For me the Fourth of July has always been one of my favorite holidays. It is so full of fun and family and joy. It’s all about being proud to be an American – all about respecting those things that make Americans unique in this increasingly global world. Democracy. Free speech. Freedom. Equalread on
Jun 24, 2011
Having grown up on the Central Coast, I can appreciate many things that relative new-comers may not be able to. If your weekends in SLO County are limited to wine-tasting and shopping, you have some exploring to do.
Atascadero is home to the beautifulread on
Jun 22, 2011
As I’m sure most of you know, we have some truly excellent wines from the Central Coast. Our winemakers are some of the finest in the world and we have been consistently producing award-winning bottles, year after year. While most of the attention may go to the larger producers, we locals reallyread on
Jun 20, 2011
Have you heard about the El Colibri Spa? If you are looking a wonderfully relaxing experience right on the Central Coast, we have the spot for you. Located right in our hotel, we have a great selection of massages and treatments for you. If you’d like to book a treatment, please call the hotel atread on
Jun 17, 2011
I first experienced the splendor that is Jaffa Café while on a food tour with Central Coast Food Tours. We stopped by this spot – let me say, I was a little concerned as it looked more like a humble liquor store than a gourmet deli – in the middle of our tour for what I was assured would be some ofread on
Jun 15, 2011
As a community, we tend to focus a lot of energy on the amazing food and wine we have. But the Central Coast really is so much more than that. We have great outdoors – hiking, golfing, kayaking – we have tons historically significant places – Hearst Castle, Santa Margarita Barn – and tons of arts!read on
Jun 13, 2011
Last year, Sunset Magazine’s Savor the Central Coast took over SLO County and showed the rest of California and the world how amazing we really are. The event showcased our very best winemakers, chefs, farmers and artisanal food producers. For me, it was widespread, mainstream media recognition forread on
Jun 10, 2011
Is it just me or do a lot of our guests seem to be coming to the hotel from Orange County and Los Angeles?
The El Colibri Hotel and Spa is the perfect retreat for those Southern California-ers. We’re only three and a half hours from LA and a perfect weekend getaway. Leave the kids at home or withread on
Jun 09, 2011
Yahoo! Highway 1 is OPEN!
It's been a bit of a BUMMER for all us locals to have our HWY 1 closed to through traffic. Repairs, rocks, slippage, safety. I guess it's a small price to pay for the astonishing beauty accorded those who trevail this most lovely and ethereal of all coastlines. Truly, thisread on
Jun 08, 2011
Cambria is a wonderful destination for weddings, and El Colibri has the amenities to make your special day as relaxing as possible. Everyone here would like to thank Karen and Sam for their kind words. They were married here not too long ago and we thoroughly enjoyed having their whole family hereread on