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Shell Beach

Shell Beach is part of San Luis Obispo, a wonderful city that's home to 45,000 people.

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Shell Beach Vacation Packages

If you're traveling to Shell Beach from the city center, it sits 9 miles to the south. Alternatively, it's 6 miles south of San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport.

Don't miss Swinging Bridge and Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area. These two sites are in the vicinity! If you have plenty of time, try Pismo State Beach and Pismo Beach Prime Outlets. Another thought is to head to a local community, such as Pismo Beach or Avila Beach.

The San Luis Obispo city center contains a range of interesting things to do. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa is one option that you don't want to miss.

A bit worn out after running around all day? Take some time to unwind at Yang Sheng Foot Spa, Zada Salon & Spa, Sans Liege Wines and Tastes of the Valleys Wine Bar & Shop.

In need of a game of golf? You'll have to make some solid drives and tricky putts to get under par at Pismo Beach Golf Course and Avila Beach Golf Resort.

Encounter a diverse variety of native animals and plants at Monarch Butterfly Grove and Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve.

Browse the numerous shops and spoil yourself with a new wardrobe at Pismo Beach Surf Shop, Pismo Beach Dive Shop and Desire Sweet Shoppe.

Learn lessons from the past at one or two of the nearby time-weathered sites, including Pismo Beach Pier and Price Anniversary House.

Accommodation in Shell Beach

You can find 42 different Shell Beach hotels by browsing Expedia's up-to-date Shell Beach hotels guide.

Often recommended examples of the more upmarket lodgings in or near Shell Beach are the Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa, 2727 Shell Beach Rd, and the Avila La Fonda Hotel, 101 San Miguel St. If those don't quite match your taste and budget, the Blue Seal Inn and the Edgewater Inn And Suites are two cheaper places that may hit the right note for you.


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$75
The Palomar Inn

The Palomar Inn

1601 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach
3.4
of 5, from 273 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Located in Shell Beach, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Margo Dodd Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Avila Hot Springs and Pismo Beach Pier. North Beach Campground and Price Anniversary House are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Terrific Pismo Beach Cottage

Terrific Pismo Beach Cottage

215 Esparto, Pismo Beach
0.0 out of 5.0

This cottage is located in Pismo Beach (Shell Beach), close to Margo Dodd Park, Pismo Beach Pier, and Avila Hot Springs. Local attractions also include Price Anniversary House and North Beach Campground.

$149
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach
4.4
of 5, from 2,145 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

This retro chic Pismo Beach hotel is located on California's Central Coast in the Five Cities area, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

$209
Madonna Inn

Madonna Inn

100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo
4.2
of 5, from 1,234 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Madonna Inn is set on a 1,000-acre estate on Highway 101, an easy drive from many Central Coast wineries. Guests can reach Avila Beach in 15 minutes by car, and historic San Luis Obispo is 5 miles away. The hotel offers free daytime shuttle services to the airport, train, and bus stations.

$119
La Cuesta Inn

La Cuesta Inn

2074 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo
4.1
of 5, from 777 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in San Luis Obispo, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fremont Theater and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. Performing Arts Center and Dallidet Adobe and Gardens are also within 1 mi (2 km).

$125
Cottage Inn By The Sea

Cottage Inn By The Sea

2351 Price St, Pismo Beach
4.3
of 5, from 1,717 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Set on a bluff overlooking Pismo Beach and the Pacific Ocean, this renovated English country-style inn provides convenient access to the 1,100-foot-long (335-meter-long) popular Pismo Beach pier.

$99
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach

Oxford Suites Pismo Beach

651 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach
4.3
of 5, from 2,899 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

The golden sands of Pismo Beach are a 5-minute drive from this cozy hotel. Travelers in need of retail therapy can walk 10 minutes to Pismo Beach Premium Outlets. From November to February, guests can visit the Monarch Butterfly Grove, 4 minutes away by car.

$81
Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Santa Maria

Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Santa Maria

2100 N Broadway, Santa Maria
4.0
of 5, from 1,571 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Santa Maria is located off Highways 101 and 166 on North Broadway. It is opposite Boomers family amusement center, and a short drive from Main Street. Santa Maria Speedway, theaters, and museums are less than 10 minutes by car, and Pismo Beach is a 20-minute drive away.

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