Moonstone Beach

Moonstone Beach, Cambria: Address, Moonstone Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Moonstone Beach
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Charming and natural beach.
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JIM H
San Jose, CA73 contributions
GREAT WEEKEND
Oct 2021
Spent a weekend in Moonstone Beach. Was exceptional. Stayed on Moonstone Beach Dr, was close to restaurants, oceanfront and downtown Cambria. Very quaint, interesting downtown area. Lots of shops, much history. Haven't torn down all of their historic buildings. Very much worth your timed.
Written October 10, 2021
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Jen B
Laguna Beach, CA160 contributions
Pretty pebbly beach
Sep 2021
With a quick Google search you can find out what types of stones to look for on the beach. You can likely find a local shop to sell you a small inexpensive sack of moonstones to throw in your rock tumbler. The drift wood sculptures set up by previous visitors were fun. It seems a lot of driftwood washes up here. The boardwalk is back near the street and off the sand but there are many places to get down to the beach. The parking was plentiful when we visited.
Written October 10, 2021
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Nina Farley-Bates
3 contributions
Moostone Beach
Oct 2021
Who has an issue with Moonstone Beach except for people who want a beach to lay on and get a tan? Anyone who loves northern California beaches and want to take care of our pacific coat will love moon stone beach and the pacific ocean.
Written October 4, 2021
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MidwestLiketoTravel
Midwest325 contributions
Stop Once and You Will Return
Sep 2021
We were fortunate to visit Moonstone when there was very high surf, and entertaining by more than a dozen surfers who came out before sunset (which was also high tide). Later in our stay, we were told by a local that there was a whale in the distance and sure enough, there was! Free parking, nice boardwalk, and peaceful surroundings make this an all-time top five favorite location.
Written September 28, 2021
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CAPainter
San Diego, CA170 contributions
Loved this Beach
Sep 2021
This is an incredible beach with driftwood naturally arranged at interesting angles on the beach. Its perfect for everyone because you can walk or run on the beach or view it from the wood viewing deck. The deck was also an excellent spot to set up and paint with watercolors, the views of the beach made beautiful paintings.
Written September 26, 2021
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mr_larry_smith
Austin, TX1,185 contributions
Moonstone is a wonderful rest stop.
Aug 2021 • Couples
Among so many beautiful natural settings Moonstone stands out. We walked and looked and visited the shops. It is far more than the wonderful rest stop.
Written August 30, 2021
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jenLeCreate
Vista, CA361 contributions
Nice stopping point (with a view) along hwy 1 in Cali
Jun 2021
Part of the San Simeon State park located on highway 1, moonstone beach is a great place to spend some time. There is something here for everyone from young to old. There is free parking, clean restrooms, picnic tables & barbeques.

Enjoy the beach with tidepools and the ocean air. If you don't want to get your feet sandy, you can walk along the easy 1 mile boardwalk and enjoy the view. It can get sunny and warm so bring a hat and of course food and water. Enjoy!
Written August 21, 2021
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Mary B
5 contributions
Gorgeous Beach - Wow!
Aug 2021
Love this place, I've been visiting every morning and its a wonderful beach to walk on to enjoy the waves and sea air. Great for kids too.
Written August 12, 2021
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onecoolraisin
Huntersville, NC449 contributions
Cold day but great beach
Jul 2021 • Family
Took the family here at the end of the day. Great beach with rock formations, tons of drift wood and big waves. Kelp plants washed up which the kids liked playing with. Definitely recommend
Written July 26, 2021
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Susan L
5 contributions
Moonstones Abound
Jul 2021
The beach itself is beautiful!! Walking amid the colored stones was a treat! Once we discovered the moonstones and how to identify them, our trip was made. We spent hours walking, splashing, and just plain hunting. Definitely will be returning to this magical spot.
Written July 16, 2021
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