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Vacation rentals in Santa Cruz

Vacation rentals in Santa Cruz

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Cozy & Sunny 2-bedroom cottage in Seabright
SUPERHOSTEntire cottage · 4 guests · 3 beds · 1 bath
Cozy & Sunny 2-bedroom cottage in Seabright

Conveniently located in a sunny and peaceful midtown residential neighborhood an easy walk to Seabright restaurants*** , beaches, and the harbor; close to downtown. Pretty and comfortable with wood floors, a patio for dining, a great kitchen with new appliances, direct TV + Roku. Great for friends and families--can accommodate 6 if 1 person takes loft bed.

What guests are saying:

“Comfy beds and fully stocked kitchen, washer and dryer made for a great stay walking distance to the stockyards! Thoughtful touches and lovely backyard space, lots of room to enjoy time with family.”

Wave House by the Beach for Two!
SUPERHOSTEntire house · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
Wave House by the Beach for Two!

PLEASE READ ALL DETAILS: Spacious house with a loft bedroom, bathroom with shower/bathtub, skylights, full kitchen, large living room and dining area. Lots of light. Two decks, yard, driveway and garage for parking. Only a 0.3 mile walk to the beach and boardwalk. A 0.4 mile walk to the wharf. And a 0.7 mile walk to downtown. Lots of outdoor activities in the area! Unfortunately the house is not suitable for children under 10.

What guests are saying:

“Kendall is an amazing host. She was extremely clean and adhered to all social distancing guidelines. We were able to check in a bit earlier and were appreciative of the flexibility. Check in was really easy. Communication was always constant and the hosts were easily available whenever contacted. The place was extremely clean and even had things we didn't expect like Tea, Coffee, some Italian Soda, and beach towel's. The space is extremely spacious and feels extremely 'homey'. The pictures don't do this place justice. There are 2 balconies which are a nice area to hang out on during the day or the sunset. Proximity to the beach and grocery stores were nice too. The TV, Board Games and more were great. If we come back to Santa Cruz we'll be sure to try and stay here again!”

Cypress Dream
SUPERHOSTPrivate room · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 shared bath
Cypress Dream

My place is a block to Seabright beach, Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor, Whale History Museum, eateries, public transport, and several other local shops. You’ll love my place if you surf, enjoy water activities, local wineries and breweries, or just hang on the beach. You will love the neighborhood. Easy walk to the boardwalk, Wharf or downtown. My place is good for couples, elderly (no steps), solo adventurers, families and business travelers. Price includes county TOT tax of 11%.

What guests are saying:

“I didn't want to leave! The hosts were MAGNIFICENT, I felt like I'd known Ellen and Wayne forever after 5 minutes. They graciously invited me to join them for dinner and the best margaritas ever. We played games in the gorgeous yard, it was SO much fun! The room was perfection, so many sweet touches like fresh flowers and beer/water/tea. Lots of space for clothes, which was really convenient, and two big comfy chairs for reading/working. I had such a hard time getting out of bed! It was the best sleep I've had in years, just heaven! Even the shower was amazing! Very large spotless bathroom. Its a fantastic neighborhood, about a block or so from the beach and tons of yummy food choices close by. I am so looking forward to my next trip, thank you Ellen and Wayne for a fantastic time!”

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