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Visiting Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica
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This double-jointed pier situated on the foot of Colorado Avenue invites to you witness a charming evening with a mesmerising sea view of Pacific Ocean, carnival games, stupendous Pacific Park and taste the delicious cuisines from various restaurants.

Unlimited fun at Santa Monica Pier

Unlimited fun at Santa Monica Pier

North and South of the Pier

North and South of the Pier

Enclosed with ocean bluff and the coast highway of Pacific, the north area offers access to the beach from the city side with a string of stairs, walkways, and bridges. North of the Pier is the external part of the beach which provides parking facilities. The South of the Pier features greened parks, luxurious hotels, and lavish restaurants at the borderline of the beach. It also highlights the International Chess Park, the Muscle Beach, and Carousel Park along with the shutters.

Santa Monica Beach

Santa Monica Beach

Santa Monica Beach is an iconic destination spot that draws the attention of millions of visitors with its stunning sights and exciting attractions. The Beach features the 'Annenberg Community Beach House with heart throbbing views and a large play area for children. Perry's Café along with multitudinous of local restaurants offer lounge chairs, little coolers, wind guards and many more utility items along with delicious cuisines. It is a perfect place to grab breakfast and lunch meals. You can enjoy several adventure sports like surfing and paddle boarding.

Pacific Park

Pacific Park

Pacific Park is home to ultimate rides where you can feel your adrenaline rushing. It allows you to explore and experience exciting rides and various events free of cost. The Pacific Park is the cynosure of incredible rides. Pacific does not disappoint its tiny guests as emotion and love comes in all sizes. It takes its guests into a magical world. A dreamy land of fantasy where little guests can enjoy the exciting rides which are perfect for their age and height. Located in the Santa Monica, Pacific Park is a real pleaser with thrilling, adventurous rides, roller coasters, panoramic free-fall towers, and sparkling night fireworks. The appealing shops, tempting restaurants, and eateries induce every tourist to visit this amusing palace of California.

Calm your hunger

Calm your hunger

After having unlimited fun in the pier, calm your hunger here with the appealing appetisers, delicious food, refreshing beverages, and tempting desserts. The restaurants serve mouth-watering delicious cuisines and stunning drinks. Some restaurants allow you to sit in a spectacular tropical garden with excellent tapas, while others offer you take away services. You can have a wide variety of fusion eateries at a decent price in a great atmosphere. The Italian cuisine lovers get tasty pizzas and ice-creams served by the talented chefs. The small cozy bar with rock music is a perfect combination of spontaneous night parties. For those with a sweet tooth, be sure to check out the desserts and pastries. The individual pan pizzas prepared with fresh Italian ingredients, cheese and pepperoni right from the oven are mouth watering. Step into 'Beach Burger' to taste the traditional American grilled specialties including Angus beef burgers, delicious chicken beast sandwiches, onion rings and all time favourite fries.

Insider Tips

How to Get Tickets?

Entry at the Santa Monica Pier is free. But you need to book your turns for exciting games, carnivals and adventure rides and reserve your tickets in advance. You can buy them online as well as offline at its counter. Click on the link of our website and book your rides at the earliest.

How To Get Around?

Santa Monica Pier is best to explore on foot.

What Should I Wear?

Wear what you feel comfortable in and is trendy. Printed dresses, jumpsuits, and long dresses look stylish with fabulous accessories and bold lipsticks. Pack cotton shorts, loose-fitting trousers, and long skirts along with tank tops or spaghetti. You can take bikinis and swimwear for swimming on beaches. Bright colour Sarongs will look fabulous on beaches. You can also wrap it as swimwear. Shoes, flip-flops, and flat sandals are perfect options for footwear. Moreover, you can include a pair of sunglasses, a sunscreen lotion and a floppy hat for a daytime excursions.

Facts

Best Time to Visit

Enjoy the view on the Santa Monica Pier with spectacular beach views, various food sections, and amazing carnivals. The summer months are the best to visit. It offers pleasant weather to enjoy the natural beauty and outdoor concerts on the beach. However, during this season, you can expect a massive crowd with less parking availability. Avoid visiting during holidays and weekends as it is the busiest spot in the city. Weekdays are the best for tourists to explore Santa Monica.

Currency

United States Dollars.

Will I Need a Guide?

No. This website serves as the best guide for touring this attraction.

How To Get There?

Pick any public transport for getting around. Coach is the most prominent option for a convenient tour at an affordable price. Metro serves as the fastest transportation as it widely connects Santa Monica through its route. You can also hire self-driven vehicles for a leisure outing. Los Angeles serves five significant airports for getting into Santa Monica. You can book a flight for any of the airports. However, Santa Monica International Airport is the main gateway for the city. You can also catch the train for the central station of the town. Downtown Santa Monica Station is the nearest station for the Santa Monica Pier. Moreover, the city is well connected to the national highways which makes it more comfortable for the people who travel through buses and cars.

Additional Info

Check where you are going before you leave your hotel. Make sure you reach on time so that you don't miss out on any adventures.

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