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San Gregorio State Beach

20063 Cabrillo Hwy S, San Gregorio, CA 94019-2521
+1 650-726-8819
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Super sandy beach

We parked in this small parking lot where there was plenty of space. This is a fabulous sandy beach... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Sarah B
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London, United Kingdom
Not for the injured or nonathletic! Beautiful. No bathrooms.

This beach is absolutely beautiful and was relatively empty when we visited in the middle of a... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Keelia M
,
Oakland, California
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A nude beach open weekends from nine to sunset and weekdays from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (10 reviews)
“half moon bay” (7 reviews)
“cool cave” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
20063 Cabrillo Hwy S, San Gregorio, CA 94019-2521
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+1 650-726-8819
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We parked in this small parking lot where there was plenty of space. This is a fabulous sandy beach for a walk and there are walking paths behind above road level. Unfortunately we didn't have time to do these but we may be back!

Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This beach is absolutely beautiful and was relatively empty when we visited in the middle of a sunny (but cold) Sunday afternoon. Just a few families with their dogs and some fishermen -- didn't seem like a big party beach. (Probably because there are no...More

Thank Keelia M
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

San Gregorio state beach is one of the better scenic beaches on highway one a few miles south of half moon bay. Parking is voluntary around $8. It is a very scenic beach with a stream flowing into the ocean and highway 1 going over...More

Thank Qualitypro3336
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Trail to the beach is to the left of the picnic tables. Be prepare to roll up your pants and dip your feet in the lagoon as it’s the only way to get to the beach. During our trip the water was shallow enough for...More

1  Thank cdnessca
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

My friend and I were taking a drive down the coast, from Pacifica, and we just had to stop at this little beach. It's so beautiful and there were lots of people in the water even though it was only 60 degrees!

Thank Katharine R
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed walking this beautiful beach, even in winter. Many hiking trails on the headlands too.

Thank Bayney
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful sandy beach with rolling waves that are really picturesque. We even saw a seal sunbathing on the beach oblivious to us all. Lovely.

Thank mike c
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

We drove by San Gregorio State Beach on our way to Santa Cruz and were surprised by its beauty! It was completely deserted, and I'm guessing it was too chilly a day (by California standards) for swimming, but what a lovely spot.

Thank GraceMarieGMC
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Nestled off of Highway 1 this beach boasts of fine sand which is perfect for sand castles and long walks. Be sure to not only bring your sun screen but also water, snacks and some long sleeve items in case it gets too windy or...More

1  Thank one_traveling_german
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I took our 2 dogs for the first time and it was perfect! Everything about this beach took my breath away. Beautiful views and plenty of sun. It's a great place to work on your tan and the dogs enjoyed getting their paws...More

1  Thank Rachel V
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