Coastal Hotels for Active California Vacations
Your Best Travel Story Starts with Pacifica Hotels
Pacifica Hotels are havens for outdoor enthusiasts, ideally located on or near some of the best beaches and attractions in coastal destinations. Whether you have a passion for paddle boarding, a hunger for hiking, a fervor for fishing, a spirit for surfing or some other outdoor pursuit, Pacifica Hotels has you covered. Stay at one of our coastal hotels and be ready to be envied by everyone you know.
San Francisco Coast
Surfers love staying at Half Moon Bay Lodge near the famous Mavericks surf spot and golfers appreciate the hotel's direct access to the Half Moon Bay Golf Links next door. Nearby outdoor pursuits include the Princeton Marsh & Seashore, Fitzgerald Marine Reserve and McNee Ranch.
Settle down in cozy accommodations with fireplaces at Cambria's Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach with access to outdoor activities like golf, fishing, hiking, cycling, and even whale watching. Visit the Morro Bay Estuary for incredible bird watching or watch elephant seals instead at the Piedras Blancas Rookery.
Explore Cambria outdoor pursuits from the romantic Cambria Landing Inn & Suites, offering a collection of ocean view bungalows with jetted tubs and cozy fireplaces.
Get revitalized for outdoor activities of hiking, cycling, fishing, and golf at Pelican Inn & Suites, offering an expanded hot breakfast with waffles, eggs, pastries, and fruit every morning and an evening reception with local wine, cheese, and dessert.
After seeing the sights, head back to the newly renovated FogCatcher Inn, a Central Coast beach cottage with 48” HD TVs, cozy fireplaces, and access to a year-round heated pool and soothing oversized Jacuzzi tub.
Coast meets city in San Luis Obispo, allowing guests of The Kinney SLO to experience such activities as biking up the Bill Roalman bicycle boulevard, and exploring Bishop Peak, a prominent hiking area offering four miles of trails round trip, accessible from Patricia Avenue in San Luis Obispo.
Experience Pismo Beach with the newly remodeled Cottage Inn, an oceanfront haven inspired by the English countryside, located near epic surfing and boating, scenic golfing, ATV rides, horseback riding, and fishing from a 1,200-foot pier.
The family-friendly Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach features direct beach access and bright, airy accommodations near the Oceano Dunes. Experience incredible surfing, fishing, horseback riding, golf, and ATV rides during your stay.
Situated in scenic Shell Beach among bluff tops and coves, Spyglass Inn invites guests to experience surf expeditions and treasured moments with butterflies, and then return to its newly renovated oceanfront oasis complete with acclaimed dining and a year-round heated pool and spa.
Tides Oceanview Inn & Suites treats guests to a stay in ocean view Pismo Beach cottages, complimentary parking, free Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TVs with cable.
Hang out on a "locals' beach" in Goleta when you stay at Santa Barbara's Pacifica Suites, located near Sandpiper Golf Club, botanical gardens and the Monarch Butterfly Grove. Or, venture to The Wayfarer hotel and hostel in Downtown Santa Barbara - just 2 blocks from the beach, pier, and famous boardwalk - where guests can run, bike, rollerblade, or swim.
Los Angeles Area
Outdoor enthusiasts can also stay stylish at the new Carlyle Inn in Beverly Hills, offering guests access to all the outdoor pursuits in Los Angeles, including Griffith Park, horseback riding and hiking, and world-famous beaches like Santa Monica and Malibu for epic surfing.
Jump on a surfboard, try stand up paddle boarding, or simply sunbathe when you stay at Hotel Hermosa, offering romantic ocean views and charming amenities, such as an award-winning Japanese garden and an outdoor pool and hot tub.
Surfers love The Redondo Beach Hotel, located in the heart of Kings Harbor and featuring a collection of ocean-facing rooms, a rooftop terrace with spectacular marina views, and the local area, which is perfect for walking or biking in the sunshine.
The Belamar hotel in Manhattan Beach is located near an enormity of water activities, including surfing and stand up paddle boarding, as well as biking and rollerblading along the Strand, a route which runs from Hermosa to Manhattan Beach.
Jamaica Bay Inn is a West Indies-inspired oasis on calm Mother's Beach and a can't-miss destination for boating enthusiasts. Visit the Ballona Wetlands and watch for dolphins from the nearby Santa Monica Pier.
After a day of boating or beach-going, retreat to the The Kinney, which boasts an open-air inner courtyard with comfortable chaise-lounges and a year-round heated pool and spa near Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Fisherman’s Village, and the Ballona Wetlands.
The recently refurbished Marina del Rey Hotel offers a luxury experience on the waterfront near the Santa Monica Pier, endless boating opportunities, and the Ballona Wetlands.
Enjoy surfing, biking, rollerblading, and even skateboarding at the Venice Beach Boardwalk when you stay at the vibrant Inn at Venice Beach. Even people-watching can be an adventure here, with an array of performers and artists taking to the streets for a circus-like spectacle like nothing else.
San Diego Area
Blue Sea Beach Hotel in Pacific Beach - or "PB" as the locals call it - offers easy access to the Strand, a world-famous beach ideal for both surfing and sunbathing, and features Pacific Beach’s only oceanfront pool and spa.
Experience the charm and tranquil beauty of La Jolla Cove Suites while you visit Children’s Seal Beach (a favorite hangout for the local seal population) and have a snorkeling, surfing, or paddle boarding expedition.
Situated on the sacred lands where Hawaii's most famous king ruled, King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel is located near Volcanoes National Park, world-famous beaches for surfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving and incredible hikes to King Kamehameha's birthplace.