Posts By: Laura Gurreau

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 »

Luxury at The El Colibri Hotel

Why not take a mini-vacation and enjoy a stay and the luxury at the El Colibri Hotel? The hotel sits at the start of the boardwalk that leads you on a short walk to Moonstone Beach. Back at the hotel, you’ll enjoy the top notch service offered by our caring staff, clean modern accommodations, the… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »