Seaside, CA

Seaside is a city in Monterey County, California with a current population of 33,700 people. The city is located 2 miles from Monterey and is home to the California State University. Monterey Bay sits on the site of the former military base Fort Ord. The city covers 9 square miles and is located just 5 miles from the Naval Postgraduate School. The town offers students a prime location for living nearby and is home to two championship golf courses, the Bayonet and Black Horse. The courses were named after the Army’s 7th Infantry division.

Homes for sale in the area start at $269,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath residence. Rental properties such as apartments are also available starting at a monthly rent of $851 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit. For those visitors looking for temporary lodging, local hotels such as the Holiday Inn Express and the Howard Johnson offer accommodations including high speed internet access and complimentary breakfasts. Nightly rates start at $75.

Local attractions include several beaches in the area including Seaside State Beach which offers miles of sandy beach as well as beautiful dunes. Recreational activities available include wind surfing, jet skiing, and sunbathing. The dunes offer a native plant restoration project for viewing as well. The beachside town offers many picturesque boat tours as well as sightseeing and snorkeling excursions for swimmers of all levels. The town is ideally located for the maximum in recreational fun.

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