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Address: San Andreas Road, Aptos, CA
Phone Number: 831-761-1795
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Activities: Camping

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Love this beach!

My husband come here often when visiting the coast with or without our dog. Looking forward to our next visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Beverley J
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Mariposa, California
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Mariposa, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband come here often when visiting the coast with or without our dog. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Dublin, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

What a stretch of beach. The perfect sampling of our California coastline. A great beach work out,and clean!

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Santa Clara, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Just every where right now, but they migrate around a lot. if you see little white "wings" on the beach, stay out. Those are the jelly fish skins.

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Folsom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This beach is long and beautiful. Dog friendly. You can enjoy the sunset from here! During our visit we found lots of by the wind sailor jelly fish washed up on shore. They are beautiful as well.

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My wife and I went here to check it out and took our two Rat Terriers , we had a great time and it was a beautiful day ... We are going to go here camping at the campground so we can enjoy this beach even longer ... The campground has a few sites with electric and water hookups ...... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I was there on a weekday. Hardly anyone else in a wide expanse of beach. A glimpse of a whale spraying off in the distance. A little windy, but beautiful sunshine. Conducive to meditation or artistic creativity, although all I did was drink in the fresh air and view.

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Aptos
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Beautiful Sands and native plants surrounded by strawberry fields. Clean bathrooms and parking. Long expansive vistas of the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary with birding and hiking and for those that choose, a dip in the Bay.

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Los Angeles, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
32 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Very quiet and natural place. Away from the freeway. Surf Mecca. You could walk forever in either direction.

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Bermuda Dunes, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is a great place to camp with your family. The ocean is a short walk and it is absolutely peaceful. The only problem is that you have to walk a bit to get to your campsite. Be prepared to walk. Maybe carry a wagon.

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Fremont, California
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1,599 helpful votes 1,599 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

For picnics there is a parking area where you can get a very nice view of the ocean below. Before or after enjoying a picnic, Manresa State Beach is a nice one for a walk.

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Address: Address: San Andreas Road, Aptos, CA
Phone Number: 831-761-1795
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos

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