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Avila Beach California Hotels & Motels

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The Avila Beach center point is about the area of Avila Beach Pier and the area of Downtown Avila Beach.

Avila Beach, California, is a hidden paradise on California's Central Coast that boasts amazing beaches, sumptuous dining, and enough fun activities to please everyone. An unincorporated community on the San Luis Obispo Bay, Avila Beach is about 160 miles from Los Angeles and 200 miles from San Francisco. Its population is 1,627. More from this guide...

Avila Beach Hotels & Accommodations

Avila La Fonda Hotel - Avila Beach
+1-888-389-4121
101 San Miguel St., Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • 4-star hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$150
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Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
+1-888-675-2083
1215 Avila Beach Dr., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~0.25 miles west of Avila Beach
  • 3-star Resort hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Professional service
  • Excellent wellness & sports facilities
From$169
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Avila Lighthouse Suites
+1-800-716-8490
550 Front St., Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Three Star Beach hotel
  • 54 suites in property
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Average value
From$169
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San Luis Bay Inn
+1-800-805-5223
3254 Avila Beach Dr., Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Midscale Beach property
  • Hotel has 144 rooms
From$29
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Avila Village Inn
+1-888-965-1860
6655 Bay Laurel Place, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Three Star Beach property
  • 2 floors in property
From$179
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The Cliffs
+1-888-788-5576
2757 Shell Beach Rd., Shell Beach, CA 93449 ~2.50 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Midscale Beach property
  • 27 suites in hotel
From$80
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Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa in Pismo Beach
+1-888-897-9207
2727 Shell Beach Rd., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~2.57 miles east of Avila Beach
  • High-end Resort property
  • Check-in: 3:00 pm
From$259
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Spyglass Inn : 2705 Spyglass Dr.
+1-888-311-4278
2705 Spyglass Dr., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~2.68 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Three Star Oceanfront hotel
  • 82 rooms in property
  • Bed comfort was absolutely great
  • Office staff very professional
From$107
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Inn at the Cove in Pismo Beach
+1-888-469-4795
2651 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~4.43 miles east of Avila Beach
  • 3 star Oceanfront hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Clean
  • Bathroom is ok
From$129
Average 3.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Pismo Shore Cliff : 2555 Price St.
+1-888-734-9421
2555 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~4.57 miles east of Avila Beach
  • 3-star Oceanfront property
  • Hotel has 6 suites
  • Good kitchenette
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
From$149
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Pismo Lighthouse Suites - Pismo Beach
+1-888-841-5292
2411 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~4.98 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Gym is available on property
From$109
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Cottage Inn by The Sea
+1-888-455-5160
2351 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~5.03 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Affordable Beach hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$98
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Motel 6 San Luis Obispo South
+1-888-965-8297
1625 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 ~5.08 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Low Cost property
  • 118 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$60
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Seacrest Oceanfront Hotel
+1-888-906-6358
2241 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~5.10 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Mid-scale Oceanfront hotel
  • Check in: 4:00PM
  • City centre within easy reach, said 80%
  • About half of guests thought the shower was ok
From$118
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Rose Garden Inn San Luis Obispo : 1585 Calle Joaquin
+1-888-749-6785
1585 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 ~5.14 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Affordable property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$90
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The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages : 2121 Price St.
+1-888-878-9982
2121 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~5.15 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Low Cost Oceanfront hotel
  • Check in: 4:00 PM
From$129
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Hampton Inn & Suites San Luis Obispo
+1-888-389-4485
1530 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~5.23 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Midscale hotel
  • 84 rooms in hotel
  • Good accessibility by car
  • Particularly liked the indoor pool and hot tub
From$124
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Motel 6 San Luis Obispo Ca North
+1-888-389-4121
1433 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~5.48 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Two star property
  • 87 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$60
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Towneplace Stes Luis Marriott in San Luis Obispo
+1-888-675-2083
1301 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~5.64 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • 3 star property
  • Check in: 15:00
From$90
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Yotelpad Park City in Park City
+1-800-716-8490
2670 West Canyons Resort Dr., Park City, UT 84098 ~5.66 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Three Star hotel
  • Check in: 11:00
From$90
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Dolphin Cove Motel in Pismo Beach
+1-800-805-5223
170 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~5.67 miles east of Avila Beach
  • 2-star Beach property
  • Check-in: 15:00pm
From$77
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Motel 6 Pismo Beach Ca in Pismo Beach
+1-888-965-1860
250 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~5.70 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Economy Beach property
  • Free breakfast available
From$60
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Vespera Resort on Pismo Beach : 147 Stimson Ave.
+1-888-788-5576
147 Stimson Ave., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~5.81 miles southeast of Avila Beach
  • High end Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$175
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Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach in Pismo Beach
+1-888-897-9207
100 Stimson Ave., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~5.83 miles southeast of Avila Beach
  • 3 star Beach property
  • 75 rooms in property
From$80
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Seaventure Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
+1-888-311-4278
100 Ocean View Ave., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~5.89 miles southeast of Avila Beach
  • Midscale property
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
From$80
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Embassy Suites by Hilton San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo
+1-888-469-4795
333 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~6.32 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See policy
  • Room is all right
  • Food could be better
From$90
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Quality Inn Pismo Beach : 230 Five Cities Dr.
+1-888-734-9421
230 Five Cities Dr., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~6.37 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Low Cost Highway property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Carpet was very dirty
  • Office staff was great
From$69
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Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel
+1-888-841-5292
214 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~6.50 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Two-star Highway hotel
  • 99 rooms in hotel
  • Quiet and clean
  • Clean hotel facilities
From$51
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Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo
+1-888-455-5160
210 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~6.56 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Two-star property
From$60
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Madonna Inn : 100 Madonna Rd.
+1-888-965-8297
100 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~6.62 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Excellent breakfast
  • High priced breakfast
From$109
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Motel 6 Pismo Beach : 860 4th St.
+1-888-906-6358
860 4th St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~6.85 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Economy Rural property
  • 2 floors in property
From$50
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Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo/Pismo Beach : 601 James Way
+1-888-749-6785
601 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~6.90 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Affordable Resort hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
From$117
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Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
+1-888-878-9982
651 Five Cities Dr., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 ~6.99 miles east of Avila Beach
  • 3-star Resort property
  • Hotel has a green policy Read more
  • Good alcoholic drinks
  • Shower can be a problem
From$79
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Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo
+1-888-389-4485
345 Marsh St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 ~7.45 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • 2 floors in property
From$80
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Pacific Plaza Resort
+1-888-389-4121
444 Pier Ave., Oceano, CA 93445 ~7.74 miles southeast of Avila Beach
  • 4-star Beach hotel
  • 55 suites in hotel
  • Excellent value
  • Rooms in need of an update
From$99
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Holiday Inn Express Grover Beach, an IHG Hotel - Grover Beach
+1-888-675-2083
775 North Oak Park Blvd., Grover Beach, CA 93433 ~7.79 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Affordable Beach property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Not the best view
  • Most guests thought the service was very professional
From$161
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Best Western Casa Grande Inn : 850 Oak Park Blvd.
+1-800-716-8490
850 Oak Park Blvd., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 ~7.82 miles east of Avila Beach
  • Low Cost Beach hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$52
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Hotel Cerro in San Luis Obispo
+1-800-805-5223
1125 Garden St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 ~7.83 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Mid-scale property
  • Gym is available on property
From$90
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Granada Hotel & Bistro : 1126 Morro St.
+1-888-965-1860
1126 Morro St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 ~7.96 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Expensive hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
From$160
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Hotel San Luis Obispo : 877 Palm St.
+1-888-788-5576
877 Palm St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 ~7.98 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Affordable property
From$90
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Hampton Inn & Suites Arroyo Grande/Pismo Beach Area, CA
+1-888-897-9207
1400 West Branch St., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 ~8.09 miles east of Avila Beach
  • 3-star hotel
  • Hotel has 25 suites
  • The majority of guests thought the service was professional
  • Fairly good value for money
From$89
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Downtown SLO Inn - San Luis Obispo : 950 Olive St.
+1-888-311-4278
950 Olive St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~8.23 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Economical property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
Budget Inn : 1001 Olive St.
+1-888-469-4795
1001 Olive St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~8.24 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Cheap property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Olive Tree Inn & Suites
+1-888-734-9421
1000 Olive St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~8.27 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • 2 star Downtown hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$60
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San Luis Inn And Suites
+1-888-841-5292
404 Santa Rosa St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~8.34 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Low Cost Downtown property
  • Check-in: 02:00 pm
From$99
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Lamplighter Inn & Suites
+1-888-455-5160
1604 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 ~8.61 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Cheap Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 77 rooms
From$60
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Quality Suites Downtown San Luis Obispo
+1-888-965-8297
1631 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 ~8.62 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • 138 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$122
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University Inn
+1-888-906-6358
1825 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 ~8.75 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Two star hotel
  • Bed cover was stained
  • Heater worked great
From$90
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La Quinta Inn & Suites San Luis Obispo by Wyndham in San Luis Obispo
+1-888-749-6785
1845 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 ~8.77 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
From$125
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The Kinney San Luis Obispo, a Tapestry by Hilton
+1-888-878-9982
1800 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 ~8.79 miles northeast of Avila Beach
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • 100 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$139
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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Avila Beach, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Avila Beach hotel for each day and each star rating category.

