The Olivine

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40 hilltop acres with ocean views somewhere in the hills between the coastal beach town of Cayucos and the rolling vineyards of Paso Robles. We are an off-the-grid retreat and orchard focused on sustainability with modern design. Weddings, reunions, corporate retreats, and wellness programs are welcomed here.


History of the ranch

1880’s: Originally homesteaded by the Schweinharts, German Pig and Dairy farmers.

1910’s: The property was bought by a barber who would take his stage-coach into town once a week to cut the locals hair and grab what groceries he needed and could not grow.

1940’s: A workman at the Morro Bay Stacks purchased the property and dragged an old tool shed up to where the cabin sits today. The skids which were used to bring the building up are still visible on the front porch today.

1980: a young dentist living in San Luis Obispo purchased the property as a place for his 5 growing sons to experience nature and release steam.

2012: the current owners, purchased the property and ...... ???


Accommodations & Event Space:

The Original Tin Misfit Cabin: Sleeps 6 in a 2 bedroom, 2 bath with queen sofa bed. Fireplace, full kitchen, wrap around decks with views.

1955 “Alijoa” trailer: sleeps two in a full size bed, dinette, and private deck looking out onto the oaks.

24’ Airstream trailer: sleeps four in a full size and queen bed.

(2) A-Frame Cabins: sleeps two each  in rustic and tranquil setting.

Safari Yurt: sleeps four

Barn: Great for indoor events with kitchen and loft.

Activities at
Misfit Canyon


  • Hike our 2 miles of private trails
  • Mountain Bikes
  • Daily Yoga  
  • Bocce Ball
  • Horse Shoe
  • Badmitten
  • Outdoor projected movies
  • Take dip in our plunge pool
  • Campfires & BBQ’s


  • Kayaks
  • Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Board
  • Surf Lessons
  • Fishing
  • Wine Tasting
  • Spa & Hot Springs

book your stay today

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