A bay bordered by a crescent-shaped shore between Malibu and Los Angeles, the mainland of Santa Monica Bay is lined with high-end property. Many piers and docks offer fishing and parking for private vessels. Some of the larger piers, such as Santa Monica Pier and Marina Del Rey, are full of entertainment, shopping, and restaurants. A fishing or boat tour helps you appreciate the California coast. Adrenaline-pumping water activities are also available. Use our Los Angeles trip planner to visit Santa Monica Bay on your trip to Los Angeles, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Tours to Santa Monica Bay
The Ultimate Los Angeles Bike Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $139
Duration: 6 hours
Private Electric Bike tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beaches BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $99
Duration: 3 hours
L.A. Highlights Private Full Day Tour of Los Angeles BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $264
Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Santa Monica Bay Reviews
Me encanto visitar un lugar que sale en el juego de gta y poder verlo en la realidad. Lo recomiendo. more »I loved visiting a place that comes out in the gta game and to be able to see it in reality. I recommend it.
Luego de la locura visual que es Venice beach esta playa es un bálsamo para recorrer tranquilo junto al mar, ojo que noviembre es temporada baja, no sabria decir como es en pleno verano. more »After the visual madness that is Venice beach this beach is a balm to roam peacefully by the sea, eye that November is low season, I would not know as it is in the middle of summer.
Very comfortable beach to be with your family and all the people around is nice and funny also you can have a great day
We love the view. Just beautiful and relaxing place.
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