The natural beauty and unparalleled serenity of Pacifica has beckoned travelers to this coastal gem for more than 100 years. Located just 15 minutes south of San Francisco, Pacifica feels worlds away from the most vibrant, international communities on the West Coast, yet is easily accessible from Highway 1. Its rich cultural heritage and bohemian-esque personality make it an original destination worth uncovering.

Pacifica’s ethereal beauty is enhanced by its Mediterranean style weather. Refreshing temperatures range 15-20 degrees cooler than the central coast, drawing visitors to Pacifica’s shoreline to ‘cool’ off with its natural air-conditioning and attractive oceanfront accommodations.

Once visitors arrive, they find so many other “cool” things to do and see in Pacifica – taking in panoramic vistas atop our hiking trails, to walking the expansive beaches dotting our shoreline. Visitors enjoy being lulled to sleep to the sound of the Pacific Ocean or watching the sunset over the ocean during a delicious meal. With so many wonderful hotel options, activities for all ages, restaurants, shopping and events, there is much to discover and experience in Pacifica. Visit us to uncover the meaning of Pacific-ahhh, the doorway to serenity.

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August 23rd 2019

We have Closed for the day. Please call during normal business hours.

The office is closed on the weekends during the Winter season. During the summer, the weekend hours will be posted.

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