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Beach Hotels in Monterey
Known for its stunning beaches and world-class whale watching, Monterey has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday. This seaside destination has 188 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.
As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Monterey, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.
Lighthouse Lodge And Cottages - 3-star hotel, 6-minute walk from Oceanview Boulevard. It features an outdoor pool, free continental breakfast, and free WiFi. Guests love the walkable location and proximity to shopping.
Colonial Terrace Inn by the Sea - 3.5-star hotel, 2-minute walk from Carmel Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and comfortable rooms. This hotel boasts free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
Monterey Bay Lodge - 2.5-star motel near Del Monte Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi. Guest reviews highlight the comfortable rooms and convenient parking.
Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel - 3.5-star hotel on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant. Guests love the central location and proximity to shopping.
Sanctuary Beach Resort - 4-star spa resort on a private beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and pool. This resort boasts an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant. Activities include beach volleyball.
Planning Your Trip to Monterey
Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.
- Hottest months: September, October, August, and July, with an average temperature of 69°F
- Coldest months: December, January, February, and March, with an average temperature of 44°F
- Driest months: May, October, April, and November, with an average rainfall of 1.33 inches
- Rainiest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average rainfall of 3.79 inches
Sightseeing in and Around MontereyAfter arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Carmel Beach or San Carlos Beach - The Breakwater. Take advantage of the area's whale watching and golf courses, and make time for local attractions like Fisherman's Wharf and Monterey Bay Aquarium. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Maritime Museum or Dennis the Menace Park. Visitors also enjoy Monterey for its:
Getting Around Monterey
To get to Monterey, book a flight to Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), the closest major airport, which is located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city center. If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Salinas Station. You can explore water transportation options at the local marina.