A brand-new and meticulously designed green space that connects Ocean Ave to the Santa Monica Civic Center area. Well-lit and...
International Chess Park
Close by the Original Muscle Beach, the search for the next Bobby Fischer is on at the International Chess Park. Anyone can join in.
Original Muscle Beach
Rocking since 1959, this nautical-themed dive is dark and dank and all the more glorious for it. The food's not bad either.
The dominant force of The Market, a special market hall on the Santa Monica Place Dining Deck. They make sandwiches and salads, as well...
1654 Ocean Ave · interesting places nearby
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.