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Cambria Pines Lodge

Cambria, California, United States
84
Very Good
1286 Reviews
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$109

Situated in relative seclusion among 25 acres of forest, Cambria Pines Lodge lets you get as close to nature as possible. On site, you will find plenty of nature trails that circle the resort and offer you a glimpse of deer and other wildlife. Take the 272 stairs down to the quaint, charming town, or make the short drive to classic Wine Country!... more

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 152 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Cambria
  • Nearby Water Pacific Ocean
  • Open Dates All Year
RESORT TYPE(S):
  • Beach
  • Family
  • Meetings
  • Reunions
  • Wedding
  • Nature
  • Romantic
  • Pet Friendly
  • Luxury
  • Honeymoon
  • Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets
  • Holiday
  • Spa

Sea Otter Inn

Cambria, California, United States
86
Excellent
611 Reviews
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$151

Make Sea Otter Inn the central hub for your Cambria, California nature getaway! As a nature-lover's paradise, Cambria offers plenty of places to get up close and personal with the outdoors. The nearby beaches are some of the only places in the world where elephant seals live and where they're accessible to the public! You can also enjoy all the... more

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 25 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Cambria
  • Nearby Water Pacific Ocean
  • Open Dates All Year
RESORT TYPE(S):
  • Beach
  • Family
  • Reunions
  • Nature
  • Romantic
  • Pet Friendly
  • Luxury
  • Honeymoon
  • Boutique
  • Bed & Breakfasts, Inns

Best Western Seacliff Inn

Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, California, United States
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$120

Natural beauty surrounds you in every direction during your stay at the Best Western Seacliff Inn. Enjoy the sand and sun at Seacliff State Beach, or hike through the wilderness at New Brighton Beach State Park or The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park. No matter what you choose to do, you'll find plenty of breathtaking sights to visit.... more

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 148 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Santa Cruz
  • Nearby Water Monterey Bay
  • Open Dates All Year
RESORT TYPE(S):
  • Beach
  • Family
  • Meetings
  • Wedding
  • Nature
  • Romantic
  • Holiday
  • Villas and Condos

Hotel Paradox

Santa Cruz, California, United States
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$206

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Henry Cowell State Park, Wilder Ranch State Park and the Forest of Nisene Marks surround Hotel Paradox. With thousands of hiking trails, you'll be able to explore for days the rugged beauty of the scenic central California area.... more

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 170 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Santa Cruz
  • Nearby Water Monterey Bay
  • Open Dates All Year
RESORT TYPE(S):
  • Golf
  • Meetings
  • Wedding
  • Nature
  • Romantic
  • Luxury

Tradewinds Carmel

Carmel, California, United States
86
Excellent
373 Reviews
$250

It will be difficult to leave your luxurious accommodations, but the natural beauty surrounding you in Carmel will be worth the trip! Spend the day exploring Garland Regional Park and Point Lobos State Park on miles of hiking trails. Or, reserve your spot on one of the whale watching trips in Monterey Bay!... more

Pacifica Hotel Company

Santa Barbara, California, United States

A spectacle of nature not to be missed, the Piedras Blancas elephant seal rookery is truly rare opportunity to witness elephant seals in their natural environment. This colony is one of the few places in the world where elephant seals can be seen from such a short distance!... more

The Morgan at San Simeon

San Simeon, California, United States
76
Good
1535 Reviews
$119

Sample nature’s beauty from Central Coast California; watch the seals play at the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery, located just a short drive north of our San Simeon hotel. Feel the sand between your toes at Moonstone Beach or Morro Bay. ... more

Pajaro Dunes on Monterey Bay at the Dunes

Watsonville, California, United States
$338

Stroll the beach collecting treasures from the sea: sand dollars, sea shells, beach glass, and more. For those who enjoy sightseeing, the Monterey Bay offers an amazing variety. Explore amusement parks or state parks; go whale watching or hike mountain trails; visit art galleries or specialty museums – the choice is yours!... more

Addie Vacation Rentals

Pismo Beach, California, United States

Greet the morning sun on your deck suspended over the water and watch the ducks paddling along, afloat like a feathered bobber. Stroll along the sandy beach to the Pismo Beach Pier and gather seashells. Retire from the sun with a bicycle surrey ride, complete with fringed canopy. Or grab your skates and cruise around town.... more

Pismo Coast Management & Realty

Pismo Beach, California, United States
$170

Cozy oceanfront houses, cottages, and condos separate you a wall of windows away from a breathtaking ocean view. See the sunset from your own sundeck on the crescent, white-sand beach or discover your sense of adventure surfing from your own backyard.... more

The Sanctuary Beach Resort

Marina, California, United States
90
Excellent
676 Reviews
$135

Explore the stunning Monterey Peninsula beaches, nature preserves, and hiking trails. Scuba diving, rock climbing, and whale watching offer unconventional options, while fishing, biking, and hiking are solid favorites! There's so much to explore that you won't know where to start!... more

Best Western Plus Pepper Tree

Santa Barbara, California, United States
81
Very Good
978 Reviews
$229

Explore the beauty of nature when you visit Santa Barbara. See the brilliant colors of live butterflies at the Museum of Natural History, or visit the Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens. Or, enjoy the stunning ocean views from local sand beaches nearby. ... more

Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge

Pismo Beach, California, United States
$199

A trip to California's Central Coast offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor exploration during your stay at the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. Tour one of the nearby wineries and vineyards, or just spend a day at one of the pristine sand beaches. You are never far from stunning natural beauty during your Pismo Beach getaway! ... more

Pismo Lighthouse Suites

Pismo Beach, California, United States
89
Excellent
1531 Reviews

Just three miles from Pismo Lighthouse Suites sits one of California's most popular state parks: the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area. This 3,600 acre area is great for off-roading with ATVs and dune buggies. The Oceano Dunes is the only California State Park where vehicles may be driven on the beach.... more

FogCatcher Inn

Cambria, California, United States
89
Excellent
827 Reviews

FogCatcher Inn sits between the California coastline and the spectacular Big Sur redwood forests. Hike the miles of nature trails along the shoreline, or explore the secluded forestland. The nearby Morro Bay National Estuary provides the unique opportunity to view a variety of bird & fish species!... more

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