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This place is just perfect! It’s heaven on earth! I could stay here forever! A must see as it is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Rock Hunters Dream

My friend is rock a rock hunter & now has me looking at rocks!! Beautiful breathtaking beach... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Clovis, California
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Cambria, CA 93452
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is just perfect! It’s heaven on earth! I could stay here forever! A must see as it is stunning xx

1  Thank junoself
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friend is rock a rock hunter & now has me looking at rocks!! Beautiful breathtaking beach. Hoping the homeless on the beach won’t ruin it. Yes, we were approached but they were friendly. Great beach for exploring with friend and family.

Thank nnora68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I LOVE Moonstone beach.. we've been going to Cambria for 20 years & love Moonstone beach. We recently contacted a local photographer to take our pictures on the beach for our 34th anniversary & so excited to see them. Its hot or miss with a...More

1  Thank lisasU2530RT
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a awesome beachside community with hotels across from the beach. Long wooden boardwalk and great sunsets. Bring your camera!

1  Thank DnAinsb G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful area you will always remember. Remember what you bring with you leaves with you. Trash is NOT ALLOWED ! People who live here are watching. Enjoy your visit and enjoy a beautiful Sunset !

Thank Bigred4414
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little spot to getaway for romantic weekend off from the kids. Weather was great the town and surrounding area was cute and full of nice shops and restaurants. Lots of vineyards about to for lazy afternoons spent tasting wine. Will definitely go back.

1  Thank Theodore B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Off the beaten path, but worth a visit! Most California travelers gallivant up Highway 101 or even faster I-5. But you have to take Highway 1 to reach Moonstone Beach. Motels and inns line the other side of the highway. Moonstone Beach is for walking,...More

1  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 1 week ago

If the tide is out a walk on Moonstone Beach is very pleasant. Lots of driftwood has allowed visitors to construct many entertaining structures. However, some have left littler behind, detracting from the experience. We saw a pod of dolphins in the surf. Overlooking the...More

2  Thank swj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for romantic couple getaway and/or family vacation! Search for moonstones and other gems while enjoying the crashing waves of the Pacific. Take a stroll down to the tide pools and hang around for one of the most amazing sunsets you will ever see!

2  Thank sspeer02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove a few hours to getaway from the 100+ degree temps.Beautiful beach! The weather was awesome. Alot of wildlife, Quail,Deer,Otters,Rabbits and seals.NOT CROWDED AT ALL!

2  Thank correa2018
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Michele G
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are definitely allowed (on leash) on the boardwalk along the bluff above the beaches; but there are "no dogs" symbols on the signs next to the stairways that lead down to the beaches. But that said, I have observed... More
June 4, 2018|
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Response from Luchie B | Reviewed this property |
I go in December when its nice in quiet, being in Central California we get temperatures between 65 to 80. It's just a beautiful get away.
Lance W
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Krista W | Reviewed this property |
No camping on Moonstone, but San Simeon State Park (close by) is nice! We scouted it in January.