Meet Martin Beckett: Director of Hospitality at The Piccolo

This September, Martin Resorts will be opening a new luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Paso Robles: The Piccolo. Rooted in the rich history of sister property, the historic Paso Robles Inn, and a celebration of the Paso Robles community, every aspect of The Piccolo has been carefully chosen to reflect the authenticity, originality, and attitude that makes Paso Robles such a treasured destination, from the locally crafted art and furnishings to the important role of Director of Hospitality. It is with great excitement that we introduce and welcome The Piccolo’s Director of Hospitality, long time local Martin Beckett, to the…

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6 Benefits of Booking Direct with Martin Resorts

When booking a hotel, travelers are concerned with one thing: getting the best price on their room. And who can blame them? To do so, people often turn to large online travel agencies like Expedia, Travelocity, Trivago, and others to find the lowest price available—little do they know, they’re looking in the wrong place. But worry not, #BookDirect Day is here to explain why booking directly is best for you, best for prices, and best for your overall experience.

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: 4 CA Hotel Holiday Traditions to Visit

Every family has unique holiday traditions that they look forward to every year—and the Martin Resorts family is no different! We know the holidays are a special time in our guests’ lives and if they choose to stay with us during this time, we strive to make their experience as festive as possible.

Giving Guide: Central Coast Holiday Deals & Gifts

We’ve hardly digested our Thanksgiving dinner, but the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is already upon us… are you ready? This year, ditch the long lines at big box stores and choose to support local and small businesses on the Central Coast as you begin your gift shopping.

3 Fun Places to Watch Football on the Central Coast

Fall is finally in full swing on the Central Coast, and you know what that means—it’s time to watch some football! Whether you enjoy attending games under the Friday night lights at local schools, clicking on the TV from the comfort of your own hotel room, or grabbing some grub and a couple of beers with friends at a bar, there’s plenty of opportunities here on the Central Coast for you to cheer on your favorite team.

3 Must-See Pumpkin Patches on the Central Coast

October is the time for all things pumpkin! With a pumpkin patch in nearly every city and town within the county lines, California’s Central Coast is a pumpkin-lover’s paradise. Check out our guide to the best pumpkin patches around for a day of family fun!

Must-Have Items for an Outdoor Summer Concert

It’s a warm late afternoon in the middle of summer, and you’re listening to live music, leaning back on a picnic blanket and feeling the sunshine warm your face. Near the stage are adults and kids dancing to the music, and you join the party while sipping on a cool glass of Central Coast wine.

SLO’s Most Instagram-Worthy Ice Cream Shops

Warm summers in San Luis Obispo mean non-stop cravings for the best ice cream around. Not frozen yogurt or doughnuts – but only real ice-cream will hit the spot. The recent heat wave in southern and central California only exacerbates the craving, and to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 15th this month, a creamy scoop may just be non-negotiable.