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Recent Central Coast reviews

  • Enjoy a Peaceful Retreat

    "This is our 4th time returning to this property--- We continue to appreciate the peace and tranquility of this wonderful location---Just minutes from downtown Santa Barbara, the beaches, yet a quiet oasis. The spacious grounds, wonderful trees and variety of plantings make you feel like you are in your own world. We never tire of  starting  the day when  the light begins to shine onto the hillside and mountains. Even though we enjoy a late afternoon drink at the Boathouse restaurant at Hendry s Beach nothing compares to the view from your own deck. We often head back to the house, after a trip to the Farmer s Market to grill supper and enjoy the spectacular sunset. During our time in Santa Barbara we take full advantage of having dinner outside at the house, or one of the many restaurants in town with wonderful patio and terrace seating. Thank you again Jeanne for allowing us to share your special place."
    Guest: CB Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 20, 2015
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  • A Perfect Stay

    "We really enjoyed our month’s stay in Mary’s wonderfully-designed condo. The open plan and mirrored walls make the most of the wonderful views, and having two decks to relax on was such a delight. We spent a lot of time on the back deck enjoying the sound of the waves and watching sea lions, sea otters and dolphins playing offshore. We appreciated the private gated access to the beach as well. The appliances are top notch and the condo is very well equipped. Having our own washer/dryer was a big plus. The location is perfect for touring in the Monterey area and has many shopping and restaurant options within easy driving distance. Mary was very welcoming and professional to deal with and answered emails promptly. She took the time to show us how everything worked at the start of our stay. She is justifiably proud of this beautiful property. We hope to make a return visit."
    Guest: J&M Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 8, 2014
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  • Peaceful perfect place!

    "I hesitate to write about this lovely place because then more people will want to experience it and I would love to keep it all to myself. With that said this is the perfect spot if you love Capitola. Huge draw is the permanent parking and being able to walk to everything. The manager and owner are great to work with. Very flexible and open to mermaid teas! (9 year old girls bday party that turned out perfectly because of the patio, picnic table and lawn area on the creek!) I have stayed here twice and will make it a two to three times a year destination, if it is available! Well equipped with lots of little extras. Comfortable, quiet and well cared for. Saw a duck poking it's head up out of the top of the ivy arch this morning. Nest? Got great pictures! Thanks Dan and Robin for making this a place I never want to leave! I will be back as soon as my calendar allows!"
    Guest: T. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 28, 2015
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  • Family Reunion

    "We rented all three units at Tres Tesoros for 9 days in July for a family reunion and would recommend the property highly. The units are well appointed and beautifully decorated and fit our party of 15 with ease. Access to the beach is a block away with miles of shore to explore. The property manager and owner took care of every request we had and made our stay one to remember. If you are looking for a place to call home for a few days, a week or more in Pismo, Tres Tesoros will not disappoint."
    Guest: my3sons Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 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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