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Beautiful, not busy beach

Pretty sure it’s not 1,000 steps, but it sure feels like it whenever you go back up. The beach is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenny S
Los Angeles, California
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Beautiful and secluded beach!

Must see beautiful Beach!💕 Keep in mind that going down is your choice. Coming up is mandatory... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Regina P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty sure it’s not 1,000 steps, but it sure feels like it whenever you go back up. The beach is worth it; don’t pack a lot because you have to take it back up with you.

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must see beautiful Beach!💕 Keep in mind that going down is your choice. Coming up is mandatory! The 225 stairs offers a great legs and glutes workout. The weather was a perfect 80 degrees!

Thank Regina P
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Nice beach for surfing but not too great for bathing. I enjoyed the sun and the sand and the awesome crashing of the waves on the rocks! But there’s a GREAT need for bathroom and step repair. Walked 18 blocks to find a public bathroom.

3  Thank Michael A
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a legs day, 1,000 step beach access is worth a try. The gorgeous beach at the bottom of (218) steps, not 1,000 makes an inviting post work out relaxing stop. Do go early in the morning or you’ll be competing...More

Thank SwissBritAbroad
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Guilt free leisure with the legs benefiting the most! the beach is well worth it and very charismatic.

Thank E A C
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We are not from the area, but heard that this beach was the place to go. We are so glad we did! A little tricky to find, and like most of CA, somewhat hard to find parking. And it’s called 1000 steps beach for a...More

Thank Jacob B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Every summer, 1,000 steps is our destination for at least half of our trips to Laguna. The water is clear and the crowds are usually minimal, probably because people believe that there are actually 1,000 steps to get to the water. It's a short walk...More

2  Thank rosschun
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This beach is a few km south of the main strip but worth the visit especially since Laguna offers free transit on charming buses all along the waterfront. The beach was not packed but well attended for people watching and interest. Going down brings you...More

3  Thank Roman L
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Great beach beautiful area....unfortunately bathroom was out of order which was a problem and bring food and drink not easy to get something. Steps aren’t bad going down but going up...OMG😳🤪

1  Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Not really 1000 steps.... very easy to go down steps...beautiful location, very strong waves. Just get there early to find yourself parking space on the road. Will go back again!

2  Thank Maristela D
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Marisol R
15 January 2018|
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Response from Loren B | Reviewed this property |
I have not visited the tide pools in Laguna, only those found in Corona Del Mar. All of the California coast is accessible to the public (California Coastal Commision) you need to go when the tide is low. Tide tables are... More
tyra d
10 August 2017|
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Response from LagunaBell | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are plenty of restaurants on the beach. I will suggest what I think will help you. One of the best views, cliff side, is The Cliffs. It is in a village which has a lot of little shops and the good thing about... More
13 July 2017|
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Response from Sandra S | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry katcamara this is probably confusing there is a little shack at the bottom of the stairs that they use for storage also they have a shower head so you can rinse but when we went there the bathroom area was either... More