Travelers are voting Salinas River State Beach, Carmel River Beach and Twin Lakes State Beach as the best of 18 beaches near Moss Landing. There are 14 beaches near Santa Cruz a city just 30 km from Moss Landing and 12 beaches near Carmel which is 30 km distant. The most popular of these are Salinas River State Beach near Santa Cruz and Carmel River Beach in Carmel. You can find 113 beaches in California and 160 beaches in the country of United States. Our members favorite in California is La Jolla Cove and Miami Beach is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of beaches near Moss Landing.