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Featured Apartments in Santa Cruz

Bluff Beauty Apartment 4
3.5 out of 5
330 Kingsbury Drive, Aptos, CA
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Situated in Aptos, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Seacliff State Beach, Monterey Bay, and Rio Del Mar Beach. Beer Can Beach and Potbelly Beach ...

Bluff Beauty Apartment 4
The Boardwalk Haven Apartment 2
3.5 out of 5
118 Canfield Ave APT C, Santa Cruz, CA
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Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Santa Cruz Main Beach and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Monterey Bay is 1.3 mi (2 km) ...

The Boardwalk Haven Apartment 2
English Garden Studio Suite
2.5 out of 5
1707 Delaware Ave, Santa Cruz, CA
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Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Swift Street Courtyard and Monterey Bay. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is ...

4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
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"The room was extremely clean and quiet. The hot tub was very toasty and clean. Close to everything. Plenty of parking. I only wish they would have supplied coffee."…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2018

English Garden Studio Suite
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Casablanca On The Beach
Casablanca On The Beach
3.5 out of 5
101 Main St, Santa Cruz, CA
The price is ¥16,286 per night
3.7/5Good! (1,771 reviews)

"I loved the staff who checked us in! They were super accommodating and even gave us an upgrade! Love this hotel and definitely coming back!"…"

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

Casablanca On The Beach
Mission Inn
Mission Inn
2.5 out of 5
2250 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA
The price is ¥10,328 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (628 reviews)

"Well maintained property, located near restaurants, grocery stores, bakeries, wineries and breweries."…"

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2020

Mission Inn
Capitola Venetian Hotel
Capitola Venetian Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1500 Wharf Road, Capitola, CA
The price is ¥20,474 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (306 reviews)

"I love the Venetian because of its unbeatable location- right off Capitola beach. But, it is older and loud. We were on the bottom floor- could hear EVERYTHING above us. And, the power flickered on and off a couple times, which was annoying, but not awful. Very roomy and clean though. Of course we'll ..."…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Capitola Venetian Hotel
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Staying in an Apartment in Santa Cruz

There are 209 accommodation choices in Santa Cruz, including a selection of apartments. Why not make time for the entertainment choices and scenic seaside in this walkable area? Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk are popular places to visit.

How do you know if an apartment is the best choice for your stay? Apartments are great for families looking for the conveniences of home, and also for solo travellers who want to stay in a quieter area.

When is the Best Time to Visit Santa Cruz?

Though weather is just one consideration, it can have an impact on your travel plans, especially if you're planning for a longer stay. Since apartments often have stricter cancellation policies, it might be good to familiarise yourself with these weather averages before booking.

  • The hottest months are typically August and September, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 21°C and nighttime temperatures average 2°C
  • April-June: 29°C is the daytime average and 5°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 30°C and nighttime averages are around 8°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 28°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1268 inches in a year

What to Do in Santa Cruz

Visitors to Santa Cruz speak highly of its seaside and great entertainment. Cultural attractions include Santa Cruz Surfing Museum and Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, whereas Main Beach and Natural Bridges State Park are a couple of picturesque spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town including Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

Santa Cruz is also known for:
  • Sports
  • Surfing
  • Camping
  • Cycling
  • Bird watching

How to Get to Santa Cruz and Around the Area

Fly into Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), which is located 19.3 mi (31 km) from the city centre. Otherwise, you can search for flights to San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), which is 22.7 mi (36.5 km) away. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to stay at an apartment in Santa Cruz?
You’ll find plenty of places to stay in Santa Cruz with 336 accommodations to select from, including 24 apartments. Why not make time for the entertainment choices and scenic seaside in this walkable area? Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Mystery Spot are top places to visit.
How do you know if an apartment is the right choice for your stay?
An apartment comes equipped with a kitchen, so you can cook some of your meals, and usually is more spacious than a traditional hotel room. Apartments are a good option for couples looking to stay away from the tourist areas, and also for families wanting the conveniences of home.
What's the seasonal weather like in Santa Cruz?
Though weather is just one consideration, it can really affect your travel plans, especially when planning a longer stay. The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 53°F. Average annual rainfall for Santa Cruz is 31 inches.
What are the must-see places to visit in Santa Cruz?
Visitors to Santa Cruz speak highly of its seaside and entertainment. Family-friendly attractions include Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Roaring Camp Railroads, whereas Monterey Bay and Capitola Beach are a couple of great spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town, such as Mystery Spot and Rio Del Mar Beach.
What's the best way to get to and around Santa Cruz?
Fly into San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), which is located 27.6 mi (44.3 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 48.4 mi (77.9 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.