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...
Stained glass windows & over-sized spas available.
Delicious desserts, pastries, salads, sandwiches & more
Kayak tours & rentals daily, beginners welcome!
Across from beach & wharf, beautiful gardens.
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