The historic Avila Hot Springs is a famous destination on the Central Coast and has been bringing smiles to people’s faces for over 100 years! It was discovered in 1907 by unlucky oil drillers and established by the Budan family as a popular visitor-serving natural artesian mineral hot springs oasis. It lies at the gateway to Avila Beach and Port-San Luis Harbor in the Avila Valley. The Avila Hot Springs offers today's visitors; cabin camping, RV spaces (dry and full hook-ups), and dry tent camping, along with a heated pool & waterslides, hot thermal soaking pool, arcade, food with pool service and plenty of other fun activities and events.
Come kick back, and beat the heat relaxing in the shade of the palm trees and ocean breezes, and enjoy all the funky fun and convenience Avila Hot Springs is known for, including the old fashioned game arcade, group picnic and bbq facilities, heated freshwater pool with double slides, hot mineral soaking pool, laundromat and showers, access to bike trails with close proximity to San Luis Obispo's Cal Poly, wineries, golf courses, restaurants and shopping. You can come for the day-or make us your stay over spot for your entire Central Coast exploration vacation.
Rustic, dry tent camping is offered at the rear park on a daily or weekly basis. Groups are welcome. During the spring and summer, seasonal lawn camping is offered at the front park.
They offer full hook-up RV camping (water, sewer, electric) for RV's up to 28" or Dry RV camping is offered at the rear park, near the creek, for any size RV or camper. No pull thru camping.
Camping doesn't have to be rough at the Hot Springs. These one bedroom & one bath wood-sided Cavco manufactured cabins include a kitchen, dining and living area, a queen bed and two single bunk beds, and it can sleep 1-4 friendly people.
Swimming Pool with Waterslides
Enjoy their fresh water 50’ x 100’ heated pool year round. The pool is heated to about 85 degrees and has a set of double waterslides. It’s outside and has plenty of chairs and places to sit.
Hot Mineral Soaking Pool
Enjoy a soak in their old-fashioned therapeutic hot mineral soaking pool. It’s approximately 2' deep and 104 degrees and draws its constant flow up from the natural artesian well beneath Avila Hot Springs.
Beach Crusier Bike Rentals
With the beginning of the Bob Jones Bike Trail just a stones throw away, the Avila Hot Springs in the perfect place to start your cycling adventure. Rent a few beach cruiser bikes and ride the trail all the way to downtown Avila Beach.
Hot Springs Massage
Massage is offered for singles or couples by appointment at Avila Hot Springs and includes a half hour soothing mineral pool soak before or after your massage.
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805.595.2359 | 250 Avila Beach Dr | San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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