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Enjoyable few days

Loved visiting the Moonstone Beach area for a few days. Stayed at the Pelican Inn & Suites and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
West Mifflin
One of the most beautiful places in the world

We have been to Moonstone beach atlas 50 times. Every time is different and wonderful and the sea... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marius D
Yorba Linda, California
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Charming and natural beach.
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“tide pools” (70 reviews)
“lovely beach” (38 reviews)
“on the rocks” (46 reviews)
Cambria, CA 93452
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved visiting the Moonstone Beach area for a few days. Stayed at the Pelican Inn & Suites and enjoyed it. Would recommend that you stay at one of the hotels right there on Moonstone Beach Drive. Give yourself a stay of at least 3 or...More

Thank CymPittsburgh
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been to Moonstone beach atlas 50 times. Every time is different and wonderful and the sea is always intriguing and different depending on what time of year you go. Everyone loves the pictures I take of the beach and cliffs around it and...More

Thank Marius D
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of my favorite places to visit. It's not busy. You can see the Seal Rookery north of Cambria in San Simeon. Just follow the signs. Also Hearst Castle is in San Simeon. Sebastians Store, at Hearst Bay/Pier has tremendous sandwiches. Stop in...More

1  Thank Theresa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the boardwalk you can see dolphins feeding in the morning. We walked down to the beach to see them even better.

1  Thank ukamc0
Reviewed 1 week ago

great walking on the boardwalk above the beach with stairs down to the sand or tidepool areas. So pleasant to walk and enjoy

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here to relax and walk thru the beach. I was sitting on a rock and enjoyed listening&watching the ocean. During the time I relaxed, friends been collecting several stones and dancing with the waves ;)

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my kids to explore the tide pools. Saw crabs, star fish, hermit crabs. So fun exploring and walking around. Just a beautiful place to visit.

Thank Leah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite place in California. I spend time here 3 or 4 times a year. Hunt for California Moonstones, jade and agates. Watch the sea birds and just enjoy the sound of the waves.

Thank sunsetsusie46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful rambling boardwalk ... enjoyed by all. Friendly to doggies ( on leash) & wheel chair accessible. As you stroll along watching the surfers, dolphins, whales , sea lions & beachcombers you will also come across a couple of fine eateries. A fun route is...More

Thank sea21anita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous area to experience especially on a warm winter day. We drove a little south to Fiscalini Preserve for a beautiful walk on easy trails.

Thank Kathleen C
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24 June 2017|
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Response from Fei L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very easy parking there.
2 February 2017|
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Response from Ernie S | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on the boardwalk but not on the beach. There are a few dog-friendly hotels along the drive.
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5 June 2016|
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Response from Balt E | Reviewed this property |
A definite must see..