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Recent Central Coast reviews

  • Great layout, close to beach and very accommodating owner

    "We stayed here for summer vacation and even though upon our arrival the house was not ready (the cleaners had not arrived), the owner was very accommodating and made up for it with dinner. She had the cleaners there within an hour and everything worked out. I will note that the VRBO/ HomeAway "worry free warranty" insurance, for which we paid $50, is a complete scam. I thought they would compensate for a night in case the owner was not able to get the house ready. They said "no it's just for cases like if you show up and the house burned down." Don't buy it! The rooftop seating was perfect for the adults to chat at night while kids were asleep. There were a few broken items like a/c, BBQ and dishwasher, but I am sure they will get fixed. The layout of the house was really great. Oxnard is wonderful. Included body boards, bikes and other fun beach stuff. We even brought a kite (and left it for future renters to enjoy). We will be coming back!"
    Guest: Nellie Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 12, 2014
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  • Great home, great host

    "We had a business retreat here and it worked out great. Beautiful weather and sunsets, short drive to Whole Foods. We did a BBQ one night and made pasta the next night. Everybody had a great time playing ping pong and fuseball in the game room. We couldn't get play station to work but you can't have everything. All around an awesome experience and we will be trying to put together another trip to this house next year!"
    Guest: David B. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 1, 2014
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  • Amazing Anniversary Stay!!

    "We spent 4 nights at Old Edna and had the entire farmhouse all to ourselves! What beauty surrounds this beautiful old house! The grounds are well cared for, and designed for comfort and relaxation. I loved having 3 porches to enjoy while drinking our coffee, eating our dinner, and relaxing with our wine in the evenings. The inside was also just a place of rest and beauty!! Gorgeous furniture and old world charm set this place apart! I loved every aspect of Old Edna! The animals made it feel like home, the antique buildings made us wonder about the activities and people that have enjoyed this place for many many years!! What a fun history lesson we got from the owner and a new friend, Pattea. We took trips to downtown SLO and enjoyed the shops and restaurants, went whale watching in Morro Bay, and spent time in Avila Beach eating dinner while watching a beautiful sunset over the harbor. So much is so close and so easy to access. We even stopped at Hearst Castle on our way to Old Edna. I loved that this beautiful home away from home is off the beaten path and yet so centrally located to visit many fun sights easily. If you love wine, the tasting rooms are everywhere!! There is even one on site and a cute deli in one of the out buildings. Loved this place and can't wait to share it with friends and family! Thank you Pattea!! You are a special lady!"
    Guest: Diana W. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 6, 2014
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  • Three Generations of Beach Time Fun

    "Our stay was fantastic. Plenty of room for our family of four and two sets of grandparents. Amazing view and amazing house. We had fun playing on the beach every day. Our last night the association made a bonfire for us to enjoy our dinner and smores. While we were on the beach we were privileged to see whales feeding just off the shore for at least 45 minutes. Not to mention the dolphins playing in the break water just off shore. An amazing end to a wonderful family vacation. We will be back."
    Guest: Three Generations of Beach Time Fun Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 19, 2014
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Central Coast Travel Tips

The Central Coast of California spans for hundreds of miles between Monterey Bay and Point Mugu, from just northwest of Los Angeles County and south of San Francisco and San Mateo counties.

Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo is credited with discovering the Central Coast following his landing in Santa Barbara County in 1542 after sailing from the south. America's first motel is located in San Louis Obispo and you can catch a glimpse of the rugged California shore when you travel through the coastal communities of Big Sur, Morro Bay and San Simeon.

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is home to Natural Bridges State Beach, redwood forests and a moderate climate. The city was settled in 1791 and chartered in 1866 after the Mexican-American War when California became a state. An earthquake destroyed much of the city's downtown buildings in 1989. Since reconstruction, downtown Santa Cruz has become a bustling center for shopping, dining and attractions.

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a popular maritime destination for visitors. The boardwalk's Neptune Kingdom features mini golf, an arcade, pool tables and laser tag. There are boardwalk rides for everyone in the family including the Giant Dipper and Bulgy the Whale - in fact, more than 60 million people have gone on the Giant Dipper roller coaster that opened in 1924. Another favorite attraction on the boardwalk is the 1911 Looff Carousel. This National Historic Landmark is a hand-carved merry-go-round that boasts a Ruth and Sohn band organ as well as a Wurlitzer 146.

Natural Bridges State Beach is famous for its natural bridge as well as ideal conditions for migratory whale, otter and seal watching. When you visit the beach you'll see sea stars, crabs and other ocean life during low tide. Also in the park is a large area of wildflowers that blossom in the spring, and Moore Creek creates freshwater wetlands and a salt marsh. Natural Bridges State Beach is also home to the Monarch Butterfly Natural Preserve - during the winter months, up to 100,000 monarchs find refuge here.

Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove can be found between Point Pinos and Monterey. It's often referred to as one of America's last hometowns and known for its Victorian homes. There's a massive annual migration of monarch butterflies that makes its way through the city each year.

Asilomar State Beach is located on the Monterey Peninsula. Visitors to the beach can access coastal trails and the nearby Asilomar Dunes Natural Preserve. Asilomar State Beach is a one-mile strip of sandy shores and rocky coves with a ¾-mile walking trail. All marine animals and features at the beach are protected. There's a boardwalk at the beach that houses a number of buildings and halls, including a cafe for you to enjoy a cup of coffee and a gift shop to pick up a book to sit by the water and read.

[http://www.pointpinoslighthouse.org/ The Point Pinos Lighthouse] was lit in 1855 and remains a Coast Guard navigational aid today, making it the oldest active lighthouse in the state. The first lighthouse keep at Point Pinos was Charles Layton and after he died in 1855, Charlotte Layton became the first female lighthouse keeper on the West Coast. When you visit Point Pinos Lighthouse you can take a tour of the historic site and learn more about what is was like for lighthouse keepers who were in charge of ensuring the light was lit as well as the lighthouse's progression through history.

Carmel-by-the-Sea

Carmel-by-the-Sea is a top destination in the U.S. and nestled above a white-sand beach. Everything in the city is within walking distance so you won't have any trouble navigating the streets to find hundreds of shops, restaurants, wine tastings and art galleries.

[http://aquariumofthebay.org The Monterey Bay Aquarium] sees nearly 2 million visitors each year. There are more than 600 species of animals on display, and thanks to its location near the water, the aquarium can enjoy a high circulation of fresh ocean water. There's a massive tank for viewing California coastal marine life which is also the first in the world to grow live California giant kelp. Sea life at the aquarium includes stingrays, jellyfish, sea otters as well as bluefin and yellowfin tuna. The penguins in the Splash Zone exhibit are a favorite among families visiting the aquarium and the zone houses African Black-Footed penguins.

Point Lobos State Reserve features Cypress forest, hidden coves, beaches and overlooks where you can catch a glimpse of the Pacific Ocean. At Point Lobos you'll find one of the richest underwater habitats in the world, making it a favorite spot among divers. However, seals, sea lions and sea otters can be found swimming through the waters here, too. Scuba and free diving are popular activities among visitors to the reserve. Other favorite things to do at Point Lobos include sightseeing, photography and jogging. There are unique geological formations and endangered archeological sites that you won't see anywhere else.

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