Directions to the Inn of the Lost Coast

Considered by many as one of the most beautiful Northern Californian coastal destinations, the Inn of the Lost Coast is the quintessential Shelter Cove, CA hotel destination on the cliffs above the picturesque Black Sand Beach. Nestled on stunning oceanfront property, Inn of the Lost Coast is conveniently located just across from the Shelter Cove Airport, nine-hole golf course, and boat launch.


205 Wave Drive
Shelter Cove, California 95589

From San Francisco International Airport

  1. Take US-101 N
  2. Merge onto I-380 W and continue for 0.9 mile
  3. Keep right at fork, follow signs and merge onto I-280 N/San Francisco continue for 6 miles
  4. Keep left to continue on CA-1 N/Junipero Serra Blvd, follow signs for CA-1 N/19th Avenue/Golden Gate Bridge continue for 1.1 miles
  5. Slight left onto CA-1 N/19th Ave continue for 6.3 miles
  6. Take ramp to US-101 N and continue for 199 miles
  7. From the US-101 N take exit toward Redway
  8. Turn left onto Redwood Dr continue for 2.6 miles
  9. Turn left onto Briceland Thorn Rd continue for 12.1 miles
  10. Briceland Thorn Rd turns slightly right and becomes Shelter Cove Rd continue for 8.2 miles
  11. Slight right onto Upper Pacific Dr for 0.8 miles
  12. Take the 3rd right onto Albatross Rd for 358 feet
  13. Take the 1st right onto Wave Dr for 0.2 miles
  14. Inn of the Lost Coast will be on your left