Manhattan Beach Travel Guide

Browse 15 travel reviews, 3 travel blogs and 143 travel photos from real travelers to Manhattan Beach.

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Manhattan Beach Overview

Not too long ago, Manhattan Beach was a sleepy beach town with a laid back vibe. Now, it's a popular home base for celebrities, professional athletes and those who can afford the multi-million dollar homes that crowd the hilly, narrow streets by the sandy beaches.

"El Porto", off 45th St. in Manhattan Beach, is one of the most popular and crowded surf destinations in LA. During the spring and summer, especially during sunny weekend days, throngs of beach-goers flock here from everywhere in LA. Fall and winter bring cloudier weather and large surf that tends to thin out the crowds.

There are many restaurants and bars clustered around Manhattan Beach Blvd and Manhattan Ave.

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