Steps to the beach, in heart of Capitola Village
Mission-style resort overlooking the Monterey Bay.
Near beach, shops & quaint Capitola/Soquel Village
Offers comfortable ocean view guest rooms
Santa Cruz is well-known as California's favorite beachside destination. So when locals host friends and family for visits during summertime, the holiday season or just for a long weekend, the Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council has a way to help! A free Visiting Friends and Relatives Kit, (VFR) is packed with information for your guests on all there is to see and do in town.
Residents of Santa Cruz County are welcome to stop by the year-round visitor center at 303 Water Street, Suite 100 in Santa Cruz for this free kit. Complete with an Official Santa Cruz County Traveler's Guide, shopping directories, a Birding and Wildlife Watching guide, brochures and other goodies, this valuable resource is an ideal way to open a visitor's eyes to the many things to do in the area. Read more...
As most locals know, Santa Cruz offers an abundance of fun, family-friendly activities all add up to a great time to get out and enjoy our county. There are a host of fun-filled events happening every weekend so get the family out and enjoy! Here are our favorites for this week:
Every Tuesday, all evening long, in the beautiful Rock Room, lounge on the outside heated deck and enjoy 'Two-fer' One pizzas & appetizers. Cocktails, beer & wine $4.95.
Location: Shadowbrook Restaurant, 1750 Wharf Road
A diverse collection of artwork, reminiscing "It's a Wonderful Life!" from our local artists: paintings (all mediums), sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, wood, glass, baskets, textiles and more!
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, 9341 Mill St.
3rd Friday is a monthly themed evening event that showcases local artists, crafters, historians and performers leading hands-on workshops and activities.
Location: Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St.