Santa Monica: California's perfect beach

Santa Monica: California's perfect beach
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Watching the sea reminds you strongly of waves roaring one after the other. The impact is overwhelming. It doesn’t matter how many times you see; you can never get enough of the magnificent sea. There is a special beauty in those lands close to the sea. Santa Monica in California, is a popular tourist destination located along the coast and there you can witness snowing during winter and trees shedding leaves during spring. It is a beachfront city in California, situated on Santa Monica Bay, and is bordered on five sides by different neighbourhoods of the city of Los Angeles: Pacific Palisades to the north, Brentwood on the northeast, West Los Angeles on the east, Mar Vista on the southeast, and Venice on the south. The city for some reason seems dressed up as if to say it's waiting for its tourists. Let’s look at what sights Santa Monica has in store for travellers.

Most of the hotels in the city are located close to the beach. So, you do not have to go far for a long walk with the sea breeze or to relax at sunrise. Los Angeles International Airport is located not far from Santa Monica. Therefore, it is very easy to reach that beautiful city. Staying in downtown Los Angeles and Hollywood can help you relax and have a lot of fun.

Santa Monica Beach averages 280 days of sunshine a year and offers some of the best sunsets on the West Coast. Santa Monica is also known as a walkable and bike-friendly town, so it’s easy to get around and experience the haven of shops, spas, restaurants, attractions like the Santa Monica Pier and Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica events, and more. The beauty of Santa Monica is the 3.5-mile-long beaches. There is no doubt that a mild, pleasant climate can be emotionally rewarding. The restaurants and shops that serve the best food will captivate the minds of the visitors who come to this city.

Beach picnic
The Santa Monica Picnic Company will help visitors make their celebrations unforgettable. The company will make all the necessary preparations for the beach. All the arrangements for a small celebration, including blankets, pillows, picnic tables, lights, and music, will be arranged on the sand. Those preparations and celebrations like the pictures will be an unforgettable experience for the visitors. The beaches of Santa Monica attract all types of visitors, and on a normal day at the beach, you will likely see families playing on the sand next to mats laid out for a yoga fitness class. Also, don’t be surprised to see a celebrity out and about shopping or grabbing coffee at one of the local shops. Beach amenities include lifeguards, bathrooms, playgrounds, picnic tables, and wooden walkways. You can also rent bicycles and water sports equipment, and there are volleyball courts and chess tables on site.

Endless entertainment
Visitors can enjoy a handful of activities and knowledge such as cooking classes, surfing classes, trapeze classes, and spa. There are facilities for that on this beach. Get a three-hour intro to Santa Monica on an electric bike with pedal or not. Riders zip past sand and surf, the Santa Monica pier, and head to Venice’s famous Muscle Beach and the canal-lined blocks tucked behind the Venice Boardwalk. Santa Monica’s farmers’ markets provide produce to numerous restaurants throughout Los Angeles. On Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday, you can get a taste first-hand by visiting the sprawling market. Buy some fresh veggies and hummus, then head to the beach to enjoy. A trip to Santa Monica isn’t complete without a visit to the iconic Santa Monica Pier. This beautiful pier has provided locals and visitors alike with a place to relax and be entertained in Santa Monica for over 100 years. The pier itself is a great place to view the stunning sunsets, people watch or stroll along the boardwalk while taking in the exciting vibe of the neighbourhood.

New year ready
There are fewer great places to celebrate the holidays than Santa Monica. The seaside city caters to the visitors with its variety of food restaurants and various attractions to attract visitors. Santa Monica is a great choice for those who want to celebrate the New Year in a different way. The atmosphere around the city is a combination of vibrant and relaxed. These things, combined with the many top restaurants, shops, hotels, nightclubs, and unique attractions, make Santa Monica an ideal base for your travels in Southern California.

Places to visit
For those who want to take a break from the hustle and bustle and celebrate for a day or two, head to Santa Monica. Not only this, with the help of fire you can do welding and relax. The hotels, small shops, and locals all welcome the guests warmly. It is also a city that maintains good security, cleanliness, and social distance due to fear of disease. So, you can visit Santa Monica without fear. The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is the perfect route to take for a day trip that combines a scenic road trip with an abundance of outdoor recreational activities in a pristine wilderness destination. Enjoy views of the mountains and the Pacific Ocean in a beautiful area, where you can frolic in the waves and scale a mountain on the same day. Pass through well-known beach towns such as Malibu and Oxnard. Go hiking on the 500 miles of trails, and, if you don’t want to return to the hustle and bustle the same day, stay the night at one of the campgrounds. You can also explore several state parks along the way, including Topanga State Park, Malibu Creek State Park, and Point Mugu State Park.

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