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Manhattan Beach, CA

Travel Guide
Manhattan Beach featuring a beach, a coastal town and general coastal views

Stroll along a pier and enjoy swimming, beach volleyball, surfing and many other outdoor activities in this beautiful coastal city.

Manhattan Beach is a small beach city on Santa Monica Bay. It features one of the prettiest piers in the region. Wander along an oceanfront sidewalk and enjoy the beach atmosphere.

Climb to the top of a tall sand dune for a breathtaking view of the city. Join a game of volleyball or relax on the sand. Visit Downtown Manhattan Beach for excellent shopping and some of the best restaurants on Santa Monica Bay. Manhattan Beach also hosts premier beach volleyball and surfing events.

Find Sand Dune Park just a short walk from the Manhattan Beach Pier. Climb the 100-foot (30-meter) sand dune in the park and bring your binoculars for bird watching. Spot more than 150 different bird species, including warblers and sparrows.

Walk along the historic Manhattan Beach Pier and notice the Roundhouse Aquarium at the end. This facility features classes for children and aims to educate all visitors on marine life and the environment. Watch a shark feeding and admire a remarkable collection of marine fish and invertebrates.

Manhattan Beach is also known for its excellent selection of restaurants, featuring award-winning chefs. Wander through Downtown Manhattan Beach and discover some of the best seafood in California. The downtown area also has a range of bars with craft beer and live music.

Experience the weekly Manhattan Beach Farmers Market every Tuesday. Purchase locally grown organic produce and enjoy hot gourmet food. Learn about sustainability and healthy cooking from the market’s exhibitors.

Rent a bicycle and explore Manhattan Beach and its surrounding beach towns. This city is located about 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Los Angeles International Airport. Find accommodations ranging from luxury oceanfront suites and less expensive lodges.

With sandy beaches, day spas, yoga and beautiful coastal sights, Manhattan Beach is one of the best places to relax on Santa Monica Bay.

Where to stay in Manhattan Beach

Crimson Hotel
Crimson Hotel
2 out of 5
850 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $110 per night from Aug 8 to Aug 8
Located in East Manhattan Beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Polliwog Park and Manhattan Beach Pier. Hermosa Beach Pier is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.
3.5/5Good! (958 reviews)
"First room was not good but second room provided after complaints was okay, WiFi not okay"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Crimson Hotel
Best Western Plus Manhattan Beach Hotel
Best Western Plus Manhattan Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1817 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA
The price is $164 per night from Aug 22 to Aug 22
Located in Tree Section, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Manhattan Village and within 3 mi (5 km) of Manhattan Beach Pier and Hermosa Beach Pier. Polliwog Park ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (969 reviews)
"Great hotel, clean and well managed!"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2021

Best Western Plus Manhattan Beach Hotel
Westdrift Manhattan Beach, Autograph Collection by Marriott
Westdrift Manhattan Beach, Autograph Collection by Marriott
4 out of 5
1400 Park View Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA
The price is $249 per night from Aug 1 to Aug 1
Situated in Manhattan Beach, this golf hotel is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Manhattan Beach Pier and within 9 mi (15 km) of Redondo Beach Pier and Dignity Health Sports ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (736 reviews)
"Great hotel, ideal if you want to play golf or simply are plonking for a nice location around Manhattan beach."

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Westdrift Manhattan Beach, Autograph Collection by Marriott
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