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

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Just beautiful!

So beautiful! One of the local shop owners showed us what the moonstones look like and we were able to find several. A lovely beach to stroll on, although it's pebbly and best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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San Diego
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

So beautiful! One of the local shop owners showed us what the moonstones look like and we were able to find several. A lovely beach to stroll on, although it's pebbly and best done with water shoes. There is also a boardwalk to take a nice walk on. We sat in our chairs and watched the pelicans, cormorants, and a... More 

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Upland, California
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Simply Beautiful!! We loved strolling along this beach any time of the day. Low tide was fun with the tide pools and seals close by.

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The sea was lime green. Kelp everywhere. Kelp on the beach. Kelp on the water. Bugs and flies in the kelp. Some parts of the beach were fantastic and some parts terrible. Not sure what the causes were, but this was not a beach walking time.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Cambria is a place which I was not expecting much, and that impressed me a lot. It's natural beauty is astonishing. Def worth the visit! Watching the sun goes down in this place is extremely romantic!

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San Francisco, CA
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Great beach with a long boardwalk and close to Cambria . Not crowded, clean. Limited roadside parking but close to Cambria and it's shops and restaurants. Bring a blanket and picnic basket and enjoy the view!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

There are various access points, but all traveled required a lot of stairs up and down. The beach is wide and cleanly maintained.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We only spent an evening here. The beach is beautiful and very picturesque. The sunset was spectacular and wildlife beautiful.

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Simi Valley, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Come here to see the sunset and find moonstones. You might also spot some whales! A must stop if you are in Cambria.

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Palos Park, Illinois
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Quiet cove on a quiet road (Moonstone Beach Road). Lots of little re-done motels along the road. Cross the street & walk the wooded boardwalk along the bluff that traces the beach. Bring your wine & grab a bench to watch a magnificent sunset!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Very beatiful setting, but very crowded with camping cars. There are a lot of beautiful beaches along Big Sur without the crowd!

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