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Discover Avila Beach
avila beach vacation rentals
avila beach vacation rentals
avila beach vacation rentals
avila beach vacation rentals
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AVILA BEACH GUIDE

Tucked along Highway 1 in California’s Central Coast, Avila Beach is one of California’s most charming beach towns. Take advantage of the warm microclimate year-round and enjoy the warm sands of Avila beach, area hiking, hot springs, tasting rooms, apple orchards, whale watching and more! Whether you’re looking for action and adventure or rest and relaxation, experience the beachfront charm of Avila Beach and create your own perfect little beach getaway.

Port San Luis

Point San Luis Lighthouse

Fisherman’s Beach

Dog Beach

Cal Poly Pier

Avila Beach Pier

Downtown

LANDING PASSAGE

Golf Course

SEE CANYON ROAD

Bob jones trail

Ontario Ridge Trail

Pirates Cove

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AVILA BEACH

CLICK TO PREVIEW THE SCENIC TRAILS, HISTORIC LANDMARKS, PRISTINE BEACHES AND PLACES TO STAY IN AVILA BEACH. DID WE MISS YOUR FAVORITE? TELL US ABOUT IT!

SAN LUIS LIGHTHOUSE

Hike the Pecho Coast Trail, take the trolley or book a kayak tour to visit the lighthouse. Tours are $5.

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SAN LUIS BAY

Green phytoplankton-rich water and small feeding fish make a perfect recipe for whale watching!

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PECHO COAST TRAIL

The Pecho Coast Trail is a docent-guided Hike. Reservations recommended, but walk-on’s welcome if space available.

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KAYAK & PADDLEBOARD RENTALS

Avila Beach Paddlesports is owned by Vince Shay. Book a tour or find your own adventure.

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HISTORICAL LANDMARKS

Sailing Ship Anchor, Circa 1850 found in 1977 by Marion Shimm while diving in Avila.

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HARFORD PIER

Open to the public, hosts restaurants, a seafood market, sportfishing, and fuel and boat launch.

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FISHERMAN’S BEACH

Depending on the season, Fisherman’s Beach is where you can cast your own line for some fishing from the shore!

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OLDE PORT BEACH aka DOG BEACH

This dog-friendly beach is a perfect place to bring your best pal.

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CAL POLY PIER

Closed to the public, this 3000 ft pier is a marine research facility for students and faculty.

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AVILA BEACH MARKET

Every Friday night from April - October find vendors, live music and the best food!

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family friendly beach

FAMILY FRIENDLY BEACH

Avila beach has relatively protected waters, making it perfect for families and relaxing beach days.

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AVILA PIER

Central to Avila beach, walk pass the Yacht Club and enjoy the view!

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DOWNTOWN AVILA

Peruse the oceanfront shops and restaurants on Front Street and Landing Passage.

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FIND A UNIQUE TREASURE

There are souvenir shops, unique jewelry and fine art available in downtown.

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AQUARIUM

This quaint aquarium has hands-on activities and exhibits focusing on the local aquaculture.

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WINE TASTING ROOMS

Avila Beach offers a large variety of local vineyards to tour with 8 wine tasting rooms!

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LANDING PASSAGE

From Front St. to First, Landing Passage offers a wealth of things to do from tacos to wine tastings.

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ART GALLERY

Take a stroll down Landing Passage and enjoy local artists or take a class.

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avila beach golf resort

GOLF COURSE RESORT

Take in a round of golf, see a concert or have your wedding at this amazing resort.

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SEE CANYON ROAD

Experience a beautiful drive ending in a scenic overlook, and find apple orchards and a winery along the way.

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KELSEY SEE CANYON VINEYARDS

A truly unique upscale experience for a wine tasting among the resident peacocks.

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GOPHER GLEN APPLE FARM

Check out produce at their farm stand or enjoy fresh or hard cider!

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BOB JONES TRAIL

Hike, bike or stop for a bite on the 3 mile out and back Bob Jones Trail.

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WOODSTONE MARKETPLACE

This local favorite is the perfect stop after a bike ride on the Bob Jones Trail.

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ONTARIO RIDGE TRAIL

A short hike from Shell Beach or Sycamore Springs delivers one of the best views of the Central Coast

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SYCAMORE SPA

Relax in a hillside hot tub after a hike on the Ontario Ridge Trail.

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PIRATES COVE

Find a quiet and secluded beach with great coastal views. Great at Sunset!

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AVILA SEA CAVES

Enjoy a brief hike to a small, secluded beach and the Avila Sea Caves. Great at Sunset!

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ESCAPE
TO AVILA BEACH
FEATURED VACATION RENTALS
FEATURED VACATION RENTALS
THE OTTER LOFTS I
1 BEDROOM CONDO – LANDING PASSAGE

If you are looking for Avila Beach vacation rentals, definitely check out this lovely 1 bedroom 1 bath beach vacation rental just off Front Street in Landing Passage. Just steps away from the beach, you will close enough to enjoy the water, and far enough away to bask in the quiet evenings.

THE OTTER LOFTS II
2 BEDROOM CONDO – LANDING PASSAGE

Vacation rentals in Avila Beach have a hard time measuring up to this beautiful 2 bedroom 2 bath upscale beach condo in Landing Passage. With view of both the water and the hillside this condo for rent in Avila keeps guests coming back year after year. It’s fully equipped kitchen and washer/dryer makes packing a breeze

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AVILA EVENTS

Avila Beach is home to some of the best live music concerts on the central coast. When you are looking for things to do in Avila Beach, we have you covered. Just plug in your category and dates below to begin
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AVILA’S TOP THINGS TO DO

8th Annual Avila Beach
05/25/2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Come kick off summer in Avila Beach with the 8th Annual Tequila Fe
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Avila Beach Concerts a
05/12/2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Brunch-on-Wheels - Sunday, May 12th from 10am - 2pm! We have the best of the county's local food trucks serving up specialized Brunch menus, with the beach at your to
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Avila Beach Turkey Tro
11/22/2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am - DESCRIPTION Join us Thanksgiving morning for a 5-mile fun run or 2-mile walk down the Bob Jones Trail. Registration opens at 8am and will be located at the corner of
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Avila Beach Polar Bear
01/01/2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm - The annual Avila Beach Polar Bear Plunge is a celebration of fitness, nature, a New Year, camaraderie and still having dessert! Dessert can be a cup of coffee, or so
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AVILA BEACH WEATHER

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