The central coast is home to many beaches, each offering a unique experience. Take a stroll along the bluff line to enjoy the local beach, Shell Beach, accessible by a staircase just north of our property. Or drive 5 miles in either direction to experience larger beaches such as Avila Beach and Pismo Beach. Morro Bay, Cayucos and San Simeon are all north of Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa ranging from 30 to 45 minutes and are quaint towns offer boutique shops.
Oceano Dunes in Pismo Beach is the only California State Park where vehicles may be driven on the beach. With 5.5 miles of beach for off highway motor vehicle recreation, Oceano Dunes is sure to provide a unique experience . ATV and Dune Buggies are available for rent right on the beach or by telephone. If you are looking for less adventure, but still want to experience Ocean Dunes, try horseback riding on the beach or visit the monarch butterfly exhibit from late October to February. Contact our Guest Services Team for more information and booking information.