Rest and relax by the shore at Back Bay Inn

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Back Bay Inn Los Osos

Guests enjoy the bayside views and wonderful nature hikes nearby

Traveling down the Central Coast and looking for a beautiful place to lay your head for the night? The Back Bay Inn is the perfect getaway located in the quaint bayside town of Baywood Park. On the south end of Morro Bay’s beautiful blue estuary, the Back Bay Inn sits on the edge of a small community, surrounded by beautiful natural features, fresh air, and privacy. The small coastal town is just big enough to have everything you need, but not too big or crowded.

The Back Bay Inn overlooks a small blue pier over the bay and it is known for having some of the best views, and quiet spaces on the California coastline. With 23 rooms and suites, the Back Bay Inn welcomes its guests to rest easy and enjoy the beautiful green gardens and cozy hideaways. The areas surrounding Los Osos are lesser-known, and you’re sure to find happiness at this hidden gem on the Central Coast, with much to discover and enjoy away from the crowds and hectic everyday life.

The abundance of wildlife and a relaxed Californian culture make it the perfect place for a quick getaway. Visitors to the area can visit Montana de Oro State Park and the Elfin Forest or stop by the 2nd Street Monday Farmer’s Market from 2-4:30 p.m. Kayaking, bird watching, and fresh seafood are within arm’s reach while visiting Baywood’s charming bayside neighborhoods.

Hiking trails, tide pools, horseback riding and a wide array of outdoor activities await you.

Los Osos is home to to golf courses which are surrounded by plenty of gorgeous ocean views and Morro Rock towers over the bay in the distance. Baywood is known for having fun Summer outdoor concerts, tasty comfort food, and natural preserve areas full of woodlands, waterways and hiking trails.

Bring a camera along because you may want to take some photos while visiting-the views are stunning, with sunsets and sunrises in shades of yellow, pink and purple hues. Stroll the beach for seashells while looking out at the dunes, or sit on the small pier and admire the tranquil blue waters. Overlooking a sandy beach on the bay, visitors can watch the tide come in, and go out, exposing the muddy estuary where wildlife can be watched.

The Back Bay Inn is surrounded by three different restaurants on the property and just steps away from many more places to eat and discover. Cottage style rooms are styled like an old farmhouse and reminiscent of a cozy home away from home. Friendly staff welcome you to enjoy the place and rejuvenate.

Yelp reviewer Gianna C. said, “My husband found this cute, quaint little bed and breakfast for a Valentine’s Day weekend getaway. I’m so glad he did! The whole Inn is situated on the bay in Los Osos and it’s absolutely stunning! It’s got three different restaurants on the property to choose from but of course you can go elsewhere as well. As for the room, we ended up staying in a little two-bedroom cottage type room and it’s so adorable! It looks to have been recently renovated and takes a new “farmhouse” style. That appeals to me in particular due to my unhealthy love for the Gaines family. The service of any employee and the cleanliness of the Inn grounds are spectacular. If you like a cozy place that gives you a “home away from home” type of feeling, this place is it. We are so thrilled with the Inn and we will definitely be returning.”

Back Bay Inn is located at 1391 2nd Street, Los Osos. For more information, call (805)528-1233 or visit

– Cassandra Frey

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