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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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Leatherhead, Surrey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

such a lovely beachfront. Very clean and well maintained with easy parking. A couple of restaurants available. Very close to the charming town of Cambria

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Love the boardwalk and the constant sound of the crashing waves along with viewing the sea otters and on this last trip a pod of whales.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Go for a walk along the beach or path and have sundowners on the rocks. Perfect. Also there look to be good restaurants along the seafront although I didn't try them.

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Crescent Head, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great path all along we walked into town during the day and night about 15 20 minutes each way. Plenty of light even on way back

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Sacramento CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Fun for beachcombing, surfing (not a lot of surfers out, though waves are mostly very lowkey) and whale watching. We saw lots of spouting and even a couple of breaching whales.

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Costa Mesa, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We love everything about Cambria. The walks on the beach are delightful, the ocean sounds and views from our room are wonderful and the Sea Chest is within walking distance.

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a picturesque beach, great for wandering along the boardwalks. The nearby Harbour Seals are fascinating to watch at various tide levels.

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California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The inn we booked in Cambria was right across the street from this beach so we strolled over to have a look. Wow, it's a nearly perfect beach for a short or long walk. Not only that, there is a wooden boardwalk for easy walking up above the beach. In fact, you can stroll on the boardwalk for most of... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful, natural beach. Walked along it, as well as the board walk. Wish we had had more time to spend here and will be back. Definitely get here for sundown

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Missouri City, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The beach at Moonstone is absolutely beautiful!!!!! We saw whales spouting just off the coast line. The scenery is amazing!!!

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