Santa Monica Beach
Santa Monica Beach

The beach is incredibly beautiful, and the sunsets that can be observed from the beach lead everyone to incredible delight.

Santa Monica Pier

The main attraction of Santa Monica Beach and the entire suburb as a whole is its popular pier, which goes several hundred meters into the ocean. Opened in 1908, the pier to this day is the main center of the life of the resort and the attraction of all tourists. The Santa Monica Pier differs from others in its scale; its territory has everything for the best beach holiday and evening entertainment.

Santa Monica Beach
Santa Monica Beach

How to get to Santa Monica Beach

GPS coordinates: 34°0′54″ N 118°30′6″ E

You can get to the beach as follows:

  • By bus: No. 8, 534. Get off at the Ocean/ Colorado stop, which is located opposite the pier.
  • By subway: get off at the station "Downtown Santa Monica Station" (blue line), then go towards the ocean, and immediately there will be a pier.
  • Taxi: Santa Monica City Cab, Uber Taxi.
  • By car: If leaving Los Angeles, head southwest towards the Pacific Ocean on I-15 N and I-15 S.

Santa Monica Beach Map