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Coastal Hotels for Active California Vacations Your Best Travel Story Starts with Pacifica Hotels
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Outdoors Enthusiast

Pacifica Hotels are havens for outdoor enthusiasts, ideally located on or near some of the best beaches and attractions in iconic California 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 boutique hotels and be ready to be envied by everyone you know.

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San Diego Area

Wayfarer San Diego 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.

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Los Angeles Area

Outdoor enthusiasts can also stay stylish at our new hotel in DTLA, The Wayfarer, Tapestry Collection by Hilton,  offering guests access to all the outdoor pursuits in Los Angeles, including Griffith Park, LA Live, Runyon Canyon Trail, and more.

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 outdoor pool and hot tub.

Surfers love The Redondo Beach Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, 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 Manhattan Beach, Tapestry Collection by Hilton 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.

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Jamaica Bay Inn, Tapestry Collection by Hilton 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 Venice Beach, 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.

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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.

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Central Coast

Adventure awaits in Cambria, CA at Oceanpoint Ranch. Experience the Central Coast like never before with bike trails along the boardwalk, wine tasting in the hills, antique shopping, horseback riding, and more.

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 ocean views and an outdoor pool. 

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After seeing the sights, head back to FogCatcher Inn, a Central Coast beach cottage with 48” HD TVs, cozy fireplaces, and access to a year-round heated pool and soothing over-sized spa tub.

Coast meets city in San Luis Obispo, allowing guests of The Wayfarer San Luis Obispo, Tapestry Collection by Hilton 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.

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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.

Hang out on a locals' beach when you stay at Santa Barbara's Riviera Beach House or Hotel Virginia, Tapestry Collection by Hilton located near Sandpiper Golf Club, botanical gardens and the Monarch Butterfly Grove. 


Northern Coast

Minutes from the best of Santa Cruz, CA, and over 14 state parks, wineries, museums, farmer’s markets, surfing, shopping, and family fun activities, there are plenty of things to do when staying at Seacliff Inn, Tapestry Collection by Hilton.

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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.



Situated on the sacred lands where Hawaii's most famous king ruled, King Kamehameha Kona Beach Resort is located near Volcanoes National Park, world-famous beaches for surfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving and incredible hikes to King Kamehameha's birthplace.