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Moonstone Beach

Cambria, CA 93452
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Beaches, Geologic Formations
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Kayaking
Traveler Description:  Moonstone Beach is a gorgeous strech of coastline in the Cambria area.  Here you will view waves crashing on the surf and see numerous sea lions... more »
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English first
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67 reviews 67 reviews
8 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Outstanding views of the Pacific at its best. Great photo ops of waves crashing on rocks. Very impressive.

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Colorado
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Beach is clean and attractive. Great for watching the waves crash in. Wonderful boardwalk is extensive for walking. Be sure to see the Sate Park on the north end of highway.

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Vancouver, Canada
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44 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

what can you say about the California coast generally!! Just about the best scenery on earth, and of course enhanced on a sunny and windy day. The sight and sounds of the surf breaking is truly awe inspiring!!!!! Plus the accompanying wind swept trees!!

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

A long stretch of sandy/pebbly beach facing out to the Pacific. Not crowded when we went - just a few couples strolling and the occasional collector sifting the beach for moonstones and other interesting rocks. The beach is strewn with attractive driftwood pieces including the occasional tree stripped and weathered by the sea. Sunset is a beautiful time here.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

It's nice to walk the boardwalk and climb the rocks down to the beach. The wildlife is fun to watch as well.

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Dana Point, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

It is so wonderful to still see a beach that is still so natural and beautiful. We brought our dog who really enjoyed walking on the beach. I even found a "moonstone"

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Santa Barbara, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Went in for Sunday Brunch, enjoyed my California scramble (without bacon), husband got the Pacific Coast Toast, had a nice complementary glass of champagne and the service was wonderful! We will most definitely be coming back when we visit cambria again!

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California
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4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Ocean, rocks, birds, seals, perfect weather for us in October, a nice walkway for strolling next to the road.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Parking is ample and very close. You have to walk down some stairs so difficult for handicapped people. The beach is very deep and long and on the day we were there, there were not many people. There is lots of kelp and if you look carefully, you may see some seals, not elephant seals. It is right off of... More

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San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

clear water! clean beaches! stunning views and has the feel of a secluded beach/s! were here for hours without another person in sight. quite peaceful.

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