Laura's Guidebook

Laura
Laura's Guidebook

Food scene

Super delicious açaí bowls, fresh pressed juices, tasty salads.
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Amazon Juices
1066 41st Avenue
8 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Super delicious açaí bowls, fresh pressed juices, tasty salads.
A local institution; offering delicious baked goods, breakfast and lunch.
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The Buttery
702 Soquel Avenue
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A local institution; offering delicious baked goods, breakfast and lunch.
Their Bowl of Soul not to be missed! Great coffee, breakfasts, and pastries by Manresa Bread. Located in Pleasure Point.
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Verve Coffee Roasters
816 41st Avenue
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Their Bowl of Soul not to be missed! Great coffee, breakfasts, and pastries by Manresa Bread. Located in Pleasure Point.
A short walk from the room and usually busy.
10 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Peoples Coffee
1200 17th Avenue
10 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
A short walk from the room and usually busy.
Located just down the street and right next to Sunny Cove Beach.
6 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Starbucks
21620 E Cliff Dr
6 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Located just down the street and right next to Sunny Cove Beach.
Our favorite sushi spot - huge portions, fresh food and a great Happy Hour!
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Akira Seabright
1222 Soquel Avenue
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Our favorite sushi spot - huge portions, fresh food and a great Happy Hour!
Delicious vegetarian and meat options. Inexpensive, organic yummy food.
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Charlie Hong Kong
1141 Soquel Avenue
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Delicious vegetarian and meat options. Inexpensive, organic yummy food.
Some of the best food in Santa Cruz County. Local, seasonal, and simply delicious.
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HOME
3101 N Main St
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Some of the best food in Santa Cruz County. Local, seasonal, and simply delicious.
Farm to table Italian featuring some amazing Italian wines. Quant and romantic.
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La Posta
538 Seabright Avenue
40 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Farm to table Italian featuring some amazing Italian wines. Quant and romantic.
Comfortable and approachable, upbeat yet casual. Yummy food.
24 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
East End Gastropub
1501 41st Ave
24 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Comfortable and approachable, upbeat yet casual. Yummy food.
Another really good Italian restaurant and very close to the room. The polenta appetizer is so rich and decadent.
13 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Lago di Como
21490 East Cliff Drive
13 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Another really good Italian restaurant and very close to the room. The polenta appetizer is so rich and decadent.
Fine dining. Offering a Chef’s tasting menu and wine pairings.
12 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Persephone
7945 Soquel Dr
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Fine dining. Offering a Chef’s tasting menu and wine pairings.

Beaches

A locals beach a short walk down 17th Ave, past the Starbucks. The cliffs offer protection from the wind.
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Sunny Cove Beach
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A locals beach a short walk down 17th Ave, past the Starbucks. The cliffs offer protection from the wind.
Another very close beach right next to the Harbor. You might even see a sailboat or two.
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Twin Lakes State Beach
28 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Another very close beach right next to the Harbor. You might even see a sailboat or two.
If you’re visiting in October or November you can see the monarch butterflies at the Eucalyptus grove.
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Natural Bridges State Beach
22 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
If you’re visiting in October or November you can see the monarch butterflies at the Eucalyptus grove.
Our personal favorite beach - there’s a convenient parking lot right across the street and super easy access. A short bike ride away.
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Moran Lake Beach
12 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Our personal favorite beach - there’s a convenient parking lot right across the street and super easy access. A short bike ride away.

Surf Spots

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Lovely place for a walk along the cliffs and to see the surfers at “The Hook”.
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Pleasure Point
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Lovely place for a walk along the cliffs and to see the surfers at “The Hook”.
A favorite place for a walk on West Cliff and to see lots of seasoned surfers. There is also a surfing museum and iconic surfer statue.
27 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Steamer Lane
700 West Cliff Drive
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A favorite place for a walk on West Cliff and to see lots of seasoned surfers. There is also a surfing museum and iconic surfer statue.

Breweries

Great atmosphere, a variety of beers, light meals.
9 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Sante Adairius Santa Cruz Portal
1315 Water St
9 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Great atmosphere, a variety of beers, light meals.
A fun place to hang out.
26 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
New Bohemia Brewing Co.
1030 41st Ave
26 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
A fun place to hang out.
On the west side of town and serving up beer and ciders.
32 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Humble Sea Brewing Co.
820 Swift St
32 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
On the west side of town and serving up beer and ciders.
A short walk from the room and great beers.
East Cliff Brewing Company
21517 E Cliff Dr
A short walk from the room and great beers.

Wineries

A local winery that’s specializes in sparkling wine methode champenoise.
6 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Equinox Sparkling Wine
334 Ingalls Street
6 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
A local winery that’s specializes in sparkling wine methode champenoise.
Offering a large selection of wines and great atmosphere to catch some live music.
7 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Stockwell Cellars
1100 Fair Ave
7 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Offering a large selection of wines and great atmosphere to catch some live music.
A delightful restaurant with an extensive wine bottle shop featuring many international wines.
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Soif
105 Walnut Avenue
39 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
A delightful restaurant with an extensive wine bottle shop featuring many international wines.

Sightseeing

Get up close to our massive, gorgeous redwoods.
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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
101 North Big Trees Park Road
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Get up close to our massive, gorgeous redwoods.
After hiking in a bit, you’ll find a gorgeous swimming hole and usually many college kids from UCSC.
9 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Garden of Eden
9 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
After hiking in a bit, you’ll find a gorgeous swimming hole and usually many college kids from UCSC.
Such a unique experience with the tram down to the restaurant.
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Shadowbrook Restaurant
1750 Wharf Road
135 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Such a unique experience with the tram down to the restaurant.
This is a good restaurant but really the views are the main attraction. Right on the harbor. Offering nightly entertainment.
180 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Crow's Nest Restaurant
2218 East Cliff Drive
180 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
This is a good restaurant but really the views are the main attraction. Right on the harbor. Offering nightly entertainment.
A fun place to spend a day!
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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach Street
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A fun place to spend a day!
Optical illusion or energy vortex?!? You decide.
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The Mystery Spot
465 Mystery Spot Road
109 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Optical illusion or energy vortex?!? You decide.

Neighborhoods

A lovely little promenade with restaurants, bars, shops, and a beach. What more can you ask for?
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Capitola
93 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
A lovely little promenade with restaurants, bars, shops, and a beach. What more can you ask for?
Great views, surfing, restaurants and shops. Experience the Santa Cruz vibe.
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Pleasure Point
6 lokal ang nagrerekomenda
Great views, surfing, restaurants and shops. Experience the Santa Cruz vibe.
Our neighborhood! Visit the Harbor and many great beaches here.
Twin Lakes
Our neighborhood! Visit the Harbor and many great beaches here.