9th Annual 805 Writers Conference

November 7 & 8 2020

Mandalay Beach Resort

Hotel Registration & Information



Special conference rates are available through October 15th. If you would like to book a room for your stay during the conference, please click here.

The oceanfront Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach – Hotel & Resort in Oxnard, CA is the only southern California all-suite beachfront resort, located by the beautiful Channel Islands Harbor.

This California vacation destination is situated near Ventura, Ojai, Camarillo, Malibu and Port Hueneme, and is sandwiched between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Enjoy your vacation time in Oxnard to the fullest using local area transportation.

All 250 rooms at the Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Resort are beautifully decorated with a private bedroom and a spacious living room, and two full marble baths. Use the Hilton Honors app on your smartphone to access your suite’s Digital Key. Our oceanfront property spans 8.5 acres, giving you spectacular views of the ocean, sparkling pool with cascading waterfalls, exotic gardens, and streaming lagoons.

This southern CA resort also offers the perfect location for a beautiful beach ceremony, beach and garden wedding reception, meeting, or special event in Oxnard. Amidst 16,000 sq. ft. of flexible tropical splendor and serenity, this beach hotel is ready to cater to all of your function’s needs.

Guests on business appreciate the complimentary BusinessLink™ Business Center with printing services, as well as internet access throughout the hotel. Enjoy the complimentary made-to-order breakfast to start your day, as well as a complimentary Evening Reception*.

* Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.


  • 16,000 sq. ft. flexible meeting/ event space in Ventura County for any occasion
  • Complimentary made-to-order breakfast and Evening Reception*
  • Southern CA beachside location with amazing ocean-view suites
  • Fitness center, heated outdoor pool, sport, and tennis courts
  • Ventura County Resort special offers and deals for the whole family
  • Newly added Spa, with two modern and welcoming treatment rooms
What to do around here
The Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach – Hotel and Resort in Oxnard is situated in a superb location by the beach and the Channel Islands harbor. Guests can enjoy cruises, restaurants, water sports and other attractions within walking distance.

If you want to visit other cities during your stay, Santa Barbara is only 30 minutes north, and Malibu is 30 minutes south. The hotel is also 60 miles up the coast from Los Angeles. Attractions in the Oxnard area include the stunning Channel Islands National Park. Guests can also go kayaking in the Channel Islands Harbor, located only two blocks from our all-suite beach resort. Experience some traditional fun at Ventura County Fairgrounds and Mandalay Beach Park. Step back in time at the Ventura County Maritime Museum or wander along the Ventura Pier for waterfront fun, dining and a casual atmosphere. Play a round of golf at one of three Championship Golf Courses in the area.

The lobby of the beautiful Mandalay Beach Resort

Outside by the Pool

A cozy king size suite

$189 per night plus tax

A Double Queen Suite

$209 per night plus tax

Take a full tour of the hotel on google maps Here

Special conference rates are available through October 15th. If you would like to book a room for your stay during the conference, please click here.

We are also offering complimentary parking validation for those guests of the conference that buy a full day ticket for either Saturday or Sunday or purchase a ticket for the whole weekend.

Mandalay Beach Resort

2101 Mandalay Beach Rd, Oxnard, CA 93035

Mandalay Beach Resort, Oxnard Shores, Oxnard, Ca

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Mandalay Beach Resort, Oxnard Shores, Oxnard, Ca 34.192494, -119.245434

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