Lodging Specials

Coastal Discovery Lodging Packages:

Avila Lighthouse Suites in Avila Beach

550 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
(805) 627-1900; www.avilalighthousesuites.com

Explore the Coast with our Kid’s Sea Life Package and Help the Central Coast Aquarium Grow. In celebration of Coastal Discovery & Stewardship, family-friendly Avila Lighthouse Suites in Avila Beach has put together a special kids giveback package which includes a $5 donation to the Central Coast Aquarium for every package sold. The package includes:

  • a suite with plenty of room for the whole family
  • complimentary breakfast each morning
  • a dolphin-shaped backpack filled with a stuffed sea animals, ocean life coloring book and other ocean-oriented items, along with a complimentary kids admission to the aquarium (located across the street from Avila Lighthouse Suites).

To book, just visit: http://www.avilalighthousesuites.com/specials-packages-en.html

Packages are available from $199 per suite (includes one backpack, but additional backpacks available)

Avila La Fonda Hotel

101 San Miguel Street, Avila Beach, CA
(805) 959-1700; www.avilalafondahotel.com

Avila La Fonda Hotel in Avila Beach isn’t merely a hotel – it is an experience that transports you to a 19th-century Mexican village in California. This small luxury hotel is completely new, with a design inspired by traditional Mexican architecture. Avila La Fonda features a street facade with eight colorful casitas based on actual Mexican homes. From the stained glass windows to the many beautiful fountains, guests are surrounded by artistic beauty and unparalleled luxury. The Avila La Fonda Hotel sits just one block from the beach and provides easy access to all the area’s activities including wine tours and tasting, golf, theatre, hiking, shopping and more. Our luxury boutique hotel makes the ideal lodging choice for your weekend getaway or extended vacation to Avila Beach and San Luis Obispo.

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: Avila Beach Wine Stroll Package

One of the best parts of staying with us is our proximity to everything that makes this area so special. Avila Beach offers an array of outstanding wine tasting and two of our guests favorites are within a few short blocks of your guestroom. The Avila Beach Wine Stroll Package includes a very special locally inspired basket loaded with locally made treats, a bottle of Edna Valley wine & other yummy indulgences accompanied by complimentary tasting vouchers for two adults to three Avila Beach local favorite wineries. Alapay Cellars, Avila Wine & Roasting Company and Morovino Winery offer our guests a premium tasting experience, you will also get to try some very special vintages only a select few will get to experience in a relaxed and VIP setting with this exclusive package! Book reservations at http://www.avilalafonda.com/avila-beach-wine-crawl.php. Must be 21 or over.

The Baywood Inn

1370 2nd Street, Baywood Park, CA 93402
(805) 528-8888; www.baywoodinn.com

Located on Morro Bay, just 10 miles west of San Luis Obispo, The Baywood Inn is nestled in a tranquil neighborhood overlooking the beautiful Morro “back” Bay. The Inn is close to Hearst Castle, Montana de Oro State Park, the Morro Bay Bird Sanctuary and the great wineries of Templeton and Paso Robles. We provide the privacy and convenience of a larger inn. Each thematic room has an outside entrance, king bed, seating area, fireplace and private bath with tub/shower and is equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, 32” or 40” HDTV with DVD, free WiFi, radio, and telephone.

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: 50% Off Second Night Stay

The winter season on Morro Bay offers clement weather during a relaxing and peaceful time of the year. Enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of the back bay estuary at The Baywood Inn. Receive 50% off your second night, for consecutive night stays, Sunday through Friday excluding holidays, 1/4/2015-3/27/2015. Reserve online at www.baywoodinn.com or call (805) 528-8888. Subject to availability.

Cambria Pines Lodge

2905 Burton Drive, Cambria, CA 93428

(800) 966-6490; www.cambriapineslodge.com

Nestled among 25 acres of Monterey pines and gorgeous landscaped gardens, Cambria Pines Lodge is your perfect home base for exploring California’s Central Coast. Hotel-style rooms, cottages, and suites offer a variety of comfortable accommodations for any taste, while an outdoor heated pool and spa add to the resort experience. Cambria Pines Lodge Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and evening room service. Join locals and other guests in the Fireside Lounge for nightly music and dancing, featuring some of San Luis Obispo County’s most talented musicians.

After a refreshing night’s sleep, walk the grounds and gardens before heading out for a day of adventure. Moonstone Beach is a five-minute drive, the Piedras Blancas elephant seal rookery is just 20 minutes north, and there are lots of local trails. If you’re in the mood to relax, stick around for a massage or body treatment at Sojourn Healing Arts Spa. You may even see a family of deer in the woods on the way back to your room.

