8 #CentralCoasting Activities for When it Stays Lighter Longer

This Sunday, we “spring forward” to find our days filled with another brilliant hour of sunshine. Once Daylight Savings Time takes effect on Sunday at 2 AM, the sun won’t set on the Central Coast until after 7 pm, giving us plenty of time after work or school to enjoy the outdoors.

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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.

Adventure into 2019: 4 #CentralCoasting Resolutions for the New Year

There’s no time like the New Year to say goodbye to old habits and welcome the opportunity to make exciting lifestyle changes. As 2018 comes to a close, we encourage you to take advantage of the wide variety of outdoor attractions available on the Central Coast by making the resolution to say YES to adventure! Offering surfing, fishing, scuba diving, mountain biking, horseback riding and more, the rugged landscape surrounding our California coast hotels serves as an idyllic backdrop for the New Year. Below, find New Year’s resolution inspiration for an adventurous 2019!

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.

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!

Our Favorite #CentralCoasting Entries: November

November disappeared faster than the mashed potatoes and gravy at Thanksgiving dinner, which means that it’s already “the most wonderful time of the year!” Can you believe it? Us, either. Before we get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we wanted to extend the feelings of gratitude leftover from Thanksgiving and show how grateful we are for our favorite November #CentralCoasting entries below.

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!