Beaches

Big Sur's Calling...

  Experience the dramatic beauty of Big Sur year-round. No matter the season, whatever you seek—inventive cuisine, healing spa treatment outdoor exploration, even creative expression—you’ll find it in the rustic elegance of Ventana Big Sur. Tucked-in between the blue Pacific…

Slip away from the world at Ventana Big Sur

Located at the intersection of the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Lucia Mountains, equal parts American legend and natural wonder, Big Sur is one of the most magical places on Earth. Some say the best part of visiting is the…

Aye Aye, Captain

Brave the waters of this treasured spot under the watchful eyes of a sword-wielding statue at Dillon Beach.

Beach Bounty

In Marin, we have 72 miles of coastline and more than 20 beaches, which means everyone can find a place by the sea.

Clean and Create on Earth Day

The 11th annual Create-With-Nature Earth Day Celebration takes place April 23 at Stinson Beach. Kasia Pawlowska has the details.

Stinson Beach

It’s hard to imagine, on those warm summer days when Stinson Beach is packed with hordes of fog-fleeing San Franciscans, that we locals have this glorious stretch of sand to ourselves most of the year. Stinson is always there for us, challenging us to withstand its wind, daring us to endure its fog and, on its most seductive days, tempting us to bask in the brilliance of its sun.