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Moonstone Beach

Cambria, CA 93452
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Romantic and Splendid

Relaxing beach to walk and stunning vistas and sunsets. The beach is a pebble beach with softer... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ann S
Fullerton, California
A Wonderful Place to Stoll the Day Away

Located in the "quaint" town of Cambria, it is a "not so typical" Northern California Beach. What... read more

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“tide pools” (90 reviews)
“on the rocks” (45 reviews)
“lovely beach” (34 reviews)
Cambria, CA 93452
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Reviewed yesterday

Relaxing beach to walk and stunning vistas and sunsets. The beach is a pebble beach with softer sand at the surf line. Hard to find the moonstones, but there are rocks of many colors include the green jade. Lots of driftwood too.

Thank Ann S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located in the "quaint" town of Cambria, it is a "not so typical" Northern California Beach. What makes this so different is that the beach is compiled of pea-sized and smaller gravel. It is made up of several different types of rocks, including "moonstones," and...More

Thank SnM0126
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved walking along the beach and picking up moonstones. The views were beautiful and relaxing. Walked the boardwalk at sunset and enjoyed the cool breeze and view.

Thank g0lfm0m1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely stretch of beach with easy access. Moonstone Drive provides lots of pulloffs for access to the beach. The beach provides access to many tidepools including rocks for seals and babies to sun themselves.

Thank dillism
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great beach reminds me of the Sorrento front beach in Melbourne Australia, great sunset and surf. A very popular place to walk the boardwalk and watch the water .

Thank Whalerscove
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Moonstone Beach Park Service out did themselves when the boardwalk was put in! Surfers Seigels and sea lions and that are easily viewed from above the water and paralleling the beach sand walk. A myriad of boutique hotels and fun dining choices are to the...More

Thank Paulette S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice and cozy inside but we sat on the ginormous patio with a view of the ocean. Very very nice the first time we visited and they had flat iron steak on the menu which we loved. The last visit no flat iron steak might...More

Thank LTtravelllin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was there for a walk just before dinner as the sun was going down. Beautiful, tranquil and relaxing. The walk is easy and on wooden planks surrounded by grass and flowers that is if you don't want to walk on the beach. On the north...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a wonderful trail with beautiful ocean views. Great views of the coastline and easy to walk on.

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed walking the boardwalk and the beach although the beach is pretty rugged. Lots of nice restaurants and parking. Many lively hotels and B&Bs all along the road. We were visiting before the high season so it wasn't crowded. We enjoyed watching the sunset from...More

Thank Tavishboo
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Are dogs allowed there?
February 2, 2017|
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Response from Ernie S | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on the boardwalk but not on the beach. There are a few dog-friendly hotels along the drive.
mark k
Bin there done that. Not to be missed.
June 5, 2016|
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Response from Balt E | Reviewed this property |
A definite must see..
What are moonstones
August 22, 2015|
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Response from mark k | Reviewed this property |
As Mark P states,moonstone is a form of feldspar,popular with the Romans, + art nouveau jewelry and is said to bring harmony in marriage. There are 5 types. Cat's eye, gray, peach (soothing energy), white and... More