Category: Central Coast CA Attractions

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 »

Paso Robles Wines

With Winefest coming up this weekend, we invite you to discover Paso Robles wines. Paso Robles has recently been noted for the quality of their wines in a variety of wine publications. What wines is the area known for? Paso Robles is predominately known for the big, bold reds produced. Here I invite you to… Read more »

Wine Festival in Paso Robles May 14-17th, 2015

These four days in wine country are set to delight, educate and captivate with winemaker dinners, seminars, musical events, and vineyard tours. This quintessential Paso experience culminates in the picturesque Downtown Paso Robles City Park with more than 70 of Paso Robles’ best wineries sharing their wines on a beautiful day in May. What’s planned… Read more »

Wildflowers on HWY 46

Many of our guests are driving to the El Colibri Hotel and Spa from the California’s central valley. Along this drive you will be treated to wildflowers on Hwy 46.  While the eastern section of Hwy 46 is perhaps one of the driest areas around, come spring the land becomes littered with wild flowers. The… Read more »

Vintage Paso: Zinfandel

Calling all Zin lovers out there to “Vintage Paso:Zinfandel”. Paso Robles’ own heritage grape is Zinfandel – and what better way to celebrate this heritage than by a festival? Over 140 wineries are offering some fun tasting or activity to celebrate this wonderful wine. There are wine and chocolate pairings, winemaker dinners, vineyard tours, barbecues,… Read more »

Hearst Castle Upstairs Rooms Tour

Have you visited Hearst Castle Lately? Have you ever experienced the Hearst Castle upstairs rooms tour? On this tour you will wind your way up spiral staircases to the upper floors of this remarkable architectural wonder to discover its most private rooms, including William Randolf Hearst’s personal quarters known as the Gothic Suite, and sumptuous bedrooms… Read more »

Hearst Castle Grand Rooms Tour

A trip to the Central Coast is not complete without partaking of Hearst Castle: Consider a Hearst Castle Grand Rooms Tour! Every evening, W. R. Hearst’s guests gathered in the splendid social rooms on the ground floor of Casa Grande—his formal name for the main house. Follow in their footsteps as you travel back in… Read more »