The community was named after Miguel Avila, who received Rancho San Miguelito in a land grant in 1842. The town was established in the latter half of the 19th century, serving as San Luis Obispo's main shipping port.

Avila Beach still has a commercial fishing pier and apple orchards, but tourism is its main industry today. Tourists enjoy renting paddleboards and kayaks at the main beach, or sailing and whale watching at Port San Luis. They can learn about ocean dwellers at the Central Coast Aquarium, which offers public and private tours and feeding tours. Avila Beach is known for its hot springs which are utilized by resort spas. An eclectic mix of boutique shops, restaurants, vineyards, wineries, Avila Beach Golf Resort, and other attractions make this unique little town a gem for travelers.

When should you visit Avila Beach, CA?

The best times to visit Avila Beach for comfortable temperatures is mid-April to early November. If you're looking for a lot of warm-weather activities and events, you'll probably want to visit between late June and early October, but book early to ensure availability and a lower rate.

The warm season runs from early July to late September, with average highs ranging from 72 to 74 degrees and average lows of about 54 degrees. Spring and fall travelers experience highs ranging from 63 to 72 and lows from 46 to 54.

December through March is the cool season when average highs range from 63 to 65 degrees. You can enjoy hotel savings if you travel during this time. Average winter lows are nippy at 43 to 46 degrees.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Avila Beach, CA:

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Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs displaying average price patterns by star rating class in Avila Beach, CA. Analyze these illustrations to calculate the cheapest time period to book in Avila Beach throughout the year.

What luxury hotel options are in Avila Beach, CA?

4 Star Average Prices: $188.22

Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa in Pismo Beach is a luxury hotel that scores a perfect rating among guest reviewers. Rooms are individually decorated and feature fireplaces, flat-screen televisions, and free Wi-Fi. You'll sleep on a pillowtop bed with down comforter and premium bedding. Rooms have patios or private balconies, sofa beds, and full kitchens. They range from spacious, luxurious suites to large, elegant penthouse apartments with pool and ocean views.

The full-service spa provides massages, facials, and body treatments. You can enjoy the outdoor pool, spa tub, and fitness center. Lido at Dolphin Bay is a poolside restaurant with bar and ocean views. You can also get room service during limited hours. Breakfast is available for a fee. Guests spoke highly of the bar, the vibe, the pool, clean and comfortable rooms, and service. The hotel is less than 3 miles from the Avila Beach Pier.

The Avila La Fonda Hotel will pamper you with a pillowtop bed with a down comforter and Egyptian cotton sheets. Your room will feature jetted bathtubs, fireplace, plasma television, and free Wi-Fi. The hotel spa provides body treatments and facials, and the hotel offers a free reception for guests daily. Other amenities include complimentary continental breakfast, fireplace, and free newspapers in the lobby. Guests praised the breach, cuisine, location, and vibe at this stylish boutique hotel. Downtown Avila Beach is just a block away.

Are there budget hotels in the Avila Beach area?

3 Star Average Prices: $138.70

Your best bet for a budget-friendly hotel is Super 8 By Wyndham San Luis Obispo, about 9 miles from the center of Avila Beach. You can save more by utilizing your in-room refrigerator and microwave and enjoying the free continental breakfast. Your room will also have a flat-screen TV with cable, coffee/tea maker, and free Wi-Fi. You'll find a computer station, free newspapers, and coffee in the lobby.

Another affordable hotel is the Aloha Inn in Arroyo Grande, also about 9 miles from the center of Avila Beach and near the Clark Center for the Performing Arts. Rooms feature refrigerators, microwaves, flat-screen televisions, coffee/tea makers, and free Wi-Fi. Free breakfast is served each morning. The hotel provides a computer station, free newspapers, and coffee in the lobby.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Avila Beach

2 Star Average Prices: $89.67

How can you find the best discounts in Avila Beach, CA?

Quality Inn Pismo Beach offers government/military, senior, and AAA discounts. Rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators, coffee makers, desks, free Wi-Fi, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers. The hotel provides a spa tub and fitness center. Complimentary breakfast is served daily. You'll be within walking distance of many Pismo Beach attractions, including Pismo Beach Prime Outlets, and you'll be 6.5 miles from downtown Avila Beach.

Courtyard by Marriott San Luis Obispo offers discounts to seniors and AAA members. The hotel is near several attractions in San Luis Obispo, including the San Luis Obispo Historical Society, San Luis Obispo Children's Museum, San Luis Obispo Art Center, and the downtown area. You'll also be about 5 miles from the Avila Beach Pier and downtown Avila Beach. Rooms are equipped with refrigerators, LCD televisions, desks, and free Wi-Fi. The hotel provides free newspapers. You can enjoy the outdoor pool and spa tub, work out at the fitness center, and relax in front of the lobby fireplace.

