Marine Sanctuary

The Monterey Peninsula Inns are a short drive to Monterey Bay National Sanctuary.  The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary spans a shoreline length of 276 miles.  In addition, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is a federally protected marine area off the California Coast.  This is the richest marine environment in the world due to the unique biology, geology and oceanographic features that the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary offers.  The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary has some of the worlds most diverse marine ecosystems and was established for the purpose of research, education, resource protection and monitoring this national treasure.

Visit the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and enjoy recreation, tide pools and beaches.  The dramatic rocky shores are home to lush kelp forests and wildlife including seabirds, fish, invertebrates and plants.

For additional information about the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, please contact the Monterey Peninsula Inns at #800-575-1805 or visit our website at www.montereyinns.com.