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Pescadero State Beach

Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
(650) 726-8819
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Romantic beach

It's definitely one of the beautiful beaches I've been to! Big waves, fantastic scenery!! This... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Olga K
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United States
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Pescadero Beach

Another beautiful beach in Half Moon Bay. This one has a long stretch of sand and some cliffs... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
CarlyK6789
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Woodinville, Washington
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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LOCATION
Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
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(650) 726-8819
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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

It's definitely one of the beautiful beaches I've been to! Big waves, fantastic scenery!! This beach is quiet and peaceful. Also there are a lot of dolphins ))

Thank Olga K
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Reviewed August 27, 2016

Another beautiful beach in Half Moon Bay. This one has a long stretch of sand and some cliffs. Beautiful views. Great place to take family portraits.

1  Thank CarlyK6789
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

All up and down the Pacific Coast travelers can find lonely stretches where sand and surf meet. Driving along the coast on Highway 1, there are many opportunities to park your car and stroll along the water. Pescadero Beach is one of these spots where...More

Thank Jane L
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

The trail ride we took moved along this beach. Honestly, I felt like Charleton Heston in the first Planet of the Apes movie. Towering dunes fronted a quiet beach that stretches forever, seemingly. Great for privacy and sunbathing...plenty of room for all. However, no half-submerged...More

Thank DarrellCarol
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Reviewed June 26, 2016

Love that 30 min from the Bay Area, it feels like an entirely different world here. Had a great visit to this beach. It wasn't crowded and it was a warm, beautiful day. Remember, northern CA beaches are never super warm, but it was warm...More

1  Thank Hello_Travelers
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

Good offshore winds with several people windsurfing. Nice beach with plenty of parking spaces. Wildflowers in bloom when we visited in April.

Thank Steve L
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Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Huge waves breaking along the coast brought a few brave surfers out on a cloudy & rainy day. The beach and views are stunning.

Thank Lynn_Lyon
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Reviewed May 4, 2016

Some enterprising folk had assembled all the driftwood into interesting art-like structures on the beach!

Thank Harry B
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Reviewed March 12, 2016

This is a beautiful beach. When I visited there was not a big crowd. We were able to enjoy all of the beach without having to deal with too many people.

Thank Heather R
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Reviewed February 25, 2016

It was amazing visiting this place. Half moon bay is a must see if when visiting San Francisco. There's luxury golf resorts nearby

Thank Cecilia2509
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