What to do in Santa Cruz

Activities, attractions and tours
Conchi Natural Pool featuring general coastal views as well as a small group of people

Santa Cruz Attractions

They say that good things come in small packages, and this endearing city is no exception. From top tourist attractions to exciting excursions, there are so many things to do in Santa Cruz.

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What to do in Santa Cruz

Free Things to Do in Santa Cruz

There's no need to constantly reach for your wallet in Santa Cruz. The following won't cost a red cent.

Conchi Natural Pool - Slow things right down and treat yourself to a little time relaxing beside the water.

Things to Do in Santa Cruz with Kids

There's fun for all the family no matter where you go in Santa Cruz. Here are some family friendly experiences you can do together that are sure to make your break memorable:


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Santa Cruz on a sunny day?
Are there cheap things to do in Santa Cruz?
Keep more of your hard-earned pennies in your wallet with these cheap and popular experiences:

What can you do in Santa Cruz for free?
Conchi Natural Pool is among the best free sights in town.

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