Another local favorite!! Great little beach surrounded by cool shops and delicious restaurants!! Very chill little spot, love love love it!
This beach is a family friendly beach with some parking down at the beach, and some parking a walk up into the neighborhood. In between the beach and upper parking are many different shops offering everything from Art to fun misc home items and decorations, clothing boutiques, local jewelry and…
Cute little downtown to poke around with a nice beach and several places to eat overlooking the water
“Funloving kids and adults will enjoy this place. Entrance is free, it's right on the beach, and Santa Cruz is a stereotypical California Beach town.”
“Over 40 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails in the Santa Cruz Mountains.”
“Just the trip down the hill in the cablecar is worth going!🚃 Beautiful spot, you can have a drink at the full bar or dinner and then walk down to Capitola Beach. ”
“a walk up and down Pacific Garden Mall in Santa Cruz will show you why many people believe in the slogan - Keep Santa Cruz Weird this is the VW Bug and Tiedye capital of the world. Many homeless but that is part of the local culture.”