Ah, Spring Break. The time of year when people of all ages just wanna have sun! Well, there’s plenty of sun and fun to be had on the Central Coast. This Perfect Day with Splash Café and Vespera Resort has been stretched from 24 hours to an entire weekend to make room for all the good vibes, good food, and outdoor adventure!
1) Relax at Vespera Resort and have dinner at Splash Café
Welcome to the Central Coast! Start your Spring Break getaway by checking into your King Ocean View Room at Vespera Resort. Located along Pismo Beach’s famous stretch of surf, sand, and sun, Vespera Resort offers the best of California’s beach culture with stylish rooms, a casual coastal aesthetic, and sparkling outdoor pool. It’s a great home base for travelers and locals looking for a classic beachside experience.
Unwind and get into the vacation state of mind with a friendly game or two of cornhole in the resort’s outdoor plaza. (There are fire pits with plenty of comfy seats for friends and family who want to cheer you on or take a break from the action.)
After throwing it down, celebrate the winner with dinner and drinks at Splash Café! Opened in 1989 just steps from the Pismo Beach Pier, Splash Café is a Central Coast landmark known for its award-winning Clam Chowder, fresh seafood, burgers, wraps, and so much more.
For the full Splash Café Experience, order some canned wine—Splash has partnered with Protector Cellars to create a private label red, white, and sparkling rosé! Then get some fresh-baked bread pudding and a brownie swirl for breakfast in the morning. If you can’t wait that long for something sweet, order cookies to go, grab a Splash Café blanket or beach tank, and head to the beach to watch the sunset!
2) Have a leisurely morning and lunch at Vespera Resort
Good morning, sunshine! No need for alarm clocks here. Just pure relaxation. It’s the perfect time to indulge with coffee and dessert for breakfast on your ocean view balcony. There are eggs in both the bread pudding and brownie swirl, so they totally count as breakfast.
Next you can spend a couple of hours hanging out at the pool, stop by the gift shop, or check out the resort’s fitness center if you want to squeeze in a workout. Just don’t overdo it because you’ll be using your muscles plenty on an afternoon kayaking trip with Central Coast Kayaks! Make sure to fuel up before you go with lunch at Vespera’s Somerset Grill, which serves upscale coastal cuisine, or more casual poolside eats.
3) Hit the waves with Central Coast Kayaks
Get ready for an unforgettable afternoon on the ocean! A local fixture since 1993, Central Coast Kayaks is Pismo Beach’s headquarters for outdoor water adventures. This full-service kayak shop offers guided kayaking and fishing tours, as well as rentals of all kinds of equipment. Explore breathtaking sea caves and witness the array of local wildlife, from seals and otters to dolphins and whales! (FYI: Guided tours start at 9 a.m. so you will have to get going earlier in the morning, but equipment rentals are available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
4) Stock up on Splash Café food and swag
Before heading home, stop by Splash Café again for some food for the road and beach swag to commemorate your Spring Break extravaganza! Don’t have time to stop again in person? No worries! Splash Café ships Chowder and other exclusive items nationwide with GoldBelly.
Our special offer through June 30: Get 10% off The Clam Chowder + Beach Swag Gift Pack at goldbelly.com! In addition to our Clam Chowder—which is made with three types of clams and fresh California cream—this bundle includes a cozy beach blanket, two unisex tank tops, and a handy beach tote. It will transport you straight back to the Central Coast from the comfort of your own home!
Feeling Lucky? Enter our SPRING BREAK GIVEAWAY!
To celebrate Spring Break on the Central Coast, we have partnered with @vesperaresort and @centralcoastkayaks to give 2 lucky winners a Pismo Beach Getaway Bundle!
Vespera and Splash will each choose 1 winner, so make sure you comment on Splash and Vespera’s posts!
WINNERS will be sent a Splash Café Gift Card for $50, a Splash Café Beach Bundle (4 pouches of Clam Chowder, 1 Beach Tote, 1 Beach Blanket, 2 “Pismo Beach Pier” Tank Tops), a gift certificate to Central Coast Kayaks for $100, a Vespera Baseball Hat, and a 2-Night Stay Voucher for a King Ocean View Room at Vespera Resort on Pismo Beach!
Giveaway begins SUNDAY 4/10 and ends WEDNESDAY 4/13 at 11:59pm PT. Winner will be announced THURSDAY 4/14 in our stories! GOOD LUCK!
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