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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Santa Cruz reviews

  • A great stay!

    "Me and five friends of mine stayed here for a week in March, and we couldn't be happier with the stay! The house was clean and cozy, and the beds comfortable. Kitchen fully supplied and a great wifi. The owner was very accessible and made sure her guests got all the information they needed. The location is great, close to surfing and restaurants. I would definitely stay at Portola Paradise again and also recommend it to anyone!"
    Guest: Agnes N. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 3, 2015
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  • Perfect Getaway

    "Our stay in this Santa Cruz house was incredible. There were 8 of us, visiting as a college reunion. The location is great - it is quaint, but close to Mission Blvd, and walkable to downtown Santa Cruz. We ended up having breakfast at Cafe Brasil twice, which is a short walk (highly recommended!). Besides the close attractions, we found ourselves spending quite a bit of time in the house - what a great space! We had dinner in the dining room one night, easily fitting the 8 of us. We had breakfast out on the patio one morning, and a campfire out back. The only issue with 8 people as opposed to 6 is that the pull-out bed wasn't super comfortable, so 6 of us were well rested, and two weren't. If you have 6 people, you'll have no problem, and if you have 8, I say it's worth it anyway! The washer had just been fixed for us before we arrived - Mara was a great host and very on top of the needs of the house and her guests."
    Guest: Brit Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 19, 2014
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  • Great house and location!

    "This is among the best VRBO's I've rented for my family. The good: decor is fresh, clean, updated and darling. The three bedrooms (the lower level is one big bedroom/TV room) are each on separate floors, each with their own modern bathroom....GREAT for privacy and sharing the house with extended family or kids. The beach is just a few houses down the the quiet road. The kitchen/fridge is stocked with staples like spices, maybe some leftover beer or wine, paper products/plastic wrap/baggies, coffee filters,+++. This is awesome and saves money on the little things! Great communications with the owner. Nice beach toys available too. The not so good: There's a somewhat busy street you have to cross to get to the beach. The Santa Cruz traffic is awful (can't be helped by homeowner of course)....that's about it! We loved it!"
    Guest: Amy Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 12, 2015
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  • This is the one!

    "This vacation rental deserves 10 stars in my book. This darling cottage is equipped with everything you would ever need for your beach vacation. Very clean, wonderful decor. Location is ideal. This house was perfect for our family. Can't wait to rent this one again!"
    Guest: Helen B Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 24, 2014
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