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Things to do in Avila Beach

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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: CENTRAL COAST SAILING CHARTERS . If you are here for a vacation or a local looking for something new to do that the whole... more » Owner description: CENTRAL COAST SAILING CHARTERS . If you are here for a vacation or a local looking for something new to do that the whole family can enjoy, what could be better than sailing together on a beautiful 44 ft yacht. Come on out and enjoy the sun on your face, the wind in your hair and the sparkling water all around as you learn to steer a real ocean going yacht through the waves! Wildlife viewing nature interpretive sailing tours are departing daily from the Harford Pier near Avila Beach California. $69 per person for a 2.5 hour sail with drinks and snacks included. Private tours,whale watching and sailing lessons are also available. « less
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Ranked #2 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Whether you are a SLO County local or visiting California's beautiful Central Coast for vacation, Avila Beach Paddlesports is... more » Owner description: Whether you are a SLO County local or visiting California's beautiful Central Coast for vacation, Avila Beach Paddlesports is your home for kayaking and stand up paddling (SUP) adventures! Explore the pristine waters, sea caves, and secret beaches of Avila Beach, the hidden gem of San Luis Obispo County, with Avila Beach Paddlesports. Avila Beach Paddlesports offers year-round kayak and SUP rentals, lessons, eco-friendly Adventure Tours, and the best customer service around! From the calm waters of the scenic Port San Luis Harbor Adventure Tour to the excitement of the sea caves at Fossil Point and Shell Beach, they have tours for all ages and ability levels. Avila Beach Paddlesports is also the only outfitter on the Central Coast that has exclusive access to the historic Point San Luis Lighthouse for private tours! Avila Beach Paddlesports has the local knowledge and expertise to create the best experience for you and your family! They also have an excellent selection of kayaks, SUPs and other paddling gear for sale. Their staff and professional guides have decades of local water knowledge and the skills to teach you how to explore, be safe, become a better paddler, and have fun!Visit Avila's only kayak and paddleboard company and prepare to have the time of your life! « less
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Ranked #3 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #4 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Category: Lighthouses
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Ranked #5 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #6 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Owner description: Hello, fun....Pedego Electric Bikes are the #1 Electric Bike Company in the world! Central Coast E-Bikes is a Pedego Dealer... more » Owner description: Hello, fun....Pedego Electric Bikes are the #1 Electric Bike Company in the world! Central Coast E-Bikes is a Pedego Dealer that sells and rents these state-of-the-art bikes for one hour or all day. Pedego bikes are all about having fun riding a bike...goodbye no pain, no gain! Rent a Pedego and feel like a kid again. « less
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Ranked #7 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
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Ranked #8 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #9 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Category: Hot Springs/ Geysers
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Ranked #10 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Category: Bar/ Clubs
Owner description: At CUVEE a great experience starts with the freshest ingredients available. Our team of professionals are passionate about... more » Owner description: At CUVEE a great experience starts with the freshest ingredients available. Our team of professionals are passionate about pleasing and only serving the very best of what nature's gifts have to offer. Avila Beach is easily California's greatest getaway. Close, convenient and economical - yet a world apart. « less
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Ranked #11 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Owner description: Van Curaza Surf School, the premier Surf School of the central coast, is nestled the landing passage of beautiful Avila... more » Owner description: Van Curaza Surf School, the premier Surf School of the central coast, is nestled the landing passage of beautiful Avila Beach. Offering everything from private surf lessons to summer surf camps, corporate team building or big wave coaching, we provide an all around awesome ocean experience. VCSS owner and surf legend, Van Curaza, has created a highly successful method to teach any age, any ability and anyone to surf. His extensive knowledge of surfing comes from competing professionally, surfing around the world, conquering BIG waves and and teaching surfing for 30+ years. There are no limits to where VCSS can take you, from beginners to advanced coaching, from knee high waves to jet ski tow in, VCSS has something for everyone. VCSS summer camps have a variety of fun and educational activities in Avila Beach. From exploring hidden caves only accessible by epic paddling adventures to learning about and seeing up close our local sea life, surf camps open up a whole new world to kids. Exploring tide pools and jumping off a reef into the beautiful big blue are all part of the great camp experience. It's all about Surfing, Safety and FUN! With top of the line surf instruction, kids leave camp with the ability and knowledge to safely surf and practice their new skills on their own. Come on out and start surfing, we would love to see you in the water! Aloha, 
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Ranked #12 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Category: Aquariums
Owner description: The mission of the Central Coast Aquarium is to cultivate a community that is dedicated to ocean stewardship through... more » Owner description: The mission of the Central Coast Aquarium is to cultivate a community that is dedicated to ocean stewardship through education, engagement, and action. The aquarium hosts school groups and provides marine science education programs to students ranging from preschool to high school. The aquarium is also open to the public during the school year on Friday from 12-4pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 4pm. All admission and proceeds go towards funding marine science education programs for local students. Please visit our website or call for our current daily events schedule. « less
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Ranked #13 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
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Ranked #14 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
Category: Tours; Biking Trails
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Ranked #15 of 17 attractions in Avila Beach
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Category: Specialty Shops
Owner description: Located in the newly opened "Landing Passage", Desire Sweet Shoppe is a great place to satisfy your sweet tooth! Take a step... more » Owner description: Located in the newly opened "Landing Passage", Desire Sweet Shoppe is a great place to satisfy your sweet tooth! Take a step back in time and find all of the sweets you remember from your childhood. With over three hundred choices of candy and 72 flavors of salt water taffy, you are sure to find that sweet treat you are looking for.Mention this Trip Advisor post, and receive a buck off our per pound price. Write a review and get two bucks off! « less
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