Welcome to The Sanctuary Beach Resort

A Luxury Monterey Beach Hotel

Nestled on 19 acres of pristine Pacific shoreline, The Sanctuary Beach Resort invites you to escape and enjoy the best of the California Coast. Rise and shine to beachfront views, savor artisanal cuisine, and take in nature's beauty. At the end of the day, cozy up by a firepit on the sand and fall asleep to the sound of breaking waves. When you’re ready to explore, discover local wineries and all the sights of Monterey Bay. You’ll also find open spaces, modern facilities, state-of-the-art technology, and California hospitality perfect for hosting groups and events. 

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Seaside Escape

Hide away or work remotely among the dunes where wide-open spaces are met by the soothing sound of ocean waves.

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Bed and Breakfast Getaway

Take advantage of our Bed and Breakfast getaway special and you’ll begin your mornings with a charming picnic basket.

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The Perfect Day

Experience Monterey Bay

Discover relaxation at The Sanctuary Beach Resort with restful accommodations for your California escape.
Whatever your speed, you’ll find curated experiences to inspire your mind, body, and soul throughout your stay.

9:30am

Start the day with breakfast in bed or an invigorating yoga session on the beach.

12pm

Take a nature walk along the beach and soak up the sun.

2pm

Head 15 minutes south to downtown Monterey and explore the iconic Fisherman's Monterey Wharf.

6pm

Taste freshly caught flavors and California cuisine at Salt Wood Kitchen and Oysterette.

9pm

Finish the day unwinding by a firepit on the sand with a glass of wine or hot chocolate.

Your Private Retreat

Rooms & Suites

Clustered in gorgeous bungalows along the beach, the serene rooms and suites here provide you with your own personal sanctuary. Begin each day with breakfast on your private patio or terrace overlooking the coastline, unwind throughout the day amid premium comforts and amenities, and sleep soundly on luxury linens.

Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette

Indulge your senses at Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette Restaurant, where we utilize the bounty of California’s Central Coast to create seasonal, ingredient-driven New American cuisine. The new culinary destination of the Monterey Bay Area offers an oyster bar and central live-fire open kitchen, allowing diners to watch chefs transform locally-sourced produce, fish and meats into wood-grilled delicacies.

Explore Monterey Bay

Nearby Attractions

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Let's Get Social

While you explore, share your favorite adventures with us. Take a look at the latest social posts and follow the Sanctuary Beach Resort journey.