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Asilomar State Beach

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Address: 800 Asilomar Blvd, South of Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3704
Phone Number: 831-646-6440
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The name of this State Beach means "a refuge by the sea," which...

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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Excellent beach with wonderful areas to walk. Easy parking along the road. Keep walking to get away from the summer crowds.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Viajera59
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Monterey Peninsula, California
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Monterey Peninsula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent beach with wonderful areas to walk. Easy parking along the road. Keep walking to get away from the summer crowds.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's the beach so it's perfect! Low tide is great for tide-pooling. Take binoculars for whales and dolphins. Lots of seabirds and local ground squirrels. Keep an eye on them, they are beggars! I could sit here for hours watching the waves roll in. Nice and flat for walking or bike riding.

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Thank justgo64
Stockton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful and peaceful place. Cool tide pools. Go early to avoid car loads of other tourists.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't go at low tide, but tried to when there would be some tide pools to see. It's very nice to explore the beach and tide pools and to relax on a bench and watch the ocean. The sand is rough, so I changed from sandals to hiking shoes so the sand wouldn't hurt my feet. There is not... More 

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Thank 581ai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Soo beautiful Stat beach. Relaxing and quite area. Gorgeous Sunrise and Sunset. Close to Monterey Bay and 17 miles drive.

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Thank Osfoor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Asilomar Conference Center with boardwalks leading down to the main beach area. Lots of beautiful white sand for all kinds of beach activities. We saw all ages enjoying themselves, some surfing, some running into the waves, some just relaxing on what was a sunny day. We chose to bring chairs to a more private part... More 

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Thank Nan R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully designed, the boardwalk is great with the kids to walk by the beach. Stunning vegetation, beautiful scenery.

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Thank Genny0717
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is so beautiful! The trails are nice for your walks. They do a great job with the natural plants you can see the plants as you are going on the trails to the beach

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Thank Buttons M
Oakdale, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a stop here and love it every single time. Simply a beautiful area and so peaceful. It doesn't get much bettee than this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite beaches to visit in Pacific Grove. The crashing waves are breathtaking! The white sands glisten. The wildlife and sea life are abundant.

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