Enjoy a dessert flight at a local winery, wander the endless pristine beaches, and explore a lively downtown! However you choose to spend your day, the possibilities in Half Moon Bay are endless! Blessed with comfortable year-round weather, it’s no wonder that millions of visitors choose to vacation in this elegant beach town! Did you know that the Half Moon Bay coastline is made up of multiple state beaches? With miles of pristine and sandy beaches to explore, you will love discovering the spectacular seaside cliffs, or simply basking in the brilliance of a Southern California sunset.
THINGS TO SEE & DO
No matter how you choose to spend a day in Half Moon Bay, this brilliant beach town will capture your heart and imagination. From its small-town friendliness, to dog-friendly beaches, to spectacular scenery, and exceptional cuisine, Half Moon Bay has everything. Explore the Purisima Creek Trail in the Redwoods Open Space Preserve. You will never forget the breathtaking scenery of the sea cliffs on this spectacular hiking trail! Or enjoy a relaxing walk down the sandy coastlines of Poplar Beach (your favorite furry companion is welcome to join!).
WHERE TO EAT & DRINK
Half Moon Bay is famous for amazing farms, lively farmers markets, and farm-to-table dining experiences. Whether you are searching fresh produce or some of the tastiest Southwestern fare in the country, you will find it in Half Moon Bay. Take advantage of the brilliant coastline and enjoy some of the freshest catches in Southern California with an elegant seafood dinner at Flying Fish Grill. After dinner, treat yourself and your sweetie to a dessert flight and wine pairing at the famous Barterra Winery! No matter what you are craving, Half Moon Bay will have it.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Because of Half Moon Bay’s favorable weather throughout the four seasons, you will always find an abundance of outdoor activity. This region enjoys warm summers and mild winters, typically not dipping below 50 degrees. With such great weather, no matter the season, you can always enjoy your favorite spring and summer activities. Half Moon Bay boasts two world-class championship golf courses, making it a golfer’s paradise. Other notable outdoor activity includes watching the seals at Año Nuevo State Park! Each year, from December through April, thousands of elephant seals arrive on the shores of Half Moon Bay. If your ideal vacation includes year-round outdoor recreation, or are simply discovering some of the most breathtaking wildlife in the country, look no further than Half Moon Bay!
WHERE TO STAY
With so many festivals, beautiful beaches, delicious cuisine, and incredible outdoor recreation, you will want an equally impressive accommodation! Whether you are hiking the Purisima Creek Trail in the Redwoods Open Space, or shopping and exploring the architectural wonders of the downtown area, you will find the greatest place to relax and unwind in one of our Select Registry properties. Our collection of boutique hotels, luxury inns, and bed and breakfasts near the bay area offer the perfect setting for your next Southern California getaway. Find the best Half Moon Bay bed and breakfast by exploring our luxurious accommodations below!