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As its own self-contained oasis of relaxation, Avila Beach is California’s whisper of a getaway. Far more calm and smaller than other cities along the coast, Avila Beach is a veritable “resort” town. Visitors are invited to shed their worries at the shoreline and take to the multitude of amenities and entertainment. Dine alongside sunsets, sip on local wines, decompress in the mineral hot springs, and feel rejuvenated with a stay in Avila Beach.

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Central Coast Aquarium

The Central Coast Aquarium has been providing a close look at marine life for visitors of all ages since 1994. With desires of cultivating ocean stewardship in the community, Central Coast provides opportunities for hands-on science and oceanic exhibits and programs. They invite all to "dive in and connect below the surface."
Adresse: 50 San Juan Street, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 7280
Åpningstider: Tue-Sun 10am-5pm
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Hearst Castle

Built by William Randolph Hearst in a cliff overlooking San Simeon in 1919, Hearst Castle now offers tours exploring its grand rooms, upstairs suites, cottages and kitchens. The Neptune pool has been fixed in 2018, and provides a fitting setting for its surrounding sculptures. If you want to know more about the history of the building, a theater with explanatory screenings is also available.
Adresse: 750 Hearst Castle Road, San Simeon
Telefon: +1 800 444 4445
Åpningstider: Daily 9am–4pm
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Wine Tasting

San Luis Obispo county is the third-largest producer of wine in California. Below are some of Avila Beach's finest wineries. Avila Wine & Roasting Company 54 San Miguel Street +1 805 627 1918 Peloton Cellars 470 Front Street +1 805 627 1080 Morovino Winery 76 Landing Passage +1 805 627 1443 2nd Chance Winery 65 Landing Passage +1 805 595 9500
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Bob Jones Bike Trail

Nature enthusiasts have little issues finding fun in Avila Beach. The Bob Jones Trail is great not only for biking, but for hiking as well. Bike rentals are available at the beginning of the trail, which will guide you along plush gardens and peaceful streams.
Adresse: Ontario Road, San Luis Obispo
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Avila Hot Springs

A hot mineral soaking pool is just one of the many amenities on the site of the natural Avila Hot Springs. Camping and other lodging, as well as a heated pool, showers, and an arcade are also available. The Springs themselves have a history that's over a century old.
Adresse: 250 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 2359
Åpningstider: Mon, Tue, Thu, Sun 8am-10pm. Wed, Fri, Sat 8am - 11pm
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Avila Beach Surfing

Surfing is just one of the many ocean-centric activities popular in Avila Beach. Equipment rentals and lessons are available. Avila Beach Surf School 101 First Street, Avila Beach +1 805 602 1349 Van Curaza Surf School +1 805 543 7873
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Charles Paddock Zoo

Charles Paddock is the only zoo on the central coast. The Zoo is home to hundreds of species of animals from around the world. They are dedicated to conserving both exotic and local species of animals, from lemurs to geese.
Adresse: 9100 Morro Road, Atascadero
Telefon: +1 805 461 5080
Åpningstider: (April-October) Daily 10am-5pm. (November-March) Daily 10am-4pm
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Oceano Train Depot

The Oceano Train Depot has been converted into a museum, but it was once a bustling stop on the Southern Pacific Railroad line. Commercial and transportation activities took place from the hub of the Oceano Train Depot from 1904 until the 1950s.
Adresse: 1650 Front Street, Oceano
Telefon: +1 805 489 5446
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Avila Beach Golf Resort

One of the most popular courses on the Central Coast welcomes golfers of all skill levels. Golf to a backdrop of sparkling blue waters and rolling hills. Just one of the course's myriad features is its fairways of kikuyu grass, which hearkens to the Riviera Country Club.
Adresse: 6460 Ana Bay Drive, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 4000
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Deep Sea Fishing

Patriot Sportfishing is a favorite among Avila Beach enthusiasts. With Patriot, guests are invited to not only deep sea fishing, but whale watching and private charters as well. While deep sea fishing, expect the likes of long range rockcod, albacore, and salmon. Between the two fishing boats, the Patriot offers a cold galley and the Rita G offers a hot galley.
Adresse: 3975 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 7200
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Port San Luis Lighthouse

