Beach Safety

We want you to enjoy your stay here. For your protection, please observe the following safety tips and guidelines to keep your Santa Monica Beach vacation as fun as possible.

Santa Monica Police Officers

Beach Safety

Some Safety Tips

  • Apply sunscreen often
  • Carry extra water, a windbreaker
  • Never swim alone
  • Use common sense when swimming or surfing
  • Never dive into shallow water


  • No Smoking
  • No Fires or Fireworks
  • No Dogs
  • Ball Playing in Designated Areas Only
  • No Tents or Temporary Enclosures
  • No Camping or Sleeping
  • No Alcoholic Beverages
  • No Glass Containers
  • No Drums or Percussion Instruments
  • No Playing of Audio / Electronic Devices after 10pm or before 8am
  • No Vending Activity
  • No Motorized Scooters on Bike Path
  • Obey the Lifeguards


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