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Los Barilles- thoughts?

Postby ventopilota » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:08 pm

just taking a look at LV and LB-- time for warm water riding....

I havent heard much about LB and curious about places to stay for a few bay area folks thinking about heading down there.

anyone stay at those yurts? http://www.flipkey.com/los-barriles-cot ... s/p250740/

thanks in advance for any thoughts
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Los Barilles- thoughts?

Postby sc-surfer » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:45 pm

Have not stayed at the yurts but have spent time in both LB and LV. Most recently just a couple of weeks ago.
La Ventana:

Smaller town
Less to do outside of waterspouts
Fewer dining options (but still enough good ones!)
Beaches tend to be a little rockier but not all areas

Crowd tends to be much more active
Most resorts cater to wind folks and are right on the beach
Most resorts are much smaller and more personal
Prices tend to be a little cheaper
Wind is a little stronger
More camping options

Los Barriles

Mostly an older crowd (not just in age but also in activity level)
Larger hotels are more impersonal
A little more expensive
Not quite as set up for windsports
Larger town
Noisier at night

More to do besides wind
More places to eat. Some excellent ones
Larger resorts have more amenities
Way more fishing options
Beaches are not as rocky but the sand is more like gravel
A little easier to walk the town as its more centralized


Personally we prefer La Ventana but that's just us. The crowd seems to fit our lifestyle and interests more.

Hope that helps.
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Los Barilles- thoughts?

Postby sc-surfer » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:46 pm

Oh ya, feel free to pm me if you want more specific details.
Typing on my phone now but can offer more with a bigger keyboard.
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Re: Los Barilles- thoughts?

Postby AD72 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:50 pm

Lord of the wind is at LB 10th to 16th. I just booked my ticket.
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