Santa Monica CA is an eclectic mix of culture and southern California lifestyle. It’s an interesting mixture of people from many different backgrounds. When you walk the Santa Monica Pier, which is the main landmark and one of the most famous destinations in California, you’ll notice there is hardly a non-culture visitor in sight. It’s a veritable cultural haven for people of all ages. And if you’ve never been to this amazing place, don’t miss out on what may be one of your best chances to see the world.
Santa Monica CA is a charming seaside town west of Los Angeles, on the Pacific Ocean. Santa Monica Beach is lined with beautiful, modernist buildings, with gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Monica Pier. Santa Monica Pier is also home to the Pacific Park entertainment complex, featuring multiple attractions like the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, vintage carousel and Trader Joe’s. Just a short walk will take you to other great attractions, such as the Santa Monica Pier Museum and the Santa Monica Pier Preserve.
Also just a short walk will take you to other excellent beach destinations. While at Santa Monica, don’t forget to check out the Santa Monica Pier. You’ll see beautiful sailboats docked next to the beach, giving you a unique chance to observe the waves rolling in. If you’re a fan of the ocean, the Santa Monica Pier Museum will satisfy your marine curiosity with a vast array of sea creatures, sea food and even a submarine tour!
For those who prefer to surf, there’s the Pacific Ocean itself. Get yourself a wet suit and a board, and find a good spot by the water. Surfers paradise is not far from here, as Santa Monica is home to some of the best surfing in the world. Or if you prefer windsurfing, try your hand at windsurfing or kiteboarding.
Of course, if you’re looking for a place to relax after a long day of touring, you’ll want to check out Santa Monica. Spas abound in this area, so you can escape the hectic, stressful day with a hot soaking bath or luxurious massage. Or just enjoy the sun and surf at one of the beaches.
You’ll be happy to know that there are many more beaches in Santa Monica. Spend a day relaxing by the water at various beaches, or sample the cuisine of different cultures on the beachfront restaurants. After a day of touring, you’ll want to stretch out and have a long lazy afternoon nap. You’ll be happy to know that there are plenty of spas and relaxation centers in close proximity to all of these beaches.
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