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Best Beach House Santa Cruz & Capitola - Winter Discounts!!

(26 Reviews)

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Last updated: 02/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Santa Cruz and Capitola - so much to do...

Stroll 5 minutes and you are at the 'Hook' surf location with beach stair access. Walk a little further and you are at Pleasure Point - home of many surfing contests. Several sets of good stairs down to the water.

Walk the other direction and in 2 minutes you are at 'Privates Beach' - you have a private key for access. 10 minutes more and you are in beautiful Capitola Village! ...beach, shops, restaurants...

* 3 miles from Santa Cruz Harbor. Wednesday night sailboats races!
* Close to Santa Cruz Wharf - 5 miles and the famous Boardwalk.
* UCSC 8 miles.
* Nisene Marks State Park - redwood forest - great for biking and hiking -a 10 minute drive.

Wonderful home with ocean views, decks to lounge on, beautiful gardens to stroll through, complete with hot tub and chiminea for toasty fires.

3 bedrooms, each with private bathroom, pilowtop queen beds, quality linens and down comforters. Extra queen bed in family room. Fully equipped kitchen with many William Sonoma kitchen supplies, high end front loading washer/dryer. Kamado ceramic barbecue and cooker. Beautiful decks for lounging and gathering. WIFI.

Garage for one car with bicycles, beach toys and equipment and coolers.

Ready for a carefree and relaxing vacation with friends and family!

Keywords: Beach House at Opal Cliffs, Ocean Views, Surfing, Capitola, Santa Cruz
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Member since: 2003

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    outside only...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    just let us know and of course clean up after your pets!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • key to Privates Beach, just down the street


  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Bingo, cards and more!...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV with HBO! Apple TV with Netflix and Pandora!...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    50 inch Panasonic Plasma Flat Screen 32 inch flat screen downstairs 24 inch flat screen master bedroom...moreless

  • Toys


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    key to Privates Beach on Opal Cliff ...moreless

  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    We are across the street from the ocean cliffs and have water views through the houses across....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    front loader...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    garage for one car...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:


  • Garage:

    room for one car and personal equipment/bikes/boards...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    forced air...moreless

  • Internet:

    no password required...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    quality high thread count sheets, down comforters and pillows...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Great room area with beautiful sun room!...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    4 on property parking places (maximum)...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    room for 4 cars total...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    plush towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    front loader...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    many high end chef's cooking tools!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of great dishes and utensils!...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Vitamix 350, Caphalon waffle maker, Cuisinart Coffee Maker, Breville Milk Frother, Brevile Citrus Juicer, Oster Vintage Malt Machine, Cuisinart chopper, Slow Cooker, quality cook pans, baking dishes....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    (3) with helmets - no guarantees...moreless

  • Boat:

    harbor 3 miles...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:


  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Kamado Ceramic smoker and grill with charcoal and supplies...moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie boards, beach toys, blankets, coolers, beach chairs...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    New! Private and beautiful gardens...moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub


Write a review 5
from 26 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day Holiday
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 9 - Aug 28, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Monday

Labor Day Holiday
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
Capitola Art and Wine
Sep 15 - Sep 16, 2017
2 night min stay
Fall Special
Nov 6 - Nov 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$295 $395
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$395 $550
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning $215 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11%


During summer - weeks are general Monday to Monday, but call

No charge for pets - great fenced yard

$1000 deposit for summer reservations, non-refundable - non cancelable 60+ days, forfeit any deposits

If using the book it now button it will require a credit card for the deposit . When balance is due, select echeck for payment. If credit card is used there will be a 2.5% fee (will be deducted from security deposit)t.

Security deposit is $500. This will be promptly refunded to you after your departure if all is loss, no damage and specifically - no additional persons (above 8 unless authorized), no additional cars over 4 and no extended parties/events. Apologize, but a few negligent persons have caused this. I am at risk of losing my license with Santa Cruz County for a vacation rental if I do not comply with occupancy, car, noise restrictions. Any non- compliance with these clearly explained guidelines will result in full loss of your security deposit and/or you will be asked to leave the premises.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 02/22/2017
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Jose, CA
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
De La Veaga
30 Miles
Nearest Train
San Jose, CA
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Privates Beach

Car: Necessary



Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

Why the Owner Chose Opal Cliffs, CA, USA:
I lived and worked in Santa Cruz area for 10 years. My kids attended Soquel schools. Hope to retire back to Santa Cruz !

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Location, location, location.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/22/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Enchanting Opal Cliff Beach House.....

    Enchanting Opal Cliff Beach House.....

  • beachy feel on your arrival!

    beachy feel on your arrival!

  • master bedroom and bath with views....

    master bedroom and bath with views....

  • Family Room with tv, computer and fourth queen bed.

    Family Room with tv, computer and fourth queen bed.

  • lovely gardens and hot tub.

    lovely gardens and hot tub.

  • front deck with ocean views

    front deck with ocean views

  • Welcome Pelican!

    Welcome Pelican!

  • nearby Capitola Village

    nearby Capitola Village

  • views....


  • dining area

    dining area

  • another comfy bedroom with private bath....

    another comfy bedroom with private bath....

  • decks for hanging out!

    decks for hanging out!

  • lovely back deck

    lovely back deck

  • views.....!


  • Privates Beach - Five Minute Walk

    Privates Beach - Five Minute Walk

VRBO #25020

This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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