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Beautiful and Picturesque

Great for romantic couple getaway and/or family vacation! Search for moonstones and other gems... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Soulsbyville, California
Escaping th Heat!

Drove a few hours to getaway from the 100+ degree temps.Beautiful beach! The weather was awesome... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Livingston, California
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“wooden walkway”(30 reviews)
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Cambria, CA 93452
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Great for romantic couple getaway and/or family vacation! Search for moonstones and other gems while enjoying the crashing waves of the Pacific. Take a stroll down to the tide pools and hang around for one of the most amazing sunsets you will ever see!

2  Thank sspeer02
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Drove a few hours to getaway from the 100+ degree temps.Beautiful beach! The weather was awesome. Alot of wildlife, Quail,Deer,Otters,Rabbits and seals.NOT CROWDED AT ALL!

2  Thank correa2018
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Across street from our motel. View was nice. Boardwalk along was too. We live on the other coast. Gotta say, I like our beach better. This was rocky with a lot of washed up seaweed and glop. Public beach so a number of inconsiderate twits...More

1  Thank marc c
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

not ideal for families with kids, but a great place to take pics of the ocean and the mountains behind it!

Thank Melvinna F
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Beautiful waves, this is nice spot for surfers, you can also spend the day picking up little stones, walking around, you also can see deers and Wales

1  Thank marc0espin0za
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Couldn't find any moonstones but had a nice walk. The board walk is good. Blustery weather didn't help. Very scenic.

Thank sujatojo
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Spent two days on this beach early July and was greeted by tar balls from quarter size to dinner plate size. Got all over the families shoes and feet. Although we tried to avoid, it became impossible due to a ball every couple of feet....More

Thank _gruseime
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This shoreline has a boardwalk you can walk on to enjoy the view. There is parking all the way up and down the road for easy access. You can go down to the beach itself, but it's very rocky. The coast is so beautiful, and...More

Thank Stefanie H
Reviewed 8 July 2018

A drive or a stroll along Moonstone Beach should be required of anyone driving the southern section of California highway 1. A loop drive is ok, but better is a stroll along the extensive boardwalk. Even better is to stay at one of the lodging...More

3  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This is a beautiful area. We were able to see sealions out on the rocks. Never a bad day when you're at the beach.

Thank Anna W
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Michele G
18 July 2018|
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Response from bynner | Reviewed this property |
yes dog friendly
5 June 2018|
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Response from Luchie B | Reviewed this property |
I go in December when its nice in quiet, being in Central California we get temperatures between 65 to 80. It's just a beautiful get away.
Lance W
16 May 2018|
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Response from Krista W | Reviewed this property |
No camping on Moonstone, but San Simeon State Park (close by) is nice! We scouted it in January.