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Whatever you chose to do during your stay at this Central California beach hotel, there’s one thing you just shouldn’t miss ~ the beach! Seriously. Even if you only have time for a quick stroll down the path of our on-site access to Shell Beach, the view alone will make the walk worthwhile.

The sunny, uncrowded and refreshingly unpretentious beaches on California’s central coast are likely the most significant contribution to what makes the county of San Luis Obispo so popular and what gives the city of San Luis Obispo its title as “the happiest city in America” by author and researcher Dan Buettner. With miles of white-sand beaches and year-round near-perfect weather, this picturesque location is gaining international attention.

Remember to wear sunscreen and please keep our beaches clean!

When you’re looking to get away from it all and if you‘re dreaming of a vacation filled with days of relaxing along sandy shores, The Cliffs Resort is the ideal California beach hotel in San Luis Obispo County. Hike, swim, surf, fish or dig for the famous Pismo clam, The Cliffs Resort is centrally located among all the great beaches in the area. Frolic in the tide pools and enjoy the private atmosphere of Shell Beach or wander over to nearby Avila Beach for a memorable day. Enjoy full access to fun near this preferred choice of Central California beachfront hotels, with nearby beaches that include:

  • Pismo Beach — Clam capital of the world. Pismo Pier offers an abundance of restaurants and shops. Popular fishing and surfing location.
  • Shell Beach – On-site beach access right at The Cliffs Resort so visitors never need to leave the property during their stay.
  • Avila Beach — A charming beach with plenty of sunshine. Family friendly with a park and picnic facilities, it’s definitely a Central Coast favorite.
  • Oceano Dunes — Among the most popular and unique of California State Parks. Vehicles may be driven on the beach. Sand dunes are available for motor vehicle recreation.

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Escape to a breathtaking ocean setting at The Cliffs Resort inspired by the world’s most pristine beaches. With its stunning views, impeccable service, and family friendly tours, our newly renovated resort is your own private oasis away from the world.

Book your Central California beach hotel reservations here and receive our best rate guarantee.

For more information about our Pismo Beach Hotel, contact Guest Services at:

Direct: 805.773.5000
Toll Free: 800.826.7827
E-mail: [email protected]