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China Cove, Carmel

4.8
#4 of 11 in Beaches in Monterey County
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • The hike to through the trail continually offered a variety of feasts for the eyes. I would love to return. 
    The hike to through the trail continually offered a variety of feasts for the eyes. I would love to return.  more »
  • Nice walk along the ocean front. Most of the vegetation was dead unfortunately. Coast line rocky, easy hiking and beautiful. Pretty crowded, but still very nice. Benches along the way to sit and... 
    Nice walk along the ocean front. Most of the vegetation was dead unfortunately. Coast line rocky, easy hiking and beautiful. Pretty crowded, but still very nice. Benches along the way to sit and...  more »
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  • Beautiful place to hike. Very comfortable and easy walk to witness the beautiful emerald green waters converging into the white sandy beach. What a sight !! Good that there is no access to the small beach, because the best views are from above. You have to park at the Bird Island parking spot and on the way to the Island viewing spot is this cove. We noticed a huge seal on a rock with its baby swimming nearby. What a blissful sight ! Do not miss this inside the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.
  • An absolutely stunning Cove! If you visit one place at point lobos this is it! We visited when the seal pups were born. This beach looks like something out of a movie.

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