Best Waterfront Hotels on the Monterey Peninsula

Best Waterfront Hotels on the Monterey Peninsula

The coast along the Monterey Peninsula is one of note. Case in point: the infamous 17-mile drive in Pebble Beach, which hugs the land where people flock to get away, play golf and catch scenic views rivaled by few. So, naturally, you’re going to want to savor it from your hotel room… maybe even from your bed? Each of these hotels is perfectly poised for enjoying the coastal landscape, and are dually some of our favorite luxurywellness or romantic stays as well. That said, here are our picks for the best waterfront hotels on the Monterey Peninsula. Click through the posts below to see waterfront hotels organized by region.  

Featured photo courtesy of Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa.

These high-luxe getaways will treat you to a wealth of natural beauty along with a heaping dose of pampering, making them our picks for the best waterfront hotels in Monterey. Click here for more. 


Two chairs face a window with a view of Monterey Bay at Monterey Tides hotel
Photo courtesy of Monterey Tides.

These rare spots present a chance soak in the sounds of the waves and the fresh sea air, true South Coast waterfront lodges where you can enjoy the Pacific from on high. Click here for our list of Waterfront hotels in Big Sur. 

Big Sur

Yurt overlooking Pacific Ocean at Treebones Resort -- great for wellness getaway -- in Big Sur, California
Photo courtesy of Treebones Resort.

Need a place to stay in Santa Cruz? Here are our picks for the best Santa Cruz hotels for a waterfront stay. Click here for the list. 

Santa Cruz

hotel room with queen bed and views of the Monterey Bay at Seascape Beach Resort in Santa Cruz, California
Photo: Courtesy of Seascape Beach Resort

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