Shore Cliff Hotel
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Make the most of your Central Coast vacation by choosing from one of our unique itineraries. Whether you are looking to explore the many coastal trails and adventurous spots along the coast or relax along the ocean bluffs with a glass of locally-grown wine, Shore Cliff Hotel is the perfect homebase to begin your own Central Coast adventure. Capture every moment by renting a GoPro from the Front Desk. Each itinerary is full of GoPro Moments ( ) that are picture perfect places to snap some stunning photos or videos. 2
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ADVENTURE AWA I T S
EMBRACE THE N AT U R A L B E A U T Y
C U LT U R A L ENCOUNTERS
DISCOVER R E L A X AT I O N
ADVENTURE AWA I T S FOR OUTDO O R-LOVERS & TH RILL-S E E K E R S 5
Day 1 After checking in at Shore Cliff Hotel, play a game of bocce ball in the Coastal Courtyard and take a stroll to the gazebo. Walk to neighboring Ventana Grill for dinner and drinks, admiring the panoramic ocean views and the stunning sunset. Stop for a moment on the way back to your guestroom and stargaze by the ocean. Our favorite evening spots are on the relaxing, swinging lounge chairs located right on property.
Day 2 Enjoy the complimentary continental breakfast at Shore Cliff Hotel. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t forget to grab a few snacks or pieces of fruit to pack for the dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s adventures! Head to the Front Desk to check out a GoPro rental for the day to document every amazing #CentralCoasting moment. Pack your bags with all the essentials, including plenty of water, snacks, and sunscreen. Drive over to the Oceano Sand Dunes to check-in for your afternoon of ATV rentals
. Spend the day exploring the
miles of untouched, natural beauty and experience the adrenaline rush of a lifetime. Use your GoPro rental to capture every incredible moment. 8
After a Café
a long day of ATV adventures, visit downtown Pismo Beach for some grub. The famous Splash is the perfect spot to satisfy that appetite and enjoy some delicious clam chowder. Dine in-
se or request your food to-go for a gorgeous picnic on the beach shores.
njoy the night air at Woodyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in downtown Pismo Beach, located right on the beach boardwalk.
Savor the delicious food, listen to the live music and grab a drink for a night you wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t forget.
Put on those sturdy shoes and walk to the nearby Pismo Preserve to experience
a docent-led hike through the oceanfront hills. Here, you can learn about tons of native plants and animals local to the area,
Good morning early bird! Enjoy the
and about the amazing restoration of the
complimentary breakfast at Shore Cliff Hotel
Preserve. Afterwards grab a quick bite to
and prepare for one of Pismoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s amazing
eat at a nearby restaurant to fuel up for your
natural features: the Pismo Preserve
A visit to Pismo wouldn’t be complete
Try out a new type of cuisine or visit a
without enjoying the beaches! Plan an ocean
Pismo Beach favorite! With an adventurous
excursion with Central Coast Kayaks
personality, you’re going to love all of
From cave excursions and kayak rentals, to
the dining options available right at your
stand up paddle boarding and fishing tours,
fingertips. A delicious meal is the perfect
they have everything you need to experience
way to wind down after a long day’s
the Pacific Ocean. After you’ve wrapped up
your ocean exploration, don’t forget to head to the beach shores for some sunbathing or a stroll along the waterfront.
EMBRAC N AT U R A L D I S COV ER THE WILDL
CE THE L BEAUTY IF E ALL AR O U N D YO U
Day 1 Check-in to your gorgeous, oceanfront guestroom at Shore Cliff Hotel and enjoy the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. In your room, you will find complimentary binoculars to use during your stay. Take a moment to spot some of our favorite locals, like the California Brown Pelican and the Peregrine Falcon.
Head a little ways north to Morro Bay, where tons of native flora, fauna, and wildlife reside. Here you can find endless options for delicious spots to eat dinner, like Windows on the Water and Morro Bay Waterfront Grill. An array of bird species, sea otters, and seals all call Morro Bay home, so request a table by the water so you can enjoy viewing these animal during your meal! 16
Day 2 Enjoy Shore Cliff Hotel’s complimentary breakfast, including items like bagels and baked goods, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, and more! It’s time for a tour with Central Coast Kayaks
! While paddling in
your kayak through rock outcrops and kelp forests, you will be able to get an up-close view an array of natural sea life, most commonly otters, seals, and dolphins! During your kayaking adventure, you’ll also make a pit stop in tide pools, where you can encounter crabs, sea stars, and urchins. Grab a quick lunch to-go at a downtown Pismo restaurant and take it to the beach shores for a beautiful picnic. You will love watching the waves gently crash onto the sand, and you might even spot a whale out in the distance! Take a scenic drive to the Monarch Butterfly Grove
, located right
here in Pismo Beach. Every year thousands of vibrant orange and black Monarch Butterflies flock to this area, admired by spectators and visitors. End your day of exploring with a delicious meal at Ventana Grill, located right beside Shore Cliff Hotel. Their coastal fusion cuisine and oceanfront windows will immerse you in the beauty of its natural surroundings.
Day 3 Spend your day in neighboring Avila Beach, a quaint, small beach town with tons to do and even more to see! First visit the Central Coast Aquarium, located right near the oceanfront. Here you can stroll through their many exhibits and even experience hands-on encounters with their wildlife! Make sure to check their calendar for fun events and seminars. Sit down for lunch on the patio at Custom House, where you can enjoy ocean views and delicious fresh seafood.
