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Address: West Point Avenue, Pillar Point, Half Moon Bay, CA
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Description: Popular beach in Half Moon Bay that is known for superb big-wave surfing.

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Take in the view!

This spot makes for a nice walk after stopping for lunch. The beach is clean and peaceful. A nice spot to reflect.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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San Francisco Bay Area
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Nice short walk out to the point. Nothing there once you've arrived though! Always pleasant to stroll along the bay though.

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This spot makes for a nice walk after stopping for lunch. The beach is clean and peaceful. A nice spot to reflect.

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san diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Flat in the summer, absolutely huge in the winter. Can't wait to see Mavericks break in the winter. Beautiful, spiritual place.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Beautiful place, check out all the surfers that come and go with the tides. Just a peaceful place to be!

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Englewood, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Our best hike in Half Moon Bay. Great wildlife watching and the views are spectacular. Easy hike and benches for people to rest.

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Fresno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Kids and dog had a great time playing in the water love the area. Was a short drive from pet friendly motel, was close to food and fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Excellent place to have great food, and the view is amazing! Great food, good ambiance, and tasty food. They have an indoor and outdoor area to choose from, we chose to sit indoors, as it was a warm day. Great food, and the service is amazing, go call ahead as this place get busy, and fast.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I was able to attend the Titan of Mavericks paddleout ceremony last October. It was a just a few blocks from where we stayed. We probably will never get to see the contest but love the area. It was good to be a part of the small group that attended. They even invited local teens to actually paddle out in... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Half Moon Bay is just a lovely seaside town and the locals are very nice, knowledgeable, fun loving and wonderful to talk to. Some GREAT restaurants for good food and views too, including Half Moon Bay Brewery, Flavor with great food, and surf style atmosphere, the ever-funky and local attraction of Cameron's Pub, of course the views, service and atmosphere... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I walked the trail above the ocean and came up on Mavericks from high above, it was spectacular.. You could feel the energy and imagine giant waves breaking and legendary surfers risking it all to surf this water. A must see if you have any interest in surfing, and even if you don't.

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