We're staying at the Dream Inn, which is right on the beach. Lots of activity all day, but not overly crowded. Plenty of restaurants & other activities nearby.
Can be crowded -- but the surf us usually tame, and it's easy to get on and off the beach. This is a great place to learn to surf, as it has a wide shallow break.
Easy to access. Close to Boardwalk attractions. West of the pier - smaller beach. Somewhat dirty, sand and water. Good spot just to stick your toes in or visit. I am not a surfer. My favorite part of this beach was being able to see across Monterey Bay to Carmel-by-the Sea when the fog wasn't too dense. Also not far... 更多
This is the spot where surfers head out to catch waves. It is a nice spot for people watching. There is a lot of seaweed on the beach. Which I guess is nature so it is what it is. Also during the week there is Jr. Lifeguard camp so it is pretty crowded with kids.
It's really such a shame that this beach is so gross- it could be beautiful. But the seaweed is left everywhere to rot and stink. Swarms of flies land all over you no matter what you do. 4th of July weekend, you think the city would have raked the rotting stinking seaweed. It was horrible on both sides of the... 更多
Another pretty beach area. You can see seals swimming around in the water, surfers riding the waves, and lots of people there just to enjoy the view. It's near the wharf and is a popular spot for locals. The Boardwalk Amusement Park beach is down the street and is more crowded, so people like to come here instead. Beautiful views.... 更多