Laguna Beach--Victoria Beach at the end
of Victoria Street in Laguna Beach, California requires good
eyes to find. Sometimes you have to watch for the foot traffic
heading down the path to know you're in the right place.
Victoria Beach is a short stroll from Casa Laguna hotel and is
known for its soft white sand, beautiful blue-green water, impressive
residences (old and new) and its famous residents. "La Tour" is located at
Victoria Beach, one of Laguna's most private public beaches. V but the main
attraction is the tower built in 1926. It was designed to provide spiraling
stairs from the precipitous cliffs above. Its appearance of an early
Victorian lighthouse or turret of a 16th century castle delights tourists
who often photograph it.
Popular activities at are volleyball, with courts located at the north and
south ends of the beach, skimboarding (south end, body surfing, diving
and fishing. The
video of Victoria Beach
shows what it is like. A neighborhood beach that maintains
adherence to best beach practices (such as picking up any
trash), you could feel like an intruder. But don't be afraid. If
you are seeking to enjoy this public beach, you have every
right. Just remember that there may be watchful eyes and leaving
refuse or acting badly is going to get comments most likely from
"neighbors" at this beach destination.
There are a number of hazards and rip conditions. Waves tend to break on
shore at this beach. Small rip currents set up in various places along the entire
stretch of beach and should be avoided by children (a rip tide is noticeable
by the color of the water--usually a murky brown compared to the
water that surrounds it). The rock area to the
north is popular with fishermen and sightseers, but can become unsafe during
surf or high tide conditions.