The site of the historic Point San Luis Lighthouse, which has undergone a number of renovations since 1995, is a park open to the public. The Lighthouse is home to numerous opportunities for exploration. For those seeking an educational experience, there are historical tours of the lighthouse itself, and for those seeking to indulge in the outdoors, there are beach coast trails.
Adresse: Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 540 5771
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Piers of Avila Beach

Once used for shipping in the late 1800s and early 1900s, the piers are now used for their views, as well as for recreational fishing. The Avila Beach Pier is the first of the three piers and was first constructed in 1908 by the county of San Luis Obispo. Over two thousand local residents gathered there April 30, 1908 when President Teddy Roosevelt's “Great White Fleet” anchored offshore. The Harford Pier was developed in 1873 and now is used for fishing, restaurants and commercial fishing. The last pier, the California Polytechnic State University Pier, is an educational/marine research facility.
Adresse: 3950 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach
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Art on the Beach

Art on the Beach is a weekly event held each summer. It celebrates local artists with a showcase of their work on the beach. As one of the Promenade's more unique events, Art on the Beach draws crowds seeking one-of-a-kind drawings, paintings, sculptures, and more.
Adresse: Front Street at San Miguel Street, Avila Beach
Åpningstider: Sat 10am-5pm
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Avila Beach Boat Charters

Avila Beach Boat Charters offers tours that explore the coastlines of Avila Beach and Shell Beach. They even take riders on an adventure into coastal caves via the Seaweed Express. It's a great opportunity to see some of the marine animals that call these waters home.
Adresse: Port San Luis Pier, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 703 0397
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 8am-4pm
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Avila Beach Paddlesports

Avila Beach Paddlesports provides kayak and SUP rentals, lessons, and eco-friendly Adventure Tours all year-round. Traverse across the calm and scenic Port San Luis Harbor Adventure Tour, and bound into the riveting sea caves at Fossil Point and Shell Beach. All ages and ability levels are welcome.
Adresse: 3915 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 704 6902
Åpningstider: Mon 9am-4pm. Thu-Sun 9am-4pm
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Morro Bay State Park

Morro Bay State Park is home to several natural attractions, the most notable being Morro Rock, one of the coastal volcanic peaks known as the Nine Sisters. It also contains a natural history museum, a public golf course, camp sites, and opportunities for an array of outdoor activities. The bay's northeast edge is a saltwater marsh that even serves as home to a thriving bird population.
Adresse: San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 772 2560
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Custom House

You won't find a restaurant that has been as popular for nearly as long as the Custom House. Choose to dine either indoors or on the outdoor patio, where heaters and blankets are provided at night. The patio is wonderful for oceanfront views and people watching. A menu of seafood favorites is to be had, including the likes of swordfish steak, wild king salmon, mahi mahi filet, and more.
Adresse: 404 Front Street, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 7555
Åpningstider: Sun-Thu 8am-9pm. Fri-Sat 8am-10pm
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Gardens of Avila Restaurant

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner inspired by local ingredients and the surrounding wine country are served at Gardens of Avila. Located in the Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, guests are transcended by the Zen ambiance and equally wonderful cuisine. To seal in your attention, Gardens of Avila was awarded “Most Romantic Restaurant in San Luis Obispo County."
Adresse: 1215 Avila Beach Drive, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 800 234 5831
Åpningstider: Mon-Thu 8am-2pm and 4pm-9pm. Fri-Sun 8am-9pm
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Apple Farm Restaurant & Bakery

The Apple Farm Restaurant focuses on farm-to-table cuisine, utilizing seafood, meat, fruits, and vegetables from local suppliers. They also feature a local winery each month. Be sure to ask about their heated outdoor dining patio.
Adresse: 2015 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 544 2040
Åpningstider: Daily 7am-9pm
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Ocean Grill

A meal at the Ocean Grill is an event in and of itself. With an elegant atmosphere and a varied menu, things are always interesting. Executive Chef Randy Miller awes with wood-fired flat bread pizzas, seasonal fresh fish, and Chef favorites such as the chicken ballotine and pan seared duck breast.
Adresse: 268 Front Street, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 4050
Åpningstider: Sun-Thu 11:30am-8:30pm. Fri-Sat 11am-9pm
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Fat Cats Cafe (San Luis Obispo)

