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Half Moon Bay
A mere 45-minute drive from San Francisco lies Half Moon Bay, an idyllic enclave and truly the perfect place to spend some time away from the big city. Horseback ride along a scenic beach, play golf on a spectacular course overlooking the ocean or browse through the numerous shops and art galleries in the historic section. If you decide to stay, as many do, treat yourself to a delicious dinner at any of the town's fine restaurants. Then check into an enchanting bed and breakfast, a charming inn or boutique hotel. Your Half Moon Bay experience will not be soon forgotten.

All things to do » Things to do

Mavericks
Mavericks
Popular beach in Half Moon Bay that is known for superb big-wave surfing.
Attraction type: Beaches
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Half Moon Bay State Beach
Half Moon Bay State Beach
Broad and sandy beach stretching more than four miles features campground facilities and trails for hikers and horseback riders.
Attraction type: Beaches
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Miramar Beach
Miramar Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Coastside Trail
Coastside Trail
Easy and scenic hiking trail along the Pacific coast that measures six miles round trip.
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Pescadero Beach
Pescadero Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Pasta Moon
Pasta Moon
Price: $30 - $50
Cuisines: Italian, Pasta
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Jersey Joe's Coastside
Jersey Joe's Coastside
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch
Cafe Capistrano
Cafe Capistrano
Price: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, South American, Central American
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Mezza Luna
Mezza Luna
Price: $10 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Private Dining, Reservations
3-Zero Cafe
3-Zero Cafe
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Comfort Inn Half Moon Bay
2.0 of 5
Comfort Inn Half Moon Bay
$119 - $212
Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Half Moon Bay
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Half Moon Bay Inn
Half Moon Bay Inn
$115 - $300
Ranked #7 of 11 Half Moon Bay B&B and Inns

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Americas Best Value Inn
2.0 of 5
Americas Best Value Inn
$91 - $139
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in San Carlos
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Cypress Inn on Miramar Beach
3.0 of 5
Cypress Inn on Miramar Beach
$201 - $507
Ranked #1 of 11 Half Moon Bay B&B and Inns
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The Inn at Mavericks
The Inn at Mavericks
$240 - $337
Ranked #2 of 11 Half Moon Bay B&B and Inns
Nantucket Whale Inn
3.5 of 5
Nantucket Whale Inn
$212 - $244
Ranked #3 of 11 Half Moon Bay B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
5.0 of 5
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
$598 - $1,251
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Half Moon Bay
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Oceano Hotel & Spa Half Moon Bay
4.0 of 5
Oceano Hotel & Spa Half Moon Bay
$252 - $397
Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Half Moon Bay
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San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront
4.0 of 5
San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront
$184 - $424
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Burlingame
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.