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.