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Guide to Strands Beach in Dana Point

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Strands Beach is one of our top three favorite beaches in Orange County.  The view is spectacular at this Dana Point beach, it is clean, and we love watching the surf action!

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Strands Beach is located in Dana Point but it can be hard to find an address for it.  To get to Strands Beach, drive on PCH and head west on Selva Road.  Follow it around a small corner and pull into the parking lot for Strand Vista  Park on the right hand side.

The best news? Parking is free!  If the lot is full, parking is available on the street

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There are a number of steps to walk down to access the beach, but they are wide and easy to navigate.  There are also numerous landing pads where you can take a few steps without stairs or rest

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Strands Beach is also handicap accessible and what a beautiful location it is!

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Once you get down the steps, you get to walk through the beyond stunning Strand neighborhood.  These are some of the most beautiful homes in Orange County so enjoy the view!

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Strands Beach features a beautifully paved walkway to help you get your beach necessities to and from with a bit more ease.

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If you want some peace and quiet, head all the way down to the left and you will find a nice peaceful area.  The waves are calmer here and provide a safe wading area.  This is also a great boogie boarding area for younger kids with more predictable waves.

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The restrooms and showers at Strands Beach are beautiful and super clean as well making it easy to stay and enjoy an entire day at the beach!

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We work really hard to bring you everything you need to know about all of the amazing beaches in Orange County!  If you have one you want us to feature, just leave a comment and let us know.

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