Pet Friendly Monterey
There's no better vacation, than one that every member of the family can enjoy – even the one's with paws! Monterey, California is one of California's most welcoming, pet-friendly destinations – and that all starts when checking into the Portola Hotel & Spa. Being located in the City Center, allows for complete walkability with your pooch, from coastal walking paths to brick lined sidewalks, outdoor seating at cafes, and public parks – welcome to Pet Friendly Monterey!
Pet Friendly Portola
From the very first paw-ment, your pooch enters the Portola, they are treated like family. Each pooch is greeted like a VIP with:
– a home-made dog treat
– welcome amenities
– a complete guide of pet activities on the Monterey Peninsula
– a letter from our Personal Pet Concierge
Once your stay is underway enjoy pet-friendly, heated outdoor dining areas at Peter B's Brewpub, The Club Room and Jacks Terrace at Jacks Monterey. Pawtee Menu Dog Menus are also featured at Jacks Terrace, as well as Peter B's. In addition, a daily Yappy Hour is featured from 4-6:30pm at Peter B's.
Let's Go to the Park
Just blocks away from the Portola Hotel is the El Estero Dog Park. Meet up with fellow canines and make new friends at this off leash dog park. Complete with a separate, small dog area this open space comes complete with shaded benches and even a fire hydrant!
Let's Go to the Beach
Frolic in the waves and get ready for a serious game of fetch at nearby, dog-friendly beaches here in Monterey. Monterey State Beach (within walking distance from the Portola Hotel) is a long stretch of white sand and a gorgeous shoreline. Enjoy views of Monterey, Cannery Row and Pacific Grove from this peaceful public beach.
Let's Go for a Walk
The Coastal Recreation Trail located just steps from the Portola is a dog-friendly (leashes required) walking and biking path that will take you all the way to Pacific Grove, Cannery Row, and in the opposite direction, Monterey State Beach and Del Monte Beach. Along the way enjoy views of the Monterey Bay, Fisherman's Wharf, and so much more!