Remember to explore the outdoor and indoor event venues at Cambria Pines Lodge. Our professional staff will guide you through every step, and your event will be fondly remembered by all who come to this magical location.

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: Wine & Glasses Package

    Settle into a room or suite of your choice and enjoy a bottle of Cambria Pines Lodge house wine (bottled by Castoro Cellars) and two signature logo wine glasses. This package includes a full hot buffet breakfast.

Click here to book on our website or call 800-966-6490 and ask for the Wine & Glasses Package. Not valid February 13-14; based upon discount rate availability

Cayucos Shoreline Inn…on the beach

1 North Ocean Avenue, Cayucos, CA 93430
(805) 995-3681; www.cayucosshorelineinn.com

Cayucos Shoreline Inn…on the beach is located in the heart of Cayucos and is the only motel situated on the beach between Monterey and Pismo Beach. This family owned and operated motel offers guest room views of the pier, sand and surf. Just like Cayucos, this motel is pet-friendly! Plus the Shoreline Inn has recently gone green! In 2014, the Inn added 170 solar panels that provide most of the hotel’s power. Book a room today for this ideal California Central Coast getaway. For lodging in Cayucos, a quaint California beach town, it doesn’t get any better than Shoreline Inn…on the beach!

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: Free Binoculars!

Receive a FREE pair of binoculars to magnify your coastal experience! Also includes a coastal cleanup kit, guide to tide pools and a list of Coastal Discovery and Stewardship Month activities. Stay two nights Feb. 1 – Feb. 28, 2015. Sunday – Thursday $105 per night; Friday and Saturday $139 per night. Add $20 for fireplace room. Cannot be combined with other specials or discounts. Offer not valid on holidays. Call to make reservations at (805) 995-3681.    

Avila Beach Apartments & Vacation Rentals

302 2nd Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
(805) 714-4127; www.avilabeachapartments.com

Avila Beach Apartments and Vacation Rentals is located in one of the most beautiful areas on the Central Coast of California, just a few steps to the beach. We have two 1200 sq. feet beach themed vacation rentals available with queen size beds in both bedrooms. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishware, glasses, pots and pans, coffee maker, toaster oven, blender and everything else we could think of to put in the kitchen. A gas grill and a patio table and chairs are located on the deck. The living room is upstairs, with a sofa sleeper, fireplace and television with a DVD player, so bring your favorite movies to watch. Free wireless Internet is provided. Bedding for all beds including the sofa sleeper is provided.

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: 10% Discount on Beach Vacation Rentals

Mention the California Highway 1 Discovery Route and get 10% off your stay at these beautiful beach house vacation rentals during January and February 2015. Call to make reservations at (805) 714-4127.

El Colibri Boutique Hotel & Spa

5720 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 92328
(805) 924-3003; www.elcolibrihotel.com

El Colibri Boutique Hotel and Spa welcomes you to your escape! Located where Cambria meets the sea, just a short walk on their boardwalk takes you to the beach and unforgettable sunsets. Created in the spirit of pampering, replenishing and tranquility, the El Colibri Boutique Hotel and Spa sets a new standard for comfort and style in Cambria. Thoughtfully designed and meticulously crafted to complement the natural beauty of the area, the El Colibri Hotel and Spa provides an esthetically pleasing and restful place to relax and unwind. Enjoy our exclusive spa services, relax in our wine bar or plan your trip with our exclusive concierge services. Whatever your pleasure, El Colibri Boutique Hotel and Spa is the perfect retreat for those looking for an experience not soon to be forgotten. El Colibri Boutique Hotel & Spa is located along beautiful Moonstone Beach Drive, just off Highway 1 and halfway between the Bay Area and Los Angeles. Our wonderful hotel and spa makes an ideal home-base for all your California Central Coast vacation activities. Amenities include: King or Queen Bed with Pillowtop Mattress, Luxurious Frette Linens, Fireplace, LCD TV, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Coffeemaker, Iron and Board, Large Soaking or Jacuzzi Tub, Brand Bath Products, Hairdryer, 450 sqft

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: Discover Stewardship Travel on the Central Coast

Stewardship travel is about adding a bit of “doing good and feeling good” to your vacation. Select your adventure from a list of stewardship activities and plan to spend an hour or two of fun volunteer time learning about the natural, cultural or historical sites on the Central Coast. As a “thank-you” we would like to offer you a complimentary sangria and tapas from the Colibri wine bar. Discover the benefits of stewardship travel with El Colibri Hotel and Spa. Rates start at $139 USD. Call to make reservations at (805) 924-3003.

