golf & tennis
The Central Coast offers golf courses all over the county and four that are just a few miles from Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa. Monarch Dunes offers an award winning “Old Course” as well as a newly opened 12-hole championship course, both uniquely created to test your skills and tempt your senses. Mature cypress trees, lush green fairways and cool fresh ocean air make Cypress Ridge a golfers’ paradise that is sure to challenge you with its utilization of its natural surroundings. Avila Beach Golf Resort is a seaside par 71 championship course with the front nine situated between oak-lined valleys while the back nine transverses into a tidal estuary.
- Monarch Dunes: www.monarchdunes.com
- Cypress Ridge: www.cypressridge.com
- Avila Beach Golf Resort: www.avilabeachresort.com/golf
Public tennis courts are available with no reservations necessary. Enjoy European Style Red Clay courts set on the bluffs at the corner of Wadsworth Avenue and Bello Street in Pismo Beach (3.7 miles) or ocean view courts across from Palisade Park on Shell Beach Road (.7 mile).