Destination guide

The captivating city of Capitola awaits you

The area's entertainment and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Capitola. This walkable city is known for its beaches, seaside and surfing. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Mystery Spot are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Capitola

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Capitola a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sante Adairius Rustic Ales (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • DeLaveaga Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Soquel Vineyards (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Seascape Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Pasatiempo Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Poetic Cellars Winery (5 mi / 8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Capitola

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, September, August, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 76°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Capitola

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Capitola. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Main Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Natural Bridges State Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Capitola Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • New Brighton State Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • The Hook (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Pleasure Point Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Capitola

The nearest airport is in Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview), which is 26 mi (41.9 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Capitola?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 552 vacation rentals near Capitola. From 406 house rentals to 40 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Capitola for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Houses in Capitola?

Yes, of course. Vrbo Canada has 406 Houses in Capitola. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Capitola include:

  • Cottages: 40 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 76 rentals available
  • Cabins: 40 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Capitola?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 92 vacation rentals with pool available in Capitola. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.