Activities in Santa Monica include more than just laying in the hot sun with a refreshing drink and devouring fish tacos. (Though that is a lovely place to start.)
Besides sunning, you can soak up the rays of our endless summer surfing, biking, paddle boarding, skateboarding, playing beach volleyball, basketball and tennis; parasailing... the list goes on and on.
There's never a dull moment when you , even for the most active busy bodies (kids included). This guide to activities in Santa Monica will get you primed to hit the beach - or the shopping areas.