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WestSide Santa Cruz Beach Getaway: close to everything. Free parking and WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

We are excited to share this bungalow experience to enjoy as we have, a step back in time to old Santa Cruz. A century old house that was owned over 70 years by the same family. The outside shows its age and character while the inside of this charming house is a clean, comfortable retreat. Stretch out in the claw foot tub, relax by the warmth of fire, and watch the chickens hunt and peck as you enjoy a cocktail sitting in the teak chairs on the back patio.

When you are ready to explore and leave the quiet single block street, most necessities are located within a 1 mile radius. PBB (Palmetta Beach Bungalow) is a great base for easy access to restaurants, attractions, nightlife and outdoor activities. On Saturday mornings, walk to the Westside Farmer’s market, Kelly’s bakery, or Natural Bridges state park to see the Monarch Butterflies. It is a 5 short block stroll to West Cliff Drive and the ocean. There is great cycling and mountain biking, hiking, surfing, boating, fishing, spelunking, and the list goes on. Explore all of the local restaurants, breweries, and coffee shops within walking distance. Downtown Santa Cruz is a 15-20 minute walk where you can see shows at the Catalyst, go shopping, eat at many restaurants or watch a Warriors game or roller derby at the arena. The Boardwalk, a historic beachside amusement park with a 100 year old roller coaster is also an 15-20 minute walk.

Whether for a weekend, or month, come explore, enjoy and relax in Santa Cruz.

More Details

Carlo Beronio
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Carlo Beronio

There are two residences on this property, and owners live in the rear house.

Carlo Beronio purchased this bungalow in 2010


Westside Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Second Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Each bedroom can sleep 2 adults comfortably (4 people total in traditional beds). We allow up to six occupants, as families may have young children that sleep with them in the beds, or in pack and plays. Additionally there are 2 fold away single cots with latex mattresses that can be setup, to accommodate 6 in beds. If you or your traveling companions are smokers, this property will not be suitable for you. Smoking in/on the property is prohibited. Additionally if you would like a private chef(at additional cost), arrangements can be made and meals can be planned. Typically minimum of 2 weeks notice for private chefs.


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(48 traveler reviews)

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WestSide Santa Cruz Beach Getaway: close to everything. Free parking and WiFi
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 48 reviews

So perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My four kids and I stayed here for spring break. The house was exactly what I was expecting and hoping for! Cozy and vintage:). The swings in the front yard were a hit, as well as watching the chickens in the backyard. The street is quiet and my kids were able to ride their scooters out front. The boogie boards came in handy for our trips to the beach. If we’re ever back in Santa Cruz, we’d love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was just what I was looking for. Very clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was amazing. Carlo was very friendly and helpful in recommendations for places to go. The house was perfect for our family. It had everything we needed, including chairs for the beach and boogie boards. I would recommend this house for sure.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely guest home in a great neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We come to Santa Cruz every holiday season, and this was one of our favorite guest homes. It's located on the west side, so you can easily walk to Natural Bridges and West Cliff Drive, plus a whole world of great eats and coffee away from downtown. But you can also walk to downtown in less than 30 mins or drive in just 5 minutes.

The home is wonderfully appointed, with everything you need. The beds were really comfortable, and the kitchen is modern and well-equipped. The back yard is delightful, with wandering chickens and the sounds of exotic birds nearby. You can also hear the ocean at night.

Carlo and Tammy were excellent hosts and very reachable. (They live right behind the house.)

The home is heated by wood stove, which was kind of fun, if a little high-maintenance (and smoky at times).

Overall, we had a great time here.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome house, wonderful hosts, great location

  • 5 of 5

Carlo and Tammy couldn’t have been nicer. They are lovely people and gave us excellent recommendations. Our trip was a slam dunk thanks to them. We had such a blast! The house is great, comfortable and well located. I’d recommend staying with them to anyone. A+!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Los Gatos

Lovely beach house, close enough to the beach and yet quiet area

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for letting us stay in your beach house. It is well appointed with everything you need including a nice coffee machine! The kids played on the swing outside for a long time and the location was perfect to go see the annual Monarch Festival by Natural Bridges.

The closest beach is only a 10-minute walk and mornings were already warm even in October!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huntington Beach, CA

Great Place, Hidden Gem for 70.3 Race

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for the Ironman 70.3 race and couldn't have been happier. Located about a mile from the start and transition area made it really convenient for everything. Everything inside was done very well and would be more than happy to stay here again.

Carlo and Tammy were great while we were there and communication with them wasn't hard at all.

Thanks again for the awesome stay~!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33.8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Pizzeria Avanti
Nearest Beach
0.6 Miles
Mitchell's Cove
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Common holiday weekends(4th of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Presidents Day) are 3 night minimum. Stays of 31 Days or more do not pay 11% occupancy tax. Refundable up to 30 days before check in.

Owner'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.