Celebrate NYE Near Your Apartments in El Sobrante, Richmond


“Each New Year, we have before us a brand new book containing 365 blank pages. Let us fill them with all the forgotten things from last year—the words we forgot to say, the love we forgot to show, and the charity we forgot to offer.” ― Peggy Toney Horton

With 2018 having gone and went so quickly, it’s time to pause and reflect upon the most memorable moments of the year. Did you achieve what you wanted to or is it time to reorient your goals again? After you reflect, spring into action by planning a fantastic night that will lead you into 2019! How will you celebrate the inevitable, upcoming New Year’s Eve in El Sobrante, Richmond?

If you decide to have a get together in your apartments, click here on some interesting ideas on hosting a memorable New Year’s Eve. If you’re more interested in going out and enjoying a night on the town, then make sure to make the most out of your city and check out what local events are going on by clicking here.

No matter what you do, remember to take lots of pictures and to not drink and drive! Make your transition into 2019 the best night it can be!

Local Haunted Houses in El Sobrante, Richmond CA


“Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.”- Stephen King

One of the best things about Halloween is that it’s a great time of year to reflect upon the unsolved mysteries of the world around us, for both children and adults alike. There are several ways you can celebrate Halloween at Solace Luxury Apartments in El Sobrante, Richmond: you can host a party, go trick-or-treating, or look for a haunted house! Some cities have more haunted places than others, but it may be worth the drive from El Sobrante to really get your spook on.

Exploring haunted houses can be one of the most entertaining, fulfilling things you can do this holiday season.
So what will you do this year on October 31? If you’re keen to a spooky soundtrack to mark the countdown to Halloween or simply an upcoming Halloween party you’re attending or throwing, check this out. It’s a great album by Goblin, an eighties horror band that truly sets the ambiance for anything scary.

How will you make this Halloween memorable? To look up local haunted attractions near El Sobrante, click here. Go all out this year and get caught up on scary stories and real haunted history about your town.

Staycations in El Sobrante, Richmond CA


“When was the last time you spent a quiet moment just doing nothing – just sitting and looking at the sea, or watching the wind blowing the tree limbs, or waves rippling on a pond, a flickering candle or children playing in the park?”
Ralph Marston

If you don’t have the funds or time to take off work to travel far from El Sobrante, Richmond this year, don’t worry. Instead, treat yourself to a much-deserved “staycation”. It’s the perfect way to get some fun and/or relaxation before you get pulled back into the momentum of work.

If you live at Solace Apartment Homes, there are quite a few spas and hotels worth unwinding at that are just driving distance from where home is. Reserve a spot for you or you and your partner to get some body work done and put your mind at ease.

If you’re feeling even more like a homebody and are looking for a more humble staycation, follow these tips here on how to make the best out of unwinding at home. Relaxation’s important and will provide you with the much needed re-surge of energy you need to enjoy a spike in productivity at work or on your creative endeavors.

Labor Day Weekend Activities in El Sobrante


Dr. King’s last campaign was a labor struggle. Many people are aware that Dr. King was assassinated in Memphis in the spring of 1968. Less well-known is what drew him there: solidarity with city sanitation workers, who, without the benefit of union representation, were rising up to protest humiliating pay and deplorable working conditions. Thomas E. Perez

Do you enjoy what you do for work? As Labor Day approaches, its actually a wonderful opportunity to reflect and think about how you feel about your career. It’s also a great opportunity to check out events in and around El Sobrante, Richmond to have fun on this patriotic occasion.

If you want to stay in El Sobrante, Richmond and celebrate, check out this site to get some ideas on what things are happening around you. Labor Day is a wonderful transition into fall and an amazing excuse to catch up with friends, family, and neighbors.

How will you celebrate Labor Day at the end of this summer? Will you go out and check out events near Solace Apartments in El Sobrante, Richmond or will you try to celebrate with a party of your own? For fun party activities that will assist you make the most out of Labor Day, click here.

Summer Events in El Sobrante, Richmond CA


“Summers had a logic all their own and they always brought something out in me. Summer was supposed to be about freedom and youth and no school and possibilities and adventure and exploration. Summer was a book of hope. That’s why I loved and hated summers. Because they made me want to believe.”
―Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Isn’t it great that right now, we’re in the midst of summer? You should plan something fun for yourself. Even if you have a full time job and it doesn’t necessarily feel like summer to you, there are quite a few events going on around your apartments in El Sobrante, Richmond that are worth checking it. It certainly beats getting stuck in a rut of just locking yourself in your apartment or going to the same bar you always do.

Make it a point to check out this wonderful page, where new events near your apartments in El Sobrante, Richmond are constantly being updated and posted. In fact, if you happen to know of a fun event around town going on, contact Solace Apartment Homes so we can join you!

So what will you do to make the most of the heat and sunshine this season?

