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Beautiful walk along the beach

Don't miss this beautiful walk along Moonstone Beach! Whether you go down to the sand or stay on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Berkeley, California
Wild beach with great waves

This beach is not the kind of beach where you will see sunloungers or beach umbrellas. The place... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tony M
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Charming and natural beach.
Cambria, CA 93452
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Reviewed yesterday

Don't miss this beautiful walk along Moonstone Beach! Whether you go down to the sand or stay on the board-covered trail above the beach, enjoy the beautiful Central Coast views.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was the last part of the U.S. Pacific coast I needed to see and visit so I’m glad the weather and life commitments made it possible. Each part is unique, but also the same, and MSB has that combination of ruggedness and serenity that...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This beach is not the kind of beach where you will see sunloungers or beach umbrellas. The place looks wild, untamed and beautiful. The waves crashing on the shore and the seagulls' cries add to the whole tableau of unspoilt nature. Had a great time...More

1  Thank Tony M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On a three week road trip everytime we said we were stopping at Cambria said oh it lovely or it's great, but there's just not much here that is good or exceptional, beach is dreary and quite unclean in places, much nicer beaches around on...More

Thank Sstratton297
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A jewel just off of Highway 1 just north of Cambria. Easy boardwalk stroll along a beautiful beach. On a good day there will be a surfer show. Any day is worth the stop.

1  Thank Strether S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked on the beach on a misty day and saw surfers and dolphins. We looked for moonstones after asking a local for clues as to what they looked like we found a few. Probably better to visit on a sunny day!

1  Thank BatterseaN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the properties along Moonstone Beach tout the "beauty" of the beach. Well that description is debatable to me. It's a dark and rocky beach that one cannot walk or lie on. All one can do is walk on the boardwalk and look at the...More

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1  Thank Angelina K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the beach here, mostly for the wooden path that lines the beach and makes for easy access to the beach itself.

1  Thank LaBernardi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place for a picnic !!!!! So refreshing and a great stop after visiting Hearst Castle.

1  Thank tntntnt2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is really peaceful! Not too many people and the kids were able to run around without being overcrowded like Pismo and Morro.

1  Thank JJohnson123456
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Michele G
18 July 2018|
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Response from bynner | Reviewed this property |
yes dog friendly
5 June 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
16 May 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.