Asilomar State Beach is part of the Pacific Grove Fish Garden Refuge and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. It is a narrow one-mile strip of sandy beach and rocky coves and features a 3/4-mile walking trail that is open to pedestrians.

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Expert Review of Asilomar State Beach

Beach Review of Asilomar State Beach

Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
BeachExpert Rating 3.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
BeachExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Asilomar is a narrow strip of beach about one mile long. It's part of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
  • Take the three-quarter-mile walking trail for views of the Pacific. You can ride bikes on the paved road that runs close to the walking trail.
  • With easy access and fairly consistent waves, this Pacific Grove beach is popular with surfers—but only those who are experienced; it's not for novices.

Sunset Drive
Pacific Grove, California

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 831-646-6440
Fax: 831-372-7227
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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