Beach Bouncing in So Cal

1. Venice Beach

9.3
Venice Beach (along the Pacific Ocean), Venice, CA
Beach · Venice Beach · 501 tips and reviews

PepsiPepsi: What's more impressive, the waves or the boardwalk's parade of characters? Be sure to check out Muscle Beach and ask someone which way the gym is

Santa Monica State Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

2. Santa Monica State Beach

9.6
1432 Palisades Beach Rd (at Colorado Ave.), Santa Monica, CA
Beach · Downtown Santa Monica · 253 tips and reviews

Trails.comTrails.com: The Santa Monica Beach Bike Path extends from Will Rogers State Beach, at its northern terminus, south through Venice and Marina Del Rey to the bridge that crosses Ballona Creek. Read more.

Point Dume State Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

3. Point Dume State Beach

9.4
7401 S Birdview Ave, Malibu, CA
Beach · Point Dume · 34 tips and reviews

365CheapDates.com K.365CheapDates.com Kayla: Good spot for many activities, including rock climbing and scuba diving. This was Cheap Date Idea #10 on my blog. Read more.

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4. Leo Carrillo State Beach Visitor Center

7.8
35000 Pacific Coast Hwy (at Muholland Hwy.), Malibu, CA
Beach · 17 tips and reviews

Trails.comTrails.com: The beach is stabilized to some extent by minor rocky breaks in the shoreline & by extensive kelp beds offshore. At Sequit Point you’ll find good surfing, swimming, skin diving & cave/cove clusters. Read more.

5. Zuma Beach

9.5
30050 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA
Beach · Western Malibu · 100 tips and reviews

Kenton C.Kenton Copple: Perfect shoreline for skimboarding during mid/high-tide, just be extra cautious hitting those swells!

Manhattan Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

6. Manhattan Beach

9.4
Along the Strand (at the Pacific Ocean), Manhattan Beach, CA
Beach · North End · 99 tips and reviews
Paradise Cove is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

7. Paradise Cove

8.8
28128 Pacific Coast Hwy (at Paradise Cove Rd.), Malibu, CA
Beach · Paradise Cove · 33 tips and reviews

AristeAriste: OMG - you can order wine & beer from the restaurant and enjoy it on the beach with the sand at your feet, sun shining & waves lapping. Everything seems to taste better!

8. El Matador State Beach

9.4
32215 Pacific Coast Hwy (at El Matador Beach Rd.), Malibu, CA
Beach · Western Malibu · 47 tips and reviews

BollareBollare: Bypass Zuma Beach for this serene stretch tucked behind the cliffs. It’s a hike to the water but breathtaking rock formations and lack of people are worth it. Bring a jacket and $8 to park. —Rachael

Bolsa Chica State Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

9. Bolsa Chica State Beach

8.9
18000 Pacific Coast Hwy (btwn Seapoint St. & Warner Ave.), Huntington Beach, CA
Beach · 48 tips and reviews

Simon & Schuster M.Simon & Schuster Manager: There is always plenty of room at Bolsa Chica for moderate-level surfers to catch a wave, according to Peter Heller, author of KOOK, which explores t the science of surfing. http://bit.ly/pwAiqE

Huntington Beach City Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

10. Huntington Beach City Beach

9.4
103 Pacific Coast Hwy (btwn Beach Blvd. & Seapoint St.), Huntington Beach, CA
Beach · Downtown Huntington Beach · 77 tips and reviews
City of Laguna Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

11. City of Laguna Beach

9.2
California
City · 82 tips and reviews
Corona del Mar State Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

12. Corona del Mar State Beach

9.4
2900 T St. (at Iris Ave.), Newport Beach, CA
Beach · Corona del Mar · 55 tips and reviews
San Onofre State Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

13. San Onofre State Beach

8.7
Beach Club Rd, Camp Pendelton, CA
Beach · 12 tips and reviews
Mission Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

14. Mission Beach

9.4
San Diego, CA
Beach · 73 tips and reviews

Ray E.Ray Elkins: Great place to jog, walk, bike, blade or just sit and people watch. South Mission Jetty to Crystal Pier and back = 5.25 miles. Grab some food @ World Famous if you get hungry.

Coronado Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

15. Coronado Beach

9.6
1063 Ocean Blvd, Coronado, CA
Beach · 132 tips and reviews

Examiner.comExaminer.com: This beach is full of lush vegetation and great for ship watching and warm mild surf. Coronado made 2010's top 10 beaches making it a must! Read more.

