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Sanctuary Beach Resort

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The Sanctuary Beach Resort invites guests to experience a luxurious seaside escape in Monterey Bay. Nestled between between the rolling hills of the Carmel Valley and ocean tides of the Marina Dunes, The Sanctuary Beach Resort enchants travelers with its surroundings, top-of-the-line amenities and world-class attractions. Guests on a romantic retreat can enjoy a couples massage and watch the sun set over the bay with Champagne from their private patio. Business travelers, on the other hand, can host presentations and conferences at The Sanctuary’s on-site meeting and event spaces. The Sanctuary Beach Resort is the perfect setting for corporate retreats and special occasions. Visit our Events and Corporate Travel page for more information about hosting your next company outing or social gathering at our resort. With resort activities like sunset bonfires and coastal hikes, this Monterey luxury resort is perfect. Also visit our award winning Salt Wood kitchen & Oysterette.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Monterey Peninsula Airport8 mi
Mineta San Jose Intl Airport46 mi
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All reviews ocean front golf cart deluxe room gas fireplace onsite restaurant wet bar complimentary bottle of wine two sinks partial ocean view sound of the waves private beach turn down service bon fire keurig coffee maker sand dunes adirondack chairs romantic getaway
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Reviewed February 3, 2014

Stayed 2 nights in 611 suite. Really enjoyed the ocean views and sounds of the waves. The resort has a "wow" factor from the minute you walk into your room. Our spacious room had all the amenities, very comfortable and a spacious bathroom with a...More

Date of stay: January 2014
1  Thank Karen M
Response from Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach ResortResponded February 4, 2014

Reading your review made me want to stay here!! Thanks for leaving us the feedback and we can't wait to see you again. We'll keep 611 Suite nice and toasty for you and hopefully we don't have to wait till the 31st anniversary to see...More

Reviewed January 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I were lucky enough to snag the living social deal for this resort and came on an absolutely beautiful weekend in late January. The grounds and views of the ocean are breathtaking. Our suite could not have been more luxurious - the...More

Date of stay: January 2014
1  Thank Emily P
Response from Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach ResortResponded February 4, 2014

Thanks so much for the great review. I'm glad you were to check us out with the promo deal. We're running a total of six promo bundles this year so stay on the lookout for more awesome deals like that. See you again soon!

Reviewed January 15, 2014

Stayed here for two nights in the ocean front jr. suite. I requested a STAND ALONE unit. I was confused by this when I saw the room. By stand alone unit, I thought it meant you had your own private building area to yourself. No...More

Date of stay: November 2013
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Response from Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach ResortResponded February 4, 2014

Your review was very appreciated and I enjoyed reading it. I'll admit, you had me thinking the worst when I first started reading but I finished with a smile on my face. I'm thrilled you found the property to your liking and we would be...More

Reviewed January 6, 2014

Only had the opportunity to stay 1 night here. Reception were fantastic, right from the girl who took my booking to the guy who checked us in (sorry I can't remember name) This resort is massive situated right on the beach front. Golf buggy's are...More

Date of stay: January 2014
1  Thank Happywanderer_aus
Response from Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach ResortResponded February 4, 2014

Thanks ever so much for the positive review. We are delighted to have our visitors come across oceans to stay with us. Makes me feel like we're doing something right :-) Please come stay again the next time you visit the U.S. and we'll make...More

Reviewed December 18, 2013

Stayed there for one night as we were running a half marathon the next day. Wish we could've explored a little more. The surrounding looked beautiful. No complaints about the room. It was clean and staff was very friendly.

Date of stay: November 2013
2  Thank Sparka04
Response from Derrick P, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Beach ResortResponded December 20, 2013

Thanks for staying with us during your trip to the area for the marathon. I'm hoping you did very well and that it won't take another marathon for you to come stay with us again! See you soon :-)

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June 25, 2018|
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Response from danwen888 | Reviewed this property |
No, some are single story.
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February 15, 2018|
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Response from danwen888 | Reviewed this property |
There are binoculars in each room so you don’t need to bring your own.
January 21, 2018|
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Response from haboo1943 | Reviewed this property |
701 is on the second floor. Which is the top floor. I don't remember any of the buildings being more than two floors. Don't know whether or not they have any suites on the first floor.
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Oct 19, 2018
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