The small community of Pleasure Point is a classic beachside community with plenty of local shopping and dining options, home to wetsuit pioneer Jack O'Neill, where locals mix effortlessly with visitors eager to capture that authentic surf vibe. Surfing aficionados can hang loose at Pleasure Point Park, complete with beach access where longtime wave riders compare stories from the day's outings. Pleasure Point boasts surfing events perfect for spectators and nearly a dozen famous breaks making it the ideal destination for skilled surfers and a perfect addition to a Santa Cruz beach vacation. Read more...
Bring someone special or the whole gang for a private sail on the only classic charter boat in Santa Cruz. "Sarah" is a true classic, designed over 110 years ago built in wood and launched 2005. We are priced to be affordable for two, but we can take up to six. There is no better way to experience the Bay.
Voted Best Surf School of Santa Cruz! Learn to surf or standup paddle with the best! Lessons and rentals daily, year-round. Open or private groups, semi-private and private lessons available.
Across from beach & wharf, beautiful gardens.
Stained glass windows & over-sized spas available.
Kayak tours & rentals daily, beginners welcome!
Delicious desserts, pastries, salads, sandwiches & more
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