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CapitolaUnited States of America

Experience quaint Capitola: its beaches, oceanfront, art, and more!

Explore the seaside area of Capitola—beaches, shopping, and popular sights like Capitola Beach.

Top Hotels in Capitola

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola
Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola
2.5 out of 5
1255 41st Ave, Capitola, CA
The price is $139 per night

Situated by the ocean, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Pleasure Point, Monterey Bay, and Capitola Beach. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is 3.1 mi (5 km) ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (819 reviews)

"Great location ,clean, updated rooms, secure parking ."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola
Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea
Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea
2.5 out of 5
720 Hill Street, Capitola, CA
The price is $116 per night

Situated by the sea, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sante Adairius Rustic Ales, Capitola Beach, and Monterey Bay. Capitola Historical Museum and Capitola ...

4/5Very Good! (979 reviews)

"It had a microwave and mini fridge super clean and comfortable bed and clean bathroom"…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea
Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-sea Inn & Suites
Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-sea Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
1435 41st Ave, Capitola, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $121 per night

Situated near the beach, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Pleasure Point, Monterey Bay, and Capitola Beach. Hooper Beach and 38th Avenue Beach Access ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (745 reviews)

"Was greeted by the hotel manager upon arrival, who was pleasant and helpful. Room was clean and big. Only about a 15 minwalk to beach and tons of restaurants nearby. Nice place to stay"…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-sea Inn & Suites

Popular places to visit in Capitola

Capitola Beach
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Capitola Beach

4.5/5(454 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Capitola Beach, a popular beach in Capitola. While in this quaint area, you can savor the top-notch restaurants.

Hooper Beach
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Hooper Beach

Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Hooper Beach during your trip to Capitola? Amble around this quaint area's beautiful beaches and enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

4.5/5(2,013 reviews)

Enjoy the thrills at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and find out why people love this theme park in Santa Cruz. Attend a sporting event in this walkable area, or seek out the biking trails.

Mystery Spot
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Mystery Spot

4/5(639 reviews)

You can learn more about the history of Santa Cruz when you make a stop at a top site like Mystery Spot. Attend a sporting event in this walkable area, or seek out the surfing spots.

University of California Santa Cruz
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University of California Santa Cruz

4/5(551 reviews)

Walk around the campus of University of California Santa Cruz, a top university in Santa Cruz. Attend a sporting event in this walkable area, or seek out the surfing spots.

Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

4.5/5(81 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Big Basin Redwoods State Park, a popular green space in Santa Cruz. Wander the forest or discover the mountain views in this relaxing area.

Top things to do in Capitola

Wilderness Survival Skills Clinic
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Wilderness Survival Skills Clinic

$135
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Beginner Rock Climbing Lesson
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Beginner Rock Climbing Lesson

$99
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Beginner Surfing Lessons - Santa Cruz
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Beginner Surfing Lessons - Santa Cruz

$109
Per adult
Los Gatos Scavenger Hunt: The Peak of Purrfection in Los Gatos
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Los Gatos Scavenger Hunt: The Peak of Purrfection in Los Gatos

$20
Per adult
Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill
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Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

$20
Per adult
Discover majestic Hearst Castle on this 1-day trip from San Francisco
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Discover majestic Hearst Castle on this 1-day trip from San Francisco

$1,538
Per adult

Reviews of Capitola

4.7

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 69.56521739130434%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 27.17391304347826%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 3.260869565217391%
2 - Disappointing
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1 - Terrible
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5/5 - Excellent

Sonya

May 28, 2020

Ive been coming to Capiola since i was 8 years old- i love going there.

4/5 - Good

AG

Mar 7, 2020

Need a better selection of restaurants.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 28, 2020

Didn't check off the sights in review, because we were just passing thru this time, but we have spent lots of time in the area and love the aquarium, the boardwalk, the UC campus, watching the local fauna in the bay, and Manuel's restaurant in Aptos.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 16, 2020

Had there not been the worst windstorm in the last half century we would have enjoyed the peaceful locale even more. That was truly evident the following morning after the wind had stopped blowing. It's a lovely village with friendly people.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 3, 2020

Beautiful relaxing area

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 9, 2019

Capitola is a beautiful, wonderful place to stay, explore

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