#CentralCoasting Year in Review

Another year has come and gone, and as we gear up for another year of #CentralCoasting fun in 2018, we thought we’d take a look back to reflect on all the precious memories that were made in 2017. At Martin Resorts, it is our mission to ensure that each guest who visits our hotels have a unique and enjoyable experience during their time with us, and we’ve loved having the opportunity to touch the lives of everyone who has visited us over the past year. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your most special occasions, from anniversaries…

Our Favorite #CentralCoasting Entries: September

Hello, October! With sunny and 75-degree weather still going strong, we’re greeting Fall with a literal warm welcome on the Central Coast! Before pumpkin spice and everything nice takes over, we are reflecting on all the #CentralCoasting fun our guests had in September! From California Wine Month to food festivals, there was never a dull moment. We love following along on your #CentralCoasting adventures, and hope you continue to share your adventures with us! Every month, our #CentralCoasting competition gives participants a chance to win a free night’s stay at one of the Martin Resorts properties by submitting their Instagram photos with the hashtag #CentralCoasting. At the…

Central Coast Spots to Explore

The Central Coast is the perfect spot for the explorer at heart, whether that’s simply discovering some of the best beaches or even taking a chance on a new trail! When visiting this beautiful area, there are endless options to get outside and enjoy your surroundings. With beautiful weather, amazing views, and luxurious accommodations, there isn’t much to complain about! When staying at the newly updated Shore Cliff Hotel, we encourage you to soak up all the Central Coast has to offer by living without limits! Here are some of our favorite spots to explore during your stay: Elfin Forest…

Plan a Central Coast Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a special time everywhere in the world, but here on the Central Coast we like to celebrate with more than just a dinner or a night out! We are lucky to be home to tons of different activities, like hiking, dining, and outdoor adventures. If you’ll be visiting the Central Coast this Valentine’s Day, try out these special Central Coast ways to celebrate! If you won’t be in the area to celebrate love, you could even try out some of our favorite ideas in your own town to live like a true Central Coaster! Anything Outdoors The…

Cal Poly’s Mustang Family Weekend

Cal Poly’s Mustang Family Weekend is only a short week away, providing students and their loved ones with a fun and exciting time on the Central Coast. Combined with alumni weekend, this will be the perfect opportunity to learn more about Cal Poly’s “Learn by Doing” motto and enjoy the Homecoming Football Game versus UC Davis! There are tons of ways to learn more about your student’s home here in San Luis Obispo though, so don’t miss out on these fun spots and activities to make the most of your time here. SLO Farmers Market If you’re planning on heading…

5 Things to do in SLO Before Summer Ends

Hike Lizzie Street or Reservoir Canyon The best view in town is even better on a beautiful summer day. Don’t miss the chance to hike in shorts and a tank top and soak up the sun and panoramic views before the air is crisper and the temperature is cooler. You can reach the peak by starting at Lizzie Street, past downtown San Luis Obispo. You’ll brave a very steep, but short hike to the peak, and maybe use a photo op at the landmark water tower on top. You can also take the long way by going through the other side, a hike…

Dog-Friendly Fun on the Central Coast

Planning most vacations usually includes having to make arrangements for dog sitters or reserving space at your local pet boarding, but not here on the Central Coast! Forget all of those stressful preparations because Martin Resorts has four luxury Central Coast hotels that are happy to welcome you and your furry friend with comfort, hospitality, and plenty of smiles. Instead of those pesky boarding fees, pack Fido’s bag too, so the whole family can enjoy a #CentralCoasting vacation. Pismo Lighthouse Suites offer pet-friendly rooms located near the heart of gorgeous Pismo Beach, California. This quaint beach village is the perfect spot for…

The Tri-Tip Challenge

The Trip-Tip Challenge is a favorite way to spend the day on the Central Coast for residents and Cal Poly students.  For visitors, this can be one of the best ways to experience San Luis Obispo from an entirely new perspective: at the top of the three main hiking trail peaks.  An active alternative to a day at the beach, this is a great way to get outdoors and then reward yourself afterwards with a delicious Firestone tri-tip sandwich. The challenge consists of hiking San Luis Obispo’s most popular trails, which takes you to high elevations and spectacular views.  In any…