Blue Dolphin Inn

6470 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
(805) 927-3300; www.bluedolphininn.com

Blue Dolphin Inn in Cambria offers hotel guests a spectacular oceanfront location with a sophisticated environment. Located directly on Moonstone Beach, accommodations at the Blue Dolphin provide all the amenities you will need to relax and take in all the sights and sounds of Coastal California. In addition to our beautifully appointed guestrooms, the Inn features six unique oceanfront specialty rooms. Each of these unique rooms showcases a location in the world where dolphins are found in abundance, our way of celebrating these amazing creatures. Blue Dolphin Inn is ideal for couples or groups interested in quality time together against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: Coastal Romance Package for $499

Visit the fastest growing wine region of Paso Robles while enjoying ocean views from your Moonstone accommodations. You’ll wake up to the sounds of the ocean and enjoy our fresh, individually prepared continential breakfast before heading out on a guided tour of Paso Robles wineries with the Wine Wrangler Tour Group. This package includes two nights lodging at Blue Dolphin Inn, a 4-hour guided Paso Robles Wine Tour for two with The Wine Wrangler, complimentary bottle of commemorative Cambria Inns wine and two wine glasses, and a fresh complimentary gourmet continental breakfast. Subject to availability. Not valid during holiday periods. Taxes are not included and no other discount programs can be used. Must be 21 years of age to reserve and out 48-hour cancellation policy applies. Call to make reservations at (800) 222-9157 and mention Coastal Wine Package.

The Casitas of Arroyo Grande

2655 Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 473-1123; www.casitasag.com

Looking for a romantic stay during Coastal Discovery Month? Look no further – and find out why the Casitas’ Tripadvisor reviews all gush about this charming Spanish estate where guests say it’s the only place they can truly unwind and relax. At The Casitas Estate, the casitas, or “ little houses,” each feature a kiva fireplace, full private bath, patio with garden or valley views, DirecTV featuring HBO, Bose stereo with iPod port and complimentary WiFi. Enjoy sumptuous bedding with Ralph Lauren duvets and silky cool sheets you will want to take home with you. Your full gourmet breakfast en suite can be enjoyed in the comfort of your suite or al fresco on your private deck. Grounds are beautifully landscaped with fountain courtyards to give you privacy and the Santa Lucia mountain views will transport you to Tuscany. In addition to your private casita, you can also relax in the Great Room located in the main hacienda or take advantage of the 25 meter lap pool and infinity bocce ball court.
During your stay, consider participating in one of our Stewardship Travel experiences as a way to make your visit even more special. Stewardship Travel is about adding a bit of “doing good and feeling good” to your vacation. As you plan your trip along the WineCoastCountry Highway 1 Discovery Route, add an hour or two of fun volunteer time to your day, or schedule a travel adventure to a natural, cultural or historic site.

The Casitas is located along Lopez Drive, near the historic village of Arroyo Grande and in the heart of the SLO wine region specializing in coastal pinot noir and chardonnay. We are just a short drive on vineyard laden backroads to San Luis Obispo and the Highway 1 Discovery Route. It is the perfect choice for lodging to enjoy wine tasting, the ocean, and all that our Central Coast has to offer. The Casitas can also be rented for destination weddings and special events.

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: Book 2 nights or more and receive a 10% discount and complimentary VIP tasting for two at Chamisal Winery

Reserve 2 or more (consecutive) nights in the months of January – March in honor of Coastal Discovery and receive 10% off your stay and voucher for the VIP wine tasting. Cannot be combined with other specials or discounts. Offer not valid on holidays. Must book directly on our site and in comments/notes add “Coastal Discovery offer” or call directly to make reservations at 805.473.1123.

Sycamore Mineral Springs and Resort

1215 Avila Beach Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(805) 595-7302; www.sycamoresprings.com

Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, located on 125 acres of meadows and forests in the lush Avila Valley, is consistently voted one of the Top 10 Mineral Springs Resorts and Spas by Spa Magazine and Spa Finder Magazine. The resort is also consistently voted Best Day Spa and Weekend Getaway by the San Luis Obispo New Times and Best Massage Therapy, Best Facial, and place to Pamper Yourself by Cal Poly’s Mustang Daily.

We offer one and two-bedroom hotel suites and a three-bedroom Guesthouse with fireplaces. All our rooms and suites feature private balcony hot tubs.

There is a wide array of transformative spa treatments, such as therapeutic massages, signature facials, body treatments, and restorative enhancements. The Spa also offers a variety of Central Coast exclusive wine, botanical, and marine-based therapies, as well as numerous Spa Packages. And all treatments include a complimentary half-hour soak in one of our mineral springs hot tubs, making for a relaxing vacation experience.

