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The Best Beaches Near Hotel June

Hotel June offers a perfect home base for exploring LA’s stunning beaches. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing day under the sun or an active beach adventure, there’s somewhere nearby that fits the bill. Read on for a few of our most-recommended beaches to visit while you’re here. 

Venice Beach (3 miles away)

Venice Beach is known for its iconic Boardwalk, street performers, and eclectic atmosphere. Take a leisurely stroll along the Boardwalk, shop for unique souvenirs, or grab a bite to eat at one of the many cafes and restaurants. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can also try your hand at surfing the legendary Venice Breakwater or hopping the bowl at the world renowned skatepark. 

Must-Visit Restaurant: Gjelina – A trendy restaurant known for wood-fired pizzas, seasonal small plates, and rustic-chic atmosphere.

Address: 1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice Beach, CA 90291

Santa Monica Beach (4 miles away)

Just a short drive from Hotel June, Santa Monica Beach offers a wide range of activities for beachgoers of all ages. Rent a bike and cruise along the famous Santa Monica bike path, or start your morning surfing along Bay Street. And don’t forget to visit the iconic Santa Monica Ferris Wheel for stunning ocean views.

Must-Visit Restaurant: Perry’s Cafe – Soak up the California sun and grab a bite to eat at this beachside cafe. 

Address: 1550 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Dockweiler State Beach (5 miles away)

For a more laid-back beach experience, head to Dockweiler State Beach—known for its calm waters and spacious sandy shore, it’s perfect for a relaxing day by the ocean. You can also take advantage of the beach’s fire pits and build a bonfire for gathering with friends and family.

Must-Visit Restaurant: Playa Provisions – A beachside restaurant offering a variety of dishes, from seafood to comfort food classics.

Address: 12000 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey, CA 90293

Manhattan Beach (6 miles away)

Manhattan Beach is a popular destination for beach volleyball enthusiasts and surfers alike. Watch the pros play a game of volleyball…or rent a surfboard and catch some waves of your own. After a day in the sun, explore the charming downtown area and grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants overlooking the ocean.

Must-Visit Restaurant: Fishing with Dynamite – A popular seafood restaurant known for oysters and creative small plates.

Address: 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Hermosa Beach (7 miles away)

Hermosa Beach is a favorite among locals and visitors alike, with pristine sandy shores and excellent surf. Rent a bike and explore the famous Strand bike path, or just relax on the beach and watch the sunset over the Pacific. Hermosa Beach also offers a vibrant nightlife scene, with plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from every night.

Must-Visit Restaurant: The Hook & Plow – A cozy spot known for its farm-to-table dishes and seasonal cocktails.

Address: Hermosa Avenue & 33rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Malibu Beaches (18 miles away)

If you’re willing to venture a bit further, Malibu offers some of the most picturesque beaches in California. From the iconic Zuma Beach to the secluded El Matador Beach, Malibu has something for everyone. Pack a picnic and spend the day exploring the stunning coastline and crystal-clear waters.

Must-Visit Restaurant: Malibu Farm Pier Cafe – A casual eatery serving fresh, organic fare with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.

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Zuma Beach, 30000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
El Matador Beach, 32350 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265


No matter which beach you choose to visit during your stay at Hotel June, you’re sure to have a memorable experience. So grab your sunscreen and beach towel, and get ready to soak up the sun on the beautiful beaches of West Los Angeles!

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