gmhTODAY Winter 2023 - Page 60

Pfeiffer Beach / Keyhole Arch


f you are looking for a nice weekend outing , a nice drive down Highway 1 along the Big Sur coastline is always a nice choice . Depending on the season you will encounter different conditions . Spring brings you colorful wildflowers , fall has amazing sunsets and summer gives you warm sand beaches . In the winter , one of the stops I recommend along Highway 1 is Pfeiffer Beach . Also known as the “ purple sand beach ”. It is a beautiful beach that has highlights of purple sand that originate from the Manganese Garnet deposits that are in the hillside above the beach .
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