Top Thing to do Near San Clemente Pier

San Clemente Pier is an icon of the city and there’s so much to see and do. When you stay at San Clemente Cove as well as being close to the pier, but you’ll also be near the best attractions, finest eateries, and don’t forget, steps away from the beach! Here are the top things to do around San Clemente Pier:

San Clemente Coastal Trail

This scenic trail hugs the coastline for 2.3 miles and is a perfect addition to your beach vacation if you’re looking for more of a nature feel. You’ll get great views of the ocean as the trail follows the railroad tracks, hugging the shoreline of San Clemente Beach, and you’ll also get great glimpses of the incredible flora that lines the SoCal coastline. This is a popular trail so if you’re looking for lesser crowds try starting the hike early.

Casa Romantica San Clemente Cultural Center & Gardens

This inexpensive, family friendly experience lets you explore the beautiful, historic former estate of San Clemente’s founder, Ole Hanson. From the home’s stunning vistas to its lush gardens, this is a must see for anyone visiting San Clemente. Be sure to check the cultural center hours before planning your trip.

San Clemente State Beach

There’s nothing more relaxing than having a beach day in SoCal, and when you stay at San Clemente Cove you’re steps away from the sand. Grab a beach chair and head to San Clemente State Beach with friends and family for the ultimate San Clemente experience.

Whale Watching

Join in a whale watching tour to delight in the exciting sights and sounds of the magnificent ocean creatures that migrate past San Clemente. During the winter you can see the Gray whale migration and during the summer time view 90ft Blue whales! It’s a fun experience for the whole family and one you’ll never forget.


San Clemente is bursting with flavor! There are many exciting restaurants in the area, from seafood at Fisherman’s Restaurant & Bar on the San Clemente Pier, to the dozens of other cultural cuisine options in the area. You’ll find something for every palette! Check out San Clemente’s top eats.

Surfing & Kayaking

Whether you’re a beginning or a pro, San Clemente is one of the best spots in the world to surf and kayak. Beach vibes have always been a way of life so grab your boards or rent a kayak at a local shop and hit the waves! It’s the perfect way to immerse yourself in the charming beach-city .

Time to plan for the beach vacation you’ve been dreaming of. Stay at San Clemente Cove to be a stroll away from the area’s best attractions. Simply book online or call a Vacation Specialist at (877) 325-6295.


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