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Asilomar State Beach

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Address: 800 Asilomar Boulevard, South of Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone Number: 831-646-6440
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Description: The name of this State Beach means "a refuge by the sea," which describes...
The name of this State Beach means "a refuge by the sea," which describes the breathtaking views of forest, surf and sand on more than 105 secluded acres of scenic forest and sand dunes.
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A great beach for families. Lots of sand, boardwalks to overlook seals resting on rocky out crops. Low tides provide fantastic tide pools full of sea stars, anenomes, crabs of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

A great beach for families. Lots of sand, boardwalks to overlook seals resting on rocky out crops. Low tides provide fantastic tide pools full of sea stars, anenomes, crabs of all kinds and on today's examination some gigantic sea hares.

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Hacienda Heights, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I have been coming to this beach every year and never got tired of it. the beach has soft white sand that covers a cove. there is a board walk stretches from Monterey to Bird Rock at 17-mile Drive. Sun set is beautiful no matter which season. Perfect time for a summer break as the temperature is around 70's. Winter... More 

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Pinole, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Liked: hiking, beach, reclamation of dunes, Julia Morgan designed buildings, free parking, free Wi-Fi Did not like as much: lack of TVs in rooms (my husband's comment), musty odor of drawers

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Los Gatos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Everyone runs to Carmel to find a nice beach, but the reality is that Asilomar brings together everything you could ask for....Soft white sand beaches, tide pools, and even private coves and beaches where you can have your own little area to lay your blanket.

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Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Asilomar is a beautiful beach. There is a lovely walk along the beach for a couple of miles. The sand is lovely, lots of coves and scenery. Love it!

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San Luis Obispo County, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

An awesome place for long walks or a run. I ran south on the boardwalk toward Pebble Beach and was able to run on the boardwalk and streets for a fabulous morning run by the ocean with the best scenery. My son ran north and hooked up the the trail that follows the ocean to the north. Very enjoyable.

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Stuart, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

There are trails above the rocks that take you along the coastline. It was really beautiful and the trails were quite nice. This is definitely a well hidden secret that we definitely enjoyed in the evenings before sunset while we were staying in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The beach was simply amazing. We wished the water temperatures were good for swimming. Otherwise, it is a great place to play on the beach, camp and have a little camp fire.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We walked from Asilomar Convention Center to the beach to see the sunset, on our vacation. It is great to see how the boardwalks are constructed to protect the dunes and plants. We walked a short distance to a place to sit on the beach and enjoyed the breakers and clouds as the sun set. Lovely!

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Sacramento
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A gorgeous beach, great for swimming (although a bit cold for grownups), boogir boarding, flying a kite, climbing on rocks, or just enjoying a pristine place to watch the sunset.

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Address: 800 Asilomar Boulevard, South of Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone Number: 831-646-6440
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove

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