Dine at the Bistro, where you can also have a drink at the bar. Food is also available at the coffee shop. Full breakfast is available for a fee. Courtyard by Marriott has a 24-hour business center and a meeting and conference space.

What are the best values in Avila Beach, CA?

The Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo Pismo Beach offers good value for your money, with lovely views, beautiful outdoor recreation and seating areas, and well-decorated rooms. Rooms feature refrigerators, LCD televisions, desks, and free Wi-Fi. This Pismo Beach hotel offers an outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness center. Dine at the Great American Grill or enjoy room service during limited hours, and have a drink at the bar/lounge. Breakfast is served daily for a fee.

Embassy Suites By Hilton San Luis Obispo offers rooms with sofa beds, refrigerators, microwaves, and flat-screen televisions. Wired and wireless internet access is available for a surcharge. Amenities include an outdoor pool, spa tub, and fitness center. Dine at the Greenhouse Grill and Cafe or order room service during limited hours. A free reception is held daily, and you can get a drink at the bar/lounge. The hotel serves a daily complimentary breakfast.

Does Avila Beach, CA have enjoyable activities and attractions?

Avila Beach's historic structures include the Point San Luis Lighthouse, which was constructed in 1890 to address shipping accidents. It operated until the mid-1970s and was restored in 1995 to museum quality. Lighthouse tours are on Wednesdays and Saturdays and start with a trolley ride from Wild Cherry Canyon.

The Avila Beach Farmers Market is open Fridays from April through September by the pier on Front Street. It features fresh produce, food booths, entertainment, and a variety of activities. Visitors can ride the trolley to the market. The free three-season trolley service runs from Pismo Beach Premium Outlets to Port San Luis. Avila Beach is on the route, which also hits Avila Barn, Bob Jones Trail, Avila Hot Springs Resort, the KOA campground, and many resorts. Regular schedules run Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Schedules vary on other days.

The Avila Valley Barn sells fresh fruits and vegetables from baskets and crates in an open-air barn. Depending on the time of year, visitors may be able to pick their own produce. Families will love the petting zoo. A pair of gift shops sell jams, jellies, candies, cheeses, baked goods, unusual kitchenware, and even toys.

The Pirate Park & Playground features a pirate ship fort, green space with picnic tables, play structures, and more. The park is adjacent to the beach in downtown Avila.

If you have a dog, head to Fisherman's Beach. Locals call the small beach Dog Beach, as dogs regularly run free through the surf. Well-behaved dogs are allowed to be off-leash anytime on this beach and Olde Port Beach. Pete's Pierside Cafe is a dog-friendly restaurant within walking distance.

Avila Beach's many trails include the Bob Jones Trail, a 3-mile paved bike and walking trail that ends in downtown Avila Beach. Mallagh Landing is the namesake of David Mallagh, who visited California as a sailing captain and built a small wharf. The trail from Port San Luis Harbor to Mallagh landing provides views of the coastline and the Harbor and is a favorite among bird watchers. The 9-mile trek is easy and takes about three hours. The Ontario Ride Trail offers 4 miles of beautiful scenery as it traverses a steep ridge above Shell Beach.

The Pecho Coast Trail & Rattlesnake Canyon offers a 3.75-mile round trip featuring the Point San Luis Lighthouse. The hikes are all docent-led, and reservations are required. Hikers will see native flora and fauna and can view gray whales swimming. They will also learn about the history of Avila Beach and the Chumash tribe that once resided there.

If you're looking for an experience you won't get anywhere else, plan a trip to small but busy Avila Beach, California. In this joyful little community, you can relax and enjoy the sunshine, watch whales, go on a rugged hike, shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and mementos, and enjoy the local cuisine.

FAQs about hotels in Avila Beach

What are the best rated hotels in Avila Beach?

Avila La Fonda Hotel, Avila Lighthouse Suites and Avila Village Inn are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the 4-5 star hotels in Avila Beach?

Avila La Fonda Hotel, Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa and Vespera Resort on Pismo Beach are the top 3 luxury hotels near Avila Beach city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Avila Beach?

Avila La Fonda Hotel, Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, and Avila Lighthouse Suites are the properties closest to Avila Beach city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Avila Beach cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Avila Beach can be as cheap as $89.67 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Avila Beach cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Avila Beach has been $138.70 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 4-5 star hotel in Avila Beach cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Avila Beach has been $188.22 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Avila Beach?

Avila La Fonda Hotel, Avila Lighthouse Suites and Avila Village Inn are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Avila Beach?

Quality Suites Downtown San Luis Obispo and Quality Inn Pismo Beach are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Avila Beach?

Best Western Casa Grande Inn and Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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