A brand-new and meticulously designed green space that connects Ocean Ave to the Santa Monica Civic Center area. Well-lit and...
Original Muscle Beach
International Chess Park
Rocking since 1959, this nautical-themed dive is dark and dank and all the more glorious for it. The food's not bad either.
Chef Allyson Thurber crafts lobster and seafood specials as stunning as the oceanfront views at this lively pierside perch. Tables are...
Lonely Planet review
Ever wonder what it feels like to be one of those bad-asses paddling the long board beyond the break and then riding the swell? Then find this little nook of a shop south of the pier. They sell and rent SUP boards – the sport Laird Hamilton helped make famous, and can set you up with lessons too.