Adventure into 2019: 4 #CentralCoasting Resolutions for the New Year

There’s no time like the New Year to say goodbye to old habits and welcome the opportunity to make exciting lifestyle changes. As 2018 comes to a close, we encourage you to take advantage of the wide variety of outdoor attractions available on the Central Coast by making the resolution to say YES to adventure! Offering surfing, fishing, scuba diving, mountain biking, horseback riding and more, the rugged landscape surrounding our California coast hotels serves as an idyllic backdrop for the New Year. Below, find New Year’s resolution inspiration for an adventurous 2019!

Photo: (c) Alan J. Raul

5 Tips for Braving the Polar Bear Plunge in Avila and Pismo Beach

What better way to welcome the New Year than running head-first into the shockingly cold water of the Pacific Ocean? Surprisingly enough, people willingly return year after year on New Year’s Day to submerge themselves in 50-degree water at Avila Beach and Pismo Beach’s Polar Bear Plunge events.  Sounds crazy, right? Try crazy fun!

6 “Off Season” Reasons to Visit SLO CAL This Winter

You’re coming off the holiday-high, the new year is here… now what? While well over half the country is experiencing bitter cold temperatures, us central coasters are sitting at a mild 65º. You know what that means? Time for a little vacation! Check out this list of off-season activities to fill your itinerary during winter travel to San Luis Obispo county.

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: 4 CA Hotel Holiday Traditions to Visit

Every family has unique holiday traditions that they look forward to every year—and the Martin Resorts family is no different! We know the holidays are a special time in our guests’ lives and if they choose to stay with us during this time, we strive to make their experience as festive as possible.

Your Holiday Planning Checklist

Christmas is just around the corner, and before we know it we’ll be popping champagne on New Year’s Eve. With just a few weeks of preparation left before the big celebrations begin, now is the time to make a holiday To-Do list and check it twice!

3 Must-See Holiday Decoration Destinations

The Central Coast is a beautiful place to be year-round, but there’s a certain magic in the air during the holiday season that has us falling in love with the area all over again. Across San Luis Obispo County, you’ll encounter festive fun around almost every corner—whether you’re shopping around downtown, hiking one of the Nine Sisters, or relaxing on the beach.

Giving Guide: Central Coast Holiday Deals & Gifts

We’ve hardly digested our Thanksgiving dinner, but the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is already upon us… are you ready? This year, ditch the long lines at big box stores and choose to support local and small businesses on the Central Coast as you begin your gift shopping.