Need some major TLC? Kick back, relax and savor the wines! When you’re ready to hit “pause” on the daily grind, Paso Robles Wine Country is the place to be. Anyone seeking a dose of rejuvenation will surely find it among our nearly 300 tasting rooms, each more magical than the last. Featuring scenic tours, delicious food pairings and plenty of opportunities to chill out with a glass in hand, there’s never been a better time to set the “away” message on your work email. Here’s 5 relaxing vacation ideas to inspire you to do just that!
Get on Paso time at Chateau Margene
Wind down: In Paso Robles Wine Country, time just moves a little bit slower. Enjoy a leisurely elevated tour and tasting experience at Chateau Margene, where the wines are crafted with uncompromising quality. Your tour and tasting includes an upscale wine tasting, delicious cheese plate and a lovely spin around the vineyard. With wines that sell out almost immediately the day they’re released, you won’t want to miss out on the latest vintage. That said, there’s no need to stress! Breathe easy knowing that it’ll all be waiting for you the moment you arrive. The best stuff in life, it seems, just can’t be rushed. Paso winemakers tend to agree!
Stay a while at Copia Vineyards
Rest your head: Cradled by vines and backdropped by a clear blue sky, an overnight retreat at Copia Vineyards transports you into a living dream. Need to get away for a few days? The winery’s tastefully decorated guest house features king and queen bedrooms, a spacious living room and dining room with an open concept floor plan. Sink into a cozy armchair with a good book and enjoy a glass of wine in front of the lovely wood burning stove. Plus, this wine country oasis is located just 1.5 miles from downtown Paso Robles, allowing you to enjoy the best of both worlds: nature and commerce. Spend your days wine tasting amid gorgeous scenery or head downtown, where fantastic shopping and dining options await. Yes, please!
Spa day at Allegretto Vineyard Resort & Wines
Treat yourself: Wrap yourself in layers of sensory indulgence when you head to Allegretto Vineyard Resort, Paso’s European-styled oasis. Your pampering session includes a two-night stay with luxury accommodations and an hour-long Swedish message for you and your companion. What can we say, sometimes you truly need a spa day! Plus, with an onsite tasting room, you can cap off the outing with a luscious glass of wine. Want to boost your radiance even further? Go for a deep tissue or hot stone massage, sure to bring you back to life. Cheers to looking good and feeling great.
Downtown dreaming at Crazy Woman and Stilson Cellars
Where the lights are bright: Paso Robles’s epicenter is full of small town charm. Explore dozens of cozy wine tasting rooms, awesome restaurants and fantastic boutique shops all in walking distance from one another. Be sure to stop into Crazy Woman Cellars for a unique tasting flight celebrating women who changed the world. Nearby Stilson Cellars also offers up an excellent selection of small batch wines to explore. Savor incredible zinfandel, cabernet sauvignon and bold red blends sure to get you into that downtown vibe. Tip: with lots of summer events and festivals heating up in Downtown City Park, you’re never far from the next awesome community soiree!
Taste from the barrel at Bella Luna
Straight from the source: Wine education doesn’t have to be boring or tedious. In fact, at Bella Luna, it can be downright entertaining and relaxing. Join this laid back Templeton winery for a private tasting through fabulous wines yet to be released. Unlike traditional bottle tastings, you’ll sample up-and-coming vino straight from the barrel—a rare experience, indeed. Not only will you gain hands-on knowledge of the winemaking and aging process, you’ll also be invited to savor a tasting of current vintages after your tour of the barrel room is complete. What are you waiting for? These wines aren’t getting any fresher!
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The Adelaide Inn is an iconic, locally-owned hotel known for its friendly staff and lush landscaping. With spacious rooms and a convenient location close to highway 101 and the event center – home of the California Mid-State Fair – this hotel is a great choice for most travelers. TOUR VIRTUALLY
Majestically set among vineyards, olive groves and fruit baring orchards, the 20-acre Allegretto Vineyard Resort is a world unto itself, offering breathtaking settings that inspire and bring joy to all who choose this memorable wine country haven. Featuring 171 rooms and suites, on-site spa, grand ballroom, wine tasting room, and inspired culinary creations at Cello, the resort’s full-service restaurant.
The GENESEO INN is a luxury boutique hotel nestled in the rolling hills of Paso Robles wine country. Built of industrial shipping crates perched above the vines on CASS Winery’s 145 acres of vineyard, the experience truly allows you to “breathe in the vineyard views.”
Spend an idyllic getaway at Briarwood Cottage at ONX Estate Vineyards in an English-cottage inspired vineyard-side home. Guests may rent rooms in the main cottage, reserve the entire main cottage for a large group, or book the fully equipped apartment. Wake up to peaceful vineyard views and spend twilight hours sipping wine on the back porch of the cottage. It’s a time you won’t quickly forget. Contact us for pricing and availability (see form below). Case, 6 Bottle, and 4 Bottle Collective Members receive preferred pricing.
Hoyt Family Vineyard RetreatsTwo very cool, tiny houses, designed using fertile imagination and repurposing of materials are located on Hoyt Family Vineyard.
Hampton Inn & Suites Paso Robles is nestled in the Central Coast wine region, home to over 200 wineries, beautiful beaches, mountains and diverse attractions. Relax and revive in a comfortable guest room with all you need for a successful stay. You can count on Hampton to deliver value, consistency and service with a smile. We love having you here®
Experience the pristine countryside of Paso Robles Wine Country at chic, sparkling clean Lekai Ranch. Lounge on the porch of your private suite and lose yourself in the tranquility and stunning views of the vineyards and oak studded hills beyond. This vacation rental is located just minutes from some of the most distinguished wineries and a premier olive oil estate, and only 15 minutes from downtown Paso Robles’ restaurants, wineries and shopping. TAKE AN AERIAL TOUR
Oxford Suites Paso Robles You’ll find that from our lobby, our on-site restaurant, to our meeting spaces, to our 101 spacious suites, every space is beautiful + functional as well as comfortable + chic.
Paso Robles Vacation Rentals, also known as PasoStay.com assists guests in creating memories and wonderful experiences by providing quality privately owned vacation home rentals in Paso Robles Wine Country. With over 90 vacation homes to choose from, small enough for a couple’s romantic getaway to large homes amongst local vineyards and olive orchards, PasoStay.com has the perfect option for you. Feel free to call 805-423-9174 to talk with a local expert or book online at PasoStay.com.
The Farmhouse at Pelletiere Estate is a modern & luxurious wine country retreat. Privately situated & surrounded by our estate vineyards, located just off Hwy46w on a very accessible country road, nestled in the heart of Paso Robles’ renowned Westside, just 6 miles to Paso’s downtown square. The Farmhouse offers stunning vineyard views from every angle, as well as a stylish yet cozy house you’re bound to fall in love with!