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 tours & rentals daily, beginners welcome!
Across from beach & wharf, beautiful gardens.
Stained glass windows & over-sized spas available.
Delicious desserts, pastries, salads, sandwiches & more
Find unique treasures in this quaint seaside village