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387 Paseo de La Playa, Via Rivera, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views are of the Italian coast really with the backdrop of the PV Hills. There is up close paid parking and also ample free street parking. Torrance beach is the best kept secret in the South Bay. A really great family safe beach all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BoboTravlr
Reviewed 15 November 2018

I use this beach parking lot to start my bike rides to Marina del Rey. It is a great location and the entire ride is on the strand.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 15 October 2018

compared to the neighbors, Torrance State Beach (RAT) is pretty small, however, as it totally blends into the others, who cares

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Douglas William M
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Love this beach! We take friends or family here when they come to visit. It's rarely crowded and very accessible. Metered parking or paid parking lots available, but can also find free street parking sometimes as well. The close proximity to the peninsula makes it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank OKgirl M
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Playing, walking or just sitting and enjoying the view. Torrance Beach is connected to Redondo Beach which leaves you a lot of room to enjoy.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Better parking than most other beaches....you will find a pretty wide cross-section of folks. The view of the PV peninsula makes you think of the Italian Amalfi coast.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank X7833JJjohnr
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Parking meter parking, you can park directly by the street level walking path, stairs and ramp access down to the beach, nice restrooms along the biking/walking path with excellent toilet paper, not tissue paper, and plenty of spots to sit in the beach.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

As I walk the strand and the beach, the cool waters feel very refreshing. The picturesque view of Palos Verdes is beautiful! This area is like no other.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fischer8
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I grew up nearby, and this has always been my favorite local beach. Parking can be difficult, but the beach is worth it. Biking on the Strand is also fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bytelaw
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Torrance beach is very nice. Try going there to observe a grunion run. The picture next to the Trip Advisor title is actually of Redondo Beach. Torrance is further to the left/southward well beyond the jetty and where the Avenues end. Nice for surfing or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisa H
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28 March 2017|
Response from Dvida4 | Reviewed this property |
Parking lot: $2 Flat rate M-F $3 Flat rate Sa-Su Also metered street parkinh