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.

Where to Eat in Avila Beach

If you’re looking for affordable options, Custom House (404 Front St) and Ocean Grill (268 Front St) are great picks.

When to visit Avila Beach

Avila Beach in February
Estimated hotel price
$282
1 night at 3-star hotel
Avila Beach in February
Estimated hotel price
$282
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

Plane

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

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Avila Beach. The train journey from Avila Beach to Los Angeles takes 4h 37m and costs around $69 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Fullerton, expect to pay about $73 for a 6h 21m trip.

Car

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 Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Los Angeles.

Bus

Amtrak operates bus routes to Avila Beach.

Plane

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

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Avila Beach. The train journey from Avila Beach to Los Angeles takes 4h 37m and costs around $69 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Fullerton, expect to pay about $73 for a 6h 21m trip.

Car

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 Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Los Angeles.

Bus

Amtrak operates bus routes to Avila Beach.

Airlines serving Avila Beach

Lufthansa
Good (4,692 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,556 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (480 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,113 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,988 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,406 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,070 reviews)
Finnair
Good (839 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,808 reviews)
Avianca
Good (1,325 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (777 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,740 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Excellent (315 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Avila Beach

Most booked hotels in Avila Beach

SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
$409+
Madonna Inn
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
$437+
Apple Farm
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
$312+
Cottage Inn by the Sea
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$400+
Spyglass Inn
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
$377+

Hiring a car in Avila Beach

Expect to pay $1.62 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 $19.39 and $25.86. The most frequently booked car type in Avila Beach is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is, on average, 59% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $1.62 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 $19.39 and $25.86. The most frequently booked car type in Avila Beach is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is, on average, 59% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.