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Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria

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Scenic Drive Tourist Spot
Drive along Moonstone Beach Dr and make your way down the coastline surrounded by sand dunes, beachfront homes, and sweeping ocean views. Running right next to Highway 1, the route represents a more scenic alternative, bringing you closer to the sea itself and allowing you to drive at a slower pace. Stop along your way to wander the numerous stretches of boardwalk throughout the area and take in the sandy cliffs and trees that form the landscape around you. Keep your eyes peeled and you may even get to view a colony of seals snoozing on the beach. Put Moonstone Beach Dr and other Cambria attractions into our Cambria vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Moonstone Beach has a walk way above it for srolling and jogging along with a beautiful ocean view. There's also a wood walk way down to the beach.  more »
  • Great place to take a long stroll along a boardwalk next to the ocean. Great place to take some good photos of the ocean. Easy walking.  more »
  • Running the length of Moonstone Drive, start at the South End and go all North. When you get to San Simeon Pines keep walking and there is a fabulous Coastal edge walk down to the beach!!! Means walki...  more »
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  • I loved Fireside Inn! It's right on the gorgeous & spectacular Moonstone Beach, couldn't believe we were right there on the oceanfront! The hotel itself is just lovely: spacious room, very comfy bed & pillows, a fireplace and even bathrobes! Our room was on the beachfront (126) so we slept with windows open, letting the ocean sound lull us to sleep. Not sure if all rooms have this feature, but ours had a big bathtub with jets. It was soooo nice! Everything was clean and pleasant and the staff was very friendly (and very conscious of the California drought)! Also, I like that it is a one story hotel where you can pull your car almost to your room door. Oh, and when I booked I didn't realize a free hot breakfast was provided, which was a great amenity. The hotel has a heated pool and a jacuzzi but with our own bathtub with jets we didn't feel like venturing outside :) In the morning we took nice walks on the beachfront, which is a breathtaking nature preserve with dramatic cliffs. The sun was shining, the birds were singing, and little ground squirrels entertained us constantly. We saw a sea otter in the waves! The night we checked in we watched sun set over the ocean. It was idyllic. Can't wait to return to Fireside Inn and I highly recommend it for your stay in Cambria! Many thanks to the hotel staff for making us feel very welcome!
  • ROOMS ARE NICE, CLEAN AND BIG BATHROOM! HAD A GREAT EXPERIENCE! THEY DIDN'T BREAKFAST WAS NOT THAT GOOD!
  • Place is lovely! Right across from the beach! Great breakfast nice pool and jacuzzi! 2nd time here. Great friendly staff! A must! Fireplaces in certain rooms.
  • Amazing views! Great room! Everything was exactly as stated on their web site. Super friendly & helpful staff. We'll be back for sure!!
  • Room was clean, the breakfast is good, super close to the water