Outdoor Activities at Dolphin Bay


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Outdoor Activities

With an average annual temperature of 65 degrees and less than 15 inches of rainfall year round, outdoor activities fit into most guests plans. Pismo Beach and the surrounding area of San Luis Obispo County provide endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. Let our Guest Services Team share with you all that we love about the outdoors.

The Central Coast offers golf courses all over the county and four that are just a few miles from Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa ranging from 18 holes to walk on 9 hole courses.

Zip Line
Suspend yourself over the pristine surroundings of Santa Margarita Ranch then savor the wines of Margarita Vineyards, all in one trip.

Hearst Castle
The iconic, historical Monument built by the infamous William Randolph Hearst can he toured daily, which will make you take a step back in time.

Monarch Butterflies
From October through February, over 30,000 butterflies can be viewed clustering atop eucalyptus trees from just a few feet away at the Monarch Butterfly Grove Exhibit.

Elephant Seals
Coming ashore between the months of December and May, Northern Elephant Seals inhabit the beaches of San Simeon creating new life and gaining strength for the journey at sea.

Hiking/Biking Trails
Stroll along the San Luis Creek on the Bob Jones Trail or hike the strenuous Bishop’s Peak Mountain; the Central Coast offers an array of trails fit for all walks of life.

Shopping/Farmer's Market
The Central Coast is known for farm to table cuisine where many of its ingredients can be purchased at several markets held throughout the county. Stroll along the streets of quaint towns throughout the area and peruse family owned boutiques for unique local items.


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Escape the ordinary

Lido Restaurant & Lounge

Lido dining area

Treat yourself to happy hour

The Spa at Dolphin Bay

The Spa at Dolphin Bay

The Spa at Dolphin Bay