Avila Main Beach
Avila Main Beach
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vicki
Fresno, CA95 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
fun beach for kids...swings and slide...shell finding...weather always great at avila...clean and fun...always a great stop at the beach
Written 29 November 2022
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Terry T
San Diego, CA231 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
Beautiful area. Pier was closed which was disappointing but the local stores were cool. Typical tourist items which I did not need.
Nice and relaxing with good parking options. If you are early, free street parking was ample. Paid parking also available.
Written 26 August 2022
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warrenbruin
Tehachapi, CA152 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
My wife and I regularly come here in the Summer when it gets too hot where we live in Kern County. The beach gets heavy use and many types of people enjoy its charms; the water is quite cold (mid 60s) so I get my feet wet and that’s all. Dogs are allowed of leash before 10 AM and after 5 PM and our well-behaved dog loves the opportunity to frolic around. It’s a beautiful little getaway go to for us.
Written 7 August 2022
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Sharpinv
Sisters, OR7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Beautiful sheltered beach in a very pretty little beach town full of restaurants and relatively easy parking. Fun farmer's market on friday nights, live music, great food, etc. We visited beaches from Santa Barbara to Monterey and this was our favorite.
Written 27 May 2022
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Roadrunner423
Cheshire, CT10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Pretty beach, good for all ages. Wide deep clean beach. Restaurants with views of the beach. Cute town with other attractions for kids and adults.
Written 26 April 2022
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Janie S
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
Even though it was cold, the sun was shining so we really enjoyed our walks on the beach. We always look forward to anytime we can getaway to Avila Beach!
Written 25 February 2022
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Travel the World
San Francisco, CA1,349 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
This is a great safe family beach. The waves never get too big and the shops cater to the tourist. They have hanging hammocks under the pier and clean public bathrooms. Expect year round events (art shows, live music, eat) and the weather is generally nice. Also, a great place for a picnic or barbecue.
Written 13 January 2022
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Walter I
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
This is our favorite beach on the Central Coast. We also love Avila. It is very quaint, clean, and the the Blue Moon is our favorite place to eat.
Written 10 December 2021
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Kenneth C
Reedley, California, Usa258 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
Not big but peaceful. Plenty big enough to take a stroll, sit to watch the ocean, swim it you want. Was clean, felt safe.
Written 26 October 2021
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William B
San Francisco, CA171 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
The beach is clean and safe for families. Get their early as parking can be hard to find after 11am.
Written 25 June 2021
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