From the seaside vistas of Capitola to the small-town appeal of nearby Soquel, this cozy region just minutes south of Santa Cruz is reminiscent of another time in history. Founded in 1869, Capitola is California's oldest seaside resort town and draws visitors every year for the Capitola Begonia Festival, the Capitola Art & Wine Festival, shopping in Capitola Village near the beach, the Capitola Mall and beyond. The historic town of Soquel lies just inland from Capitola, complete with antique stores, family-operated wineries and plenty of options for shopping and dining. Read more...
Boat rentals are available year round, along with tackle, bait, food, drinks, surf shirts and unique gifts. Kayak and boat launch is available. Great time on the bay.
On Antique Row in Soquel. Offers an array of furniture, architectural, garden & designer inspiration. New merchandise weekly.
Across from beach & wharf, beautiful gardens.
Kayak tours & rentals daily, beginners welcome!
Delicious desserts, pastries, salads, sandwiches & more
Stained glass windows & over-sized spas available.
Find unique treasures in this quaint seaside village