Start Your Summer in Solace Apartment Homes


“All in all, it was a never to be forgotten summer — one of those summers which come seldom into any life, but leave a rich heritage of beautiful memories in their going — one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends and delightful doing, come as near to perfection as anything can come in this world.”
—L.M. Montgomery, Anne’s House of Dreams

Are you looking forward to enjoying your summer in El Sobrante, Richmond this year? What will you to do get prepared? If you have any desire this summer to hit up a pool party or venture towards the beach, then start your summer in your apartments, where you can make the most of the fitness area on site. The great thing about living in Solace Apartment Homes is that there’s an excellent facility onsite to help you reach your goals of obtaining your summer body, so no matter where you go, you feel confident.

What will you do to make your summer memorable? Take advantage of the gym on site to blow of some steam and stay healthy. For workout tips using weights, click here. For ideas on making a playlist to motivate you, click here.

The Best Way to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day


There are many Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations in the bay area, but only one has been a staple of the community for over one-hundred-and-fifty years. This holiday weekend, why not travel into the city for San Francisco’s famous Saint Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival!

Now in its one-hundred-and-sixty-seventh year, the Saint Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade is an event the bay area looks forward to every year. This year, both are bigger than ever! The festival begins at 10:00 AM and cannot be contained in one location! The event will take place at both Civic Center Plaza and on Grove Street from Polk to Larkin Street. The festival will feature live entertainment from Irish entertainers, traditional food and drink, as well as activities and crafts for children. An hour after the festival begins, the parade will starts at the corner of Second and Market Streets and will feature over 5,000 performers from across the country!

This year’s Saint Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade are not to be missed! Make a plan to attend with friends and family today! The best part of all? The event is free! The festival and parade are on regardless of the weather, so be sure to check before you attend. All locations are under an hour drive from the Solace Apartment Homes in El Sobrante, Richmond CA.

Fun New Year’s Resolutions You Need in 2018


We’re all pretty familiar with the stereotypical New Year’s resolutions. Eat healthier. Exercise more. Save more money. While these are all great goals to have, sometimes it can be exciting to switch it up and try something new. You don’t need to look very far to find fun New Year’s resolutions, either. We have a few ideas that are perfect to add to your list.

Master a Cocktail Recipe

Whether you want to be the perfect host or impress your friends, one of the best skills an adult can have is mastering a cocktail recipe. You can even make it a goal to learn a new recipe each month. By the end of the year, you’ll be an expert mixologist! If you need some inspiration, this website has hundreds of different cocktail recipes to try! Yum!

Start a New Hobby

Remember when you were a kid and you loved trying new things? It’s time to bring that level of excitement to 2018! It’s never too late to learn a new hobby or skill. Whether it’s taking a tap dancing class or practicing your baking skills, the world is your oyster.

We hope that no matter what your goals are this year, your life is filled with fun times and excitement for the months ahead while you are living at Solace Apartment Homes.

Tips on decorating your home

The road to finding your first apartment can be a rough one. However, when you finally walk into the perfect place that you now call home, after getting through the hassle of moving, and dealing with a lot of uncertainties, you are ready to jump right into one of the most fun aspects of living on your own — decorating. To get started here are some amazing decorating and style websites to get your imagination going. Explore for yourself below.

Apartment Therapy -Apartment Therapy is a fabulous resource for all first-time renters. When you need ideas to get started decorating or ideas for how to revamp you interior, this site is heaven sent. Budget friendly, DIY friendly, and small space friendly, too.

Style Me LivingStyle Me Pretty is fabulous for a first-time decorator because it caters to every style possible and does so by proving oodles of eye candy and tips for making your place your own.

Decor8 Decor8 brings a fresh perspective in that it mixes high end inspirational photos with realistic advice about how to achieve what you see. As one familiar with decorating sites by the dozen, this “how to actually accomplish this look” tone is a subtle change of pace.

These are a just a few of my many favorites. So, what are you waiting for get to browsing, scrolling, and creating! This should help you in becoming a guru in decorating.

Amenity Feature of Solace

See why Solace Apartment Homes is not just your ordinary apartment. Here is some list of the amenities that we offer.

  • Clubhouse with Fireplace, Media Lounge and Indoor/ Outdoor Entertaining Kitchen
  • Fitness Center/Yoga Studio with Streamable Instructional Classes
  • Multiple Work Stations
  • Pool, Spa and Outdoor Lounge Areas with Trellis, BBQ’s, Cabanas and Large Fire Pit to Gather Friends
  • Trellised Deck Overlooking Pool
  • Pet Parlor/Doggie Park
  • Parcel Delivery Lockers & Mail Room
  • Bike Friendly – Bike Repair Station
  • Barbecue Grills
  • Creek & Mountain Views
  • Free High Speed WIFI in Common Area Amenities

Once you visit us please share your most favorite amenity from Solace.