Fat Cats Cafe has been serving Avila Beach for over 28 years. Locals have always been drawn to the great food and views of the Pacific Ocean. Come experience Chef Julio Garcia's award winning menu.
Adresse: 3920 Avila Beach Drive, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 595 2204
Åpningstider: Daily 6am-10pm
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Enoteca Restaurant & Lounge

Enoteca, located at La Bellasera Hotel in Paso Robles, serves a contemporary menu with an emphasis on fresh seafood. From their exquisite location, Enoteca impresses with bold entrees and award-winning Central Coast wines. Engage in intimate and memorable conversation while partaking in a palate of celebration.
Adresse: 206 Alexa Court, Paso Robles
Telefon: +1 805 238 2834
Åpningstider: Daily 5pm-10pm
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California Sushi & Teriyaki

California Sushi & Teriyaki offers fresh, delicious sushi served in healthy portions at great prices. Several menu highlights include the crunch rolls, tempura, bentos, and teriyaki chicken.
Adresse: 539 West Tefft Street, Nipomo
Telefon: +1 805 929 1110
Åpningstider: Mon-Thu 11:30am-9:30pm. Fri 11:30am-10pm. Sat 12pm-10pm. Sun 12pm-9pm
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Woodstone Marketplace

Hearty or light, find what you're craving on Woodstone's menu. They feature both sweets and savories, all paired with an offering from the wine list. The Woodstone Marketplace is a fusion of deli, country market, coffee & espresso bar, and wine shop.
Adresse: 6675 Bay Laurel Place, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 1018
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House of Bagels Central Coast (San Luis Obispo)

House of Bagels eponymously serves specialty bagels, as well as soups, sandwiches, and espresso beverages. Along with their additional location at 601 First Street in Paso Robles, House of Bagels is the destination for old-style, water-boiled bagels. These fresh bagels even go into making their bagel-crust pizzas.
Adresse: 158A Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 594 1818
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm. Sat-Sun 7am-4pm
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Hula Hut

The Hula Hut has menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but it is famous for its homemade fudge made daily by the owner. Flavors include Chocolate Marshmallow Caramel, Chocolate Raspberry, Vanilla Amaretto Almond, Lemon Meringue, and so much more. They are also available for purchase online.
Adresse: 380 Front Street, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 627 0488
Åpningstider: (Summer) Daily 8am-9pm. (Winter) Daily 8am-6pm
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Chulo's Cafe & Cantina (Templeton)

Each of the items offered at Chulo's is unique, with a menu that samples from the cuisines of different Latin American countries. Stop by and try the breakfast that is served all day.
Adresse: 335 Posada Lane, Templeton
Telefon: +1 805 434 3044
Åpningstider: Sun-Thu 8am-5pm, Fri-Sat 8am-9pm
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Coastal Peaks Coffee (San Luis Obispo)

Coastal Peaks Coffee is served in cafes, restaurants and businesses all over San Luis Obispo county. It is roasted in small batches and tastes like heaven. Give it a chance and try some of this excellent coffee.
Adresse: 3536 South Higuera Suite 250, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 543 0179
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 6am-6pm, Sat-Sun 7am-4pm
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Big Sky Cafe (San Luis Obispo)

Big Sky Cafe is popular with locals because they strive to exclusively use locally grown products to create their diverse menu. Also popular are their 20 local wines served by the glass. Rachel Ray even lauded them as "a must for a healthy and great tasting meal".
Adresse: 1121 Broad Street, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 545 5401
Åpningstider: Mon-Thu 7am-9pm. Fri 7am-10pm. Sat 8am-10pm. Sun 8am-9pm
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Breakfast Buzz (San Luis Obispo)

The Breakfast Buzz focuses on all of the details to turn something seemingly simple into something spectacular. The breakfast burritos are especially something to crave. The ambiance is casual.
Adresse: 295 Santa Rosa Street, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 784 0232
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 7am-2pm
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Cafe Andreini (Arroyo Grande)

