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“Amazing Beach!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pfeiffer Beach

Pfeiffer Beach
Sycamore Canyon Road, Right off Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
(805) 434-1996
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Big Sur
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Youngsville, Louisiana
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Amazing Beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Don't miss this gorgeous beach with waves splashing through the rocks and caves. The sand is purple and a sight to see. The drawback is it is very hard to find and you travel two miles down a one-way road. Very adventurous! There is no sign marking the Sycamore Canyon road. It is on the right after the Pfeiffer State Park sign.

Visited October 2012
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New York City, New York
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“As Beautiful a Beach as I've ever seen”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

This is an amazing beautiful beach at the end of a long bumpy but worth it dirt road - incredible rock formations out in the ocean. Hard to find - you have to ask at a local place for directions but well worth it. No concessions so bring your own stuff.

Visited August 2012
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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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“Beautiful secluded beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Visited in November on a beautiful sunny day. Secluded at this time of year. Only a few others out walking the beach. Not the easiest turn to find off highway one.

Visited November 2012
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St. John's, Canada
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“Great beach, relaxing day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Little hard to find because the road doesn't have a sign but well worth finding. Great rock formations, surfers and even saw a school of porpoise. Not crowded and had lots of parking. Bring a chair to make the day even more enjoyable

Visited October 2012
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“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012 via mobile

I was there and it is very good place to see a beautiful views. I would like to spend more time but how i was driving by big sur and was already 4:30pm, i needed to back to the road. It is a little hard to find the enteance, but i remember that has a yellow arrow written "pfeiffer beach". Enjoy that worth!!

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