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Where the sun meets the fun!

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in El Porto - Manhattan Beach Retreat

Renovated 2 bedroom apartment is just steps from the beach with ocean views!

Fully renovated, this apartment is equally comfortable for a couples get-away or a family get-together. You can walk to all that North Manhattan Beach has to offer with fantastic bars and restaurants or simply walk down to the sand for a stroll on the Strand or some beach time.

Boasting views of the Pacific Ocean and El Porto beach, guests can slumber on two memory foam Queen Sized beds or lounge on a wraparound sectional as they watch the sunset. Full kitchen and 2 bathrooms complete your visit. Whether you want to get out and surf, sun and shop - or you'd prefer to just snooze...the Manhattan Beach Retreat is the perfect choice.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Brittany DeBeikes
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2016
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based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Where the sun meets the fun!
average rating of 3.75 based on 4 reviews
Allentown, PA

Great Location, Close to the Beach

  • 3 of 5

The apartment was really close to the beach, was clean, and had convenient parking. The landlady made it extremely easy to rent and was quick to respond to my request for forks (there were none when we arrived). I was planning to cook Thanksgiving dinner and I will say that the apartment was not equipped for any significant cooking. The dishwasher was also broken and the kitchen was not equipped for handwashing of dishes. The beds were extremely comfortable and the sofa was also great for sleeping. There was no hairdryer or washcloths, so come with your own. The street had more traffic noise than we expected, but it was not a problem in the bedrooms. There wasn't enough lighting in the living room for reading at night, but the WiFi worked great. The balcony view was lovely. I guess you get what you pay for in Manhattan Beach!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

Great location. Could have use amenities suitable for 4 such as coffee cups, beach towels, Fans and radio. Wifi password is incorrect on information sheet. Would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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cute beach rental - great location!

  • 4 of 5

Stayed here for about 6 weeks with my family of 4 while waiting for our new house to be completed in neighboring Hermosa Beach. The unit has everything you will need for your stay. The furniture is new, beds are comfy. The interior of the unit was clean but the outside of the building could use a good powerwash. It was a little tight for our family of four, but we were there for 6 weeks. Its a great place to stay for a week or 2. The owners were very responsive and accommodating. Location is very central to El Porto dining and of course, the beach is literally a 1 minute walk away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, location, location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here with our children over the summer and it was wonderful! The location was the best! We have stayed in the area before and we wanted to be very close to the beach but also be able to walk to the good restaurants in the area. Well, this rental delivered! The owners were very responsive from beginning to end. Highly recommend and we will be renting here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Los Angeles International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Fish Bar or OB's or Sharkees
Nearest Train
8 Miles
LA Metro
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
US 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Fish Bar
Nearest Ski
98 Miles
Mountain High Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
El Porto
Car: recommended

Manhattan Beach is known for its clean, wide, sandy beaches and attracts over 3.8 million visitors annually. CNN Money named Manhattan Beach #1 as the "2011 Best Places For the Rich and Single", while The Travel Channel named Manhattan Beach the 9th sexiest beach on earth for its 2008 "21 Sexiest Beaches" show. Manhattan Beach has also been nicknamed the "Pearl of the South Bay" for its beauty and desirability. "Downtown" Manhattan Beach, merely a few short miles down the coast, is considered the heart of the city. The area runs along Manhattan Beach Boulevard and the streets perpendicular to the Manhattan Beach Pier and Valley Drive. There are many Zagat rated casual-fine dining restaurants, specialty boutiques and retailers that create a pedestrian friendly, mixed-use downtown center.


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Prices for this holiday apartment in El Porto, Los Angeles area

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning £49 + Tax
Pet Fee £37
Refundable Damage Deposit £82
Tax Rate 14.0%

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in El Porto in Los Angeles area

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Top of the line linens with memory foam mattress
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Top of the line linens with memory foam mattress
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • surfing
  • swimming
The El Porto area of Manhattan Beach dates back to its first subdivision in 1911. Although it is thought to mean "The Port" in Spanish, the name is actually a misspelling and translates "The I Carry." The Spanish word for port should have actually been spelled p-u-e-r-t-o. However, "porto" is the Portuguese word for "port," but its article is "O" instead of "El," which leads one to believe the origin of the name El Porto could have come from both Spanish and Portuguese influences.

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