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Our most recommended Monterey Romance & Special Occasions

Monterey Bay: Sunset Catamaran Sailing Cruise

1. Monterey Bay: Sunset Catamaran Sailing Cruise

Find peace and tranquility on a 1.5-hour sunset catamaran sailing cruise in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. You’ll depart on this cruise about an hour and a half before the sun sets. Take advantage of the limited guests aboard the MMAD Catter for a guaranteed view of the sunset over the horizon. To complement the beautiful scenery, enjoy a free beverage and snacks while sailing. You’ll have a choice of beer, wine, soda, and water onboard for your enjoyment. Sailing is an eco-friendly way to tour the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary because fossil fuels are only burned when necessary to get in and out of the harbor. Sit back, relax with a glass of wine, watch a gorgeous sunset, and keep a lookout for wildlife on this one-of-a-kind tour in Monterey.

Monterey: Scenic Half-Day Self-Guided Electric Scooter Tour

2. Monterey: Scenic Half-Day Self-Guided Electric Scooter Tour

The experience begins with check-in at the local partner’s office in Monterey and a short video and demonstration on how to use the electric scooters safety. Once you’re kitted out with your riding gear, hop onboard and set out onto the streets of Monterey where adventure awaits. The tour allows you the flexibility to follow the route on the app or explore the area according to your interests, taking any detour that looks appealing to you. On your scooter, follow the GPS driven app on your phone to a selection of different locations. The tour starts on Wave Streets, traveling towards San Carlos Beach and onto Breakwater Cove Marina where sea otters and sea lions are frequently seen frolicking among the jetties and the kelp forest tops. Stop by Hopkins Marine Sanctuary next, which is home to harbor seals soaking up the sun on the beach or nesting their young. Continue the tour to Lover’s Point, followed by Perkins Park, then see the great tide-pools that dot the shoreline and offer epic scenic views. Soak up the tranquility at Asilomar Beach, then head to the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary where you can admire clusters of butterflies in the pine trees above. At the end of an unforgettable day of exploring, return the scooter to the starting point.

Monterey/Carmel: Wine Country Tour

3. Monterey/Carmel: Wine Country Tour

Take a wine tour of California's Monterey County, one of the largest premium grape producers in the state. Learn about local wine production and taste sample some wines. Get picked up from your hotel and listen to some interesting commentary on your way out to the vineyards. Admire the beautiful Californian landscape as you tour a local winery. Let your guide teach you about Monterey and its history of wine production. Enter the tasting room for your chance to try 2 or 3 different wines. Enjoy a convenient drop-off at your accommodations after the tour.


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What people are saying about Monterey

An unbelievable amount of fun to explore the wonders of Monterey Bay at your own speed. Highly recommended.

Quick, easy and super fun!! I definitely recommend it.