Directions & Transportation Guide

The Sanctuary Beach Resort, located conveniently off Highway-1, is minutes away from the Monterey Regional Airport and less than an hour drive from San Jose International Airport. Once you arrive at our resort, enjoy complimentary self-parking. For assistance with directions or transportation inquiries, we have provided a quick directions and transportation guide below.

Should you require further assistance, you are always welcome to call our dedicated front desk staff at 831.883.9478.

Parking and Resort Map

We are pleased to offer complimentary self-parking for guests staying at the resort or dining at Salt Wood. Upon arrival, overnight guests can pull up to the front drive to allow our bell staff to assist with luggage and directions to the self-parking areas. Overnight guests will be asked to register the car’s license plate number at the front desk.

Our on-site parking lots are located by our main lodge, restaurant and cottages. Please view our resort map for a more detailed visual of our parking areas and resort.

Directions to The Sanctuary Beach Resort

  • Southbound Directions to The Sanctuary Beach Resort

    If you are driving from San Francisco or Silicon Valley, we suggest the following route to our resort:

    • Get on US-101 South and follow US 101 S to CA-156 W in Prunedale. Take exit 336 from US-101 S
    • Merge onto CA-156 W (6.1 Miles)
    • Continue onto CA-1 S (4.0 Miles)
    • Take exit 410 for Reservation Rd (0.3 Miles)
    • Turn right onto Reservation Rd (308 Feet)
    • Turn right onto Dunes Dr and you’ll arrive at The Sanctuary Beach Resort (0.2 Miles)

  • Northbound Directions to The Sanctuary Beach Resort

    If you are driving from Los Angeles or Santa Barbara, we suggest the following route to our resort:

    • Get onto US-101 N
    • Turn right onto Vierra Canyon Rd and follow signs for CA-156 W (0.1 Miles)
    • Turn right onto CA-156 W and continue onto CA-156 W (6.6 Miles)
    • Continue onto CA-1 S (4 Miles)
    • Take exit 410 for Reservation Rd (0.3 Miles)
    • Turn right onto Reservation Rd (308 Feet)
    • Turn right onto Dunes Dr and you’ll arrive at The Sanctuary Beach Resort (0.2 Miles)

  • Directions from Monterey Regional Airport to The Sanctuary Beach Resort

    The Sanctuary Beach Resort is a 15-minute drive from the Monterey Airport. From the airport, we suggest the following route to our resort:

    • Get on CA-68 West
    • Keep right at the fork to continue on Exit 7B, follow signs for CA-1 N/Santa Cruz and merge onto CA-1 N (8.4 Miles)
    • Take exit 410 for Reservation Rd (0.3 Miles)
    • Turn left onto Reservation Rd (0.2 Miles)
    • Turn right onto Dunes Dr and you’ll arrive at The Sanctuary Beach Resort (0.2 Miles)

  • Directions from San Jose International Airport to The Sanctuary Beach Resort

    The Sanctuary Beach Resort is a 55-minute drive from San Jose International Airport. From the airport, we suggest the following route to our resort:

    • Get on US-101 S
    • Follow US-101 S to CA-156 W in Prunedale. Take Exit 336 from US-101 S (52.7 Miles)
    • Merge onto CA-156 W (6.1 Miles)
    • Continue onto CA-1 S (4.0 Miles)
    • Take exit 410 for Reservation Rd (0.3 Miles)
    • Turn right onto Reservation Rd (308 Feet)
    •  Turn right onto Dunes Dr and you’ll arrive at The Sanctuary Beach Resort (0.2 Miles)