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Destination guide

The beachside setting of Avila Beach is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Avila Beach. This relaxing and scenic city is known for its hiking, cafés and biking. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Morro Bay State Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Avila Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Travelers enjoy Avila Beach for its hiking, biking and golfing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Avila Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Coast Aquarium (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Avila Beach Golf Resort (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Monarch Butterfly Grove (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Pismo Beach Golf Course (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Edna Valley Vineyard (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Wolff Vineyards (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Avila Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, June, September and August are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 77°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Avila Beach

Travelers love Avila Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Avila Beach is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Morro Bay State Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Margo Dodd Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Johnson Ranch Open Space (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Irish Hills Natural Reserve (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • North Beach Campground (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Laguna Lake Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Avila Beach

The nearest airport is in San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), which is 25.1 mi (40.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Avila Beach?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 516 house rentals around Avila Beach. From 227 Houses to 168 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Avila Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Avila Beach?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Avila Beach:

  • Downtown: 138 vacation rentals
  • Motel District: 139 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 33 vacation rentals
  • Carpenter Canyon: 15 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Palisades: 17 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Avila Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Avila Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Central Coast Aquarium: 796 home rentals
  • Avila Beach Golf Resort: 802 home rentals
  • Avila Beach Paddlesports: 797 home rentals
  • Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail: 797 home rentals
  • Desire Sweet Shoppe: 794 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Avila Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Avila Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 227 Houses in Avila Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Avila Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 168 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 26 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 26 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Avila Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 40 vacation homes with pool available in Avila Beach.