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Stunning, and...

If you’re used to the coastal views of Southern California, this will add a delightful... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Elkton, Maryland
via mobile
Quiet, beautiful and a bit naked cove

The cove is beautiful from afar and above. It is perhaps the nicest beach in the Shell Beach/Avila... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Pismo Beach, California
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  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“nude beach”(6 reviews)
“great beach”(3 reviews)
“coastal views”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

If you’re used to the coastal views of Southern California, this will add a delightful flavor. Best of all, the marine layer seems the lift sooner than most places. The stroll is easy. The views stunning.

1  Thank Mpfisher
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

This place I liked... you will have two way to choose... from the sign ..to the left is way to nude beach... I see alot of couples and family there enjoying the beach. And I saw one elder walking nude. Kinda weair and ironic at...More

4  Thank jin j
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This beach is delightful...a hidden gem. Small town feel with lot's of restaurants within walking distance of the water.

2  Thank sallyvarga
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This is a very funky hard to get too steep drop rutted dirt path.The reward is crazy naked old people that like to walk up to you while you are sitting on your towel and show you what the have to offer for viewing...A major...More

6  Thank harveymushman99
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The cove is beautiful from afar and above. It is perhaps the nicest beach in the Shell Beach/Avila Beach area. I prefer to park at Cave Landing Bluff Parking or on the street Bluff Drive and take the VERY NICE Shell Beach Bluff Trail. After...More

1  Thank KarenEph320
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The beach was nice and clean! It has trails around to hike/bike/walk. Water is cold and rough. But Lovely views!

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

As you head toward Avila Beach, there is a short road on your left before you get to town that leads to a big dirt parking area. You can park here & do one of four things: 1) Be lazy & check out the views...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We love this quite location for a day at the beach. I is hard to get to but worth it. Be sure to note it is a nude beach also, so it the offends you or you have children with you it is best to...More

3  Thank johneL2766HZ
Reviewed 19 August 2017

So fun just hanging out at the beach.. it's always good at the beach.. but.. especially when there's rafts of otters just offshore floating and hanging out. no waves so it's safe for little ones..

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The view is spectacular no doubt! But beware of the steep hill. There are areas a person could literally fall off the cliff. Scary at certain points. There even are rappelling ropes tied to help people down or up the steep hill/cliff to get down...More

2  Thank Michelle G
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