Everything about Cafe Andreini is the epitome of luxury, from the food to the seating and decor. The European-style coffeehouse is located in the heart of historic Arroyo Grande. Find a selection of luxe coffees, specialty teas, breakfast, lunch, and also beer and wine.
Adresse: 131 East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande
Telefon: +1 805 481 6117
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 6am-6pm. Sat 7am-6pm. Sun 7am-5pm
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Celia's Garden Cafe (Los Osos)

Order breakfast any time of the day at Celia's Garden Cafe. They are named after their location in Sage's Nursery, which in turn provides brilliant garden views. A dog-friendly patio is also included for all of those who'd like to bring along their pets.
Adresse: 1188 Los Osos Valley Road, Los Osos
Telefon: +1 805 528 5711
Åpningstider: Daily 7:30am-2:30pm
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Mr. Rick's

Mr. Rick’s is only steps from Avila Beach's pristine sands, making it a wonderful choice for those seeking a swift transition into nightlife. The coastal ambiance fills glasses of libations like cocktails and wine, while the sea breeze bring extra seasoning to each appetizer. Live music, pool tables, and an extensive bar selection guarantee a great time at Mr. Rick's.
Adresse: 404 Front Street, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 7425
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Creeky Tiki (San Luis Obispo)

Creeky Tiki is a locally owned restaurant and bar that features music performed by local artists. A tiki bar and private balcony space makes Creeky entirely unique. Come together and have a great time at Creeky TIki.
Adresse: 782 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 544 2200
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-12am
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Black Sheep Bar & Grill (San Luis Obispo)

Black Sheep boasts daily specials for lunch, dinner, and drinks. Their menu aligns with seasonal offerings, while their ambiance is modeled after the pubs of Europe. Enjoy Happy Hour from 3pm until 6pm daily.
Adresse: 1117 Chorro Street, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 544 7433
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-2am
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Mother's Tavern (San Luis Obispo)

A restaurant and nightclub in one location. During the day, Mother's Tavern is a family-friendly restaurant serving artfully-crafted sandwiches, burgers, and salads. By night, a nightclub is made out of the establishment. Enjoy nightly events and specials with dancing and DJ sets.
Adresse: 725 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 541 8733
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-1:30am
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Eureka! (San Luis Obispo)

Eureka's burgers are so unique it has come to be known as a burger bar. They serve specially-crafted burgers using fresh ingredients and fresh-baked buns. To pair with their scrumptious meals, they have a full bar that includes all-natural liquors, craft beers, and small-batch whiskey.
Adresse: 1141 Chorro Street, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 903 1141
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Kelsey See Canyon Vineyards (San Luis Obispo)

One of the best wineries in the central coast is Kelsey See, personable service comes standard from owners Dolores and Dick Kelsey. Sip on expert, award-winning wines while listening to live music.
Adresse: 1947 See Canyon Road, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 595 9700
Åpningstider: Daily 10:30am-5:30pm
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Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab (San Luis Obispo)

Doc Burnstein's ice cream is considered some of the best in California. With original flavors like German Chocolate Cake and Lemon Meringue Pie, it's easy to see why. Seasonal flavors are also specials, such as Red Hot Cinnamon for Valentine's Day and Guinness Beer for St. Patrick's Day.
Adresse: 860 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 474 4068
Åpningstider: Daily 12pm-9pm
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Avila Valley Barn

Throughout the year, you can purchase fresh-picked fruits and vegetables or pick your own during U-pick season. Other delectable eats can be purchased in the gift shop. Avila Valley Barn also has a deli.
Adresse: 560 Avila Beach Drive, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 595 2810
Åpningstider: Thu-Mon 9am-5pm
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Gopher Glen Apple Farm (San Luis Obispo)

Gopher Glen Apple Farm's roadside stand sells a variety of different apples, as well as cider that is pressed at the farm. Their website features recipes using their crisp apples. From salads to cider, Gopher Glen is a Central Coast treasure.
Adresse: 2899 See Canyon Road, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 595 2646
Åpningstider: (Summer) Daily 9am-6pm. (Fall-Winter) Daily 10am-5pm
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Heart's Desire Soaps (Pismo)

