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Address: Avila Beach Dr., San Luis Obispo, CA 93424
Phone Number: +1 805-595-4000
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The front nine of this par 71, 6,500-yard championship course is nestled...

The front nine of this par 71, 6,500-yard championship course is nestled within oak-lined valleys, and the back nine crosses a tidal estuary, making this a great golfing experience for all skill levels.

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Nice golf course

This course is also challenging and offers nice views. All levels of golfers can enjoy this course. Fun to play and easy to loose your balls on certain holes. The number 10 is one... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 30, 2016
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Sierra Madre, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Our first time here to see a concert. We had seats in row 15 which were great. But the lawn looked like a nice place to relax with a low backed chair. Food is served by food trucks. I tried the tacos and the grilled cheese and they were both really good. My experience is that usually food at these... More 

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France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

This course is also challenging and offers nice views. All levels of golfers can enjoy this course. Fun to play and easy to loose your balls on certain holes. The number 10 is one of the fun holes where you need to hit over the water to the other side of the fairway., around 150 yard distance.

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Forty dollars for the card is a rip off. Fairways were in poor shape, bunkers like concrete and greens were awful. Wouldn't play here again.

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orange county
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

We teamed up with a nice local guy as a threesome on a weekday 11:00 am. It was our golfing vacation in the area of Obispo and Santa Maria. We played at La Prizma and Rancho Maria and the Avila Beach was our 3rd day. The women's Tees was only 4850 so I kinda complained for the shortness. (Big miss-complaint!)... More 

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europe
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84 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

Feels like a millions bucks. What a course, what a place. If you golf, them play it when you are visiting.

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Mission Viejo, California
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2015

made for an interesting game, not an easy course to play as there is water to hit across and lots of dog leg holes, nice location and in fairly good condition considering how dry its been.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

The course is challenging and interesting. Some blind shots,some over the water. Greens are in good shape. Price is reasonable.I suggest a golf cart because of the distance between some holes.

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Llano, California
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2015

This course is a joke for the serious golfer. The first 8 holes go up the canyon so you have a lot of blind shots to flags on narrow, hard greens. You are just guessing on what club to hit then the ball hits and bounces off the green. The grass in the fairways was sparse with a lot of... More 

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Oak View, United States
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015

The Avila Beach Golf Resort's Concert Series is a Wonderful kick-ed back Venue that I'll be back for!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2015

We bought the golf package with our stay at the Cliffs Resort. We had our choice of two courses, Avila and Black Lake. We decided on Avila for what we thought would be some ocean views. We should have decided not to play the minute they brought out the rental clubs and again when we put the dirty clubs in... More 

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