A: Yes, there are many beaches along the coast near Santa Clara. Shoreline Park and Burlingame Beach Boardwalk are about 30 miles north of our hotel. San Francisco's Golden Gate National Recreation Area has several sandy spots, including Baker Beach, Ocean Beach and Crissy Field, where you can take in amazing views of the bridge and bay. Marshall's Beach by the Presidio is quiet and has amazing views of the Golden Gate Bridge. Waddle Beach and Año Nuevo State Park are on the west coast, just 50 miles across the Bay Area.