You can feel the sand under your toes on Santa Monica's beautiful public beaches, but your pets need to enjoy the ocean view from a distance, as pets are not allowed on Santa Monica State Beach. However, they can take a leash ride along the Santa Monica Pier and the surrounding boardwalks.
Los Angelesis surprisingly lousy when it comes to dog-friendly beaches. So you want to take your four-legged friend to one of the best beaches in Los Angeles, A.
Whether you're a resident of Los Angeles or sunbathing as a tourist, lounging on the beach is a must for California summer. Point Fermin Beach is below the steep cliffs of Point Fermin Park and Lighthouse in the San Pedro district of Los Angeles.