San Simeon Boating Knowledge

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San Simeon is an anchorage located at 35.638609 N, -121.190228 W. Vessels can find protection during most prevailing conditions, but not storms. There are 0 slips and 0 mooring buoys available. Berthing costs are estimated to be . Fuel is not available near this location.

This is a beautiful anchorage right below Hearst Castle and has good holding and good protection from the prevailing seas and wind from the northeast.  This is an unsafe anchorage in winter storms coming from the south or southwest.

Landing on the beach can be tricky when any kind of swell is coming into the bay.  You would think there would be a ladder on the pier but there isn't :- (

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- "Looking north with Hearst Castle on the hill in the middle of the photo"

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Looking north with Hearst Castle on the hill in the middle of the photo

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- "Looking west from the anchorage"

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Looking west from the anchorage


Nearby Anchorages

China Harbor 16.46 miles
Port San Luis 40.67 miles
Morro Bay Harbor 26.32 miles

Key Stats


  • Lat: 35.638609° N
  • Long: -121.190228° W
  • Slips: 0
  • Moorings: 0
  • Fuel Avaliable: No


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