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A Good couple of hours

We spent a couple of hours wandering searching for Moonstones, we think we found some along with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Angela B
via mobile
A MUST DO when in Cambria!

Moonstone Beach is a place for everyone - no matter your age or your physical... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
4forFun
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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Charming and natural beach.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tide pools” (91 reviews)
“lovely beach” (35 reviews)
“on the rocks” (45 reviews)
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Cambria, CA 93452
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent a couple of hours wandering searching for Moonstones, we think we found some along with possible jade, but we have no idea ! At least we have some pretty stones.

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Moonstone Beach is a place for everyone - no matter your age or your physical abilities/disabilities. There is a wonderful sandy beach area for wading (and surfing), plus several areas for tide-pooling. On the cliff, there is a wooden boardwalk with a couple of stair/access...More

1  Thank 4forFun
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach and immediately walked the boardwalk across from the hotel. The boardwalk is well maintained and spans a good distance. Flowers and beach plants tightly flank the sides. We caught the sunset from the boardwalk and it was...More

Thank Saxonole
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not a dog friendly beach, but there is a long wood plank walking path that follows the beach up on the cliff. Very picturesque.

Thank seashoregal05
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to have jackets! This place was freezing, high winds, and had tar on the beach! We visited in June, and it was absolutely miserable! This is a typical California Central Coast Beach. If you are looking for the Moonstones, then you will find...More

Thank catlong
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to walk along the ocean. There a board walk that runs all along Moonstone Beach Drive.

Thank susan c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The path to the ocean from the parking area afforded beautiful views. The heron (?) just off the path stood still for about 15 minutes of photos -- with ocean and mountains in the background and fields of blooming succulents in the foreground. The cypress...More

1  Thank Pomommie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is very gorgeous! Nice walking path. The sunset view was spectacular. There were a few areas to park along the road but we were staying in a hotel right across the road so we had no problem.

Thank Northside
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have never been to Cambria, now is the time to treat yourself to this treasure! Great places to eat...relaxing atmosphere... nature at its finest...sunsets to impress and the list goes on. Plan a walk on this beach soon!!

Thank martsmart70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk along the lengthy boardwalk that spans several miles and take in the gorgeous vistas and ocean. It's truly magical!

Thank Dina H
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656 reviews
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ExplorerSB
Is there a parking lot close to the boardwalk?
24 June 2017|
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Response from Fei L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very easy parking there.
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lovinit2day
Are dogs allowed there?
3 February 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.
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mark k
Bin there done that. Not to be missed.
6 June 2016|
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Response from Balt E | Reviewed this property |
A definite must see..
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