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Pescadero Beach

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Address: Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
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+1 916-653-6995

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rock pools

i stopped off for a short stay to have a walk along the path with beautiful views its worth visiting the rockpools and viewing the living ocean theres plenty of wildlife to see i... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
ahmad d
Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

i stopped off for a short stay to have a walk along the path with beautiful views its worth visiting the rockpools and viewing the living ocean theres plenty of wildlife to see i only wished i had more time here

Thank ahmad d
Queensbury, New York
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167 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The water along this beach is plenty cold. Simply fantastic views and if you are lucky ( as we were) you'll be blessed with a good fortune to see a few whales breaching and dolphins jumping. There is nothing here that detracts from nature. No kiddie rides, no snack bars, no retail shopping places. Just a sandy beach and some... More 

Thank MikeyBoy12804
United States
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

It's definitely one of the beautiful beaches I've been to! Big waves, fantastic scenery!! This beach is quiet and peaceful. Also there are a lot of dolphins ))

Thank Olga K
Woodinville, Washington
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333 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Another beautiful beach in Half Moon Bay. This one has a long stretch of sand and some cliffs. Beautiful views. Great place to take family portraits.

1 Thank Brin651
Half Moon Bay, California
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

All up and down the Pacific Coast travelers can find lonely stretches where sand and surf meet. Driving along the coast on Highway 1, there are many opportunities to park your car and stroll along the water. Pescadero Beach is one of these spots where you will find a parking lot and restroom. Be sure to wear a jacket and... More 

Thank Jane L
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The trail ride we took moved along this beach. Honestly, I felt like Charleton Heston in the first Planet of the Apes movie. Towering dunes fronted a quiet beach that stretches forever, seemingly. Great for privacy and sunbathing...plenty of room for all. However, no half-submerged Stature of Liberty.

Thank DarrellCarol
San Francisco, Bay Area
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44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Love that 30 min from the Bay Area, it feels like an entirely different world here. Had a great visit to this beach. It wasn't crowded and it was a warm, beautiful day. Remember, northern CA beaches are never super warm, but it was warm enough that you could do without a jacket if you wanted. Still, it would be... More 

1 Thank Hello_Travelers
Lincolnshire, Illinois
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305 reviews
154 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Good offshore winds with several people windsurfing. Nice beach with plenty of parking spaces. Wildflowers in bloom when we visited in April.

Thank Steve L
Coppell, Texas
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502 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Huge waves breaking along the coast brought a few brave surfers out on a cloudy & rainy day. The beach and views are stunning.

Thank Lynn_Lyon
Medford, Oregon
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130 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Some enterprising folk had assembled all the driftwood into interesting art-like structures on the beach!

Thank Harry B

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