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CoastalCuratorTM_Logo_300px-300x255Facilitating every adventure is the hotel’s extraordinary team of Coastal Curators. Deeply knowledgeable of the Peninsula, these associates are ever-ready with personalized itineraries, support and ideas. They can plan a curated wine-country tour of Carmel Valley. Gather a family-savvy kit of beach toys. Provide rental bikes for a morning on the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreational Trail. Arrange for golf, tennis, diving and other coastal activities. Our weekly schedule of onsite and local events is an ever-present reminder to all of the endless choices for recreation.

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Monterey's Wine Country

Monterey Bay engages travellers in endless ways. Head out for a day of wine tasting in Monterey’s Wine Country, home to over 85 vintners and growers. Take in the sights and sounds of Monterey at Old Fisherman’s Wharf, or explore the incredibly scenic ride along 17-Mile Drive lauded for its magnificent scenery. It’s all just a short drive from the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Discover why the Monterey Bay Aquarium is consistently ranked #1 in the United States for its innovative exhibits and unsurpassed visitor experience. With a mission to inspire conservation of the oceans, the aquarium is a stunning showcase for the habitats and sea life of one of the world’s richest marine regions.