Welcome to Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica State Beach is an iconic destination that draws visitors from around the globe. It is 3 miles long, covering 245 acres of sand along Santa Monica Bay. Residents and visitors enjoy broad stretches of sandy beach, rolling waves, meandering bike and walking paths, and inspiring views of the Santa Monica Mountains year-round. Santa Monica State Beach is managed by the City of Santa Monica in cooperation with California State Parks.
Learn to Surf
Finding surf instruction on Santa Monica State Beach is easy. Check out our list of approved surf instructors.
Surf Instructors >