Guide to Manhattan Beach

Things to Do in Manhattan Beach

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Similar in esthetic to neighboring Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach is another jewel along the coast of southern California. With picturesque mountaintops outlining the horizon, this has the look of summer bliss all year round. Home to high waves and level sands, botanical gardens, skate parks, and lovely picnic areas, Manhattan Beach serves as the perfect weekend getaway even if you already call the South Bay home.

Chic eating establishments serving everything from tapas to chili cheeseburgers dot the many corners of this tiny coastal gem. A youthful area with much to do, Manhattan Beach lays claim to one of the funniest nights out on the town there is. A jaunt down to the neighborhood comedy club offers not only comedic treats, but much sought after eats as well.

Combining the love of theater with a love for kicking back and taking in the beauty of one's natural surroundings, plays, particularly those of Shakespeare, are often performed in one of the city's many open spaces. Under the sunlit sky or under the starry night, you can find actors young and old acting out favorite scenes from a plethora of stories legendary or newly told. Another bastions of poets and painters, the city is home to a thriving art and entertainment community.

There are few places in the area that match the gentleness and architectural mastery of the home designs in the area. Rentals are also in high demand as everyone who has ever been there wants to be able to call Manhattan Beach home.

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Popular Things to Do in Manhattan Beach


Fishing With Dynamite

1148 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266


Tin Roof Bistro

3500 Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266


Residence Inn By Marriott Manhattan Beach

1700 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

With popular attractions such as Universal Studios and downtown Los Angeles nightlife so close by, guests seem to want to stay longer than expected here at Residence Inn Manhattan Beach.


Oktoberfest in LA

One of the best parts of fall is the German tradition of Oktoberfest, and there are plenty of options to celebrate in LA with food, drinks, culture and, of course, plenty of beer.

Shopping Centers

Manhattan Village Mall

1200 Rosecrans Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

The Manhattan Village Mall is conveniently located in the city of Manhattan Beach, California.

Italian Restaurants

Il Fornaio

1800 Rosecrans Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Japanese Restaurants

The Izaka-ya By Katsu-ya

1133 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Japanese Restaurants

Fusion Sushi

1150 Morningside Dr, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266


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Surfing Lessons in Los Angeles

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Economy Hotels

Crimson Hotel

850 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266


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