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This beach is great for surfing and boogie boarding. It has walking trails and is within walking... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2015
Granny61
,
Montara, California
Great for watching the surfers!

This is obviously a beach to come to for big breakers. It's fun to watch the surfers but it does... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2015
moot
,
Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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Scenic beach along Highway One located just south of Pillar Point Harbor.
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22 Apr 2015
“Surfing”
9 Mar 2015
“Great for watching the surfers!”
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Highway 1, Montara, CA
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

This beach is great for surfing and boogie boarding. It has walking trails and is within walking distance of the harbor with numerous restaurants and hotels.

Thank Granny61
Reviewed 9 March 2015

This is obviously a beach to come to for big breakers. It's fun to watch the surfers but it does gets incredibly busy-and it's only March!

Thank moot
Reviewed 24 January 2013

A comfortable walk from our B and B, the Goose and Turrets. Easy access and a fine walking beach with stairs down from the back of The nearby restaurant.

Thank Shelley C
Reviewed 24 March 2012

This beach is a walkers never ending story. Starts at the rocks of the Princeton Harbor and goes for miles south. Check the tide table to make sure your walk will coincide with a good low tide. Lots of surfing down at the beginning of...More

Thank Skyrocket21
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