Gualala (pronounced wa-LA-la), on Highway 1, is the southern gateway to Mendocino County and, in addition to being one of the county’s artistic centers, it hosts outstanding restaurants and lodging. It’s also home to Gualala Point Regional Park. You’ll find just about everything you need at the well-stocked Surf Market. With its eclectic collections of clothing, shoes, gifts and home accessories, Red Stella specializes in “coastal living with an urban edge.” Run by two brothers, Four-Eyed Frog Books is filled with wonderful books, cards, games, and stuffed animals. The Market at Placewares offers specialty foods and beautiful objects for the home to the south coast. Studio 391 has original artwork and photography that captures the natural beauty of the area.

Explore Gualala

1. MendoViné Lounge

Mendoviné welcomes you to a new style of wine lounge conveniently located in the center of Gualala. Come relax with friends and neighbors in a comfortable …

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3. Seacliff Motel

The Seacliff is a modern luxury hotel clinging to the cliffs of the Pacific shoreline. Relaxation begins with the chocolates and sparkling cider guests receive …

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4. Seaspray

Seaspray oceanfront getaway, with the highest quality amenities, is available as a vacation rental. Just relax. There is nothing like watching the sunset over the …

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5. Serenisea

On a bluff point above the Pacific sits one of the Mendocino Coast’s most intimate and beautiful small resorts, Serenisea. Rentals range from cozy cottages …

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6. St. Orres

Just three hours north of San Francisco, on a sunny stretch of coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean, lie over 50 acres of amazing beauty—and more …

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7. Sun Room House

Romantic getaway, fabulous ocean views, lovely town, shops, restaurants, and two very nice grocery stores. Light house tours daily, 15 minutes north at Point Arena. …

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8. Surf Market

Surf Market offersquality food, often locally sourced,and excellent customer service. Drop in and grab some pizza or gelato, fresh meats and cheeses or whatever else …

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9. Surf Motel Gualala

Welcome to the Surf, Gualala’s first ocean bluff lodging establishment on the northern coast of California. Each room is supplied with a special blend of …

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