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Beautiful walking trails

Love walking along Moonstone Beach. Always a favorite! We enjoy the getaway to this cozy town... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Santa Clarita, California
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A Romantic Spot

If you want to visit one of California's greatest secrets; I would invite you to consider Cambria... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Craig D
San Jose, California
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Cambria, CA 93452
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love walking along Moonstone Beach. Always a favorite! We enjoy the getaway to this cozy town. Beach is beautiful!

1  Thank kimycamp
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want to visit one of California's greatest secrets; I would invite you to consider Cambria, California and Moostone Beach. Come and see the loveliest views on earth. Come see the roaring ocean and the waving trees. Come to paradise

1  Thank Craig D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not too many actual moonstones left along the beach, except for very small ones, but nice to walk along the beach, dip your toes in the water and collect some colorful rocks for a small rock garden!

Thank Pamela O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been visiting here for many years and appears to have changed hands, internet advertises Brunch menu with breakfast but we arrived, not open till 11am and not serving breakfast. Service slow, food not hot, we ordered sandwiches, BLT with very little’B’ now charging $13...More

Thank PennyCampriello
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stretch of beach has become our favorite. The weather is lovely most of the year and the views and dolphin play is just wonderful. We stayed for 4 nights this time at the Cambria Shores Inn... a very nice spot. One of the things...More

1  Thank maryhadreas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach stretches for a few miles and has lovely boarded walks alongside it if you do not want to walk on the sand. This is a very pretty area and it has lots of great hotels opposite the beach.

1  Thank Tracey Anne E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank Worldbutterfly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank MCPOUSNrtd
Reviewed 3 weeks 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

2  Thank Tony M
Reviewed 3 weeks 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

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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.