The oldest seaside resort on the coast, Capitola shines with upscale lodging and beach-side attractions. Escape to paradise within the Caribbean-styled Capitola Hotel or walk to everything from the beach-side Capitola Venetian Hotel. Filled with an array of colorful buildings right on the beach, plus tantalizing shops and delectable restaurants, Capitola comes alive with possibility. Stay close to Capitola Beach for its swimming and surf, or New Brighton State Beach, for its stunning views and family-friendly experiences. A stay in the seaside village of Capitola overflows with charm and inspiration at every turn.