Los Angeles is not only world famous because of Hollywood or Disneyland, but home to dozens of beaches. With a large area and diverse culture, certainly Los Angeles has something to offer to anyone, thus millions of people come to the city of Angels for that dream beach vacation.
Below are interesting facts on some Los Angeles Beaches:
- Leo Carillo State Beach is one of the most scenic beaches in Los Angeles with interesting rock formation and caves. This is the ideal place to head to if you are into scuba diving, wind surfing, tide pooling and surfing.
- Will Rogers State Beach is situated closer to the city, a beach with a long stretch of sand. It is rated by Nature Conservancy as the best California beach for swimming,
- Manhattan Beach is one of the busiest Los Angeles beaches. Other than swimming, fishing, walking and biking, this urban beach is also best for people watching and satisfying your sight with beautiful beachfront homes. Coffee shops and specialty stores are accessible too.
- Zuma Beach is located northernmost of Los Angeles. Apart from surfing and swimming, Zuma beach is best for whale watching (in winter). Another reason to head to this beach is that the water is a little colder than beaches in the South.
- El Matador Beach or called “pocket” beach because it is too small that you think it can fit in your pocket. Since it is very secluded this is the ideal place to go for romantic walks, bodysurfing, bodyboarding and swimming.
- Venice Beach is the place to be for sun, sand and fun. Venice Beach is loaded with rich history and colorful entrainment. Restaurants, spas, gyms, specialty shops, street entertainers, singers, caricaturists, fortune tellers, magicians abound for that one stop California getaway.
These lists will give you an idea to plan your Los Angeles trip. Make sure to stay at Venice Beach Cotel, a Los Angeles Hostel that will keep you comfortable as well as within your budget.