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“History, elegance and natural beauty” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Asilomar State Beach

Asilomar State Beach
800 Asilomar Boulevard, South of Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
831-646-6440
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Type: Beaches, State Parks, Outdoors
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Owner description: 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“History, elegance and natural beauty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Built by a aristocrat the main lodge is worthy of a stop, let alone the coastline. There is now a small cafe in the lodge that allows one to have a bite in the Main Lodge . There are wines, cheese plates and sandwiches. I had the fig,Brie and prosecuto sandwich It wasn't that great, but the cheese plate and wine were wonderful. As an added bonus the was an Irish band playing (every Sunday 1 to3. It was really fun.

Visited January 2014
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Fresno, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I love this walk along the shore and also the beach. It has the best of crashing waves against the rocks and the serenity of the beach as well.

Visited January 2014
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Leo
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Beautiful scenery - great photo opportunities”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Every time we visit California, we have to stop at Asilomar State Beach. It is so beautiful and they have a boardwalk that winds around the shore to enjoy the scenery. There are usually lots of birds to see too.

Visited December 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Spectacular Place for Sunsets!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Asilomar State Beach is beautiful day or night. In the day, scenic views, white sand, rock formations and wildlife offer visitors continual delight. Towards evening, sunsets offer amazing shows. See photo! Truly a beauty on California's Monterey Peninsula.

Visited January 2014
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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“gorgeous sunset”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We walked the beach at sunset, its beautiful,waves were higher then I've ever seen,don't miss this if you get the chance to see it

Visited January 2014
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