Looking for a perfect beach to have fun with your family? Looking for a breathtaking beach to spend with your loved one? Looking for a beach full of adventures together with your friends? These five beaches which I am going to show you are the best beaches in the City of Angels that you must try, then. Not only the water is relaxing but the view and the sand are also stunning and awesome. If you have gone to these beaches already, you would definitely agree with me on this, right? But if you haven’t tried, then you must go and visit these beaches, so you won’t miss the fun.
El Matador Beach
El Matador Beach is good for adventurous people. The massive rocks stood out on the beach. The path and shores there are rocky, so be sure to wear shoes. The ocean has big and strong waves but the water is crystal clear. There are secret sea caves to explore too, this beach surely suits those people who love doing exciting activities.
Not just that, the beach also offers you a beautiful view. Although the beach does not have that many facilities, it has picnic tables that are perfect spot to take photos. You could also take your special someone here on a date. The beach is perfect to enjoy the sunset, or you could also come to the beach early and see the breathtaking view of the dawn.
The El Matador Beach is one of the three beaches, which are El Pescador and La Piedra beaches that collectively form the Robert H. Meyer Beaches.
Malibu Surfrider Beach
From the name itself, there is no other beach aside from the Malibu Surfrider Beach that is perfect for surfer enthusiasts. Either you are a longboarder or short boarder, you will surely enjoy here. If you don’t know how to surf but you wanted to try, worry not for the beach also offers onsite surfs lesson. The beach has plenty of volleyball courts and onsite parking. Due to Gidget, and other surf legends, the beach became a well-known surfing beach to a lot of people. The place can get very crowdy especially during summer.
Malibu Surfrider Beach does not only offer big waves but also has something ornithologist would surely love. There is a part of the place where you would be able to spot over 200 different kinds of birds. Tour guides are available for visitors who want to explore the area. You could also learn the history of the Chumash Indian tribe who lived in the place during the late 1700s.
Santa Monica State Beach
The best thing about the Santa Monica State Beach, aside from its picturesque view, is that the beach offers you a lot of recreational facilities you can choose from. These facilities, roller coasters, Ferris wheel, carnival-inspired food stalls, and different kinds of booths make Santa Monica a carnival in a beach. As what they have said, “Any day is a carnival day at the Santa Monica Beach!” but the beach does not only offer you these. It also offers you lot of water activities. Surfing, swimming and paddle boarding are some of those on the list.
With its 3-mile-long shoreline, you could also jog, run, walk or even ride bikes in Santa Monica, and to complete your experience in Santa Monica, you must also visit the Santa Monica Pier.
Leo Carrillo State Beach
Leo Carrillo State Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Los Angeles aside from the El Matador Beach. The beach was named after the American actor, conservationist, who has served 18 years on the California Beach and Parks Commission. The beach is located 28 miles north to the Pacific Coast Highway. Due to its beautiful scenic view, Leo Carrillo State Beach has been used and featured in a lot of movies. The beach has tide pools that you can explore as well as on-site camping grounds, picnic areas, and RV facilities. Other than these you could also explore the caves and reefs. You could also do some surfing and fishing here.
Leo Carrillo State Beach is one of those rare beaches which allow dogs to wander; they call it Fido. If you have a pet dog then, you can bring it with you during your summer getaway to this beach.
El Pescador State Beach
El Pescador, when translated, means “the fisherman.” The second among the three beaches that collectively form the Robert H. Meyer Beaches, El Pescador has a wide range of caves with tide pools and big rocks. The place is quiet and peaceful as it is less frequented by visitors, which is a good thing. You won’t be fighting with others for a perfect place to enjoy the place and have a picnic. Since it is not that visited yet, there are no stalls for food available there, so make sure to bring your own food.
You could also spot different birds like brown pelicans, gulls, sandpipers, and double-crested cormorants.
I hope you are listing these five beaches to your bucket list and also make sure if you visit there, take good care of the place, so we may still able to continue enjoying these beautiful beaches.