By Erin Bernall
Stretching your vacation dollars? Try these budget-friendly homes away from home for your Santa Cruz getaway.
Experience historic Santa Cruz in a charming Beach Hill cottage or apartment just two blocks from the Boardwalk. Surfside Apartments units are available only in the summer and sleep up to four people. One unit accommodates 6. Accommodations are cozy, cute and clean, and they’re equipped with a kitchenette. Priced from $120.
Boulder Creek Golf Club Villas
Find hole-in-one deals at Boulder Creek Golf Club Villas in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The find of summer is their mid-week package that includes two nights in a villa, six rounds of golf, and $28 in food and drink coupons priced from just $453, plus tax, per couple. Villas rentals without golf are also available.