Ventura County Coast, California, is a region that encompasses four unique destinations with surf-town vibes and small-town charm: Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura, and Port Hueneme. Located right off Highway 101 between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, it is a gateway to California’s Central Coast. Natural beauty reigns supreme in the area, with over 20 miles of beautiful beaches and endless panoramic mountain views—it’s an outdoor lover’s paradise. Easy accessibility also means the ultimate destination for road trips, the perfect place to pay homage to the long-celebrated California Road Trip.
The Ventura County region has two harbors, Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard and Ventura Harbor in Ventura. Nearly perfect year-round weather provides the ideal environment for outdoor group activities of all varieties including surf lessons, hiking, kayaking, sailing, whale watching, and more. Dubbed one of the best surfing towns in America, it is also the perfect place to hang loose for beginners and pros alike. No matter your skills or interests, endless options for outdoor adventures await, including Channel Islands National Park.
After a full morning of meetings, attendees will appreciate all there is to see and do around town. From luxury brands to quirky boutique shops and vintage stores, Ventura County Coast hosts countless shopping options for any taste. Camarillo Premium Outlets features over 160 retailers including Nike, Michael Kors, Adidas, Lululemon, Athletica, and more. In Oxnard, The Collection at RiverPark is a premier entertainment and shopping center, featuring a rare blend of retail stores, restaurants, and outdoor spaces. Ventura is home to a mix of locally owned shops including clothing boutiques, art galleries, one-of-a-kind jewelry, swimwear, antique stores, and home decor. In addition, the region hosts a myriad of restaurants and bars with private dining options, numerous breweries, and over 450 restaurants to satisfy any palette and group size. The destination is also no stranger to hosting events with a bustling entertainment calendar featuring numerous special events year-round.
There are a variety of hotel options in the area for business and leisure guests. Additionally, several hotels have recently completed renovations or rebrands, and new hotels are coming soon. Collectively, the Ventura County Coast offers over 200,000 square feet of conference and event space, enough to accommodate groups of 10 to 1,000. Planners can choose from beachfront locations, unique offsite venues, and full-service hotel conference centers. With the famous year-round weather and amazing coastal location, a planner can also take an event from land to sea in a matter of minutes.
Start planning your next meeting (and take a quiz to find your group’s meeting vibe!) at venturacountycoast.com/groups.