Destination guide

The beachside setting of Avila Beach is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Avila Beach. This relaxing and scenic city is well known for its hiking, cafes and cycling. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Morro Bay State Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Avila Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Travellers enjoy Avila Beach for its hiking, cycling and golfing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Avila Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Coast Aquarium (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Avila Beach Golf Resort (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Monarch Butterfly Grove (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Pismo Beach Golf Course (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Edna Valley Vineyard (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Wolff Vineyards (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Avila Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, June, September and August are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Avila Beach

Travellers love Avila Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Avila Beach is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Morro Bay State Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Margo Dodd Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Johnson Ranch Open Space (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Irish Hills Natural Reserve (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • North Beach Campground (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Laguna Lake Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Avila Beach

The nearest airport is in San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), which is 25.1 mi (40.3 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Avila Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 551 holiday rentals around Avila Beach. From 239 Houses to 198 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Avila Beach is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Avila Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Avila Beach:

  • Downtown: 164 holiday homes
  • Los Osos: 310 holiday homes
  • Sunset Palisades: 17 holiday homes
  • Pismo Heights: 169 holiday homes
  • Motel District: 168 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Avila Beach?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Avila Beach. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Central Coast Aquarium: 824 holiday rentals
  • Avila Beach Community Center: 823 holiday rentals
  • Avila Beach Paddlesports: 822 holiday rentals
  • Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail: 822 holiday rentals
  • Avila Beach Golf Resort: 827 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Avila Beach listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Avila Beach?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 239 Houses in Avila Beach. Our other popular types of Avila Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 198 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 29 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 29 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Avila Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 52 holiday homes with pool available in Avila Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.