Experience Pacific Coast Cycling
Cycle the Coast with Pacifica Hotels
As a proud sponsor of the 2014 AMGEN Tour of California and the long-time running host hotel for the IRONMAN® World Championships, at Pacifica Hotels we understand that it takes more than passion to make your journey a success. The right starting and stopping points can make all the difference.
When planning a cycling trip along the California coast, consider the dynamic locations encompassing the Pacifica Hotels collection from San Francisco to San Diego. The Pacific Coast is home to some of the most breathtaking terrain and each of our hotels presents easy access to the famed Pacific Coast Highway rides as well as iconic California attractions. Pacifica Hotels invites you (and your bike) to vacation like a champion. Here’s to Pacific Coast cycling with the best of them.
Plan your California Coast cycling trip with Pacifica Hotels and choose from the following locations for longer or shorter distance rides. Each destination offers a variety of rides including road treks for experienced cyclists, off-road terrain for the adventurous, or beach paths for the cruisers at heart.
San Francisco Coast
Bring your cycling soul to the resort-like Half Moon Bay Lodge, located in a quiet retreat setting complete with an outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi. Tour scenic seaside roads, trails, and beach rides.
Central Coast - 2014 AMGEN Tour of California Stage 4 Finish and Stage 5 Start - View Photos from the Event Here
Ride along Highway 1 when you stay at Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach, offering easy access to memorable beach rides near the charming seaside town of Cambria and such iconic attractions as Hearst Castle and the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery.
Also on Moonstone Beach Cambria Landing Inn & Suites is a romantic stop on Highway 1 for advanced road and beach rides, and offers a collection of ocean view bungalows with jetted tubs and crackling fireplaces.
Pelican Inn & Suites, equally appropriate for advanced rides along Highway 1 and beach trips, features expanded hot breakfast with waffles, eggs, pastries, and fruit and an evening reception with local wine, cheese, and dessert.
Offering the best traits of a Central Coast beach cottage with 48” HD TVs, cozy fireplaces, and access to a year-round heated pool and soothing oversized Jacuzzi tub, the newly remodeled FogCatcher Inn offers easy access to advanced roads along Highway 1 and beach rides in Cambria.
Ride along urban paths when you stay at Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo, located near local wineries, the San Luis Obispo Farmers Market and the downtown area, home to excellent shopping and unique art galleries.
Enjoy mesmerizing beach rides a short distance from the newly renovated Cottage Inn, an oceanfront destination inspired by the English countryside and set against the dramatic backdrop of the lapping waves and golden bluffs of the great Pacific Ocean.
Rental bikes are available at Sandcastle Inn in Pismo Beach, home to easy and enjoyable beach rides. While here, guests can take advantage of direct beach access, a family-friendly atmosphere, and bright, airy accommodations near the Oceano Dunes.
Nestled in Shell Beach, just off Highway 1, Spyglass Inn offers premier access to beach rides, as well as hotel features like oceanfront dining at the Spyglass Inn Restaurant, a year-round heated pool and spa, and newly remodeled guest rooms.
Cruise around the UCSB campus or take the roads to explore Santa Barbara by bike with Pacifica Suites, located adjacent to the Sexton House, a registered historical residence built in the 1880s. The lush property features a variety of exotic plants and trees from around the world, including Chilean wine palms, Heritage trees, bunya bunya, and one of the oldest birds-of-paradise in the state. Or, visit The Wayfarer hotel in Downtown Santa Barbara, which offers bike rentals that are perfect for cruising up and down Santa Barbara's boardwalk along the beach.
Los Angeles Coast
The Redondo Beach Hotel offers rental bikes for unforgettable beach rides in the heart of Kings Harbor near the Redondo Beach Pier. Stay in ocean-facing rooms and hang out on the rooftop terrace showcasing exuberant marina views.
The waterfront, West Indies-inspired Jamaica Bay Inn offers rental bikes for beach rides around Mother's Beach in Marina del Rey, a short distance from Venice Beach and Santa Monica.
Rent bikes for incredible beach rides at the The Kinney, a beachy haven that boasts an open-air inner courtyard with comfortable chaise-lounges and a year-round heated pool and spa nearby Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Fisherman’s Village, and the Ballona Wetlands.
The newly revitalized Marina del Rey Hotel is located on the waterfront near easy, breezy beach rides. While here, check out the hotel's outdoor, marina-facing infinity pool and sundeck, an onsite restaurant, and revitalized luxury accommodations.
Stay at the zany Inn at Venice Beach and ride your bike to the Venice Beach Boardwalk, complete with outrageous performers, eclectic boutiques, beachy cafes, and more. Rental bikes are available too.
San Diego Coast
Beach rides are scenic and eventful on the San Diego Coast and Blue Sea Beach Hotel in Pacific Beach, which offers rental bikes daily, is a great home base. Take advantage of direct access to the Strand, a world-famous beach ideal for both surfing and sunbathing, as well as Pacific Beach’s only oceanfront pool and spa.
Hawaii - IRONMAN® World Championship Host Hotel
Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel offers access to advanced road, off-road, and beach rides in a lush, tropical setting where Hawaii's most famous king ruled. While here, relax at the spa, make time for snorkeling, and get re-energized with a feast of kalua pig.