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sonofdragon wrote a review Yesterday
San Jose, California217 contributions21 helpful votes
Capitola Beach sits right at the shores of Pacific Ocean along Monterey Bay. It’s about half-a-mile drive from where we live in San Jose via CA 17 S route. Exactly right at the doorstep of Capitola Venetian Hotel, a quaint and colorful boutique hotel on the beach. Small it is but vibrant complete with restaurants, shops and entertainment throughout summer and special holidays. Low key. Feels like you belong. Family oriented. Dog friendly. Frequented by local tourists. Very much a quintessential California beach. A popular surf break and sunset romantic pastime. Walk atop the pier overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay and watch shorebirds, otters, surfers etc busy do their fun thing. Parking can be a problem despite fee for parking. Park free somewhere past Capitola Historical Museum and Fire station and walk. Not far and do able.…
Date of experience: January 2021
mini wrote a review Nov 2020
Fremont, California99,585 contributions3,824 helpful votes
We had a wonderful time in Capitola Beach on a lovely sunny day. We enjoyed the beach then had lunch, and then enjoyed shopping in the downtown area.
Date of experience: November 2020
Leeya E wrote a review Oct 2020
Tel Aviv, Israel40 contributions18 helpful votes
This beach and the surrounding area have a great vibe. We will definitely be coming back! No need to pack food - there are lots of restaurants around. Some are even on the water!
Date of experience: September 2020
JoAnn wrote a review Jun 2020
3 contributions2 helpful votes
Make sure you are aware of the "regulations" currently in place. If the beach had been available more, we would have had a fantastic time.
Date of experience: June 2020
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Ike and Leo's Grammy wrote a review Apr 2020
You'll love it, Go to Zelda's for lunch or brunch or dinner or drinks or just stay all day. You won't be disappointed.
Date of experience: May 2019