|Some cottages are older,
some newer -- and all add to the colorful small beach
town atmosphere of the old town neighborhood of
Much of the
old town neighborhood looks like a Southern California beach
community straight out of the 1950s and 1960s. You can
almost hear the Beach Boys singing! Between PCH and the
beach are picturesque cottages on small lots, a short main
street ending at the pier, colorful shops selling bikinis
and surfboards and fish tacos.
Seal Beach also lives up to its name. Seals come on
shore on the beach and rocky areas nearby.
||An al fresco breakfast is an
everyday event for locals and surfers in Old Town Seal
Beach. And you can be certain that this restaurant
serves fish tacos.
Across the street you will find a great bakery favored
by weekend cyclists taking a "carb-loading" break.
There are some low-rise condos and
townhomes on the outskirts of the Old Town area. And across PCH
to the east are neighborhoods of homes built in the 1950s and
1960s -- many of which have been expanded and upgraded into
large contemporary homes.
||Charming cottages and duplexes
may line the streets in Old Town Seal Beach, but there
are spectacular million-dollar beachfront homes facing
To see another beach neighborhood,