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Santa Cruz Harbor Beach

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Address: 5th Ave. at East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz, CA
Phone Number: 831-475-6161
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Description: Adjacent to Santa Cruz harbor, this beach has beach volley ball as well as...
Adjacent to Santa Cruz harbor, this beach has beach volley ball as well as nearby shops and restaurants.
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Lovely!!!!

It's a beautiful beach. Very peaceful at night! People are also very helpful and friendly. You can camp out on the beach, as well as take a taxi that's a boat to tour the beach... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Kingsburg, California
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Kingsburg, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful beach. Very peaceful at night! People are also very helpful and friendly. You can camp out on the beach, as well as take a taxi that's a boat to tour the beach itself. You really have to see it for yourself. The sand feels lovely on your feet. Also the light house is beautiful itself :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach, although it can be a little tricky to find. Parking can also be a challenge. However, once you're there it'll be worth the effort.

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Cupertino, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a beach we like to go to for the sights and sounds of the harbor not necessarily the beach itself. It's a nice beach. Clean and just fine but the harbor is the star for us. The boats are beautiful. They are fun to look at and watch go in and out of the harbor. Great lunch stop.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

parking can be a challenge, but buy a permit and park in the neighborhood. A lot of restaurants- walk all the way around the harbor- very nice people living on boats, even an RV parking area as part of the SC Harbor

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach with a cafe and restaurants on the beach. Lots of tourists though and very little parking. Although you can park further down in the lower harbor lot, closer to the bridge if you can walk further.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

What Beach in Santa Cruz isn't a great Beach??!! Harbor Beach is a great beach where you can get some of the best sea front food and drink in Santa Cruz. The Crows nest often has live festival type events here throughout the summer with great music food and fun!

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El Dorado, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Several restaurants to choose from on the Harbor. It costs to park, but we only paid two bucks for an hour. You can watch sail boats, paddlers and divers coming and going. There is a great gift shop too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

There were a lot of people, but not all in the water like my grandkids were!!! The day was so enjoyable riding waves. It was had to make them get out of the water!!!

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Twain Harte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

what a great place to grab a bite, Breakfast , Lunch or Dinner. Aldo's is great on the water, sit looking out at the light House, people watching and great coconut shrimp. Water taxi free form one side of the harbor to the other. Crows Nest was great for Sunday Brunch.

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just a Beautiful spot , this beach is not right in town just a little over a mile South of the main Santa Cruz Beach. Its wide and long ,nice soft white sand just the perfect spot for a little R&R..I love this Beach when I want to get out of the hustle and bustle of Summer tourist I go... More 

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Address: 5th Ave. at East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz, CA
Phone Number: 831-475-6161
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz

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