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From the redwoods to the sea, picturesque Aptos captures the hearts of visitors with its charming accommodations and variety of things to do.

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The oldest seaside resort on the coast, Capitola shines with upscale lodging and beach-side attractions.

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Just north of Santa Cruz, Davenport welcomes visitors along Highway One, remembered for its dazzling bluffs and cliffs, as well as its amazing coastline and nearby beaches.

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La Selva Beach

The private, gated community of La Selva Beach sits just south of Santa Cruz and just off Highway 1, the ideal location for exploring the California coastline, within a peaceful, small beachside setting.

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Santa Cruz

Surrounded by palm trees and water views, the hotels of Santa Cruz offer visitors the chance to stroll the beach boardwalk or experience the thrilling entertainment of a waterside amusement park.

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Spend your days lounging on the beach and your evenings in oceanfront luxury, with a stay in the small community of Watsonville.

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About Santa Cruz County

A top vacation destination for generations, Santa Cruz County entices visitors with everything from family-friendly inns to full-service hotels.  Relax just steps from the beach at the Capitola Hotel or head to incredible Aptos with luxurious amenities and top-notch features at Seascape Beach Resort.  With a vacation to Central California its simple to go for a hike through the soaring forests of redwoods, enjoy the sweeping cliffside views, surf the ocean waves or simply lounge upon the miles and miles of fabulous California sand.  From protected coves to nature trails, you’ll find plenty to do in Santa Cruz County