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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.

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.

5 Fun Ways to Spend Rainy Days on the Central Coast

Although beautiful San Luis Obispo County boasts about 300 sunny days per year, of course even the prettiest of places are bound to have a few rainy days! On those few gloomy days though, there is still so much to do from Pismo to Paso that will allow you to enjoy a fun-filled vacation on California’s Central Coast. More rain means gorgeous, green hillsides and an opportunity to explore more unique spots on the Central Coast, so check out our ideas below and get started!

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.

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!

4 Fun Spots to Celebrate New Year’s Eve on the CA Central Coast

New Year’s Eve is a night of celebrating new beginnings all around the world. One of the key components of a traditional New Year’s celebration is spending the final hours of the waning year surrounded by friends and family, and sharing a champagne toast at midnight. Here is our guide to the best New Year’s Eve celebrations on the Central Coast so you can do just that!