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Getting Here



Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Highway *
Santa Monica, CA, 90402

*Important: In some navigational systems the address may appear as 415 Palisades Beach Road, Santa Monica, CA. Questions? Call (310) 458-4904.


Parking Rates
 April - October  $12/day or $3/hour
 November - March  $8/day or $3/hour 

Parking Lot Hours
 April - October    7am - 9pm 
 November - March  7am - 8pm  

  • Parking is available year-round on a first come, first served basis.   
  • Upon arrival, note the number of your space and pay at the Park & Pay machines located in each section of the lot.     
  • The Beach House lot has 2 EV charging spaces. 
  • Guests displaying a valid Disabled Person placard or license plate may park in the Beach House lot at no charge.  
  • Senior Beach Parking permits issued by the City of Santa Monica are valid in the Beach House lot. 
  • If the lot is full, additional parking lots 8 & 9 (south) and Will Rogers State Beach (north) are within walking distance. The bike path connects these lots to the Beach House on the beach footpath connected to the bike path. Check Santa Monica's city-wide Parking Map for updated information about the Beach House parking lot and other beach lots.


From Los Angeles:
Take the 10 West, which will become Pacific Coast Highway when it reaches the beach.  At the second traffic light, Beach House Way, turn left into the parking lot.

From Malibu:
Take Pacific Coast Highway south.  Turn right at Beach House Way, into the parking lot.

From Santa Monica (downtown):
Head west towards Ocean Ave.  Turn left at Ocean Ave.  Turn right at Moomat Ahiko Way (after Colorado/the pier entrance) which will have signs for Pacific Coast Highway.  Turn left at Beach House Way into our parking lot.  


The Beach House is easily accessible by foot or by bike from the Marvin Braude Bike Trail (beach bike path). From the beach we are directly east of County Lifeguard Tower 4, north of the Santa Monica Pier and south of Will Rogers State Beach. 

The Marvin Braude Bike Trail runs along the beach side of the grounds. Bike racks are available on site- remember to bring your own lock! Securing bikes to railings or gates is not permitted.

The Access Map can help you find the best route here.     


The Big Blue Bus #9 stops at the intersection of Entrada Dr./Channel Rd. and Pacific Coast Highway, about 1/4 mile north of the Beach House. Use the underground walking path to get across PCH to the beach, and then head south along the bike path toward the Beach House. 

Visit the Big Blue Bus website for route and schedule information.