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Address: Cambria, CA 93452
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Kayaking
Description: Charming and natural beach.

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Quite & beautiful beach

Been here several times, loved the place! You can just walk to the beach, having a glass of wine, enjoy the ocean scene at weekend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Been here several times, loved the place! You can just walk to the beach, having a glass of wine, enjoy the ocean scene at weekend!

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I have been visiting this beach since 1994; the drive from moonstone beach up to Carmel is one of the most beautiful scenery on earth. It is a must see destination.

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Montebello, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Right outside out Hotel, this is a nice beach with great sunset views. Nice way to spend an evening.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I enjoyed Moonstone beach for 2 nights we stayed just across the beach and watched surfers at sunset. We walked on the beach and collected moonstones. Easy wooden walk path. Great stop to unwind for a few days. Charming area. We visited Hearst Castle and the elephant seal rookery just up the road. We stopped at the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Smelly, sea weedy and full of sand flies. The board walk was lovely but don't venture off it down to the sea. By far the worst beach on the highway 1 we visited between Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful people, clean, well kept. The inn is on Moonstone Beach with a beautiful view of the ocean. Great place to walk. Their continental breakfast was great with many choices.

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Santa Barbara, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The boardwalk at Moonstone Beach, which extends nearly 3 miles round trip, is a delight to walk. It is a walk we choose to do each time we visit Cambria. When the sun shines, the wind is down, and the sea is calm, the walk is relaxing. When the sky is overcast, the wind is up, and sea waves roil... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Moonstone beach, not a sandy beach more rocks and pebbles so not comfortable to walk on barefoot. There is a nice path to walk on above the beach, It's the length of moonstone drive where all the motels are located. On this visit there was so much seaweed on the beach with millions of sand flies not easy to find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Love Moonstone Beach. It is really why Cambria is so special. The views are beautiful and if you like to ride your bike, it is simply lovely. The wooden path that runs along the top of the beach provides a great way to walk or ride without being on the street.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Beautiful beach, saw wales and sea lions swimming nearby, there is a little trail where you can hike to the end of the bay.

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Address: Cambria, CA 93452
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Cambria

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