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The Only All-Suite Oceanfront San Luis Obispo Hotel on the Beach

Your Beach House Awaits at Avila Lighthouse Suites

If location is everything, then Avila Lighthouse Suites has it all! Tucked halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, nestled among the rolling hills of California's Central Coast, Avila Beach is an oasis of natural beauty boasting everything from whale watching and hiking trails to wineries and U-pick apple orchards. Located just outside of sunny San Luis Obispo, Avila Beach enjoys the unique reputation as the warmest beach on the Central Coast, making it the ideal destination for your next vacation.

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The Beach Is Your Backyard

Our all-suite beachfront resort sits along the picturesque Avila Beach Promenade, where Front Street meets the shoreline, placing guests quite literally just steps from the sand. 

With 54 two-room lodging options ranging from 550 to 1,100 square feet in size, each of our recently renovated suite styles provides plenty of room for the entire family to spread out in oceanfront comfort. Whether you choose a sizable Villa, a family-friendly Owner's Suite, or the popular Master Suites, all guestrooms boast a vibrant outdoor balcony or patio with Adirondack chairs where you can sit back, relax, and take in varying coastal views of the sun-soaked San Luis Bay and our oceanfront pool.

More to Love

At Avila Lighthouse Suites we strive to give our guests more—more fun, more space, and more amenities—without the resort fee. As our guest, you’ll enjoy daily complimentary continental breakfast, complimentary parking complete with Tesla Electric car charging stations, complimentary high-speed Fiber Internet connectivity, freshly baked cookies at check-in, flexible wedding and event venues, and so much more during your stay. 

Whether you're planning a fun-filled family vacation or a relaxing beach retreat, our Avila Beach hotel can accommodate a variety of quintessential California experiences. Start planning your visit and book your stay today! 




Your beach house awaits at Avila Lighthouse Suites! Our all-suite oceanfront hotel features 54 newly renovated, two-room Suites ranging from 550 to 1,100 square feet. Take your pick from the Suite options below and soon enough, you'll be waking up to the waves in Avila Beach.


Master Suites with Memorable Views

Memorable Stays Start in a Master Suite


Start a memorable stay in Avila Beach when you check into a Master Suite at Avila Lighthouse Suites. As our standard room type, each two-room Master Suite at our beachfront resort features a bedroom with one King or two Queen beds, a separate living room with a Queen sofa sleeper, a double vanity bathroom, and the best part—a balcony or patio with varying views of Avila Beach and beyond. 

For your comfort and convenience, our Avila Beach suites are fully stocked with modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay, including free WiFi and daily continental breakfast, flat-screen TVs in each room, At The Beach Bath & Body Works toiletries, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, compact refrigerator, coffee/coffeemaker, and a microwave.

All of this and more awaits your arrival at Avila Lighthouse Suites! Book direct and save on your stay today. 

Owner's Suites


Imagine the ease and amenities of a family-friendly hotel with the privacy and comfort of a vacation rental. Boasting 900 square feet and even an efficiency kitchen to cook up whatever you're craving, that's exactly the experience you can expect in an Owner's Suite at Avila Lighthouse Suites. 

Designed to feel like your home-suite-home on California's Central Coast, the spacious Owner's Suites feature a bedroom with a fireplace and one King or two Queen beds, a living room with a fireplace and Queen sofa sleeper, a double vanity bathroom, a private patio or balcony, and a kitchen equipped with a full-size refrigerator, toaster oven, microwave, coffeemaker, blender, and more. Standard in-room amenities include flat-screen TVs with cable in each room, At The Beach Bath & Body Works toiletries, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, personal safe, and more. 

Even if only for a weekend, you can act like you own the place. Book direct and save on your stay today. 

    Villa Suites in Avila Beach


    At approximately 1,100 square feet, the exclusive two-bed/two-bath Villa Suites are the largest accommodations available at our Avila Beach hotel. 

    Perfect for couples, the first bedroom features a King bed, a private bathroom, a fireplace, and access to the expanded private balcony/patio that extends off the living room. For additional guests, there are two Queen beds in the second bedroom, a Queen sofa sleeper in the living room, and another bathroom in the common area. Standard in-room amenities include flat-screen TVs in each room, At The Beach Bath & Body Works toiletries, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, compact refrigerator, wet bar, coffee/coffeemaker, and a microwave.

    When in Avila Beach, it's all about the Villa Suites. Book direct and save on your stay today. 

    ADA Accessible Accommodations in Avila Beach

    Every guest deserves to enjoy what our hotel in Avila Beach has to offer—from the breathtaking views to the spacious suites. We're proud to offer comfortable, accessible oceanfront accommodations that every body can enjoy along California's scenic Central Coast.

    In addition to the ADA-accessible features and amenities throughout the hotel, Avila Lighthouse Suites is the happy home of two beach wheelchairs thanks to our friends at Jack's Helping Hand. Enjoy complimentary use of the manual push beach wheelchair (e.g., Hippocampe) and the "Beach'n'Buggy" motorized beach wheelchair. Reservations are required at least 48 hours prior to arrival. Reserve one of these beach chairs in advance by clicking here or inquiring at the Front Desk during your stay! 

    In-Room ADA Amenities:

    • Accessible doors and doorways with at least 32-inches of clear width passage
    • Bathrooms that feature grab bars, accessible toilet, and standard tub with foldout seat OR a roll-in shower
    • Closed‐caption TVs
    • Volume control telephones
    • Lowered peep hole in door
    • Lowered shelf storage
    • Audible alarms
    • Electronic smoke detectors
    • TTY kits available upon request

    You can't beat the location! Love sitting out on the balcony with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and watching the ocean!

    Devinrmangold, TripAdvisor

    The staff is the best in customer service. We can’t recommend it enough.”

    TClark3296, TripAdvisor

    It was the perfect hotel just steps from the beach. Everyone was so friendly. The location is perfect. It was a dream vacation!

    22azm22, TripAdvisor

    They have the best location, just steps away from the beach. Friendly staff, spacious, clean, comfortable suites, and a continental breakfast made our family trip complete.

    Michi408, TripAdvisor

    Awesome hotel with amazing views of the ocean, close enough to hear the waves all night long!

    243angieloup, TripAdvisor

    Our best stay in the USA yet!

    kevinobern, TripAdvisor


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    When you stay at Avila Lighthouse Suites, the beach is your backyard. Located just outside of sunny San Luis Obispo, a variety of quintessential California experiences await in Avila Beach. 


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