Sanctuary Beach Resort welcomes guests into an extended neighborhood that features a number of things to do in Monterey and the coastal region beyond. Just fifteen minutes north of downtown Monterey, it’s a perfect home base for travelers looking to explore the Monterey Bay area.
Our guests vary from California roadtrippers to romantic, luxury, and business travelers. In close proximity to San Francisco, Palo Alto, Santa Cruz and Big Sur, Sanctuary Beach Resort is an ideal getaway for someone seeking a secluded beach experience. Monterey is home to a bevy of seafood restaurants and must-do activities, including visits to nearby shopping villages and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Guests who enjoy the outdoors have plenty of things to do in and around Monterey. They can explore the shores and protected Marina Sand Dunes near The Sanctuary Beach Resort, or venture slightly further afield for a wealth of activities like whale watching, hiking in the Santa Cruz Mountains and wine tours in the Carmel Valley.