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Is Santa Monica Walkable? Exploring the Ocean Park Neighborhood

June 25, 2018

If you’ve ever dreamed of living in a beautiful seaside location where everything you could ever need is just a few blocks away, get ready to fall in love with Ocean Park. One of Santa Monica’s most exciting areas, this incredible locale also happens to be one of the most walkable in the Greater Los Angeles area.

Here are just a few reasons you’re going to love living here:

Where is Santa Monica Walkable Most? Ocean Park Neighborhood Highlights

Thanks to its excellent walk score of 92, Ocean Park is tied with Koreatown as the most walkable neighborhoods in the Greater Los Angeles area. The neighborhood is great for cyclists as well, thanks to its Bike Score of 86, and the wealth of bike lanes and paths in the area. Prefer to take public transportation? No problem. The area is served by more than ten different bus lines, and not far from the Metro Expo Line, allowing you convenient, transportation throughout the area and beyond without a car. With the western border of Ocean Park located along the beach, you’ll also find all of your favorite beachside activities just a short walk away.

Experience the Exquisite Dining and Nightlife of Ocean Park Santa Monica

In the dense cluster of blocks that make up the Ocean Park neighborhood, there’s always something new to try, with approximately 150 restaurants, cafes, and bars in the surrounding area. Get a taste of South America at Cafe Bolivar, known for their arepas, or try the tiki and surf themed, family-owned Shaka Shack Burgers for delightful Hawaiian cuisine in a colorful setting. Brunch fans will love Society Kitchen, a family-owned and operated restaurant that prides itself in an eclectic menu, with fresh ingredients sourced from local farms.

Ocean Park, Santa Monica: Stunning Beachside Nature and Entertainment

When you’re not spending time in the water, hop over to one of this Santa Monica neighborhood’s numerous parks for outdoor activities like rugby and soccer at Airport Park, or walk your dog along the stunning coastal scenery at Ocean View Park. Just a few blocks to the north of Ocean Park’s border, you’ll find the famous Santa Monica Pier, home to some of the west coast’s most iconic and thrilling beachside activities.

Discover Cozy Apartments Near the Beach in Ocean Park Los Angeles

Looking for the best in beachside living around Santa Monica’s Ocean Park neighborhood? Get ready to fall in love with the Bay on 6th. Located just six blocks from the beach (as the name might suggest), this apartment community is ideal for beach lovers. Make yourself at home in our cozy, recently renovated units, and choose from a selection of floor plans that include studio units as well as 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. Shared amenities include a hot tub and community pool, in addition to an on-site laundry facility.

Learn more about this incredible apartment community and its fantastic amenities here, or schedule a self-guided tour – we’d love to welcome you to the Decron family!


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