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About Monterey

Breathtaking scenery, an expansive coastline and a true California experience are all waiting for you in spectacular Monterey. Walk or bike to everything from the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, or surround yourself with fantastic shopping and upscale dining within the Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay. This central California coastal destination is ripe with opportunity, from the dazzling Monterey Aquarium to the waterfront hotels and boutiques of Cannery Row. Soak up the sunshine while walking the miles-long shoreline of Monterey State Beach, or simply enjoy the protected swimming of Municipal Beach, all on your vacation to sensational Monterey.