"A decent beach" Santa Barbara Things to Do Tip by tvdandy

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I would not rate the beach very highly that runs right into State St. There is alot of seaweed and those flying gnats. The water is cold and the waves are lame. BUT it is a pretty good people watching place, with lots of the typical California volleyball action, hottie blondes and the like. Also a very mellow vibe, and like I said, just a little walk from downtown, so the convenience factor is high.
Just a nice place to layout without being a party animal for a while.

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  • Written Oct 5, 2007
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