Drive a little ways away from the oceanfront to Avila Valley Barn
, located on Avila
Beach Drive. Not only do they sell fresh, local produce, baked goods, homemade fudge and gifts, but they also have farm animals available to pet and feed. Stroll around their grounds or take a tractor ride around their lush fields of produce. Head back to downtown Pismo Beach for an oceanfront dinner at the Oyster Loft. With impeccable presentations and even better taste, you will love wrapping up your vacation with this meal! 20
C U LT U ENCOU
EXPLORE THE A ON THE CEN
ART & HI STO RY TR AL COAST
Day 1 After checking in to Shore Cliff Hotel, take in the ocean views on your balcony in your comfortable guestroom. Walk over to our neighbors, Ventana Grill, for dinner and drinks. With coastal-fusion cuisine, fresh seafood, and unbeatable views, you will love gazing out during your delicious meal! Stop by the historical Sunset Drive-In for a classic drive-in movie experience! Located in San Luis Obispo, Sunset Drive-In is an amazing piece of preserved American history.
Day 2 Start your day listening to the gentle waves while enjoying your complimentary breakfast at Shore Cliff Hotel. Grab a plate or two and a cup of coffee to be enjoyed out at the Coastal Courtyard. Head north to San Simeon for a visit to Hearst Castle
. This National Historic Landmark lives
up to its name, with tons of lavishly decorated rooms full of beautiful furniture, art, and designs. Tours here will guide you through the many great rooms and the beautiful landscapes, so donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t forget your camera to take some amazing #CentralCoasting shots!
Day 2 continued On your way back south, make a pit stop in Morro Bay for a waterfront lunch and some souvenir shopping. You can’t miss the 581-foot volcanic Morro Rock right along the bay. Morro Rock has an amazing history, named during the first European land exploration of Alta California in the 1700s. You can even visit the surrounding base! Return to Pismo Beach for dinner and some more sightseeing! Grab a bite at one of the many famous eateries, like Splash Café or Woody’s. Stroll along the boardwalk with some ice cream and admire the Pismo Beach Pier, originally built in 1881. 26
Day 3 Sleep in a little and grab a cup of coffee while enjoying the beautiful views from your private balcony or patio! It’s time to explore Downtown San Luis Obispo! Drive over and park near Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
, you’re first
destination. Not only is the Mission still a fully functioning parish, but there’s also a museum and gift shop to explore. Docentled tours of the Mission start at 1:15pm, so show up a little early to make sure you have a spot! There are tons of delicious lunch spots in Downtown San Luis Obispo. Try out a new cuisine or style of food, like the locallysourced small plates at Luna Red or the allvegan restaurant Bliss Café. On your way back to Pismo, stop at Point San Luis Lighthouse
in Avila Beach.
Founded in 1890, this historical spot was originally used as a beacon over San Luis Bay and is the only surviving Prairie Victorian model lighthouse on the West Coast! 28
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H E CE N T R A L COAST
Arrive and check-in at Shore Cliff Hotel. Settle into your beautiful guestroom and head outside to
enjoy the oceanfront grounds. Take a stroll through the Coastal Courtyard and enjoy a moment in the cliffside gazebo
Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss out on Happy Hour at Ventana Grill! Walk over to this neighboring spot for some delic cocktails and appetizers, while you relax in the coastal ambiance. Ask for a table near the large, oceanfront windows to watch the sun set into the beautiful Pacific Ocean. 31
Day 2 Fuel up for the day ahead with some fresh fruit, yogurt, eggs, and coffee as a part of the complimentary breakfast at the hotel. During the summer, attend the oceanfront yoga classes on our very own Oceanfront Lawn! You will feel healthy and refreshed after this hour-long class of exercise and meditation. If its offseason, Harmony House Yoga in Pismo Beach offers tons of classes perfect for beginners to the most experienced yogi. Take in the afternoon sun in one of our swinging lounge chairs. Enjoy the calm sounds of the ocean and the nearby wildlife as you destress and decompress Take a stroll along the beach in Pismo and enjoy the beautiful weather! When you head up to the boardwalk
, make your way
through the many boutiques and souvenir shops. Once youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve worked up an appetite, grab food from a nearby spot, like Splash CafĂŠ, for takeout and have a nice picnic on the beach. Head back to Shore Cliff Hotel and grab a book from the Little Free Library! Enjoy reading your new book poolside or in the comfort of your own room. Grab some dinner from a local eatery, like Shell Beach Brewhouse or the Cracked Crab.
Day 3 Sleep in and enjoy your time off! Head down to the shore to dip your toes in the water and collect sand dollars and seashells. Lounge by the pool this afternoon. The heated waters and scenic views are perfect for enjoying during every season!
Head to Downtown San Luis Obispo and grab lunch from one of the many delicious restaurants. All within walking distance of each other, the patio dining at Novo is perfect for a sunny afternoon and the burgers at Eureka! are a meal that’s hard to beat. Explore the many shops and boutiques in downtown
tons of local vendors have started their own small businesses. From women’s clothing to specialty made soaps and goods, you’ll find everything you need!
2555 PRICE STREET, PISMO BEACH, CA 93449 (805) 773-4671 | WWW.SHORECLIFF.COM
PHOTO CREDITS: Jim Bartsch Photography - Front Cover, pg. 7 (Left), pg. 31, pg. 35 (Center) | Pismo Beach CVB - pg. 4 (Right), pg. 10, pg. 11, pg. 12, pg. 25, pg. 33 (Left), Back Cover | Tori Moss - pg. 28 (Bottom) | De Flores Photography - pg. 35.