#CentralCoasting Year in Review

Another year has come and gone, and as we gear up for another year of #CentralCoasting fun in 2018, we thought we’d take a look back to reflect on all the precious memories that were made in 2017. At Martin Resorts, it is our mission to ensure that each guest who visits our hotels have a unique and enjoyable experience during their time with us, and we’ve loved having the opportunity to touch the lives of everyone who has visited us over the past year. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your most special occasions, from anniversaries…

Holiday Crafts for Kids

Around the holidays, there is much to be done. Cooking, cleaning for visitors, wrapping gifts, and decorating the house are just the beginning of the long list of holiday tasks that keep parents on their toes all through the Christmas season. With parents caught up in the holiday hustle and bustle, children often feel left out of the action, and have been known to pepper their parents with questions: “What are you doing?” “Can I help with that?” “Can I mix the cookie dough?” “Where is the wrapping paper?” Here are some of our favorite crafts to keep your kiddos…

Green Monday: The Second Largest Online Sales Day in the US

During the holidays, it seems like the sing-song names for calendar days that boast online shopping deals never stop: Cyber Monday, Free Shipping Friday, Super Saturday, and even Black Friday. All these shopping holidays are great for your wallet, but how do you know what days will offer the best deals? Enter: Green Monday: the shopping holiday named by eBay nearly a decade ago for its high volume of sales and incredible deals. Step aside, Cyber Monday! Green Monday is the best day for deep discounts just in time for holiday gifting. Where did “Green Monday” get its name? Nearly…

Perfect Places to Propose on the Central Coast

No matter if you call the Central Coast home, or home away from home, our little slice of Coastal Paradise has something different for everyone. Quaint countryside, stunning sunsets, or breathtaking views, San Luis Obispo county has countless beautiful places to pop the question. Here is our guide to the most unforgettable proposal spots around. 1. The Hilltop at Opolo Grab your sweetie and take a drive through Paso Robles’ beautiful Westside Wine Trail to enjoy a day of sight seeing and wine tasting. At the end of the day, take a drive up the winding road at Opolo to…

A Corporate Christmas: 4 Ways to Feel Festive at Work

December is finally here, which means it’s the most wonderful time of the year! But for businesses, it’s also the busiest time of year! For companies large and small, retail spending is up to a year-round high, and end-of-year loose ends must be tied up before holiday celebrations begin. To keep your employees feeling cheery, bright, and motivated to meet year-end goals this December, incorporate some of our favorite festive activities listed below into your office operations. Plan a Corporate Outing Once winter comes around, the days get shorter and the nights get longer, leaving office-workers feeling tired or groggy.  Allow your…

Holiday Preview: Central Coast Christmas Activities

On the Central Coast, the possibilities for getting into the holly jolly mood we all know and love as the Christmas spirit are nearly endless. Because there’s nothing more magical than celebrating the holidays, we’ve put together a list of our favorite holiday events throughout the entire month of December to help you get into the holly jolly holiday mood. Here’s our holiday outing wishlist to help you fill your holiday calendar with Christmas cheer! Vine Street Victorian Showcase Bring the whole family to Vine Street for this annual Christmas tradition. Ebenezer Scrooge, the Snow Queen, Mr. & Mrs. Clause, and the whole crew…