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San Luis Obispo
1585 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, California 93405
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Avila Beach at California

Avila Beach

Avila Beach, California
Category: Entertainment, Restaurant, Shopping & Nightlife, Family / Kids, Activities
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Avila Beach, California – Spas, Shopping & Wine Tasting

An inspiring stretch of sand and water surrounded by numerous things to do, this beautiful beach is a popular destination for golf, spas, shopping, dining and outdoor activities. Unwind with a wine tasting, hike to the lighthouse or take a dip in the brisk ocean waters. Avila Beach also hosts numerous events throughout the year, including farmers markets, art festivals and live music concerts.


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  • Avila Beach Farmers Market
  • Concerts at the Cove
  • Art on the Beach


  • Oceanfront dining
  • Shopping
  • Spas
  • Golf
  • Wine tasting

Wine Guide

Explore several wine tasting options in downtown Avila Beach, including Wood Winery, Per Bacco and Peloton Cellars. You’ll also find tastings nearby in See Canyon and throughout the Avila Valley.

Avila Beach History

Established in 1842 by Miguel Avila, this charming tourist town was once the main shipping port for San Luis Obispo. Several historic structures remain, including the wharf at Pirate’s Cover and the Point San Luis Lighthouse.


  • What activities will I find?

    You can ride the free beach trolley during summer months, or soak in the hot springs year-round. Other activities include golf, hiking, wine tasting, water sports, shopping and visits to the aquarium.
  • What dining options are in Avila Beach?

    From upscale oceanfront restaurants offering fine dining to fresh seafood cafes with outdoor patios, enjoy a wide variety of dining options in this tasty town. Try Fat Cats Café, Cuvee Bistro or Gardens of Avila Restaurant.

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