When the weather is warm, summer in Manhattan Beach is one of the best times to experience the California lifestyle. Located just minutes from Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach is one of the most exclusive and charming communities on the West Coast. This picturesque enclave features award-winning architecture, world class shopping, beaches, parks and restaurants. Check this out
The best things to do in Manhattan Beach include enjoying the warm Pacific Ocean water, exploring the local attractions, taking part in local events and taking long walks along the beach. The Strand Bike Path, a narrow, multi-use path along the oceanfront along with bicycle paths, winds along the ocean front between modern high-rise apartments and wide open expanses of sand edged by volleyball courts. There are also several parks, a small downtown area filled with chic cafes, quaint restaurants and creative, outdoor eateries.
Another fun thing to do in Manhattan Beach is shopping. There is an abundance of unique shops featuring everything from fine clothing to unique, Asian products. This includes handcrafted clothing from the Philippines, handmade jewellery from Hong Kong, vintage clothing from Europe, and a variety of unique electronics and gifts. Local residents and visitors have no shortage of interesting finds to purchase. Of course, there are also plenty of great restaurants offering local and ethnic cuisine.