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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3 Central Coast Destinations for Valentine’s Day Celebrations

With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, we can feel the love in the crisp Central Coast air! From stunning sunsets over the Pacific to fine wine & dining, there’s no better place than San Luis Obispo County to celebrate your love. Below, enjoy our guide to the top 3 destinations for your Valentine’s Day celebration.

February Local Featured Item: Blood Oranges

You probably already know that the state of California produces almost half of all the fruits, nuts, and vegetables grown in the United States. But did you know that most of that food comes from our very own backyard in Central California? In an effort to highlight the fruits of our local farmers’ labor, Chef Kyle at The Steakhouse at the Paso Robles Inn creates a special menu each month featuring the fresh ingredients grown just beyond our doors.

Meals & Deals: SLO Restaurant Month Specials You Can’t Miss

January is the most delicious time of the year on the Central Coast! Throughout San Luis Obispo County, participating restaurants are offering special pre-fixe menus featuring 3 courses for $30-$40 per person as part of the SLO CAL Restaurant Month celebration. Our region is marked by some of the freshest flavors available throughout the state, with plenty of fine dining experiences waiting just moments away from the Martin Resorts properties. Use our guide to the best Restaurant Month meals & deals below to satisfy any craving during your next getaway, without breaking the bank.

6 “Off Season” Reasons to Visit SLO CAL This Winter

You’re coming off the holiday-high, the new year is here… now what? While well over half the country is experiencing bitter cold temperatures, us central coasters are sitting at a mild 65º. You know what that means? Time for a little vacation! Check out this list of off-season activities to fill your itinerary during winter travel to San Luis Obispo county.

Your Holiday Planning Checklist

Christmas is just around the corner, and before we know it we’ll be popping champagne on New Year’s Eve. With just a few weeks of preparation left before the big celebrations begin, now is the time to make a holiday To-Do list and check it twice!

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.