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Address: Highway 1, Montara, CA
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Scenic beach along Highway One located just south of Pillar Point Harbor.

Scenic beach along Highway One located just south of Pillar Point Harbor.

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This beach is great for surfing and boogie boarding. It has walking trails and is within walking distance of the harbor with numerous restaurants and hotels.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Granny61
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Montara, California
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Montara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This beach is great for surfing and boogie boarding. It has walking trails and is within walking distance of the harbor with numerous restaurants and hotels.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is obviously a beach to come to for big breakers. It's fun to watch the surfers but it does gets incredibly busy-and it's only March!

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Livermore, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

A comfortable walk from our B and B, the Goose and Turrets. Easy access and a fine walking beach with stairs down from the back of The nearby restaurant.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

This beach is a walkers never ending story. Starts at the rocks of the Princeton Harbor and goes for miles south. Check the tide table to make sure your walk will coincide with a good low tide. Lots of surfing down at the beginning of beach. Access is somewhat difficult as the parking is across from the beach , on... More 

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