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Nice boardwalk

We throughly enjoyed the beach. Lots of rocks to hunt moonstones. We found two. Watched surfers... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Parislover1959
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Fantastic Rock Hunter's Beach

Been visiting this beach for over 35 yrs. Spent many joyful hours collecting pebbles and building... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Aileen R
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Charming and natural beach.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tide pools” (66 reviews)
“lovely beach” (36 reviews)
“on the rocks” (46 reviews)
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Cambria, CA 93452
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We throughly enjoyed the beach. Lots of rocks to hunt moonstones. We found two. Watched surfers. Looked in tide pools on the big rocks. Walked to dinner on the boardwalk at night and was greeted by others doing the same. Felt completely safe since so...More

Thank Parislover1959
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been visiting this beach for over 35 yrs. Spent many joyful hours collecting pebbles and building sand castles. Dolphins, seals, and otter can be spotted. Santa Rosa Creek empties in to the ocean there attracting many types of birds. There is a great park with...More

Thank Aileen R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful view and so glad we made the trip. The morning started off rough with an unforeseen dead car battery. Once we finally got on the road we had 3 hours to travel. So happy when we finally made it to the coast line and...More

Thank Macnlv
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pretty beach well worth a visit. Nice area for a stroll, swim or surf. Lovely quiet area for relaxing after being in the city.

Thank moreholidaysplease87
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently traveled with friends to Cambria and we stayed on Moonstone Beach. Enjoyed walking it's boardwalk!

Thank Kathleen917
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

MB is beautiful and was a great place to enjoy the ocean especially since they've built the boardwalk. But I also worked EMS in this town and no the horrible undertows and currants. I would not recommend going in the water.

1  Thank Laurie Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice beachfront lined with smaller motels and restaurants. There are lots of surfers most of the day and plenty of sand and "driftwood" and seaweed on shore therefore lots of flea type bugs but really not a bother. You place head down to find...More

2  Thank sck1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relax, walk and enjoy. You can't beat this beautiful stretch of the California coast. We had perfect weather in early September, not foggy as the area is known for. The "walk" is perfect for viewing nature : seals, sea otters, driftwood beaches, wildflowers and other...More

1  Thank 213LAnone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's face it, I have been to several beaches around the world. On this one with a group (girls) or (coed entourage) it's a pleasure. For luxury and beachfront location accommodations at the Cavalier or BW Moonstone beach is perfect. BW has little patios, which...More

1  Thank India C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't spend all day here, but easily could. A gorgeous beach, perfect for a picnic. A must see if you are driving along the coast.

1  Thank KatieCrippen
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ExplorerSB
24 June 2017|
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Response from Fei L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very easy parking there.
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lovinit2day
3 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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mark k
6 June 2016|
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Response from Balt E | Reviewed this property |
A definite must see..
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