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Beautiful!!

Always Beautiful place to visit!! Memorable!! Never regret going there. Great place to walk your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MustLoveShepherds
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Great Local Beach!

I love this beach. It”s never crowded and has restrooms nearby. I love to stay and watch the sunset... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
beneraphael
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Oceanside, California
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Harbor Drive, Oceanside, CA
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"play volleyball"
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"joe's crab shack"
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"watch the sunset"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always Beautiful place to visit!! Memorable!! Never regret going there. Great place to walk your dog.

Thank MustLoveShepherds
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this beach. It”s never crowded and has restrooms nearby. I love to stay and watch the sunset from this spot. Makes for a beautiful photo op! It’s close to restaurants and shops on the Harbor and is a fun family outing for the...More

Thank beneraphael
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

busy at weekends; quiet through the week. good surfing but poor for swimming with a strong tidal pull. good facilities. good selection of places to eat.

Thank philmurrayperforms
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Beautiful beach with easy access, absolutely wonderful sunsets, walking distance to harbor shops and restaurants, convenient parking

Thank Katherine M
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We ate lunch at harbour then walked out to beach. It was not one of my favorite beaches I have seen. You could see the pier and might have been a nice walk. The harbor was not crowded and found plenty of parking

Thank Anne_PinkBiker
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Harbor beach is a quiet beach with not too much public. We walked on the rock formations that went into the water. The sunset was beautiful. We got some great pics that day.

Thank ATJaweed
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome atmosphere. A place that calms your spirit and relaxes you. Beautiful ocean with clear clean warm water and terrific waves. Good food, good music and good vibes.

Thank OceanLovers32
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The Harbor is just amazing. Beautiful views of the ocean, fishing and wildlife! My kids loved it. Can’t wait to come back again.

Thank Orthowife10
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

The river's channel area may possibly be waded through (depends on flow) but it is the nesting place of protected ground-dwelling birds so, take the pedestrian overpass and make your way through Harbor Village to the beach. There are shade structures over picnic tables and...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

been going to this beach since i was a kid.i still love this beach 35 years later. lots of sand.no rocks and fishing off the jetty (need a fishing licence for that) lots of parking and great top of the line food at the harbor

Thank chrisdisanto79
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Kathi F
5 June 2018|
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Response from Katherine M | Reviewed this property |
I have visited Oceanside many times, it is not known for its snorkeling but take a surf lesson with Mark Kaplan down at the pier, he is awesome!
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corinnes57
6 March 2018|
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Response from Jan T | Reviewed this property |
Some beaches allow dogs without leashes in Carlsbad for example, which is next to Oceanside.
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