Category: Cambria Activities

A Day at San Simeon Beach

A Day at San Simeon Beach Just a scant 7 miles from the El Colibri Hotel and Spa, we invite you to spend a day at San Simeon beach. The beach is located directly down the hill from Hearst Castle, across the Hwy. 1 entrance to Hearst Castle. In addition to a pier, sandy beaches and… Read more »

Visit the Coastal Discovery Center

What better way to experience the nature of the central coast than to visit the Coastal Discovery Center! The Discovery center is located about 7 miles from the hotel El Colibri in San Simeon Park where the pier is located. The discovery center offers many and varied opportunities to learn about our coastline, the ocean, and… Read more »

A Walk on Moonstone Beach in Cambria, Ca.

It’s only spring, but the weather is glorious and perfect for a walk on Moonstone Beach in Cambria, California. Access to the boardwalk that skirts the nature reserve and leads down to the beach is just outside the front door of the El Colibri Hotel and Spa. Enjoy a beautiful walk on the boardwalk with breathtaking… Read more »

Spring on the Central Coast

Enjoy Spring on the Central Coast. Spring has sprung on the Central Coast and the hills are an amazing color of green. We haven’t seen this sort of color since the drought. Not to say the drought has ended… but Paso Robles rainfall is close to historical levels. The result –  an explosion of color…. Read more »

Walking Moonstone Beach in Cambria, Ca.

Visitors to the area find enjoyment in walking Moonstone Beach in Cambria, Ca. Why – you might ask. What makes this beach special? Consider the name itself – “Moonstone” Beach. If you haven’t guessed, the beach is famous for it’s moonstones. Aside from the beauty of this stone, their is an interesting story to it… Read more »

Holiday Tours at Hearst Castle

Hearst Castle is always special but never quite so during holiday tours at Hearst Castle. During the season, you will be treated to the Castle dressed for Christmas, and docents donning period attire to share the stories of the delights of the castle in Mr. Hearst’s time. Conceived in 1919 by newspaper giant William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951)… Read more »