A Guide To An Independent Trip In Monterey

A Guide To An Independent Trip In Monterey

Often celebrated as a wonderful place to bring family or a loved one, The Sanctuary Beach Resort also serves as an ideal place for the independent traveler to stay. From enjoying our serene and majestic location to exploring the local attractions, these are some of the best ways to enjoy Monterey as an independent traveler.

Beach Time

One of the best ways to kick back when taking some time to yourself is on the white sand beaches of Monterey Bay. The Sanctuary Beach Resort sits on an undisturbed stretch of this shoreline, so you can enjoy some privacy while you lay out for a tan, dive into a new book, or head out for a relaxing swim.

Take In The Local Culture

Monterey has a unique and colorful culture that will keep you entertained for days on end. While enjoying the area as an independent traveler, be sure to take in some of the best local landmarks like the Monterey Aquarium, and Cannery Row—a popular neighborhood that’s home to a ton of old, converted sardine canning companies.

Go To A Show

One of the best ways to interact with the locals in Monterey is to join them for one of the many buzzworthy shows that’s constantly coming through town. From music festivals to plays, carnivals, and performances, there’s always something interesting and eye-opening to take in. For some ideas, check out The Sanctuary Beach Resort’s Event Calendar.

Pamper Yourself

One way to enjoy an independent trip is to spoil yourself, because that’s the point, right? One of the best ways to pamper yourself in Monterey, is to take a day relaxing at The Sanctuary Beach Resort’s onsite wellness center—Serenity Spa.

Make It A Road Trip

If you don’t have to worry about anybody else’s timetable, maybe you can take some extra time off and make your visit to The Sanctuary Beach Resort part of an epic Central Coast road trip. Check out our blog post on the life-changing sights you could stop at along the way.