Green Initiatives

A premier green hotel in Monterey Bay, California, The Sanctuary Beach Resort takes many steps to preserve the beauty of its surroundings and is one of the most environmentally-conscious green hotels in Monterey. Energy efficient lighting, biodegradable packaging and non-toxic cleaning products are used throughout the resort to keep emissions—and our impact on the surrounding Marina Dunes Preserve—at a minimum. The Sanctuary Beach Resort is setting the green standard for Monterey hotels.


  • Motion detector light sensors.
  • A recycling program.
  • Energy-efficient lighting with solar lighting throughout the property.
  • Biodegradable to-go food boxes and drinking cups.
  • Non-toxic cleaning products for laundry and housekeeping.
  • Water-saving toilets, low-flow shower heads and sink aerators are in every room.
  • Energy Star double-paned windows throughout the property.
  • Drought resistant native plants in landscaping and garden areas.
  • Roofing with eco-composite shingles.
  • Eco-friendly carpeting throughout the property.
  • Amenities contain post-consumer recycled content.
  • Beach Volleyball court and Bocce ball courts are made from recycled Oyster shells.
  • EV Charged Limo carts for guest transportation
  • EV Charging Stations