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Catch A Wave (And A Tan) At L.A.'s Top 16 Beaches

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    Here in L.A., having a go-to beach is as critical as having a regular java spot; you don't even have to think, you just go. Depending on your neighborhood, the first habit may take a bit more time (and gas mileage), but the end result is always worth it. Sand-filled excursions are fundamental to SoCal — but sometimes, tough to keep track of.

    To keep your toes in the sand, we’ve rounded up 16 waterfront paradises that are prime for summer jaunts. So, next time you’re itching to soak up some rays, consult this guide. Just don't forget the SPF!

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