The Mermaid Retreat is a great couples' or small-family rental. We are on the shores of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. We are within walking distance of Lover's Point Beach, downtown Pacific Grove, Cannery Row, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf. Pebble Beach, Carmel, Carmel Valley, and Point Lobos State Reserve are just minutes away. Big Sur is 26 miles south, and Hearst Castle is only 90 miles south on Scenic Highway #1.
Sit on a bench out front, and watch the seals and otters play in the giant kelp beds. Or stroll the hiking trail along the shore at sunset.
Our season is year-round! So book your reservation now, before it's too late.
The Fall is the peninsula's best-kept secret.
Required Information: Please include in your availability inquiry, the name, mailing address and daytime phone number of whomever will be responsible for the bill. Also indicate it you plan to bring a pet.(Dogs & Cats ONLY)
We will send you 2 copies of the Rental Agreement , both of which you need to sign then send one copy back to us with your 50% Deposit. Keep the other for your records.
This will insure your reservation.
The balance, another 50% is due 2weeks before the start of your visit.
FREE WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS: As of July 1, 2008, we offer FREE Wireless Internet Access.
Ask when you arrive for ACCESS CODES.
Pacific Grove (PG to locals) is on the coast sandwiched between Monterey and Pebble Beach. The Mermaid Retreat is located in what was formerly the 'Retreat' section of PG when it was a Methodist town. We are on a small one way alley with one house between us and the ocean. Beaches are at both ends of Mermaid Ave and easily accessed on foot. The Pacific Grove Natural History Museum (free) is within walking distance, as is downtown PG, the Monterey Bay Aquarium and many other local attractions. Pacific Grove Golf Links is directly behind the Retreat and is open to the public. Several other world famous golf courses(Pebble Beach, Cypress Point, Spanish Bay, Poppy Hills, Old Del Monte) are all within a few minutes by car.
Other Activities: wine tasting, historical walks and talks
Golf: Pacific Grove Golf Course (public), World Class Golf at Pebble Beach, Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Courses, Old Del Monte Golf Course