Heart's Desire is an artisan soap shop. They provide soaps and beauty accessories that are as beautiful as they are fragrant, and without any harsh chemicals. Beyond soaps and accessories, Heart's Desire also makes sprays, perfumes, bath items, shea butters, and more.
Adresse: 231 Pomeroy Avenue, Pismo Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 2105
Åpningstider: Fri 10:30am-5:30pm
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Sea Barn

The warm temperatures of Avila Beach keep Sea Barn, which sells swimsuits, sunglasses and other beachwear, in business all year round. Brands such as Roxy, Becca, Vix, De La Mar, Billabong, Speedo, and Point Conception are found. For men, brands like Quiksilver, O’Neill and Billabong are sold.
Adresse: 444 Front Street, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 2142
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Under the Sea Gallery

Under the Sea sells a variety of knick-knacks for your home or garden, as well as unique clothing items and accessories. Other popular finds are art, glass works, wind chimes, and beach-themed decor. You're sure to find that perfect gift.
Adresse: 324 Front Street Suite B, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 627 1488
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BeachComber Bill's

Bill's is a great place for tourists to find souvenirs of their trip to the beach. It has remained a favorite stop for residents looking for gifts for over 25 years. Find something for everyone of all ages and sizes.
Adresse: 360 Front Street, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 7420
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Footseas is a boutique offering hundreds of sandals and accessories. Find every style imaginable in quality brands. Some brands including: Sanuk, Reef, Cobian, Lindsay Phillips Switchflops, and Olukai.
Adresse: 370 Front Street, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 627 1481
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Reimer's Candies

With multiple Reimer's locations, the Avila Beach location retains its own identity. Beckoning with cool treats from across the sand, Reimer's Candies and Ice Cream, features European-style ice cream, gelato, sherberts, and shaved ice. Also made for you are gourmet chocolates, fudges, nut brittles, and a large selection of candies.
Adresse: 324 Front Street, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 627 0243
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Alapay Cellars

Alapay Cellars is easily one of Avila Beach's finest creations. Owners and winemakers Scott and Rebecca Remmenga offer an increasingly wide selection of nearly 6,000 cases annually. They'll never become a large production winery, therefore ensuring personalized service and quality ingredients.
Adresse: 415 1st Street, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 2632
Åpningstider: Sun-Thu 10:30am-6:30pm, Fri 10:30am-8pm, Sat 10:30am-7pm
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Woodstone Marketplace

Woodstone Marketplace is located off San Luis Bay Drive in Avila Beach. Woodstone is a deli, country market, coffee and espresso bar, and wine shop.They use locally grown produce and local fresh fish in all entrees and homemade sauces.
Adresse: 6675 Bay Laurel Place, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 1018
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 7am-8pm. Tue-Thu, Sat 7am-7pm. Sun 8am-6pm
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Avila Beach is served by the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP), which offers commercial flights to Los Angeles, Phoenix, and San Francisco. It is serviced by United Airlines and U.S. Airways. Ground transportation is provided via car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, and Hertz.
Adresse: 901 Airport Dr, San Luis Obispo
Telefon: +1 805 781 5205
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Public Transport

The San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority operates the Avila Beach Trolley services during the summer. Once a week they transport to the farmer's and fish market, and four days a week from Port San Luis to Pismo Beach. It also provides bus service throughout San Luis Obispo County and into Santa Barbara County.
Telefon: +1 805 781 4472
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The following cab companies serve the Avila Beach area: Yellow Cab Co. of SLO County: +1 805 748 2202 Beach Cities Cab Co: +1 805 543 1234
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US Post Office
Adresse: 191 San Miguel Street, Avila Beach
Telefon: +1 805 595 2158
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CVS 1300 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo +1 805 549 0991 Rite Aid 1251 Johnson Avenue, San Luis Obispo +1 805 545 0655
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Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center 1010 Murray Avenue, San Luis Obispo +1 805 546 7600
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Time Zone

Avila Beach is in the Pacific time zone, and all times are reflected in Pacific time.
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Country code: +1 Areas code: 805
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110-volt currents use two prong plugs. Adapters are sold at most major electronics and retail stores.