Area Information

Area Information

Asilomar State Beach

Asilomar Hotel & Conference Grounds is located steps from Asilomar State Beach which stretches one-mile and is made up of rocky coves and a few sandy areas. The beach is popular with surfers, kayakers and offers beautiful views and walking trails. Asilomar State Beach is part of the Asilomar Marine Reserve due to its rich ecosystem and biodiversity, fishing is prohibited.

The Asilomar area is home to:

  • The Asilomar Coast Trail- 3/4 walking trail
  • Asilomar Dunes Natural Preserve- pedestrian boardwalk through 25 acres of a sand dune ecosystem
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary- Federal marine protected area spanning 276 miles

Asilomar Visitor Guide

Pacific Grove & Monterey County

Pacific Grove in Monterey County is your destination for a perfect California vacation. There is something for everyone. Monterey Peninsula's seaside restaurants; Salinas Valley's hillside vineyards; Big Sur's redwood groves; Pebble Beach's championship golf course; Carmel-By-The-Sea's elite music and art festivals.

Make sure you build enough time into your trip for local exploration once you are here. There’s so much to see and do. Here are a few of our favorites:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Old Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Historic Cannery Row
  • World Class golf courses of Pebble Beach
  • California Wine Country in Carmel Valley, Soledad, or Salinas Valley
  • Scenic Drive south to Big Sur
  • Surfing at Asilomar State Beach
  • Music Festivals
  • Art Galleries
  • Auto and Motorcycle Racing
  • Antique Car Auctions
  • Gourmet Food and Wine Events