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Manresa State Beach

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San Andreas Road, Aptos, CA
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Cruz, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We stayed in Willow Camp site #9 in August 2013. The thing you need to know about the Monterey Bay area is that even though it is blazing hot and sunny over in the Bay Area, it will probably be foggy and 20 degrees cooler at the ocean in August. Our site, #9, was overlooking the ocean, but it was... More 

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San Francisco, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
27 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Campgrounds are nice, although some more trees around would help make the sites more private. Proximity of the beach is big and only plus point of this camp ground. Cannot drive straight to the campsite for unloading. A short or a long walk depending on your camp site to loading/unloading zone can be deal breaker for some. Toilets are clean.

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Las Vegas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

The location of this campground is beautiful and if you are camping with a group of 20 relatives who can drown out the wild screaming from another group of 20 camping together in a campsite located 3 feet away from yours, you will probably enjoy camping at Manresa campground. The hot showers are nice but because there are so many... More 

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San Jose
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

First time camping here and loved it for beach camping. You do need to haul stuff to your campsite with only a 20 min drop off point and a little hike to park your car overnight. Advantage, no cars/lights driving by the sites all night long. This lends itself to really hear the ocean/waves at night. Disadvantage - getting all... More 

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Palm Springs, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

We stayed here as part of a Northern California road trip. The spot was very nice. This is a quiet campground. You cannot drive your car to the site. You park in an unloading zone. Then park overnight further up. This was fine as I knew it ahead of time, but I think I prefer to have my car near... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2008

Stayed here during our fly-drive tour of California Jul/Aug 2008. Arrived late and left early so didn't even get as far as the beach, however the camp ground was great and the shower facilities well looked after. Beautiful location and wish we could have stayed longer. Highly recommended. We also stayed at San Simeone State Park, Point Mugu State Park... More 

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Address: San Andreas Road, Aptos, CA
Location: United States > California > Aptos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 64
Also Known As:
Manresa State Beach Hotel Aptos

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