Mission-style resort overlooking the Monterey Bay.
Near beach, shops & quaint Capitola/Soquel Village
Steps to the beach, in heart of Capitola Village
Offers comfortable ocean view guest rooms
Santa Cruz is well-known as California's favorite beachside destination. So when locals host friends and family for visits during summertime, the holiday season or just for a long weekend, the Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council has a way to help! A free Visiting Friends and Relatives Kit, (VFR) is packed with information for your guests on all there is to see and do in town.
Residents of Santa Cruz County are welcome to stop by the year-round visitor center at 303 Water Street, Suite 100 in Santa Cruz for this free kit. Complete with an Official Santa Cruz County Traveler's Guide, shopping directories, a Birding and Wildlife Watching guide, brochures and other goodies, this valuable resource is an ideal way to open a visitor's eyes to the many things to do in the area. Read more...
As most locals know, Santa Cruz offers an abundance of fun, family-friendly activities all add up to a great time to get out and enjoy our county. There are a host of fun-filled events happening every weekend so get the family out and enjoy! Here are our favorites for this week:
The 34th annual, award-winning street festival is jam-packed with delicious Greek dishes, Kafenio Greek wine & spirits. Live bouzouki band and dancing makes for a fun event in downtown Santa Cruz.
Location: 223 Church St.
Celebrate the arts each month as dozens of venues showcase Santa Cruz's wealth of artists. For complete listing of venues, artists and special events, visit website or pick up a copy of the Good Times.
Location: Various locations
Enjoy panoramic views of the Monterey Bay during our second annual Beer, Brats & Blues event. Local breweries will be onhand pouring the latest seasonal beer and local favorites while Executive Chef Kirsten Ponza has prepared a menu full of Octoberfest inspired dishes. Music by Carie & the Soulshakers.
Location: Chaminade Resort & Spa, One Chaminade Lane