Nepenthe's Verandah is like the prow of a ship. From this deck, visitors can enjoy a view of the early morning sunrise over the Santa Lucia Mountain Range, a relaxing afternoon, an intimate evening or a spectacular sunset over the Pacific Ocean.
The Santa Monica Pier is a must-see, local attraction with fun and games for kids of all ages. Take a ride on the giant Ferris wheel and get a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding beaches, Pacific Ocean and coastal mountains.
Discover a place where families can explore the ocean together. You'll find blackfooted penguins, cuttlefish, sea dragons and other amazing creatures, as well as over 45 bilingual interactive exhibits.