232 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
The north end of the beach is fronted by a low curving wall that’s an always-changing display of street art. Further south at Lincoln Way, there’s another one worth checking out. Just bring an extra layer—no matter what the weather is like in the rest of the city, out here you might walk into a fog bank so thick you can't see the water. At the north end of the beach near the Cliff House restaurant, take a look inside the Camera Obscura—a rare device that uses sunlight to project an image of the outside surroundings onto a surface inside. It’s based on a 15th century design by Leonardo da Vinci.
Tips from locals
Ocean Beach is a beach on the west coast of San Francisco, California, United States, bordering the Pacific Ocean. It is adjacent to Golden Gate Park, the Richmond District, and the Sunset District. A wonderful place to surf, picnic, walk. You will experience the serenity of the ocean against the…
I love ocean beach. You can usually find free parking parallel to ocean highway on the opposite side of the ocean. Walking through the sand can be a bit tough but it's worth it. On a clear day you can see forever and the water is nice and emerald green/blue nearer the shore the water is clear…
Wonderful for pictures and a stroll along the beach. Sf is famous for our mild temperatures. You can enjoy walking along the beach all year round. 3 blocks from the home!
Wear layers! The beach is windy and chilly, but it's a beautiful place to go. Please stay out of the water, the riptides are no joke. But it's fun to walk along the beach and our kids love playing in the sand. We love Ocean Beach.
On a sunny day it doesn’t get any better than watching a sunset on the beach with a beer in your hand.
Ocean Beach by Airbnb Experiences
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