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1101 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA, US, 95060

  • Phone: (831) 427-1616
  • Fax: (831) 427-9053
4.1 out of 5 (83 reviews)
83% of guests recommend this hotel
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  • Outdoor Activities

    »Pacific Edge Climbing Gym

    One of the largest rock gyms in the world offering indoor climbing at its finest. Classes available for ages 6 and up.

    104 Bronson Street, Suite 12
    Santa Cruz, California 95062

    »Cowell Beach

    Sun worshippers can play volleyball or stroll along this sandy beach. Open sunrise to sunset.

    101 Beach Street
    Santa Cruz, California 95060

    »Pasatiempo Golf Club

    Many of the holes offer spectacular views of nearby Monterey Bay. Pasatiempo is an ideal destination to access Golf Digest's top three courses you can play in California. Pasatiempo

    20 Clubhouse Road
    Santa Cruz, California 95060

    »DeLaveaga Golf & Lodge

    DeLaveaga Golf and Lodge was carved out of a park in Santa Cruz in the year 1970. It is one of the most scenic golf courses in California and is loaded with trees, shrubs and greenery. This 18-hole par-72 course offers gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding hills. The clubhouse is equipped with excellent practice facilities and the course also contains a fully lighted driving range. DeLaveaga Golf and Lodge has hosted multiple PGA tournaments as well as local golf matches. The DeLaveaga Lodge Restaurant at the club serves diverse dishes which are ideal after a few games. Banquet facilities are available as well. Call for further information. 

    401 Upper Park Road
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065

    »Santa Cruz Harbor Beach

    Adjacent to the Santa Cruz Harbor, this beach provides volleyball activities and is within easy walking distance of restaurants and shops. Open sunrise to sunset.

    135 Fifth Avenue
    Santa Cruz, California 95060

    »Santa Cruz Sportfishing

    This company provides charter fishing and whale watching cruises aboard a 50 foot Delta boat. Private charters are also available.

    P. O. Box 5235
    Santa Cruz, California 95063

    »Happy Valley Conference Center

    Happy Valley Conference Center is a far cry from a conventional conference center and event space. It appears just like a huge Swiss cottage with landscaped gardens in the front and redwoods stretching behind. There are trails coursing through manicured lawns, a ropes course, a swimming pool, cabins for lodging and volleyball courts. Its kitchen provides the hallmark of rustic living with gourmet breads, rolls and desserts as well as vegetarian dishes. Its camping and rock climbing courses are conducted for as many as 500 people at a time and its clients have included companies mentioned in the Fortune 500 list. Hire this venue for weddings, reunions, gatherings, summer camps or business functions, if you want to impart a fairy-tale touch to your function.

    2159 Branciforte Drive
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065

    »Mystery Spot

    For almost 60 years, this attraction has been puzzling its visitors with its bizarre phenomena. Apparently, there are unusual deviations in gravity, mysterious inflections of light and altering perceptions of velocity and space. The staff takes you on a tour of the property, and you can witness all sorts of mysterious phenomena. It is a great place for the kids (and the adults who love them). This attraction is open every day of the year.

    465 Mystery Spot Road
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065

    »Natural Bridges State Beach

    The Natural Bridges State Beach is a good place to take a much deserved break from your daily life and to just slow down. This park is known for its beach area, that houses many a marine species such as crabs, sea stars, wildflowers and more, in addition to birds, seals and otters. If you're lucky, you may even find a whale in the deep waters in the distance. The park has a visitor center as well, along with several picnic tables. The park is also the nesting ground of a large colony of Monarch butterflies, and one can tour the park to know more about them.

    2531 West Cliff Drive
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060

    »Redwood Riding Adventures

    This equine company provides horseback riding in the Redwoods on quality horses, as well as lessons, leasing, and boarding. Vacation horse lodging is available, call for an appointment.

    365 Manzanita PO BOX 529
    Felton, California 95018

    »Stagnaros Sport Fishing

    This historic landmark business offers something for everyone including fishing trips, scenic bay cruises, whale watching, and more. Private party charters are available.

    P.O. Box 1340
    Santa Cruz, California 95061

    »Boulder Creek Golf & Country Club

    This scenic mountain resort offers an 18-hole course, facilities for corporate meetings, overnight lodging and a full bar and restaurant. Special tournament packages are available, which include banquets, condo rentals, power carts and more. A spectacular mountain resort set amongst the redwoods, this place is a one-hour drive from San Jose. It also offers villas for renting, tennis and swimming facilities and permits hiring of the venue for weddings and special events.

    16901 Big Basin Highway
    Boulder Creek, CA 95006
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