Avila Beach travel guide

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You're Going to Love Avila Beach

With a population of 1,627, Avila Beach is a must-see destination in California, United States.

When to visit Avila Beach

Avila Beach in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Avila Beach in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Avila Beach in July, when the average temperature is 18 °C, and the highest can go up to 24 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 5 °C, with an average temperature of 11 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 127 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Avila Beach, with an average rainfall of 0 mm.

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How to Get to Avila Beach


When flying to Avila Beach, you’ll arrive at San Luis Obispo County (SBP), which is located 10 km from the city centre.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Avila Beach. The train journey from Avila Beach to Los Angeles takes 4h 30m and costs around $101 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Burbank, expect to pay about $71 for a 5h 07m trip.


Another option to get to Avila Beach is to pick up a car hire from Los Angeles, which is about 254 km from Avila Beach. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Thrifty, among others, in Los Angeles.


Amtrak operates bus routes to Avila Beach. From San Jose, the bus ride to Avila Beach takes 378 km and will cost you around $73. From Los Angeles, the ticket costs about $186 for a journey of 435 km.

Airlines serving Avila Beach

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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Alaska Airlines
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Copa Airlines
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American Airlines
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Air New Zealand
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Where to stay in popular areas of Avila Beach

Most booked hotels in Avila Beach

SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Madonna Inn
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Apple Farm
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Cottage Inn by the Sea
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Spyglass Inn
Good (7.9, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Avila Beach

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Avila Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.09 and $26.78.