We enjoyed several trips to this beach within our 5 day stay in Pacific Grove. Tide pools, kite flying, saw several moon jelly fish, enjoyed watching many surfers. Both in the am and Pm hours. FUN! FUN! FUN!
About Asilomar State Beach
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Make time to walk on the beach. I love it so much, I think I'd like to live within walking distance of this beach.
Asilomar Beach offers some of the best coastal views in the state. Remember, the water here is cold, and a wet suit is often advised for swimming and surfing. Great place for whale watching, snorkling, and relaxing amidst a gorgeous view. If you are not...More
Great place to explore tidal pools and a really nice, clean sandy beach next door. Sea anemones, minnows, rock scrambling, etc. Dead sea lion on rock was a downer. This isn't Disneyland.
The coast area around Asilomar State Beach offer some gorgeous views, but beware: Highway 1 is blocked by a landslide at Big Sur and there is no detour (like the signs warn).
Among the most beautiful coastline areas in the entire state of California! The dunes before you get to the water's edge are resplendent in native dune plants and local wildlife(shore birds aplenty and sea mammals include sea otters and sea lions in the surf). The...More
There are breathtaking vistas at Asilomar. I've gone there many times over the years and have more photos than I know what to do with. On one of my trips there, I even saw deer, although on my most-recent trip, I didn't see any.
Beautiful, wild craggy rock jut-outs and a cove nestled between wth a sandy stretch of beach laden w/ surfers, fighting the knee- highs this day. Long board/cliff(?) walk to accommodate the meditative and jogging folks, with ample parking ring side. Gorge!!!!!