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A true gem of a town.

Away from the madding crowds of long beach and 5 minutes off the freeway,Seal beach delights in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
andrew p
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Great little beach town

don't miss this sleepy little beach town amidst al the OC and LA bustle. lovely little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Riverside, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Away from the madding crowds of long beach and 5 minutes off the freeway,Seal beach delights in every way,clean and neat with friendly residents and a good old helping if American pride..Love it even though we are from the UK. Plenty of shops to buy...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

don't miss this sleepy little beach town amidst al the OC and LA bustle. lovely little neighborhood, great Main St with shops , bars and restaurants, be sure to stroll the pier and the beach itself is nice and small but still has plenty of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. Very popular on Labour Day. Lots of little independent shops line the main street to the beach. Pier is very nice long walk. Lots of people fishing. Kids saw a seal that they were very excited about. Beach is very nice and...More

1  Thank Sam H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the quaint shops and excellent New York Pizza. The staff was so friendly there. Shopped more than anticipated.

Thank Emilia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Head west off of PCH at Main in Seal Beach, go through the little town with eclectic store fronts, and you arrive at the entrance to the pier. Public parking is available on two small paved lots at beach level on either side of the...More

Thank george p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see, charming Main Street Great pier, fantastic sandy beach, fabulous shops and restaurants and friendly people

1  Thank Dmcoleman1
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This beach had a wonderful breeze and waves that weren't very big. It was clean on the beach but the bathroom could use a good scrub. Parking was difficult to come by as the lot was very full.

Thank dreamergirl4686
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful clean beach.nice spot to relax and chill out.the day we went was quite windy but still lovely.we enjoyed the greay selectiond of shops and food places

Thank dukecna1
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The Pacific Inn has been our go to hotel since 2005. We discovered this gem when our daughter attended Long Beach State. The front desk staff are extremely courteous and go out of their way to make sure you are satisfied. The hotel location is...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Perfect for us: Near our hotel, not too crowded, shops and restaurants nearby and lots of sun and fun. Can't wait to go back!

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Yader D
6 June 2018|
Response from Bobby B | Reviewed this property |
If you're wondering if you can boogieboard (bodyboard) here, the answer is "Yes!"
5 May 2018|
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Response from Rose H | Reviewed this property |
Walt's Wharf, Old Town Cafe, Beachwood BBQ, Taco Surf, and a few places for ice cream and pastries.
7 October 2017|
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Response from Victoria B | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is..Long Beach port is not far from Seal Beach..maybe 25-30 mins with traffic..