Interested in visiting the Santa Lucia Preserve?



The Santa Lucia Preserve's Gatehouse is 3 miles from Carmel by the Sea, 7 miles from Pebble Beach and just over 9 miles from the Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY). 

From California's Coastal Highway 1 in Carmel

Travel east on Carmel Valley Road for 2.2 miles to Rancho San Carlos Road. Follow Rancho San Carlos Road for about a mile until you reach the Preserve’s Gatehouse. The Hacienda and Ranch Club facilities are 8 miles further south along Rancho San Carlos Road.

From San Jose and San Francisco

The Preserve is 79 miles south of the San Jose Airport (SJC) and 103 miles south of San Francisco's Airport (SFO) via US Highway 101, State Route 156 West and California Highway 1. The approximate travel time from the San Jose Airport is 1 to 1.5 hours and a 2 to 2.5 hour drive south from San Francisco's Airport. If you opt to take the scenic route from San Francisco, heading south on the Pacific Coast Highway, additional time is advised.

From Los Angeles

The Preserve is a 333-mile car ride north from the Los Angeles Airport (LAX). Via Interstate 5, State Route 46, US 101 and State Route 68, the journey takes approximately 6 to 7 hours. Highway One's famed scenic coastal route from Los Angeles to Carmel requires about 10 hours of driving time.

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