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WorldMark Marina Dunes, CA RCI Gold Crown Resort Five Star ll Rating

Marina Dunes, CA

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Resort Overview

Sure, San Francisco has the Victorian architecture and the cable cars, but Monterey Bay is the purist’s California. Henry Miller once said of the area, "This is the California men dreamed of years ago ... The face of the earth as the Creator intended it to look." And so it is. Monterey Bay has inspired artists from John Steinbeck to Ansel Adams.

To get a little inspiration in your life, drive just north of the city of Monterey to your resort at Marina Dunes. As you do, roll down the windows and take in the sweet coastal air. You’ll hear the sea lions and the roaring surf drifting on the wind. After you check in, check out Cannery Row and the unbelievable Monterey Bay Aquarium. There’s plenty to see and do as you sink into the history and beauty of this unique stretch of California coastline.

Helpful Hints
  • This is a popular resort and you will need to plan 13 months prior to your preferred arrival date to get the best options. The resort does not have elevators or air conditioning.
  • If stairs are difficult book a special needs unit or call the Vacation Planning Center for more options.
Popular Attractions

Cannery Row
Cannery Row, the waterfront district of Monterey, offers a wealth of entertainment opportunities, including live music and late night comedy. You can also rent a vintage car or enjoy a game of pool. 12mi.

Monterey Bay Aquarium
Learn about marine life that inhabits the waters around Monterey Bay and beyond at this award-winning aquarium located in Cannery Row. Open: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily (except Dec. 25); 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily (summer and holidays). 12 mi.

The Maritime Museum of Monterey
This seafaring has a collection of nearly 6,000 artifacts, more than 50,000 photographs and 6,000 books and papers from Spanish explorers, mission settlers, trade activities, the fishing industry and the U.S. Navy. Open: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. 12 mi.

Annual Festivals

April: Big Sur Marathon

May: Big Sur Marathon, Archichoke Festival

June: Blues Festival

July: Gilroy Garlic Festival, Carmel Bach Festival

September: Jazz Festival, Salinas Air Show

December: First Night Celebration

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Average Annual Temperature
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 60 61 62 64 65 67 68 70 71 70 64 60
Low 43 45 46 47 48 50 52 53 53 51 47 43
Rain 4.2 3.8 3.5 1.5 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 1.1 2.4 2.7
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Mon-Thur Fri-Sat Sun Total Tax iconFull KitchenThe resort has at least one unit equipped for guests with special needs.
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House icon Multiple phases and/or unit types available. Ask your vacation planning counselor for more information.
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Full kitchen icon Full Kitchen: Unit includes refrigerator, sink, range and dishwasher.
Mini kitchen icon Mini Kitchen: Unit may include smaller appliances, sink and limited cooking facilities.
Partial kitchen icon Partial Kitchen: Unit may have small refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker and/or disposable dishware.
Unit Types & Descriptions
Two Bedroom: King in master, twins in second bedroom, queen murphy bed in living area. Maximum occupancy 6.

Two Bedroom - Special Needs: Queen in master, twins in second, Murphy bed in living room. Grab bars, roll-under sink, roll-in shower. Maximum occupancy 6.
Resort Parking
Parking is limited at WorldMark Marina Dunes and the resort is not able to accommodate the storage of boats, RVs and trailers.
Pool & Hot Tub Information
Children in diapers must wear waterproof diapers designed for swimming. The pool is open 9 a.m. 10 p.m. There are no lifeguards on duty. Please refer to posted pool signage for more specific information.
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WorldMark Marina Dunes
WorldMark Managed
3295 Dunes Road
Marina, CA 93933
(831) 384-3455
Fax (831) 384-3379

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Unit Amenities

Unit Amenities
· Cable TV
· DVD player
· Stereo with CD
· Telephone
· Internet access (fee applicable)
· Gas fireplace
· Balcony/terrace
· Gas barbecue
· Murphy bed
· Washer and dryer
· Iron and ironing board
· Hairdryers
Units do not have air conditioning

Resort Amenities
· Outdoor swimming pool
· Outdoor children's pool
· Outdoor hot tub
· Beach access (walking distance)
· Restaurant (Lunch and Dinner)

Local Activities
· Beach
· Neighboring Carmel, Pacific Grove and Santa Cruz
· The Path of History Tour
· Carmel Mission
· Hearst Castle
· National Steinbeck Center
· Award winning Monterey Bay Aquarium
· Fisherman's Wharf
· Legendary golf courses at Pebble Beach resort
· Big Sur
· 17-Mile Drive
· Fishing

· Monterey (MRY) 11 mi
· San Jose (SJC) 65 mi
· Oakland (OAK) 95 mi
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· San Francisco 104 mi
· San Diego 465 mi
· Windsor 168 mi

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