Best surfing in Los Angeles

Check out the top surfing in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Manhattan Beach Strand
1. Manhattan Beach Strand
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39 local reviews
2 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach
+1 310 305-9503
Beach
Susana, Patricia
5 minutes away from Manhattan Beach. El Porto good for surfing / volleyball good for kids... lifeguards et…
dan
Beautiful people, shiny cars, big sunglasses & little lap dogs. That’s in the trendy area where scenes from ma…
Patrick And Katja
Great for morning or evening beach walks, home of beach volleyball and great surfing! What more do you want, t…
1. Manhattan Beach Strand
1. Manhattan Beach Strand
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39 local reviews
2 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach
+1 310 305-9503
Susana, Patricia
Susana, Patricia
5 minutes away from Manhattan Beach. El Porto good for surfing / volleyball good for kids... lifeguards etc. The strand along the beac…
dan
dan
Beautiful people, shiny cars, big sunglasses & little lap dogs. That’s in the trendy area where scenes from many television shows have been …
Patrick And Katja
Patrick And Katja
Great for morning or evening beach walks, home of beach volleyball and great surfing! What more do you want, this is California at it's best…
2. Manhattan Beach Pier
2. Manhattan Beach Pier
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73 local reviews
Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
+1 818-415-1838
PremisePoint of interestEstablishment
Marti
Walking, Biking, Surfing, Restaurants, Shopping... Fun locale.
Cassandra
Great Area for shopping, restaurants and great beaches/surfing
Adrian
Great surfing beaches, shopping, restaurants, thriving live music scene!
2. Manhattan Beach Pier
2. Manhattan Beach Pier
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73 local reviews
Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
+1 818-415-1838
Marti
Marti
Walking, Biking, Surfing, Restaurants, Shopping... Fun locale.
Cassandra
Cassandra
Great Area for shopping, restaurants and great beaches/surfing
Adrian
Adrian
Great surfing beaches, shopping, restaurants, thriving live music scene!
3. SoCal Kitesurfing & Kiteboarding
3. SoCal Kitesurfing & Kiteboarding
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3 local reviews
80 Claremont Place, Long Beach
Closed now
+1 800-939-4640
SchoolStorePoint of interest
Airr
Take a lesson in Kite Surfing on one of the best kite Surfing beaches in Southern California.
Linda
Kayaking, paddle boarding, boating, surfing, etc! Contact Stacey for more information ;)
Roy
My friend Bart is a great instructor and runs SoCal Kitesurfing.
3. SoCal Kitesurfing & Kiteboarding
3. SoCal Kitesurfing & Kiteboarding
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3 local reviews
80 Claremont Place, Long Beach
Closed now
+1 800-939-4640
Airr
Airr
Take a lesson in Kite Surfing on one of the best kite Surfing beaches in Southern California.
Linda
Linda
Kayaking, paddle boarding, boating, surfing, etc! Contact Stacey for more information ;)
Roy
Roy
My friend Bart is a great instructor and runs SoCal Kitesurfing.
4. Venice Beach
4. Venice Beach
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124 local reviews
1500 Ocean Front Walk
Beach
Deanna & Anthony
It's not exactly a nature preserve - tends to be busy, especially in summer. The "boardwalk" is always crazy. …
Sue
Venice Beach is just a mile and a half South of Santa Monica. Park in Santa Monica, rent a bike and ride down …
Otis
Venice Beach is just a mile and a half South of Santa Monica. Park in Santa Monica, rent a bike and ride down …
4. Venice Beach
4. Venice Beach
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124 local reviews
1500 Ocean Front Walk
Deanna & Anthony
Deanna & Anthony
It's not exactly a nature preserve - tends to be busy, especially in summer. The "boardwalk" is always crazy. But there's plenty of beach an…
Sue
Sue
Venice Beach is just a mile and a half South of Santa Monica. Park in Santa Monica, rent a bike and ride down the boardwalk to Venice beach,…
Otis
Otis
Venice Beach is just a mile and a half South of Santa Monica. Park in Santa Monica, rent a bike and ride down the boardwalk to Venice beach,…
5. El Porto
5. El Porto
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9 local reviews
El Porto, Manhattan Beach
NeighborhoodPolitical
Tracey + Bryan
Even though Venice Beach is a walk away, we love venturing to El Porto for a long day in the sun. There's mete…
Ricardo
El Porto is a beautiful beach with some of the best surfing in the area. The parking is ample during the week…
Lauren & Sean
Our favorite beach for surfing and hanging out. There is also a nice path for jogging or riding your bike.
5. El Porto
5. El Porto
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9 local reviews
El Porto, Manhattan Beach
Tracey + Bryan
Tracey + Bryan
Even though Venice Beach is a walk away, we love venturing to El Porto for a long day in the sun. There's metered parking and it's a popular…
Ricardo
Ricardo
El Porto is a beautiful beach with some of the best surfing in the area. The parking is ample during the week, but can get crowded early on…
Lauren & Sean
Lauren & Sean
Our favorite beach for surfing and hanging out. There is also a nice path for jogging or riding your bike.
6. Santa Monica State Beach
6. Santa Monica State Beach
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39 local reviews
Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica
+1 310 458-8300
Beach
Jodie
The long, wide expanse of Santa Monica Beach is distinguished from other Southern California shorelines by the…
Otis
Santa Monica beach is an iconic example of the famed Southern California beaches. Both sand and ocean are cle…
Meenu
Santa Monica beach is an iconic example of the famed Southern California beaches. Both sand and ocean are clea…
6. Santa Monica State Beach
6. Santa Monica State Beach
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39 local reviews
Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica
+1 310 458-8300
Jodie
Jodie
The long, wide expanse of Santa Monica Beach is distinguished from other Southern California shorelines by the sheer extent of activities on…
Otis
Otis
Santa Monica beach is an iconic example of the famed Southern California beaches. Both sand and ocean are clean and beautiful, a great plac…
Meenu
Meenu
Santa Monica beach is an iconic example of the famed Southern California beaches. Both sand and ocean are clean and beautiful, a great place…
7. Malibu Pier
7. Malibu Pier
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43 local reviews
23000 Malibu Pier, Malibu
Open now
+1 888 310-7437
Pier
Bill And Carrie
One of the best surfing spots in Southern CA
Anthony
The famous Malibu Surf spot from the 60's golden age of surfing in So Cal.
Carl
The world famous Malibu pier overlooks Surfrider Point, the birthplace of surfing in California. Nothing beat…
7. Malibu Pier
7. Malibu Pier
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43 local reviews
23000 Malibu Pier, Malibu
Open now
+1 888 310-7437
Bill And Carrie
Bill And Carrie
One of the best surfing spots in Southern CA
Anthony
Anthony
The famous Malibu Surf spot from the 60's golden age of surfing in So Cal.
Carl
Carl
The world famous Malibu pier overlooks Surfrider Point, the birthplace of surfing in California. Nothing beat a good South Summer swell for…