Pacifica State Beach Coast Hwy & Linda Mar Blvd, Pacifica, CA94044 Pacifica State Beach is the most popular among visitors to the city thanks to its location on Highway 1 and its easily…More accessible stretch of sand untouched by the surf. This park is great for picnics, relaxing and more rarely, due to fog and overcast, sunbathing. The beach is also popular with beginner and intermediate surfers. The Log Shop, which rents and sells surfboards and gear, is located nearly on the beach at its southern limit, as are several restaurants and cafes. Bikers can cruise the paved trail adjacent to the highway and take in Pacifica State Beach's panoramic views on their way to Devil's Slide to the South or Pacifica's more northern districts. Dogs are allowed on leashes, and outdoor showers allow both man and beast to keep sand and salt out of the car. There's also a Taco Bell located literally on the beach with a 'wet' walk-up window.
Ocean View Senior Apartments 555 Crespi Dr, Pacifica, CA94044 Ocean View rents one-bedroom apartments to seniors. The units are located across from the state beach, and you'll find…More coffee shops, restaurants and the Pacifica Community Center all within walking distance. Some apartments include stunning ocean views and private patios. Pets are welcome.
Starbucks Coffee 1227 Linda Mar Shopping Ctr, Pacifica, CA94044 Nearly across the street from the state beach, this Starbucks is an obvious spot to recoup after time in or near the…More water. This store in particular has been caffeinating Pacifica for a decade, and its team is committed to giving back, whether participating in fund-raisers or beach cleanups. As in other Starbucks, you will find an assortment of baked goods, sandwiches, snacks and juices. In case there isn't a seat, you can always cross the parking lot to Safeway and enjoy a latte at the Starbucks there.
Rockaway State Beach is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts and tourists alike. Unlike most beaches in…More Pacifica, surfers don't crowd where the waves break.
Anglers post their poles in custom tubes that they stake into the wet sand near the tide's furthest reach and watch for the pole's tip to jag while travelers, perhaps staying at the Sea Breeze Motel which is located literally on Rockaway Beach, watch the sun set and rise or head to the zigzagging hiking and biking trail that leads to Linda Mar Beach, one of Pacifica's most famous.
Nearby are protected wetlands teeming with life and a quaint, yet functional, cluster of shops along the highway, providing visitors and locals alike with everything from coffee to Christmas decorations.