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Address: Ocean View Blvd. at 17th Street, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Best Beach in Monterey

The best beach in Monterey for families, sand, very light waves, renting everything, a dock to jump off, a rocky point and in the middle of breath-taking views

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Merced, California
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Merced, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The best beach in Monterey for families, sand, very light waves, renting everything, a dock to jump off, a rocky point and in the middle of breath-taking views

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely place for anyone, including lovers! There is a great path, and it's clean and has been well-maintained. I highly recommend a walk or just spending some time sitting on one of the benches and watching the waves!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It's pretty, but very crowded. There a park but didn't seem like there had much else to do. If you're in the area stop. But don't make a point to go.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Lover's point is a magnificent natural formation which gives joy to everyone there. a small swimming area is tucked away there. White sand abounds. A great restaurant sits right there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Highly recommend that you stop at Lovers Point Park for a few minutes while in Pacific Grove or Monterey for some great views of the ocean, Monterey Bay and the shoreline. Parking can be tight during peak periods, so find some on-street parking nearby and walk to the park if needed. This is a great place for romance and for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Busy at weekends but much quiter on weekdays. Whale spotting just up the road. Worth popping by but dont make a massive detour.

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

One of the nicest places to enjoy the ocean in Pacific Grove. We even saw humpback whales this time. Walk down the steps to get into a protected beach and shallow ocean. Great place to rent a kayak with easy access. Nice picnic tables and lawns, even clean grills to BBQ if you prefer. Lots of free parking close by.

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Dublin, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Scenic setting. Makes for a lovely photo! (Just read up on it before visiting to be careful as raw sewage has been known to pollute the water there! The latest spill I read about was this past May, so you may want to think twice before going into the water?) Yuck.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Lovers Point has some amazing views across the Monterey Bay to Santa Cruz. The beach itself is small but the surrounding park and rocks make it extra special.

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Beautiful, easily accessible and family friendly. There are picnic tables, bbq pits, a beach house with a volleyball net, bike and other rentals,grill and a pool, and there's ocean/beach access. There is lots of parking along the street. Great for a stroll and for the views.

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