The Capitola Wharf

Stroll the wharf and watch the sunset

Capitola Museum

Explore the historical side of this charming town

Capitola Village

California’s oldest seaside resort town

Creekside dining

An historic eatery in picturesque Capitola

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Capitola Soquel Village

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...

Kayak Connection

Kayak tours & rentals daily, beginners welcome!

Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria

Delicious desserts, pastries, salads, sandwiches & more

Edgewater Beach Inn & Suites

Across from beach & wharf, beautiful gardens.

Comfort Inn - Santa Cruz

Stained glass windows & over-sized spas available.


Shopping by the Sea in Capitola Village

Find unique treasures in this quaint seaside village




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Capitola

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