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Pajaro Dunes Condominiums

105 Shell Drive, 2661 Beach Rd., Watsonville, CA 95076
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pajaro Dunes is simply the best, most beautiful hidden gem in the Monterey area! I'm a huge fan! I seriously can't say enough excellent things about Pajaro Dunes! I've stayed there well over 7 times with family and it's absolutely excellent every single time. Pajaro Dunes is a private, upper scale gated development of condominiums in Watsonville, next to Monterey.... More

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view and location by far give this place a high rating. It is on a quiet and secluded area of beach. We enjoyed watching the seals and otters daily. The units do need a bit of updating both outside and in, but overall this was a great family place to stay.

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Lafayette, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Three girlfriends spent a few days here reading, walking on the beach, collecting shells and enjoying the sound of the waves. The kitchen was lovely and had everything we needed to prepare our dinners. A huge picture window gave wonderful vistas of the sea and dolphins swimming by. A fireplace kept us cozy early morning and in the evenings. .We... More

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Santa Clara, California
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37 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We went with a big group of work colleagues for a retreat here. It's nice as they are houses and not apartments - they also overlook the water. It's only a stones throw to the beach. With a lot of people surfing. We stayed in house #98 and #126. House #98 was a direct access to the beach house, #126... More

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Sacramento, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We had a lovely Thanksgiving weekend in a gorgeous location. Our condo was right on the ocean, simply walk outside the door. Fireplace for cold evenings, comfortable furnishings. Grounds are nice for walks, with ponds full of wildlife. We had a bonfire on the beach one foggy night - encouraged as long as you follow the rules. Not far from... More

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Over the years my wife and I vacationed here many times with our kids when they were young. It's close to the Bay Area and an easy and scenic drive. We chose Pajaro for a romantic place for a long weekend to celebrate our 30th Anniversary. We stayed at the Shorebirds complex in a one bedroom condo (#186) with incredible... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Love this area and these condos and can't wait to go back! The condo we stayed in (S25) was clean and comfortable and had a nice side view of the beach and ocean. The carpet was brand new, which was very nice, but the place could have also used some paint and a few new utensils in the kitchen (there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Pajaro Dunes is absolutely the most relaxing condo beach resort around. It can't be beat! Anytime of the year is great! It's got its own private beach about one mile long (or a little longer) and hasa great assortment of different types of condos. You bring your own food, but they can purchase it for you. By far one of... More

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Mountain View, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Comfortable lodging about the same price as a hotel in this area. We were right on the beach so that was very nice. It felt safe and the condo had everything we needed except for beach chairs which would have been nice, we didn't think to bring our own. We needed a quiet get away from work stress and this... More

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

The Pajaro Dunes resort is a lovely and very peaceful getaway especially if you can travel midweek. The resort/condo complex I give an overall rating of 5 with easy beach accessibility, cleanliness, great office staff, nice nature walks, and a peaceful and relaxing environment. This time we stayed in Bldg C unit #76 so this review will mainly be about... More

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Address: 105 Shell Drive, 2661 Beach Rd., Watsonville, CA 95076
Location: United States > California > Watsonville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Why settle for a room, when you can enjoy a beautiful coastal home?!Nestled along the Monterey Bay is one of the most scenic stretches of California's central coastline. Spanning 1 1/2 miles of pristine beach, Pajaro Dunes Resort is a secluded, gated community featuring a collection of beautiful beachfront homes, townhouses, and condominiums — available for vacation rentals & group retreats.Looking for a perfect Santa Cruz County family vacation, family reunion or seminar site? Pajaro Dunes is located 4 miles west of Watsonville and conveniently, 20 miles south of Santa Cruz and 25 miles north of Monterey/Carmel. Enjoy the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz Mountain Redwoods, Monterey Bay Aquarium, central coast wineries and world famous golf! ... more   less 
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