Photo 1 is an aerial view of the City of Santa Monica. View also shows the Palisades running parallel to Santa Monica beach. The pier can be seen on the right. Photo 2 is a closer view of Santa Monica beach which also shows part of the pier and amusement park. Photo 3 shows the Santa Monica pier stretching out into the ocean. The amusement park can also be seen on the pier. On the right, there are several hotels on the oceanfront of Santa Monica beach.