Overview Avila Beach

Visiting Avila Beach

Sandwiched between San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach, Avila Beach's location off California's central coastline is blessed with a controlled, moderate climate and warm Pacific Ocean waters. Families delight in these relatively secluded shores, which are highlighted by a 1,685-foot pier with sweeping vistas of the surrounding hills and valleys. The state's famed wine country is just a short drive away, but if it's pure relaxation you're after, head to one of Avila's natural hot spring spas.... Read More Sandwiched between San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach, Avila Beach's location off California's central coastline is blessed with a controlled, moderate climate and warm Pacific Ocean waters. Families delight in these relatively secluded shores, which are highlighted by a 1,685-foot pier with sweeping vistas of the surrounding hills and valleys. The state's famed wine country is just a short drive away, but if it's pure relaxation you're after, head to one of Avila's natural hot spring spas.    Close

Stories and Tips Avila Beach

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W.R. Hearst State Park

Written by judee0624 on 02 Sep, 2006

Sitting on the coast below Hearst Castle is this wonderful small park just off Highway 1 opposite the entrance to the Castle. A nice beach is protected by a peninsula, offering sunbathing and swimming. We walked the sturdy pier that gave us awesome views of…Read More


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