Monterey Bay Inn
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMonterey Bay Inn
Literally only inches from the water, although the coast and beaches in this area are rocky and nowhere near as good as home.
Watched a sea Otter at play today from our balcony.
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Wildlife: On one pull-out, there is a colony of elephant seals, where everyone and their dog stopped to observe and photograph. We had a couple of really good showings by orcas too, later on. The first was a group of 3 or 4 who were circling a school of fish. Frequently the orcas were blowing a geyser (that’s how we spotted them), and swirling around the fish. The sea birds were flying all around ...
... the boy's favourite breakfast. It's a really popular spot, but the worth the wait for their fantastic crepes.
It was a cloudy, breezy morning in Monterey and the ocean was choppy as we boarded our boat, the Sea Wolf, and set off in the hope of seeing some very big sea mammals. From the start we marvelled at the abundance of sea-life in the bay. Before we'd even got out of the harbour we'd seen seals, sea-lions, and sea otters. ...
... either elderly or otherwise pre-programmed to sleep on a moving bus. Our driver was John. While the tour guides we have had so far have had a conversational style, John's style was lecture, delivered in a smooth monotone. This style obviously suited the woman in the seat in front of us who was making notes as we went along. Although much of the commentary was interesting there was far too much detail about the weather patterns that cause the fog, the migratory habits of the ...
Just Say No
“WOW! I can’t believe that I’m seeing the Pacific Ocean for the first time in my life!” I exclaim. “It takes my breath away!”
“We'll go to the cliffs along the ocean next, and stop near a bridge, where we’ll walk out onto the rock formations in the water,” Carver says.
"That's great, Carver!"
... br> This area of Big Sur is also home to Pheiffer Beach which I well-known if nothing else at least for the fast that it is almost impossible to find. It took us 2 drive-by's before we realize where to turn toward the beach - look for the yellow sign that says RV's prohibited or something like that. The Pfeiffer State Beach sign is actually located at the end of the 2 mile long Sycamore road which ...