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Get an overview of this hotelBeachfront Resort on Monterey Bay

Right on the dunes

Built along Monterey Bay, this beachfront resort is set across 19 acres of protected sand dunes; Monterey is 10 miles away. Its convenient location near the marina allows guests to partake in local whale-watching excursions.

Spa, pools

Sea-salt body polishing and seaweed detoxifying are spa treatments at the top of the to-do list, while other amenities at the Sanctuary Beach Resort include bike rentals, pools, and a spa tub.

Ocean views, fireplaces

Guestrooms at the Sanctuary Beach Resort feature views of the ocean or sand dunes from private balconies or patios. Gas fireplaces keep everything cozy, and refrigerators and CD players are at the ready.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Built in 1999, the two story Sanctuary Beach Resort in Marina has an outdoor splash pool and a large spa tub. Massages, facials, beauty services, body srubs and body wrap treatments can be arranged in guestrooms or in two treatment rooms in the resort lodge (surcharge). Treatments include ocean-inspired services such as a sea-salt body polish and seaweed detoxifying wrap.

Business services such as photocopying, faxing, and printing are available through the front desk; fees may apply. Four meeting rooms offer eight hundred square feet of space in addition to indoor and outdoor banquet or reception spaces. Additional amenities include free self parking, luggage storage, multilingual staff, wedding services, and picnic area.

Sanctuary Beach Resort's convenient location near the marina allows guests to partake in local whale-watching excursions.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Total number of rooms - 60 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • On private beach 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 74 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Year Built 1999 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 800 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Children's pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Fireplace 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Climate control 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Kula Ranch Island Steakhouse - Relaxing island atmosphere, serves lunch and dinner and cocktails from the bar with fantastic beachfront views.

Nearby Things to Do

The resort has an outdoor splash pool and a large spa tub. Bike rentals are available through the resort (surcharge). The resort is situated on environmentally protected dunes and oceanfront, perfect for bird-watching and beachcombing, as well as miles of coastline for walking, running, boating, kayaking, parasailing, scuba diving and windsurfing.

Several 18-hole golf courses are within 15 miles of the resort, including Pebble Beach Golf Links (15 miles) and the Fort Ord courses Bayonet and Blackhorse (7 miles).

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Playground on site 

Spa Services

The Serenity Spa offers a variety of exhilarating treatments including massages, facials, and aromatherapy - also available in your guestroom.

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Thalassotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 16 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 16.00 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 13.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 40 per accommodation, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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