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We are located 1.5 blocks from scenic West Cliff Drive on the west side of Santa Cruz. A short walk and you can be at Cowell's Beach, the Municipal Wharf, the Boardwalk, the Pacific Garden Mall, and the world class surfing spot, Steamer Lane.

The Casita is a delightful 2 bedroom, 2 bath home that comfortably sleeps up to six people. Artistically decorated, the 2 bedrooms each have a queen size bed and the living room has a queen size pull-out couch. The large enclosed brick patio offers privacy for enjoying a soak in the 6 person hot tub, sunbathing or enjoying a barbecue while listening to the seals barking from their perches under the wharf.

*Enjoy fresh-cut flowers from the gardens, local wines, salsa and chips, Pacific Cookie Company cookies and Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting coffee. An extensive DVD collection and library of books is also provided.

Casita de Santa Cruz is a hidden gem, located in the heart of a westside Santa Cruz beach neighborhood. Live like a local during your vacation.
Enjoy a bike ride along West Cliff Drive, go wine tasting, take a drive up the coast to San Francisco or down the coast to Monterey, visit the University of California, Santa Cruz, play a round of golf, go sailing on the Chardonnay, try surfing!, or just relax at the beach.

Click on the thumbnails below for a large view:

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk & Municipal pier are within easy walking distance. Hear the seals
barking from their perches beneath the wharf

Try surfing in the gentle waves at Cowells Beach, located at the end of the street.


Take a stroll along scenic West Cliff Drive.


Fully equipped kitchen with granite slab countertops, ready to prepare a gourmet meal or a quick snack.


On those cold, foggy nights, warm up by the gas fireplace, walk around barefoot on the toasty warm, heated floors.

Sit down to a home cooked meal. Seating for 6 at the expandable table and 3 at the bar.


Downstairs bathroom.

Relax in the cozy living room, watch a DVD, satellite TV, listen to some music, or catch a catnap.

Let the sound of the waves breaking on the beach lull you to sleep.

Upstairs bathroom.

Both bedrooms furnished with queen size beds.

Relax on the private, fully enclosed brick patio. Enjoy a barbecue, or catch some rays

The casita is fully equipped with all linens, a kitchen ready to prepare a gourmet meal, washer and dryer, satellite TV, stereo, cd/dvd player, high-speed internet, a fireplace, barbecue,6 person hot tub, off-street parking for 2 cars, everything you need for a memorable vacation. Please bring your own toiletries (soap, shampoo, etc.)


Low season rates (October 1 - May 31)
*for stays of less than 3 days, reservations will be taken no sooner than 30 days prior to arrival

Rates do not include City of Santa Cruz imposed Transient Occupancy tax of 10%

High season rates (June 1 - September 30)
*One week minimum June, July, August
Rates do not include City of Santa Cruz imposed Transient Occupancy tax of 10%
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For reservations or questions, please call (831)429-6372

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No pets or smoking, please.

*provided for stays of 1 week or more

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