California, United States of America

Pirate's Cove

Pirate's Cove is a beach located in San Luis Obispo County, USA, situated between Avila Beach and the Shell Beach area of Pismo Beach. The beach is known for its clothing-optional policy and attracts many locals. The area on the bluff is named Cave Landing due to nearby sea caves, and there are trails that start at the main parking area and wind around the bluff. The quickest way to reach Pirate's Cove is from the main parking area at the end of Cave Landing Road. The primary cave is a tunnel through the rock that leads to a beautiful viewpoint of the ocean and San Luis Bay. The name Pirate's Cove is derived from its past as a site for smuggling liquor. The land surrounding the cove has been acquired by San Luis Obispo County, which intends to make improvements in the future. Dogs are permitted on the beach, making it an excellent destination for pet owners.
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Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight the beautiful location and relaxing atmosphere of the beach, with easy access via a hike and opportunities for rock climbing. However, some visitors express concern about the dangers of accessing the beach directly from the cliffs and the potential presence of sea lions. Overall, visitors enjoy the beach as a getaway from the city with plenty of outdoor activities available.

Where is Pirate's Cove?

Latitude: 35.1760379 / Longitude: -120.7148926

Pirate's Cove is located in California. The following map of Pirate's Cove shows the exact location.

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