Bodyboarding in Asilomar State Beach, Pacific Grove, California USA

Best wind:
East, Southeast
Best swell direction:
North, west, northwest, southwest
Asilomar state beach is a state park located in Pacific Grove, California, USA.

It provides access to some smaller beaches called Rocky coast and dune habitat, on the Monterey Peninsula. It is a beautiful, sandy, narrow beach and rocky cove about 1 mile/1.6 km long.

The trail, created runs through the dunes and gives a very good opportunity for pedestrianism. The trail is accessible by wheelchair. In the property anyone can find the Asilomar Conference Center, which exists from 1913 and is now a National Landmark. It is a lovely beach, where people can body-board.

Best swell direction is from north, west, northwest and southwest. Best size of the waves is small to double overhead. Best wind is east and southeast and best tide low and incoming to medium. It has exquisite cuisine and many opportunities to have fun in the local bars or pubs.

Local accommodations are beautiful, picturesque hotels and bed and breakfast options, available in the vicinity of the spot.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Pacific Grove
1.4 mi / 2.2 km, 6 mins
Head west on Pine Ave to 15th St. Turn on the third turn left on Forest Ave. Turn rigth on Sinex Ave.
BY CAR FROM San Francisco
124 mi / 99.5 km, 2 hrs 6 mins
From San Francisco, take 101 south to 156 West. Take 156 West to Highway 1 South, through Monterey to the Pebble Beach (Pacific Grove exit), turn right on Holman Highway(68 West). Stay on Highway 68 West (Holman Highway) for 3.5 miles until it becomes a city street called Forest Avenue. Continue for about 1 mile and make a left turn onto Sinex Avenue. In just under 1 mile, Sinex Avenue ends right at the front gates to Asilomar.
Monterey Peninsula Airport,
9 mi / 14.4 km

Amtrak services the entire USA. Check the website for fares, schedules and tickets.


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