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Monastery Beach, Carmel

(3.1/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
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  • While beautiful, this beach, know to locals as "Mortuary Beach", is deadly. The warning signs have been improved over the years, but still don't inform the public of the immensities of its dangers. Ju...  more »
  • Monastery Beach is just south of Carmel on Rt 1. On the north end of the beach, you can look out and see a wash rock ~200 yard off the beach. Between the beach and the wash rock is a thick kelp forest...  more »
  • This beach is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS!! It is NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN! Many visitors have died here, giving this beach the haunting nickname of "Mortuary Beach" by locals. Even those walking or playing ...  more »