Nine miles north of Santa Cruz, the town of Davenport is adorned with art galleries and charming cafes. In the winter months, the coastal bluffs provide the perfect perch for watching migrating whales as they pass just off shore, and many visitors scour the windswept beaches below for sea glass treasures. Kite boarding and kite surfing are popular at Waddell Beach, where seasoned wave riders test their skills. Farther north, row crops stretch toward the sea, and north of town, elephant seals mate and nurse their young during wintertime at Ano Nuevo State Reserve. Read more...
Waddell Beach attracts surfers, kite and windsurfers, tide pool explorers and families. Rancho Del Oso offers biking, hiking, trail camps, horseback riding and camp, waterfalls, guided family activiti ...
Delicious desserts, pastries, salads, sandwiches & more
Across from beach & wharf, beautiful gardens.
Kayak tours & rentals daily, beginners welcome!
Stained glass windows & over-sized spas available.
Whale Watching in Davenport