Ocean Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

16. Ocean Beach

9.3
San Diego, CA
Beach · 79 tips and reviews

Christian D.Christian D: most relaxing and laid back beach in San Diego, the pier and the cliffs are a bonus!

17. Black's Beach

8.8
Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, CA
Beach · 41 tips and reviews

Boxfire PressBoxfire Press: Justin McLachlan, author of the upcoming novel Time Up, here. If you can handle the hike down (and up) this is San Diego's most scenic—and unofficially clothing optional—beaches.

Imperial Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

18. Imperial Beach

8.5
California
City · 26 tips and reviews

Christa G.Christa Gentile: If you want to come to the US Open Sandcastle competition, get here at 7AM!

La Jolla Shores Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

19. La Jolla Shores Beach

9.6
La Jolla Shores, San Diego, CA
Beach · La Jolla Shores · 122 tips and reviews

Jason F.Jason F: Beautiful beach with plenty of action on a nice warm day.

La Jolla Cove is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

20. La Jolla Cove

9.6
1200 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA
Beach · Village · 175 tips and reviews

Laura A.Laura Araujo: Climb on the rocks and watch the seals.

Torrey Pines State Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

21. Torrey Pines State Beach

9.6
North Torrey Pines Rd. (Located One Mile S Of Del Mar), La Jolla, CA
Beach · 61 tips and reviews

ryan t.ryan taylor: Go Hike Torrey Pines reserve down to the beach. Reward yourself with a swim to cool off afterward.

Amarillo Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

22. Amarillo Beach

8.9
22126 1/2 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA
Surf Spot · Eastern Malibu · 13 tips and reviews

Jerald B.Jerald Bondoc: Best place to get away from everything along the PCH

Redondo Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

23. Redondo Beach

9.3
Esplanade, Redondo Beach, CA
Beach · South Redondo Beach · 74 tips and reviews

Michael K.Michael Kerper: What a great beach! South Bay is just the best!

Newport Beach, CA is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

24. Newport Beach, CA

California
City · 64 tips and reviews

Sherry B.Sherry Bray: I LOVE IT!!!

Laguna Beach Boardwalk is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

25. Laguna Beach Boardwalk

9.3
101 S Coast Hwy (Broadway St), Laguna Beach, CA
Beach · Main Beach · 29 tips and reviews

Rae G.Rae Gross: Lots of benches to sit on and watch tourists, volleyball courts and beach goers

Rincon Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

26. Rincon Beach

8.5
California
Beach · 4 tips and reviews

Derek B.Derek Broes: Pick a spot where rocks are not high, otherwise it blocks the view

Surfrider Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

27. Surfrider Beach

8.6
23180 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA
Surf Spot · Eastern Malibu · 17 tips and reviews

Degree MenDegree Men: One of the smoothest rides found anywhere, often crowded with surfers competing for every wave. It is one of the most idyllic locations where the backdrops are the mansions of the rich and powerful.

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28. East Beach

9.2
E Cabrillo Blvd (btw Stearns Wharf & Andree Clark Bird Refuge), Santa Barbara, CA
Beach · 15 tips and reviews

Mads F.Mads Fuhr: Check out the always sunny rooftop patio overlooking Santa Barbara Habour - brilliant!

Dockweiler State Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

29. Dockweiler State Beach

8.4
12501 Vista del Mar (at Imperial Hwy), Playa del Rey, CA
Beach · Playa del Rey · 55 tips and reviews

Los AngelesLos Angeles: Build a sandcastle & a bonfire @ Dockweiler Beach - http://ht.ly/5CuJe

Butterfly Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

30. Butterfly Beach

9.0
Channel Drive, Montecito, CA
Beach · 18 tips and reviews

lori l.lori lama: Great beach with a private feel, walk dogs. Walk, run or just relax on the beach. Parking is limited on the street so be patient. The landscape is gorgeous!!!!

Crystal Cove Beach is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

31. Crystal Cove Beach

9.4
North Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
Beach · Pelican Hill · 37 tips and reviews
Hermosa Beach - The Strand is one of Beach Bouncing in So Cal.

32. Hermosa Beach - The Strand

9.5
The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA (Pier Avenue), Los Angeles, CA
Beach · 30 tips and reviews