PEBBLE BEACH
Pebble Beach, CA
World-famous golf courses, elite resorts and restaurants and 17 miles of some of the world's most spectacular scenery belong to Pebble Beach. This privately owned, gated community features exclusive custom homes hidden among old-growth pines of the Del Monte Forest. It is the host of the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, the extravagant Concours d'Elegance and the Pebble Beach Food & Wine celebration.

Estimated population: 4,186
2010 median sales price: $1.1 million

Top Pebble Beach Attractions
1. The Lone Cypress
Pebble Beach is synonymous with beauty, luxury, golf and a tree. Not just any old tree. This is a 250-plus-year-old Monterey cypress, a species native in only two places in the world, both on the Peninsula. This particular tree is so special, it has a name, The Lone Cypress, and has been trademarked by its landowner, the Pebble Beach Co. FULL STORY

2. Cypress Silhouettes
The mystery of the gnarled cypress silhouettes, stark and black against the setting sun s carmine blaze, haunts long after. Richard Guthrie, as quoted in Monterey County Herald s Living Here 2007-2008

3. Nightlife on the Beach
The low tide of the full moon leaves vast wet parade grounds where platoons of hermit crabs march and counter-march among the anemones, snails, red stars, urchins, mussels, barnacles, et al., in a glorious ceremony honoring our toddling grand marshals. Richard Guthrie, as quoted in Monterey County Herald s Living Here 2007-2008

4. Coastal Dunes
The serenity of a simple horseback ride or walk along the coastal dunes between ocean and forest; the view gives a panorama of magnificent proportions. Few places on earth can match the natural beauty of this rocky coastline with Monterey Pines providing the signature look of the Monterey Peninsula in the background. How satisfying it is to have this as our neighborhood. Rick Verbanec, 2007 president of the Del Monte Forest Property Owners.

5. Bagpipes & Bugles
Time for reflection while listening to the haunting sounds of a bagpiper at sunset at Spanish Bay or the comforting regularity and discipline of the bugle calls rolling through the forest from the Presidio in the quiet mornings and evenings. Rick Verbanec, 2007 president of the Del Monte Forest Property Owners.

 
Dining in Pebble Beach

Stillwater Bar & Grill
1700 17-Mile Drive
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
831-625-8524

Peppoli
2700 17 Mile Dr
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
831-647-7433

Tap Room Bar & Grill
1700 17 Mile Dr
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
831-625-8535

 
Books
Pebble Beach: The Official Golf History by Neal Hotelling (Hardcover - October 28, 2009)
Pebble Beach
PEBBLE BEACH >> The cars at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance could be called dream machines, curving lines and gleaming chrome reflecting the opulence of the owner, when each meticulously hand-crafted roadster above all represented a sense   READ MORE
 
Pebble Beach >> They come in throngs, wearing cocktail dresses, silk shirts, and diamond rings the size of an elephant's wisdom teeth.   READ MORE
 
Pebble Beach >> Over the span of three months, the Monterey Peninsula will host three gastronomic galas, a testament to our region's bounty from land and sea.   READ MORE
 
COURTESY OF DEBORAH RUSSELL
You've been working your eyeballs pretty hard lately. It's probably all that TV you're watching, or that tiny screen on your phone you can't stop staring at. For crying out loud, give those orbs a break, will you? Here's an idea.   READ MORE
 
DAVID ROYAL/The Herald
Mesmerizing an auditorium filled with 1,000 middle and high school students is not easy — especially when life lessons are the underlying theme of the day — but six speakers did just that Thursday on the first day of the Pebble Beach Authors & Ideas Festival.   READ MORE
 
 
 
 
 
Loding in Pebble Beach

The Lodge at Pebble Beach
1700 17-Mile Drive
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
1-800-654-9300
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The Inn at Spanish Bay
2700 17-Mile Drive
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
1-800-654-9300
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