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Explore miles of Coastal Trail surrounding the resort ideal for running.  

Signature Drive

From pumpkin farms and fruit stands to wineries and wind-swept beaches, Signature Drive offers a scenic trip through five distinct regions. Guests who devote a few hours of their day will experience some of the country’s most magnificent vistas.

Sea Kayaking

The open ocean waits to be discovered via sea kayaking.  

Horseback Riding

Moss Beach Ranch, near our Northern California beach resort, offers unforgettable rides with stunning views of the Pacific and more.

Santa Cruz Mountain Wine Tasting

While Napa Valley is a popular choice for wine tasting, a more intimate, yet equally notable, experience can be had just south of our Half Moon Bay beach resort. The Santa Cruz Mountains are home to vineyards and wineries from labels including David Bruce, Bonny Doon and Cinnabar. 

Segway Tours

Explore the Northern California coastline on two wheels with Segway tours, available Friday through Sunday.

Whale Watching

Considered Northern California’s premier whale-watching destination, the Bay area offers the opportunity to witness majestic gray whales as they migrate south. Whale-watching cruises depart from Princeton Harbor and venture 10 to 15 miles away from shore toward the migratory paths of these majestic mammals.

Bike Riding

Our Half Moon Bay beach resort offers bikes, maps, bottled water and protective gear for guests. Rides start at the resort and travel north along the Northern California coastline.


Learn the art of surfing in one of the premier surfing destinations of the world.


Guests can enjoy a dip in our heated indoor pool or simply walk down to the waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Bird Watching

Half Moon Bay is home to the most breathtaking bird watching in Northern