This place is awesome for a single or couple to hang out , private own property , no dog allowed and I don't recommend any children neither , yes its spectacular to watch the sunset especially before or after rain, enjoy ! Jeff Clark mural on HMB Main Street. Found this structure or what's left of it at Half Moon Bay in California. It was near the Ritz Carlton Hotel. Don't know what it is, but it looked interesting. It was on a beautiful stretch of the beach. The beautiful California coastline! #beach A photo from our first trip to California. The coastline was truly gorgeous. Above the coastline between Pacifica and Half Moon bay is full of Trails to hike . The fog rolls in and out lending for fabulous moody pictures #TakeAHike Sunset at Half Moon Bay beach. It was taken by my ip, no any editing but it looks so art :D Just like the fall colors on the beach at Half Moon Bay California. A festival of chili peppers .
#Red Natural beach #patterns
Martin's Beach is one of those beaches that you don't need good weather for it to be beautiful. I actually prefer it low tide and gloomy. #AquaTrove
Beautiful sunset with pastel colors! Half Moon Bay State Beach is a 4-mile (6 km) stretch of protected beaches in the state park system of California, USA, on Half Moon Bay. From north to south it comprises Roosevelt, Dunes, Venice, and Francis Beaches. The 181-acre (73 ha) park was established in 19 Wild mushrooms. In March the wild flowers are beautiful. We visited a wildlife santuary not far from Half Moon Bay. The exact name eludes me; however, it was right on the coast and it was beautiful. Here my wife and my son found sea lions on the sand. Half Moon Bay was beautiful and still had lots of people out grilling and flying kites on a cool March day #beachbound Spreading the love in HMB. Unusual window display. Pillar Point hike to Mavericks. The place i've been dreaming On.
Everything was Amazing, and full of nature, Perfect place for #hiking and #surfing.
¡I have to come back again!
#hiking #surfsports #blue #nature More beauty at the nursery Great flower shop in downtown Halfmoon Bay. Ritz Carlton by night, all decked up for Christmas. Great Shoreline of Half Moon Bay, California. #beachbound #lifeatexpedia Such great colors here. The wonderful Harley Farms goats. More at the nursery Neat local Mexican fare, back streets of HMB. Air plant. Ritz-Carlton offers scenic hiking along the coastline. Cali Chillin with the HMB Pinot Mafia, HMB. Happy 4th! Sunlight on the course. Wonderful old Coastside hotel. Halfmoon Bay Pumpkin festival. Several fireplaces dot the gardens of the Ritz Carlton. What can you ask for more? Ocean, waves, cool breeze and the heat of the fire! Pillar Point hike to Mavericks. Easy hike and saw a few whales along with a great heron and pelicans.
HMB is a cool little beach town with a fun, eclectic main street commercial district. It feels like you have been transposed to another world as you walk around the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay, especially the gardens in the back overlooking the beach and the Ocean. A favorite 1 beer stop with this view Lady Madonna A festival of flowers Simply, beautiful! A festival of flowers Beautiful even on a cloudy, rainy day. The world champion pumpkin is held in October (Columbus Day)
The pumpkin festival is a two day event help the following weekend each year
Location: Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA
No fee Half Moon Bay beach, California.
A perfect setting for a romantic day out with your partner. Sea, sun, sand and these benches to enjoy the bar-be-cue with beer. A festival of flowers Ladies
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Get an overview of this hotelOceanside retreat 40 minutes from San Francisco

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Swimming pool
Business center

Above the beach

Inspired by the grand seaside lodges of the 19th century, this resort is perched on a bluff overlooking 2 golf courses and a wild stretch of Pacific coastline, 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the town of Half Moon Bay.

Golf, tennis, spa

This seaside hotel offers spectacular ocean views, 2 championship golf courses, tennis courts, an acclaimed restaurant, a lavish spa, a children's program, and a health club with a lap pool.

Luxury lodging

In the spacious guestrooms and suites, beds are dressed with down duvets and Egyptian cotton linens. Marble baths offer separate showers and tubs, along with Ritz signature Asprey Bath Amenities.

Languages Spoken

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Half Moon Bay Spa features 16 treatment rooms, women's and men's lounges, saunas, an oceanfront spa tub, and a candlelit co-ed Roman Mineral Bath. Signature treatments include the Pumpkin Body Peel, the Calming Lavender Facial, and the Half Moon Bay Facial. Spa treatments should be booked in advance.

The Ritz-Kids program offers supervised full- and half-day activities for children ages 5–12 (surcharge; 24-hour advance reservations required) while parent's enjoy some time on their own.

The ocean-view Navio restaurant showcases fresh coastal cuisine. The Cork Wine Bar offers 5,000 bottles of international wines and has an ocean view.

Adirondack chairs around the property make it possible to relax and enjoy the ocean views from nearly every part of the Ritz-Carlton. At sundown, after the lone bagpiper makes his rounds, guests gather around the fire pit and toast s'mores (kits available in the hotel).

Grab a racket and hit any of the 6 tennis courts or workout in the hotel's 24-hour fitness facility.

Guests arriving to get some business done can make use of the hotel's 24-hour business center and any of the 9 meeting rooms.

Other amenities at this property include concierge services and luggage storage.

Dogs are welcome at this property in select guestrooms only for a fee. Additional pet policies and fees apply.

  • Picnic area 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Electric car charging station 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2001 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1530 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 17000 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 6 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 261 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Turndown service 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Smart TV 
  • Netflix 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Down comforter 

Where to Eat

Navio - Boasting exceptional seafood dishes and a comfortable California-inspired design to combine the subtle flavors of the sea with fresh textures and light savory accompaniments in a room with ocean views from every window. For an especially romantic dining experience, guests can choose one of the curtained booths-for-two in the back room. Sunday brunch is a standing-room-only event.

The Conservatory - Seaside-lodge ambience, with hardwood floors, comfortable furnishings, large windows, and telescopes to view the ocean. Light fare and a full bar. Locally inspired cocktails.

Cork Wine Bar - Upscale wine bar that offers flights of wines as well as wine by the glass with 5,000 bottles of international wines.

Ocean Terrace - Alfresco dining and signature cocktails overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Nearby Things to Do

There are 2 championship 18-hole golf courses on the property owned by Half Moon Bay Golf Links. The Ocean Course features traditional Scottish design and Pacific Ocean views from every hole. The parkland-style Old Course was designed by Francis Duane and Arnold Palmer in 1973, and redesigned by Arthur Hills in 1999. The resort also offers 6 lighted tennis courts and a health club with an indoor lap pool (both are included in the resort fee, with a surcharge for tennis pro services).

Additional activities at or near the resort include guided hikes, sea kayaking, horseback riding, bicycling, whale-watching, and deep-sea fishing (fees may apply).

The recreational activities listed below are available either onsite or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

Perched atop a scenic bluff with ocean views, the Half Moon Bay Spa at Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay offers facial and body treatments. A sauna, steam room, and spa tub provide additional relaxation options.

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Number of treatment rooms 13 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


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 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 200 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs only
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 35.00 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.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 32 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 47 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 200 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Half Moon Bay Ritz-Carlton
  • Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay
  • Ritz-Carlton Hotel Half Moon Bay
  • Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Hotel
  • Ritz Half Moon Bay
  • Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay
  • The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay Hotel Half Moon Bay
  • Half Moon Bay Ritz Carlton

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.

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