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Pescadero Beach

Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
+1 916-653-6995
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Overwhelming Scenery

The trail ride we took moved along this beach. Honestly, I felt like Charleton Heston in the first... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Wonderful day at the beach

Love that 30 min from the Bay Area, it feels like an entirely different world here. Had a great... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
San Francisco, Bay Area
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Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
+1 916-653-6995
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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 27 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
Reviewed 5 May 2016

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

Thank Harry B
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is a beautiful beach. When I visited there was not a big crowd. We were able to enjoy all of the beach without having to deal with too many people.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 26 February 2016

It was amazing visiting this place. Half moon bay is a must see if when visiting San Francisco. There's luxury golf resorts nearby

Thank Cecilia2509
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Nice place to stop and walk the beach. Tidal pools are awesome, so much to explore. Family friendly.

Thank Kbrat25
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Its on Highway 1 and offers great photo opportunities. Great for Panos. Not all parts of the beach has playable areas as some are full of large rocks so it may not be very suitable for playing.

Thank jiachaol
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Pescadero us a good place for a day trip. I have been there a handful of times for the day and it's aways enjoyable. It's pretty windy and might be cold to swim. The town of Pescadero is close by and has some good antique...More

1  Thank Max C
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