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Amazing Ocean & Beachfront View 45 Steps Aptos Sandy Beach!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Enjoy spending time with family and friends in this large 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo with full ocean views from almost every room. Amazing full beach and ocean view of Monterey to Capitola. This single level unit offers a spacious floor plan with large picture windows and a full deck with patio furniture. BBQ on the deck while you listen to the soothing waves, watch the dolphins and view a gorgeous sunset. Walk to restaurants, delis, coffee shops and the beach in just a few seconds. For added photos/virtual tour of the property call us for the link.

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More Details

Property Manager
Dennis Smallie
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Dennis Smallie

We are a family from Stockton, California (2 hours from Aptos) and have a family member in Santa Cruz taking care of the condo for us.

Dennis Smallie purchased this condo in 2003

Why Dennis Smallie chose Aptos

Location, Location, Location. Fourteen years ago we walked into this condo, saw the magnificent view from the front room and without looking at the rest of the condo we knew that God had led us to this purchase.

What makes this condo unique

We enjoy the serenity from the location which provides a tremendous ocean and beach view along with the fresh smell of the ocean. From the condo we really enjoy watching the dolphins jump out of the water several times a day. Of course the highlight is spending time on the beach picnicking, boogie boarding, body surfing, having bonfires, etc., which is all just steps from our front door. When we need something, the liquor store, deli, restaurant, coffee shop or bar are all within a one minute walk.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Another year, another week at your wonderful beach condo. This is year 2 for our family and we so enjoy staying here. We saw the porpoises everyday of our stay. Always such a treat. It's a wonderful way to end our summer. Thanks for such a wonderful place to stay.
Aug 2007
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Jose
Nearest Barpub
Cafe Rio
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
Pixie Deli
Nearest Beach
Rio Del Mar
Car: not necessary

Nearby hiking and cycling in the Mountains also


Aptos Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • A door separates the wash room of the bathroom from the shower/bathtup/toilet area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , This is a 2 Twin Trundle. A sofa is also in this room
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Pull out Queen size Sleeper Sofa (1) and Futon (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Washer, Dryer


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Amazing Ocean & Beachfront View 45 Steps Aptos Sandy Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, clean and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best beach & coastline views

  • 5 of 5

The entire Rio del Mar beach and coastline are viewable from this condo. The owners are nice and enjoyable to make arrangements with. Everything in the condo was operational. May be ready for a kitchen makeover. Could loose the dinning room to make a larger kitchen. All basic amenities are there and working. The building has an authentic San Francisco feel to it, which works well for a beach front.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lincoln, NE

Aptos Beachfront Condo

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful place to stay! It had fantastic views of Aptos's beach front, could be seen right from the back patio. Great location, surrounded by a wonderful town with plenty of food and attractions to keep anyone satisfied on a vacation. All the essentials you need, including a full kitchen, outdoor grill, silverware, and dishes. Although this is a prime location, traffic is not a concern. Also the sleeping arrangements were very accommodating. On my trip, we had five people with us, and everyone had a comfortable place to stay. Also great shower and restroom. Aptos was a pleasant, quite neighborhood perfect for an ideal vacation. I would recommend this location to any of any age or any type of vacations you are trying to have. Not to mention the sun sets are amazing.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It's the place to be

  • 5 of 5

Very charming facility with breath taking views. Beach, thrift store and cafe just a quick walk from the front door. Beautiful locations nearby to catch some waves, ride longboards and enjoy the beach. Suitable place for children, teenagers and adults.

We stayed 5 days and I enjoyed every second of it.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is the place to stay in Aptos!!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful beachside view with access to everything you need in the condo for a beautiful stay. Washer dryer sink kitchen and a nice grill on the balcony! Weather was perfect and the people there were so kind! Close to boardwalk which is a nice tourist attraction and a short drive away from other beaches. If I ever make it back to Aptos I'm definitely looking to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stockton, California

Beautiful weekend.

  • 5 of 5

Such a great weekend, I could not of asked for better. We arrived Friday and could not of asked for better weather the 180 degree view of the sunset that night was unreal. I can't wait to come back I won't be staying anywhere else but here.

Thank you.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $125
Linen Service $80
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Holiday and Summer rates are higher than standard rates and have a 3-7 night minimum. Holidays are Spring Break, Memorial Weekend, Labor Weekend, Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas and New Years.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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