Overhead view of cars driving along a highway next to a beach coast.

Escape to the Coast

If you’re ready to escape the hustle and bustle of your daily routine, immerse yourself in a place where time seems to slow down and every moment is a chance to indulge in relaxation and new experiences. In Cambria, you can leave behind the stresses of reality and embrace the joy of simply being in the present.

Picture yourself strolling along breathtaking coastal landscapes, where the rhythmic sound of waves crashing against the shore becomes your soothing soundtrack. Imagine uncovering hidden gems that awaken your senses and rejuvenate your spirit. Here on the Central Coast, escaping is not just a concept; it’s a way of life. Take this chance to savor the simple pleasures and celebrate the journey as much as the destination.

Wine Tasting


Coastal Wine Tasting

Begin your journey of indulgence with a delightful coastal wine-tasting experience. Sip on exquisite wines at renowned local wineries like Black Hand Cellars, Cutruzzola Vineyards, Fermentations, Madeline’s on Moonstone, Stolo Family Winery, and Tooth & Nail. Let the full flavors transport you to a state of pure bliss as you savor each sip.

Dinner on the Beach from Wild Ginger

Take your dinner to the waves with delicious food from Wild Ginger. The Asian and Pacific Rim-influenced eatery is only open for take-out from 4:30 to 9 pm, but this just provides the perfect incentive to have a picnic at the beach. Watch the sunset and enjoy your meal on Moonstone Beach.  

Sample Something New at Robin’s Restaurant

For dinner, embark on a culinary adventure at Robin’s Restaurant, where exciting flavors and tantalizing dishes await your taste buds in Cambria. Indulge in a gastronomic journey that fuses international influences with local ingredients, creating a symphony of flavors that will ignite your senses and leave you craving more. From exotic spices to innovative creations, each bite at Robin’s Restaurant is an exploration of new tastes and an invitation to expand your culinary horizons.



Yoga at Cambria Nursery

Start your morning with a yoga session at Cambria Nursery. Let the serene coastal surroundings refresh you as the skilled instructors guide you through a revitalizing practice, leaving you feeling centered and invigorated. Even if you’ve never tried yoga, the classes are geared toward all skill levels and are perfect for beginners.

Caren’s Corner  

Indulge your taste buds at Caren’s Corner—a hidden gem offering delectable ice cream and other sweet desserts. Get a scoop of a delicious frozen treat, and grab a few other items to take on the go! Savor each bite and let the flavors transport you to a place of pure culinary pleasure.

Hike Strawberry Canyon

Escape into nature’s beauty with a hike through Strawberry Canyon. This scenic trail leads through lush landscapes and offers stunning views of the coastline, providing the perfect opportunity for reflection and connection with the Central Coast.

Dinner at Robin’s Restaurant

As the day winds down, head to Robin’s Restaurant and sample the culinary delights of cultural fusion dishes. Relish in a mouthwatering dinner featuring locally sourced ingredients, and maybe even try something that you’ve never had!

Cambria Pines Lodge main dining room


Brunch at the Cambria Pines Lodge

Start your day with a scrumptious brunch at the Cambria Pines Lodge. Indulge in a variety of delicious dishes, all while surrounded by the beauty of the lodge’s Gazebo Garden. You can even enjoy a morning mimosa!

Afternoon Music at Moonstone Cellars

There’s nothing quite as luxurious as music and a glass of wine. Let the melodies sweep you away as you enjoy an afternoon of live music at Moonstone Cellars. Sip on exquisite wines as you listen and bask in the inviting atmosphere of this charming winery.

Dinner at Harmony Café

End your Sunday on a delicious note with dinner at Harmony Café. With a menu featuring a delightful array of locally based, constantly changing dishes, this quaint eatery promises to be a perfect ending to a beautiful day.

Refuel at West End Bar & Grill

Savor a yummy dining experience at West End Bar and Grill, where culinary excellence meets a vibrant and inviting atmosphere in Cambria. Indulge in a feast for the senses as you peruse a menu that boasts an array of mouthwatering dishes, expertly prepared using locally sourced ingredients. From juicy steaks to fresh seafood and delectable vegetarian options, West End Bar and Grill offers a tantalizing culinary journey that will leave you satisfied, delighted, and eagerly anticipating your next visit.



Morning Coffee at Cambria Downtown Nursery

Start your Monday with a cup of coffee at Cambria Downtown Nursery. Relax in the morning sun, browse the plants and home décor, and maybe even take a walk down Main Street to peruse the various shops that make up downtown Cambria.

Take a Tour at Stepladder Creamery

Before you depart, take a tour at Stepladder Creamery, a local goat farm that produces their own cheese! Learn about the art of cheese-making, taste a few samples, and meet their adorable goats! Be sure to call ahead to reserve your spot.

Lunch at the Cambria Café

Conclude your escape with a leisurely lunch of delicious Mediterranean food at the Cambria Café. Enjoy tasting the different dishes and leave the Central Coast feeling full of not just food, but meaningful memories.

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