If you didn’t have a chance to enjoy a summer getaway, no worries! Our Oxnard hotel is fortunate to be located in an area that experiences an “Indian Summer” offering some of the best weather during the fall season.

Coastal Grill is receiving excellent reviews and offers our guests three menu specials this fall. Tempt your taste buds with the Shrimp Cocktail Appetizer for $11.25; the Pan Seared Diver Scallops; or the Grilled Pacific Snapper. The Coastal Grill is located off the lobby area with a good view of the pool area and ocean beyond. It makes for a great spot for lunch or dinner!

Our Chef is going to post even more delicious specials.
Check back in a few days.

There are many fun & free events taking place during the fall in Oxnard. If you love cars, Channel Islands Harbor presents its annual ‘Ventura Vintage Rods Harbor Run 23’ on Sunday, September 8. The free event features over 250 classic cars.

‘Go Bananas’ at the 2nd Annual Banana Festival taking place Saturday, September 28 at the Port of Hueneme. Besides delicious banana desserts, the day’s highlights also include live entertainment, waterside port tours, a vendor marketplace, arts & crafts, auto pavilion, kids’ activities and more!

It wouldn’t be fall without some pumpkin fun! Both Oxnard’s downtown Farmers’ Market & Channel Islands Harbor Farmers’ Market offer a ‘Pumpkin Fun Day’ complete with pumpkin decorating contests, pumpkin bowling, face painting for the kids, live music, BBQ and more! The downtown event takes place on Thursday, October 24 and the Harbor event takes place on Sunday, October 27. Have a happy fall!


The holiday season is approaching and this is a great time to perfect your cooking skills! La Dolce Vita in downtown Oxnard offers cooking classes taught by owner, Chef Michelle Kenney.

This fall, Chef Kenney offers a class on Saturday, September 21 with a tempting menu which includes Miniature Pizette’s, Baked Tuscan Fennel, Stuffed Pasta Rosettes and Sicilian Cassata Cake.

The cost is $55 per person and includes the meal, wine and hands-on training. Bon Appetit!



Beautiful, fine art can be found at the Carnegie Art Museum in downtown Oxnard. The Carnegie displays a new exhibit, Artists of ‘The Collection at Riverpark’ from September 8 through November 24, 2013.

The exhibit provides a sampling of selected artists commissioned to create major public art for Oxnard’s newest shopping center, ‘The Collection’. Admission is just $5.

It won’t be long until the holidays are upon us and gift giving is underway! The Harvest Festival Original Arts & Craft Show takes place October 4-6 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds.

Hundreds of artisans will showcase more than 24,000 handcrafted originals with great gift ideas to choose from. The festive fall-themed atmosphere will include an array of exhibits such as beautiful jewelry, blown glass, ceramics, hand woven clothing, holiday ornaments and so much more. Visitors can also enjoy a number of event highlights while they shop including stage entertainment, a kidzone, strolling performers, a pumpkin patch, specialty foods and more. The cost is just $9 for adults, $7 for seniors (62+), $4 for youth (13-17) with kids 12 and under free.

We look forward to seeing you this fall!


What better way to celebrate California Wine Month than with an evening under a star-filled sky, enjoying an exceptional dining experience, poolside. Coastal Grill in conjunction with Rancho Ventavo Cellars is presenting a special ‘Sunset Winemaker Dinner’ on Thursday, September 26.

The Al fresco five-course menu is paired with wine from Rancho Ventavo Cellars. The reception starts at 6 p.m. with the dinner following at 7 p.m. The cost is $69.95 plus tax & gratuity. Call Rancho Ventavo for details and reservations at 805-483-8084.


We are gearing up for Thanksgiving and we are looking forward to providing a very special day in our Coastal Grill Restaurant. Our guests can choose from a variety of holiday carvings which include a choice of the traditional Roasted Tom Turkey or Honey Glazed Ham. Several entrees are also planned such as Roasted Game Hens, Shrimp Linguini with Lobster Sherry Sauce, Leg of Lamb or Braised Beef Short Ribs. The meal also includes a number of delicious side dishes, salads, a seafood station and topped off with scrumptious desserts.

We hope to have the opportunity to serve you this Thanksgiving!



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Deals and Specials.

We offer Suite Renovation, Fun in the Sun,
Stay Connected, AAA Kids Eat Free and other packages.


Photos byour local photographers are used in this newsletter. Thank you!

Whatever you decide to do when visiting our beautiful seaside resort,
our staff is ready to assist! We can help make arrangements or provide suggestions for additional activities.
We are here to serve you!


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1-800-EMBASSY • 805-984-2500 • 2101 Mandalay Beach Road, Oxnard, 93035