SURFING IN Asilomar State Beach, Monterey, California, USA

Asilomar State Beach is one of the prettiest places to surf in this area.  And not just for the surfers in your group - the non-surfers (especially young ones) will love it too as there are endless nooks and crannies of tide pools and rock outcrops to explore and find sea life in.  


Break Type:  Beach and Reef

Gear: Thick Wetsuit (Hood, Gloves, Boots seasonally)

Ambience:  Big long wide-open beach surrounded by smaller coves and walking trails.  Note there are no services close by so bring food and water.

Main Surf Spot:  Asilomar State Beach

Link to current conditions: Surfline


Public Parking:  Yes street parking only - can fill up quickly especially on weekend.

Public Showers:  No.

Public Restrooms:  No.  

Transportation:  Need a car.

Nearest Airport:  San Jose (SJC)

Alternative Surf Spots

Lover's Point Beach - requires North swell


Lodging:  Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds

Best Western The Inn & Suites Pacific Grove

Food:  Lots of options in Pacific Grove.

Taste of India

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