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Address: Highway One, South of HIghway 84/La Honda Road, Half Moon Bay, CA
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Scenic beach located a short distance from Pescadero on the San Mateo...

Scenic beach located a short distance from Pescadero on the San Mateo County coast.

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Great ocean cliff views.

Very pretty. When we were there the lagoon must have been at low tide, because there were actually places you could walk in wet sand to get to the beach, but your feet will get... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
Charles C
Tucumcari, New Mexico
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Tucumcari, New Mexico
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54 reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Very pretty. When we were there the lagoon must have been at low tide, because there were actually places you could walk in wet sand to get to the beach, but your feet will get wet.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a beautiful sandy beach with a million photo ops. Nice little lagoon between beach and highway. Good family beach. Parking lot fills up on nice weekends.

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Woodinville, Washington
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353 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Right out of a book. Classic California beach with tall cliffs and gorgeous ocean views. Makes you love the ocean. A favorite spot of mine.

Thank Brin651
San Francisco, Bay Area
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44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

There is parking and a bathroom, but you have to wade through a fairly large lagoon to get to the beach, so too hard to do with little ones and picnic stuff. We moved on to another beach. It's a small beach too.

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McDonough, Georgia
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644 reviews
230 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We came with our daughter and grandsons on a recent visit to Sunnyvale. I have to say, this is one of the more beautiful beaches in the area. There is a small stream that flows into the ocean from the mountains and it seems a much better pace for little ones to play in the water. You don't have to... More 

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Beachwood, Ohio
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149 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

There are so many breathtaking beaches between San Francisco and Santa Cruz. From my daughter's home in Palo Alto we drove to Half Moon Bay and south to Pomponio Beach. We had 3 youngsters with us ages 2, 5 and 9. Small parking lot with a stinky portapotty and a fee of $8/day. The weekday morning was overcast and winds... More 

Thank svjanis
Rocklin, California
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39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Nice picnic beach. Great to explore. Sometimes has washed up wood logs on beach. Kids love this beach.

Thank Kbrat25
Rancho Cordova, California
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

It is definitely a nice clean beach. Not that many people there. It was nice to be able to sit back and relax without being on top of each other.

Thank phxangelfire721
San Jose, California
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Peaceful relaxing time just watching the waves come in. Close enought to half moon bay to check out local eateries and get back to the beach. Nice clean beach.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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48 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Pomponio State Beach is a simple beach. Simply beautiful and not usually too crowded or cluttered. The Yelp Reviews give a more opinionated description, but it is located not far from San Gregorio beach and the San Gregorio County Store which has live music as well as food and a unique collection of bumper stickers and other things you might... More 

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