Sandy Beach Monitoring

Asilomar Main Beach 36.6176833 -121.9421166

LiMPETS site since 2004

This site is located along Sunset Drive in Pacific Grove, CA. From Highway 1 take the Pacific Grove Highway 68 turn and head toward the coast. Highway 68 will wind down through Pacific Grove. At the fourth light, turn left onto Sunset Drive. After the second stop sign, at 17 Mile Drive, the road turns along the coast. The first beach on the left is Asilomar.

The site is across the stream that runs near to the road.


Parking for the Asilomar site is along Sunset Drive, there are many places to pull off and park.


There are no public rest rooms near the site; the closest are either at the small take out deli/ kayak rental spot on the corner of 17 Mile Drive and Sunset Drive, or further along Sunset to the golf course near Point Pinos.

Asilomar Main Beach
Asilomar Main Beach