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Lovers Point

Ocean View Blvd. at 17th Street, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Type: Beaches, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Swimming
Traveler Description:  Lover’s Point is a very nice way to spend some time while in the Pacific Grove area.  The grassy park with beautiful views of the coastline is often... more »
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Pacific Grove, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

If there is sun anywhere in Pacific Grove, it will be at this beach. Especially nice for families with small children. Great place for adults to get a sun tan and enjoy the fabulous view. I live nearby and never get tired of the setting!

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Rocklin, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

No finer view on a clear sunny day than Monterey Bay with kelp forests, seabirds, and the occasional sea otter or sea lion.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Great view, great staff, fantastic food. Loved the experience of walking the point, then easing in for a bite to relax. Just loved it.

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Pacific Grove, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Let me start by saying that I've just moved to Pacific Grove, CA and the honeymoon is not over and what I've experienced so far leads me to believe it will last forever. Given that, let me say that Lover's Point is a place along the winding and very scenic Monterey Bay coastline from which you can bask on the... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had rented a house a few blocks from Lovers Point. Loved getting up early and walking along the coast. Could have been so much better because the weekend we were there there was an event and much of the trail was blocked off. But still if we were up early we got through it. If you like otters and... More

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Victoria, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
39 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is more like a dated motel, thin walls, many coats of paint, very tiny bathroom, and maybe not the cleanest of rooms. Although continental breakfast is included , I would plan for a breakfast some where else. But saying all this, the location is spectacular. It is walking distance to the little boutique restaurants and shops in Pacific Grove... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Parking was easy. It was a nice walk along the trail. Peaceful and quiet. Lots of rocks that one can climb on it with minimum effort.

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Centerville, Utah
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

at the end, you can walk through the rocks for the best view. Suggest you stay to the left on the climb for easier access.

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Calgary, Canada
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43 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I stayed at one of the oceanfront motels right next door. For a reason. The views are spectacular. Tons of access for anybody to swim, kayak, take pictures of whales, or whatever. The point is lovely and stunning beyond description, and when you are there, you understand why it HAS been for decades. Period.

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Llanwern, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for an hour before heading to San Fran. The walk round to Lovers point is beautiful, looking out over the bay and towards the sea. Walking on the rocks of the point is fab, we had fun walking in and around taking lots of photos as we went. We managed to get to the small beach and... More

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