Sycamore is widely known for its curative hot mineral springs water. There are 20 hot tubs nestled throughout our lush tree-covered hillside, including two- three- four- and eight person tubs—available to rent by the hour seven days a week from 8 am to midnight.

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: Book a One-Bedroom Queen Spa Suite with Private Balcony Hot Tub and Fireplace

Enjoy a one-Bedroom Queen Spa Suite, with a Private Balcony Hot Tub and Fireplace, a bottle of wine and two Sycamore wine glasses. You’ll also receive a comprehensive map and listing of Stewardship & Travel Activities in Avila Beach.
Rates are $169 Weekday/$269 Weekend. Plus, during the month every guest on this special package will be entered to win a Free Overnight Stay when you participate in the Avila Beach Tourism Alliance’s new Stewardship Cleanup Kit program. For more information, see: http://www.visitavilabeach.com/Avila-Beach-Stewardship-Travel.htm

Based on availability. Valid January 23 to February 28—excludes February 8 and February 12-February 17, 2015. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Rate does not include tax and daily resort fee. Click here to book through our booking engine.

Avila Lighthouse Suites

550 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
(805) 627-1900; www.avilalighthousesuites.com

Located just steps from the sand and surf of the Pacific Ocean in Avila Beach, Avila Lighthouse Suites is an all-suite luxury hotel offering world class service, comfortable and stylish guest suites and an unmatched location. The Avila Lighthouse Suites is a 100% smoke-free hotel, allowing you to enjoy the fresh, beach air during your stay. Experience beautiful ocean views from your own private boutique balcony or patio and delight in the soothing sounds of the surf. Relax in the outdoor heated pool and spa or reconnect with your inner child with a game on the life size checker board or score a hole in one on the putting green. Check out more at www.centralcoasting.net #CentralCoasting

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: Stay two nights and receive 20% off

During the month of February, stay two nights and get a 20% discount at the Avila Lighthouse Suites. Click here to book through our booking engine.

This offer is not valid on holidays, weekends or special events and is based on availability.

Beach Bum Holiday Rentals

702 Dolliver St., Pismo Beach CA 93449
(866) 737-7367; BeachBumHolidayRentals.Com

Beach Bum Holiday Rentals offers wonderful accommodations. The attention to detail in each of the holiday rentals is of the utmost priority. Make this a visit to remember. Whether traveling for pleasure or in need of a long-term residence, we look forward to your visit with us in one of our beautifully decorated houses, condominiums or cottages.

If you’re looking for a fun filled vacation, let the professionals at Beach Bum Holiday Rentals, the leading Pismo Beach & Avila Beach vacation rentals company put the FUN in your holiday. Come up for a breath of fresh air and experience the friendly surrounding atmosphere of the Central California Coast!

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: 15% Discount during off season reservations, excluding holidays. Mention: Discovery when you call.

Just 10 minutes from Pismo Beach sits this small beach side community known as Avila Beach. Here it’s always warm and sunny and with its microclimate, Avila Beach offers expansive sandy beaches to bask in the sun, playground area for the kiddies and a beach front with family friendly shops, quaint restaurants and wonderful accommodations offered by Beach Bum Holiday Rentals. The Avila Beach Golf Resort offers a 6500 yard 18 hole par 71 championship golf course. The Bob Jones fitness trail, meandering along the ocean and through the golf course. Call 866-737-7367 to make a reservation. For off-season reservations only, excluding holidays. Mention DISCOVERY when you call!

The Morgan at San Simeon

9135 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452
(805) 927-3878; www.hotel-morgan.com

The Morgan, San Simeon’s ultimate boutique hotel, serving up luxury accommodations for romantic weekend getaways and vacations to San Simeon and California’s beautiful Central Coast. Inspired by our namesake – famed American architect Julia Morgan – The Morgan at San Simeon makes beauty and function one and the same. At our beautiful two-building property, guests are treated to stylishly appointed San Simeon accommodation, including our deluxe guest rooms accented by glowing fireplaces. Relax by the pool in a scenic outdoor lounge, or maybe indulge in an on-site massage. Features of our boutique hotel include: select guest rooms with luxury linens, refrigerators and fireplaces, complimentary WiFi in lobby and lounge areas, complimentary continental breakfast served each morning, revitalizing massage services performed on-site, and a sparkling outdoor pool and lounge area.

  • Coastal Discovery Month Special: Stay Two Nights, Get a Third for 50% off

Through February 28th, 2015, take advantage of our money-saving package and make the most of your time enjoying the many coastal activities and attractions along the 101 mile California Highway 1 Discovery Route. Call to make reservations at 805-927-3878.