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Overlooking picturesque beaches and rugged coastal bluffs, El Granada is a quaint destination that enjoys the best of northern California’s weather and natural beauty. This charming seaside community sits on the western edge of the San Francisco Bay, just 25 miles south of San Francisco, 45 miles north of Santa Cruz and 40 miles northwest of San Jose. Both residents and visitors enjoy not only the sandy retreats of El Granada, but also the close proximity to the beautiful beaches and sparkling coves of Montara, Moss Beach and Half Moon Bay, El Granada’s neighboring towns. El Granada serves as a coastal retreat for anyone looking for breathing space from the high-tech lifestyle and on-the-go world of Silicon Valley. Quaint bed & breakfasts, outdoor activities, wellness centers and delicious restaurants make El Granada ideal for vacations centered on peaceful living.

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