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Great interval workout

If you go up and down these steps a couple of times you will definitely get a good cardio workout... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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When I was a kid, I loved this beach. But no more! It's just too hard to walk to, at 69. Next... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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31972 Pacific Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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All reviews pack light great workout cool cave travel light decent shape during low tide street parking flights of stairs parking is limited bathroom facilities the cliff bring water beautiful spot nice walk tide pools exercise beach
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you go up and down these steps a couple of times you will definitely get a good cardio workout! The beach is wonderful as are most beaches around the area. There are not any dining, restroom, etc. facilities but it feels like your own...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

When I was a kid, I loved this beach. But no more! It's just too hard to walk to, at 69. Next lifetime, maybe?

1  Thank califcasl
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Well, there are not 1000 steps to the beach. We were kind of disappointed as we were going for that. However, I was grateful when we climbed back up. It is steep. The beach is beautiful and not crowded. It’s fun watching the waves and...More

3  Thank bjt1107
Reviewed 20 September 2018

As you might expect....a little easier going down than climbing back up. But really not that bad at all and pretty nice spot to relax and enjoy the ocean views and the amazing properties way up looking down. Parking not the easiest and if you...More

3  Thank Derek D
Reviewed 1 September 2018 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.

1  Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 18 August 2018

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!

1  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.

4  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

1  Thank SwissBritAbroad
Reviewed 10 August 2018

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

1  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

2  Thank K1946EFjacobb
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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