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Sanctuary Beach Resort

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3295 Dunes Road, Marina, CA 93933
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Milpitas, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

My partner surprised me with a trip to The Sanctuary for my birthday weekend. The suite set up was amazing. Great romance package with a heart on the bed made of rose pedals, and my initials. We did a couples massage which my guy was fantastic! I wish I would have gotten his name so I can request him on... More 

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Thank Nashh87
Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming to spend a romantic weekend with us here at the beach! I was so thrilled to hear that you had a great time and above all it was a surprise for your birthday! Happy Birthday from all of us here at Sanctuary Beach Resort and we're already looking forward to your next stay! P.S.... More 

Rocklin, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

My husband and I celebrated our 17 year anniversary here this November. I can't even begin to put into words the experience we had. The staff was unbelievably nice and helpful from the day we booked our stay until the second we (reluctantly) checked out. We both sat out on our private patio taking in the beauty right up until... More 

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Thank mms1m0mmy
Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

I wish you hadn't left! Next time feel free to ask our Guest Service team about staying a whole month! I'm thrilled you wanted to share the experience you had with your children and I hope the holiday stay turned out as terrific as this one! Come back and see us soon. We'll keep the fireplace on for you :-) More 

Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

We had an ocean view suite and it was perfect! I'm actually glad we didn't have an ocean front room because everyone walks past those rooms and you have less privacy. Our room was very clean, comfortable, and spacious. The view was incredible. The beach path is centrally located and the beach is amazing- there were only a couple other... More 

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Thank TracyLPhoenix_AZ
Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

I was absolutely delighted after reading your review and seeing what a wonderful time you had with us. Its funny the way our beach is so secluded, folks can walk for on and on in either direction and not see another human soul... just miles of barely touched beach! Come back soon and have another go at a terrific getaway.... More 

Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

This is the 5th time we've stayed at Sanctuary Beach Resort and once again it was a fabulous stay. We arrived in Monterey much earlier than expected, and hours before check-in, we called in to see if we could leave our bags. We were made to feel incredibly welcome from that moment, were able to leave our bags and were... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I hosted a corporate management team retreat at Sanctuary Beach Resort, and highly recommend them! From my initial property tour through post-event follow up, I cannot speak highly enough of their staff! They demonstrated attention to detail in all aspects to create just the experience we desired. No small feat when you are working with a large group of executives!... More 

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Thank Laura R
Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Wow! Your review was an absolute treat to read! Thank you so much for leaving the wonderful feedback about your experience. I've shared it with the entire Sales team as well as the Front Office staff and we are all overjoyed that you and your group had a terrific time while staying us and during the event planning stage. I'm... More 

California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

most wonderful visit. secluded sanctuary beach resort was well worth the money. rooms are small but beautiful...the beach is stunning. the staff are genuinely friendly and warm. the firepits and smores every night was a lovely touch. we will be returning soon!

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Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the terrific review! We'll save you a spot at the bonfire for your return visit! See you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

This place is BY FAR, the MOST quiet, relaxing retreat my fiance and myself have EVER stayed at!! The views were out of this world, the service was surprisingly FANTASTIC, the golf cart is DEF a nice touch, the bonfires are FREE every night on the beach. The restaurant on site, is the BEST sushi I've had, not to mention... More 

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Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Oh my, what a wonderfully positive review!!! We're so glad you enjoyed every aspect of your stay from the service, to the view, to the food! We'll look forward to having you and your fiance stay with us again in the near future! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I would recommend this to any couple looking for a romantic getaway. Upon checking in, we were given a golf cart to tour the place. As we walk inside the hotel, we were greeted with a bottle of wine and chocolate which says "Happy Anniversary". You can walk around the resort if you want. We had a room with fireplace... More 

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Thank soko y
Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Your review was welcome and appreciated. Be sure to dress warm and come back for another visit soon! We'll keep the fireplace on for you! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Rented one of the ocean view suites. This hotel was great from start to finish: excellent service from the front desk and bellman, clean and modern room with nice linens, two showers, couch and a mini-bar/kitchen area, and a patio to sit outside. Easy walking distance to the beach. Will definitely stay again.

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Thank David W
Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate your positive feedback and look forward to having you again! More 

Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Our reason for coming to this area was an event at Laguna Seca, near Monterey. I was so glad we chose to stay here, rather than in Monterey, as the location was fantastic. Just like the pictures, the hotel is right on the beach. The cottages are quite spread out so we were provided with a golf buggy to get... More 

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Thank zandogran
Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us on your recent visit to the Laguna Seca racetrack! We're thrilled that you chose us. Though we give you a zippy electric golf cart, we appreciate that you left the squealing tires and lighting fast speeds to the track..! Look forward to having you again and we'll be sure to keep your golf cart... More 

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