Monterey offers you an iconic California vacation. Splashing waves, superb restaurants, boutique shops, and an easygoing atmosphere ensure you'll feel at ease--and have the time of your life. On top of all that, you get perhaps the most famous aquarium on the planet and a landscape that has inspired the likes of John Steinbeck. To be near one of the area's most happening spots, stay at one of the hotels near Capitola Beach.
A favorite among locals and visitors, Capitola Beach features activities for everyone from adventure seekers to vacationing families. For a relaxing afternoon on the beach, you can toss a baseball, play volleyball, and swim in the ocean. If you want an adrenaline rush, grab a surfboard and ride the waves, which are especially large in the fall and winter, or book a fishing trip out at sea. After a day of fun, cool down by enjoying local wines along with seafood at a nearby restaurant. There are many niche stores beside the beach if shopping is your thing, and Capitola Beach hotels give you a charming place to call it a night.
You definitely want to explore more during your stay in the Monterey area. One attraction you can't miss is the Monterey Bay Aquarium, which is a mere 35-mile drive away; here, the fluorescent jellyfish, the cute sea otters, and mysterious Giant Pacific Octopus will leave you with unforgettable images. If you're coming here to tour this aquarium, know it's easy to find a hotel in Monterey nearby. Additionally, just 36 miles from Capitola Beach is Monterey State Historic Park, where Spanish explorers first landed in 1602; the collection of historic buildings are fascinating.
If you're ready for the history, beauty, and welcoming atmosphere of Monterey, then start planning today. With Travelocity, you can find plenty of deals on hotels close to Capitola Beach. Combine a flight and your room with one of Travelocity's packages to Monterey, and you could save up to $537.