Our Favorite 3-Day Itinerary

Our Favorite 3-Day Itinerary

We’ve put together our favorite 3-day itinerary that celebrates the beauty and endless views of crashing surf and turquoise sea at Asilomar. Enjoy!

Our comfortable accommodations are sure to help you ease into a relaxing stay.

Day of Arrival

AHHH... RELAXATION AT LAST!


CHECK IN AT ASILOMAR

No matter where you're coming from, it's easy to get to Asilomar from area highways, as well as numerous airports. More about getting here.

HEAD OUT TO THE BOARDWALK

Strolling along the spectacular ocean-side boardwalk is the perfect introduction to Asilomar's deep connection with nature.

LET THE GAMES BEGIN

Shoot some Pool on the two antique pool tables located in the Phoebe A. Hearst Social Hall. It's complimentary and fully equipped.


The Monterey area offers some of the coastlines most beautiful views.

1st Full Day

OCEANSIDE FANTASYLAND


THE ULTIMATE JOYRIDE

Take hold of the wheel and cruise along the famed 17-Mile Drive that wanders beside the shore-line and through the 5,000-acre Del Monte Forest. Stop for a photo at the Lone Cypress or visit Pebble Beach Golf Links, site of five U.S. Open Golf Championships.

EXPLORE BEYOND THE SHORE

Self-guided walking tours are a wonderful way to discover more about Asilomar, when you want to and at your own pace. Learn the story of Asilomar's cultural and natural history on a self-guided mobile phone tour which covers over 60 topics. Or download a selection of self-guided walk brochures, including:

  • Coast Trail
  • Dunes Preserve
  • Julia Morgan Architecture

Water adventures await with the ocean just down the path.

FUN IN THE SUN

Bike, bird watch, and stroll along the boardwalk. It will encourage you to relax and enjoy the day. We also have a vast array of outdoor activities. Some of them are as follows:

  • Beach Volleyball -Asilomar has a volleyball court just waiting for you on the beach.
  • Biking - Bring your bike and experience our awesome trail riding and beach riding.
  • Hiking & Walking Trails - We have park trails to offer hiking and walking enthusiasts.
  • Surfing - Grab your board and hit the beach. Asilomar is one of Monterey Peninsula's best places for catching some waves.

TAKE A RELAXING DIP IN THE POOL

Unwind in Asilomar's outdoor heated swimming pool, a perfect ending to a perfect day.


Monterey Bay Aquarium offers a fun and unique look at a wide variety of marine life.

2nd Full Day

MAGICAL MONTEREY


AN AMAZING DAY ON THE MONTEREY PENINSULA

Surrounded by the communities of Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey and Pebble Beach, Asilomar puts you at the heart of one of the country's premier vacation destinations. Some of the must-see attractions:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium. Located on the site of a former sardine cannery on Cannery Row in Monterey, Monterey Bay Aquarium boasts an annual attendance of nearly two million visitors and is a must-see when visiting the area. Tickets can be purchased at our Park Store. You can have lunch at the Aquarium before moving on with the rest of your day.
  • Carmel-by-the-Sea. A quaint, picturesque town over the hill from Asilomar. It is home to approximately 100 art galleries, the Carmel Mission, a vast array of quaint boutiques and numer-ous award-winning restaurants. You could also visit the "Old Fisherman’s Wharf", a visit to Mon-terey Peninsula isn't complete without including Old Fisherman's Wharf on your agenda. The wharf offers a variety of restaurants, shops, whale-watching tours, fishing excursions, bay cruis-es, and theatre.

Asilomar's natural beauty will have you taking a ton of wonderful photos.

Day of Departure

UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN


TAKE YOUR CAMERA FOR A STROLL

With your favorite camera in hand, head out to the many magnificent sights at Asilomar to en-sure you have a photo library full of lasting memories when you get home.