Cypress Inn on Miramar Beach 407 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Cypress Inn on Miramar Beach is a luxurious bed and breakfast inn, facing the ocean and immediately adjacent to the…More Coastal Trail. Guests can enjoy a gourmet breakfast, evening wine and appetizers and such in-room amenities as fire places, terracotta heated floors, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. The inn offers special-rate packages, such as romantic getaways and weekday getaways. Please check the website for details on current specials.
The Ritz-Carlton is a luxury destination hotel and resort located on the Half Moon Bay coastline. With 261 rooms and…More a capacity of 1,524 people in their meeting room space, the hotel can accommodate large meetings or small family getaways.</p>
<p>The resort boasts the following amenities: a spa (complete with a Roman mineral bath), two golf courses with views of the ocean, miles of walking trails, a gourmet restaurant and fire pits in terrace rooms. On Thursday nights, the Conservatory Lounge offers up live jazz along with burgers and microbrews. There's even an on-site wine tasting room where guests can sample cheese and chocolate as well. </p>
At the Half Moon Bay State Beach, visitors can camp, fish, swim, surf and even try horseback riding on the trail…More above the beach. Located west of Highway 1, the four-mile beach has three parking lots that each give access to a different section: Francis Beach, Venice Beach and Dunes Beach. During weekends and holidays, a lifeguard is on duty.</p>
<p>A visitor center is open on weekends. Campers should make advance reservations by contacting Reserve America at 1-800-444-PARK (7275), or online at <a href="http://www.reserveamerica.com/">www.reserveamerica.com</a>. Fires, fireworks and dogs are not allowed on the beach at any time.</p>
<p>For those who don't want to leave Fido behind -- or would like to have the beach experience without getting sand between their toes -- it's possible to catch panoramic views from the picnic tables and the campgrounds.</p>
<p>Another option is walking, biking or running along the Coastside Trail, which overlooks the waves for an additional three-mile stretch. There's a generous smattering of benches, too. But be careful before setting out that picnic spread: Low-flying seagulls are plentiful.</p>