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86% (63 member ratings)
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The Sanctuary Beach Resort

Marina, CA
  • Located on 19 oceanfront acres of the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary
  • The outdoor heated pool and spa offer expansive views of the ocean and sand dunes
  • Sunset bonfires on the beach each evening

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86% (63 member ratings)

4.1Value for the Money


3295 Dunes Drive
Marina, CA, 93933
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Located on 19 oceanfront acres of the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary, the Sanctuary Beach Resort offers the ideal romantic escape near Monterey.

The bungalow suites and hotel buildings are nestled against the coastline, offering postcard views of the ocean. Guests can enjoy a picnic on the beach or retreat to their rooms where a gas fireplace sets the mood. Exploring the resort grounds is easy with complimentary personal golf carts. And the nightly sunset bonfires on the beach are a great way to end the day. Nearby activities include whale watching, deep sea fishing, and hiking trails. Downtown Monterey is a short 15-minute drive away.

The on-site Kula Ranch Island Steakhouse offers Pacific Rim-inspired dishes. A continental breakfast can also be delivered to hotel rooms for an additional cost.

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Note: The hotel charges a $16 environmental fee upon check-in. The fee goes toward resorting the habitat of the local environment.


  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Private beach
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly


  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


Suites offer a separate shower.

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Complimentary parking
  • Off-street parking
  • Public car park


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.


  • Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests

  • Crib available on request, free of charge. Extra bed available on request: $10 per night for children and adults. Extra person charge is $10 + tax per night.
    Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.


  • Pets are allowed on request (maximum weight: 100lbs, maximum number of pets: 3) and will be charged $50 + tax per night on checkout.


  • The following per night fees will be added to your bill at checkout: $20.00 Environmental Fee (Facility Fee) which goes towards the restoration and preservation of the dunes habitat that surrounds the resort and a $2.00 District Tax (TID).


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Getting there

Sanctuary Beach Resort is approximately 10 minutes north of Monterey by car. San Francisco International Airport is approximately 90 minutes north by car, in good traffic.


  • 3295 Dunes Drive
  • Marina, CA, 93933
  • United States

Customer Service

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Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

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You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in CAD) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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