About 120 miles north of San Francisco on Highway 1, the Whale Watch Inn in southern Mendocino County… Read more.
Cooks Beach is located just north of Gualala; accessed via the Bonham Trail. This beautiful sandy beach is the perfect place to watch the sunset.
Drive up Highway One until you reach mile marker 3.14, then turn left at Route 526, which is the old Coast Highway. Just to your right is the entrance path to Cook's Beach.