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“Fun beach with great sunset walks” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Moonstone Beach

Moonstone Beach
San Simeon, CA 93452
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Ranked #6 of 12 Attractions in San Simeon
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Walking
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Owner description: Charming and natural beach.
Pacific Grove, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Fun beach with great sunset walks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We really enjoyed walking along the coast on the boardwalk as well walking on the beautiful beach. Great spot to enjoy the sunset and meet locals walking their dogs.

Visited January 2013
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Corona del Mar, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Gorgeous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Incredible views! They made a wooden walkway along the cliff of the beach, peaceful and gorgeous. Look for moonstones where the freshwater washes into the ocean, good luck finding them.

Visited December 2012
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Paso Robles, California
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27 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Walking on the beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

It is convenient and easy. The boardwalk makes it accessible for anyone. Best time to go is more toward winter so you don't have as much chance for fog.

Visited May 2012
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Delaware, Ohio
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Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
“Awesome sunsets!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Great place to stop by if you are passing through Cambria to visit the Hearst Castle. We stayed at the Morgan Hotel overnight. There is not a lot to do in the area, so we went a couple miles down the street to Cambria for dinner. Moonstone Beach is across the street and we walked the boardwalk and watched the sunset. It was almost like what we experienced in Hawaii. It is well worth doing if you are in the area.

Visited November 2012
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Manhattan Beach, California
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“What a discovery!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

We've been coming up here since our oldest son began attending Cal Poly SLO some years back. Then our youngest daughter attended as well. Now, with the "nest being empty" we love coming up here and enjoy walking the boardwalk. Regardless of the weather, it is ALWAYS beautiful! We love it when the whales are migrating and almost ALWAYS are able to spot a sea otter. HIGHLY recommend the Sea Chest for dinner, except for the standing in line to get a table. But it's worth it!

Visited November 2012
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