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Your Guide to Avila Beach Martin Resorts Blog

Pismo vs. Avila: Where Should You Stay?

The Central Coast is lucky to be home to many of California's most gorgeous beaches! Just steps away from many luxurious accommodations, like Avila Lighthouse Suites and Shore Cliff Hotel, are picturesque, sandy shores and the bright blue Pacific Ocean. Because there are so many amazing beach towns to visit, it can be difficult to choose where to stay on your next vacation. Martin Resorts is here to help though, with two great descriptions of where you can find your perfect beach vacation. Read our descriptions below to answer the question, "Pismo vs. Avila, where should you stay?"

Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach is a larger beach town with varying neighborhoods and a vast array of beach spots to enjoy. This longer stretch of coastline often includes larger areas too, like Shell Beach and the Oceano Dunes. We recommend Pismo to those looking to plan out most of their vacation with choices from the never ending activities this area has to offer. Here are a few of our favorite aspects about Pismo Beach:

• ATV rentals in Oceano

• Clam chowder at Splash Cafe

• Sunday brunch buffet at Ventana Grill

• Pismo Beach Pier

• Shops by the Pier

• Pismo Dog Beach

To plan your stay today, take a look at our Pismo Beach hotels: Pismo Lighthouse Suites and Shore Cliff Hotel. These two options are in the perfect location to enjoy all Pismo has to offer!

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Avila Beach

Although much smaller in size than Pismo, the beauty of Avila Beach matches that of its southern neighbor. A quaint beach area full of high-end cottages and accommodations, Avila Beach is the perfect spot for sunbathing and relaxing in a less crowded spot. With the Central Coast Aquarium and a fun kid's park just steps from the water, the fun doesn't stop for those looking for a great beach vacation. Avila provides perfect days while walking along the promenade, enjoying the specialty shops and tons of yummy dining options. Here is our list of some amazing things available in Avila Beach:

• Beach bonfires

• Avila Beach Golf Resort concerts

• Exploring the three piers

• Dining oceanfront at Custom House

• Lounging at Avila Lighthouse Suites' sundeck

• Morning walks on Bob Jones Trail

Whether you see yourself staying in Avila or Pismo Beach, you can't go wrong! There are tons of fun activities, gorgeous views, and luxurious accommodations available at each spot to ensure you have your perfect beach vacation.

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