Santa Cruz County offers the best of California beaches, with 29 miles of beaches for surfing, volleyball, hiking along coastal bluffs, picnics, romantic sunset walks and more.
Best Beaches in Santa Cruz, CA - Natural Bridges State Beach, Seabright Beach, West Cliff Drive, Twin Lakes State Beach, Capitola City Beach, Pleasure Point, Sunny Cove Beach, New Brighton State Beach, Mitchell's Cove Beach, Main Beach/Cowell…
With more than 30 beaches, Santa Cruz has plenty to offer tourists.
The Admission-Free Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk! Enjoy warm sand, cool surf, hot rides and free entertainment at the only major seaside amusement park on the West Coast.
From surfing to sunbathing, Santa Cruz beaches have something for everyone. Find the best Santa Cruz beaches in our beach guide, complete with a beach map.
Top Santa Cruz Beaches: See reviews and photos of beaches in Santa Cruz, California on TripAdvisor.
DOGS are allowed only in the parking lots and picnic areas, but NOT on the beach and trails (except for service animals). All dogs must be on a six-foot maximum leash and under human control at all times. Please do not leave your dog unattended in a vehicle. For a list of locations you can take your dog in Santa Cruz ...
May 27, 2016 ... SANTA CRUZ — Sign postings leading to the surf of Cowell Beach, just west of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, ban all the usual transgressions: diving, fires, litter, smoking, feeding the birds and sea lions. But one advisory, from the Santa Cruz County health department, warns against a seemingly ...
Little-known fact: A number of Santa Cruz area beaches have beach wheelchairs available to borrow at no charge. Made of lightweight material with big, wide wheels that roll easily across the sand, these dune buggies are the best way to get out and sniff the ocean breeze, though they do require a buddy to do the pushing.