Whether visiting the Beach House for business or pleasure the hotel is the perfect location to take advantage of all of the area activities. Whether on land or sea take advantage of these great activities: kayaking, deep sea fishing, whale watching, surfing, hiking, biking, shopping, golfing or just sightseeing up and down the San Mateo Coast. Please contact our knowledgeable Front Desk staff prior to your visit or while you are a guest in house to assist with reservations and recommendations.
There are only so many hours in the day so you better get started early. Enjoy a wide variety of outdoor adventures including mountain biking on Montara Mountain, surfing, hiking in the redwoods at Purrisima Redwood Preserve, horseback riding on the beach and birdwatching. Or take a drive down beautiful Highway One and visit Ano Nuevo State Reserve to watch 2,000 lb. elephant seals, Pigeon Point Lighthouse or Harley Farms Goat Dairy featuring an edible flower garden and tours of their cheese making room.
Coastal Special Events
Start a family tradition by visiting Half Moon Bay for our famous Pumpkin Festival in October or the Night of Lights on Main Street in December. All year round Half Moon Bay and the San Mateo Coast has something for everybody including live music, a seasonal weekend Farmers Market and more.
Beach House Spa Services
Enjoy a massage either in our Spa Treatment Room or in the privacy of your own room. The Spa tailors each service to each client's specific needs by using a combination of massage and body treatments. For appointments please call 650.712.3327
Half Moon Bay
Beach House is located overlooking Pillar Point Harbor on the seven mile Coastside Trail that extends into Half Moon Bay. Hike, walk or bike along the dramatic ocean bluffs.
Discover the world of Sea Kayaking or Stand up Paddle boarding at Half Moon Bay Kayak Company. Just a five minute walk from the hotel offering beginner courses in the protected harbor.
Enjoy all that beautiful Half Moon Bay has to offer including surfing at Surfers Beach adjacent to the hotel or world famous Mavericks. Additional activities include deep sea fishing, sailing, whale watching, paddle boarding and so much more.
Fitzgerald Marine Reserve
Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, accessed from Moss Beach, and its tidepools are located just ten minutes north of the Beach House. The Fitzgerald Marine Reserve tidepools are one of the most beautiful and easily accessible natural wonders of the Northern California coast.
Historic Main Street
Half Moon Bay's Main Street is a small-shopper's dream, with many beautiful retail shops and restaurants. From wine & cheese, kitchen gadgets, beautiful locally-designed jewelry and home accessories and furniture, Main Street has it all. Not to mention many restaurants, eateries & cafés. You'll find most anything you've been dreaming of for yourself or those on your gift list.