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Recent Central Coast reviews

  • Perfect stay

    "We had a problem with maintenance at our arrival, but after a phone call to Sunny, she arrived immediately and took care of it. The unit was a very pleasant surprise and we enjoyed our stay, we loved the location and the parking was a nice bonus. Walking distance to State Street but not too close as to be bothered by the noise. Overall ... great place, bring some supplies like kitchen towels, tissue paper, table cloth (dining room table top is glass) I would like to see the comforter replaced as it is stained and new pillows (same issue) or at least cover them with pillow case protectors ... there are plenty of towels and the bathroom shower is great, loved the sink and the 1/2 bath downstairs. Stairs are pretty steep, I would not recommend this for people with difficulties walking, but this is a great place for a romantic get away or an active couple who wants to leave the car behind. You can book with confidence ... emails and phone calls are answered promptly and security deposit returned within 48 hours. I definitely will consider booking again on our next trip to Santa Barbara"
    Guest: Nithoma Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 7, 2014
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  • Beach lover

    "The house is beautiful and could not be in a more ideal location! The view from the deck is breathtaking and literally 1 minute from the beautiful beach. The amenities were perfect and we felt very comfortable there."
    Guest: Beach lover Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 25, 2015
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  • Amazing in every way!

    "We recently 'won' a weekend stay at 'a Santa Cruz beach house'. Obviously that can mean a very large range of properties, but since we were supporting our local school we decided to give it a chance. When we arrived with several other families for our two night stay, we were all blown away the minute we walked in the door. I'm pretty sure that you cannot find a place on the entire North Coast that combines the amazing 180 degree ocean view, with the proximity to the actual beach. The house is set up just far enough on the cliff to get a fantastic, uninterrupted view, but within 60 seconds of walking out the back/bottom door you're on the actual beach. Not only is the beach beautiful here, it is as private as anything you will find. The house is very nice & clean and it uses its space very well. The first people to arrive from our group were treated to the sight of whales jumping just offshore. We all agreed that we will definitely come back, and even talked about making an annual trip out of it. Great place, great location, great owner. Can't go wrong with this place."
    Guest: Paco Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 20, 2014
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  • Best Family Vacation!!!

    "I think this was the best family vacation ever! From the moment we opened the door and walked into the Sea Angel to closing the door behind us when we departed, what a wonderful experience. The house was so clean and fresh. Walking in the front door and seeing the sand buckets filled with gifts with my kid’s names on them was such a nice treat, they truly enjoyed getting them. The kids immediately ran up the spiral staircase and claimed the loft as theirs and they made themselves a home. The bedrooms were so spacious and the beds were very comfortable and the linens/bed spreads were cozy. The kitchen had everything!!! Truly enjoyed the K-cup coffee machine and waffle maker. The décor of the Sea Angel was lovely. The large dining table was a great place for the whole family to come together. We enjoyed sitting out on the deck too whether it was early morning or late in the evening, it was so relaxing to hear the ocean. We spent a lot of time at the beach and the boardwalk and we walked most of the time. The convenience of the beach being 4-doors away was awesome. It is a very clean beach with easy stair access, fire pits and lifeguards, also a quick walk to get to the marina and lighthouse. The walk to the boardwalk was fabulous, not too far at all and the people in the neighborhoods we walked through were extremely nice. The use of the outdoor (shared) shower was a plus to getting cleaned up before going back into the house. I was a bit concerned with the parking only being available on the street with no driveway use, but it was never a problem. We had multiple cars too and we always came back to the house to find plenty of parking. Only being responsible for cleaning the deck grill, cleaning the kitchen and washing the towels made the departure easy, although sad because our trip had come to an end and we had to leave the Sea Angel. Working with the homeowner Mary was so easy, I’d email her and she would always quickly respond back with answers to all my questions. Also, I was notified that my deposit refund was in the mail within 24 hours of departure. I truly cannot say enough about the Sea Angel and our stay and how my family enjoyed the vacation. We are already talking about planning another trip to the Sea Angel next summer. I would definitely recommend the Sea Angel to all my family and friends."
    Guest: Terri D. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 13, 2014
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Central Coast Travel Tips

The Central Coast of California spans for hundreds of miles between Monterey Bay and Point Mugu, from just northwest of Los Angeles County and south of San Francisco and San Mateo counties.

Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo is credited with discovering the Central Coast following his landing in Santa Barbara County in 1542 after sailing from the south. America's first motel is located in San Louis Obispo and you can catch a glimpse of the rugged California shore when you travel through the coastal communities of Big Sur, Morro Bay and San Simeon.

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is home to Natural Bridges State Beach, redwood forests and a moderate climate. The city was settled in 1791 and chartered in 1866 after the Mexican-American War when California became a state. An earthquake destroyed much of the city's downtown buildings in 1989. Since reconstruction, downtown Santa Cruz has become a bustling center for shopping, dining and attractions.

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a popular maritime destination for visitors. The boardwalk's Neptune Kingdom features mini golf, an arcade, pool tables and laser tag. There are boardwalk rides for everyone in the family including the Giant Dipper and Bulgy the Whale - in fact, more than 60 million people have gone on the Giant Dipper roller coaster that opened in 1924. Another favorite attraction on the boardwalk is the 1911 Looff Carousel. This National Historic Landmark is a hand-carved merry-go-round that boasts a Ruth and Sohn band organ as well as a Wurlitzer 146.

Natural Bridges State Beach is famous for its natural bridge as well as ideal conditions for migratory whale, otter and seal watching. When you visit the beach you'll see sea stars, crabs and other ocean life during low tide. Also in the park is a large area of wildflowers that blossom in the spring, and Moore Creek creates freshwater wetlands and a salt marsh. Natural Bridges State Beach is also home to the Monarch Butterfly Natural Preserve - during the winter months, up to 100,000 monarchs find refuge here.

Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove can be found between Point Pinos and Monterey. It's often referred to as one of America's last hometowns and known for its Victorian homes. There's a massive annual migration of monarch butterflies that makes its way through the city each year.

Asilomar State Beach is located on the Monterey Peninsula. Visitors to the beach can access coastal trails and the nearby Asilomar Dunes Natural Preserve. Asilomar State Beach is a one-mile strip of sandy shores and rocky coves with a ¾-mile walking trail. All marine animals and features at the beach are protected. There's a boardwalk at the beach that houses a number of buildings and halls, including a cafe for you to enjoy a cup of coffee and a gift shop to pick up a book to sit by the water and read.

[http://www.pointpinoslighthouse.org/ The Point Pinos Lighthouse] was lit in 1855 and remains a Coast Guard navigational aid today, making it the oldest active lighthouse in the state. The first lighthouse keep at Point Pinos was Charles Layton and after he died in 1855, Charlotte Layton became the first female lighthouse keeper on the West Coast. When you visit Point Pinos Lighthouse you can take a tour of the historic site and learn more about what is was like for lighthouse keepers who were in charge of ensuring the light was lit as well as the lighthouse's progression through history.

Carmel-by-the-Sea

Carmel-by-the-Sea is a top destination in the U.S. and nestled above a white-sand beach. Everything in the city is within walking distance so you won't have any trouble navigating the streets to find hundreds of shops, restaurants, wine tastings and art galleries.

[http://aquariumofthebay.org The Monterey Bay Aquarium] sees nearly 2 million visitors each year. There are more than 600 species of animals on display, and thanks to its location near the water, the aquarium can enjoy a high circulation of fresh ocean water. There's a massive tank for viewing California coastal marine life which is also the first in the world to grow live California giant kelp. Sea life at the aquarium includes stingrays, jellyfish, sea otters as well as bluefin and yellowfin tuna. The penguins in the Splash Zone exhibit are a favorite among families visiting the aquarium and the zone houses African Black-Footed penguins.

Point Lobos State Reserve features Cypress forest, hidden coves, beaches and overlooks where you can catch a glimpse of the Pacific Ocean. At Point Lobos you'll find one of the richest underwater habitats in the world, making it a favorite spot among divers. However, seals, sea lions and sea otters can be found swimming through the waters here, too. Scuba and free diving are popular activities among visitors to the reserve. Other favorite things to do at Point Lobos include sightseeing, photography and jogging. There are unique geological formations and endangered archeological sites that you won't see anywhere else.

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