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Pescadero Beach

Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
+1 916-653-6995
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Another great Beach and no crowds

Half Moon Bay: most beaches are just like this. There is no amusement park, it's not like Santa... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
mdauth58
,
Oakley, California
rock pools

i stopped off for a short stay to have a walk along the path with beautiful views its worth... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
ahmad d
,
Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great beach” (7 reviews)
“parking lot” (7 reviews)
“santa cruz” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
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+1 916-653-6995
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Half Moon Bay: most beaches are just like this. There is no amusement park, it's not like Santa Cruz, it's not Monterey, in my opinion much better if you want to come to enjoy the ocean and some sand this is the place bring your...More

Thank mdauth58
Reviewed 8 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
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...More

Thank MikeyBoy12804
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
Reviewed 28 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
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...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 21 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...More

Thank DarrellCarol
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...More

1  Thank Hello_Travelers
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
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
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