Marina State Beach


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Marina State Beach


Location:At the foot of Reservation Road in Marina, 10 miles north of Monterey.
Facilities:Boardwalk (é), picnic area, restrooms, concession building.
Activities:Hang gliding, kite flying, radio-controlled model airplane flying.
Special Features:The beach is wheelchair accessible via a boardwalk trail that winds through the Marina Dunes Natural Preserve. Water recreation here is extremely hazardous due to strong rip currents.
Address:c/o Monterey District
2211 Garden Rd
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone:831-384-7695
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=581
Size: 171 acres.

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Slip on over to Carmel Beach for a DIY bonfire, one of the few beaches left to allow such a spectacular sunset show; drift out on Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary on a kayak for two for a roll with the resident sea otters; shift over to the Lone Cypress on iconic 17-Mile Drive for the all-time smooch with a backdrop; soothe your soul with a surreal lover's walk along Marina State Beach and Marina Dunes Preserve; seduce the senses with an alfresco perch backed with a crisp sauvignon blanc and local calamari at the Restaurant at Ventana Inn & Spa in Big Sur.