Golf Tips

On the Monterey Peninsula, golf is king. Whether you are a lifelong resident or first time visitor, golf is probably near and dear to your heart. It’s no surprise that the game starts with the Pebble Beach Resort and its four courses which include the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links and Spyglass Hill. Pebble, as…

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Making the Most Out of Your Monterey Getaway: Family Travel

It’s always our goal at Central Coast Living to provide a local’s perspective with tips and ideas for the many types of travelers that visit the Monterey Peninsula and the Portola Hotel & Spa every year. So…we thought it might be fun to start a series on how all of our guests can get the…

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Inside the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

There is something about winter on the Monterey Peninsula. Typically, the weather becomes a bit warmer and sunnier, the excitement of the New Year turns to keeping up with resolutions and preparations for the PGA Tour’s annual celebrity showcase, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am are running full bore. As the fleets of volunteer and…

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Monterey Style

Surrounded by the beauty of nature ready to be explored, adventures waiting to be had and tasty meals at your fingertips, there’s no reason to look any further than the Monterey Bay for the perfect Father’s Day celebration.  Treat your father right this Father’s Day and give him the day of appreciation that he truly…

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Summer Festivals in Monterey

As many know, the Monterey Peninsula is one of the most beautiful places on earth. From the rugged coastline of Big Sur and the serene inlets of Moss Landing’s Elkhorn Slough to the winding trails of Carmel Valley and the Fort Ord National Monument, there is something for everyone. While those attractions are available throughout…

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Stars on the Monterey Peninsula

With the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro Am now over, the celebrity count on the Monterey Peninsula may have fallen…but that does not mean that celebrity has left the Peninsula entirely. In fact, the area has been a stomping ground for entertainment’s biggest stars. From movies and music, to the arts and professional sports, the…

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AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

Chris O’Donnell, Josh Duhamel, Bill Murray. Golden Globes attendees? Red carpet guest list? How about some of the many celebrity players at this year’s AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am going on right now through Sunday?! Now I know what you are thinking, a golf tournament, you can’t be serious. Stuffy golf fanatics in mismatched outfits…

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