Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection611 Ocean St, Santa Cruz 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated by the ocean, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Main Beach. Santa Cruz Surfing ...
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz1410 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Santa Cruz, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Town Clock, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Main Beach. Santa Cruz Surfing Museum is 2.5 mi (4.1 ...
Dream Inn Santa Cruz, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz 4.0 out of 5.0
Cowell's Beach, the best beginner's surfing beach in Santa Cruz, is next to this 10-story hotel; the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf and the Boardwalk are within ...
Santa Cruz Hotel & Travel Guide
Welcome to Santa Cruz! Known for its surfing culture, lively boardwalk, and delicious eats, this California coastal city draws in visitors year-round. With soft, sandy beaches, a temperate climate, and museums dedicated to the city's wave-riding pastime, you'll need to plan more than a few days to take in Santa Cruz's sights. Book one of Travelocity's cheap hotels in Santa Cruz and experience all the fun and culture this beachy city has to offer.
Out and About in Santa Cruz
The liberal, relaxed feel of Santa Cruz will amplify your desire to sunbathe in a lounge chair for hours on end at Main Beach. When you start itching to see the best sights in and around Santa Cruz, you won't have to go far. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is just a few minutes away from hotels near Cocoanut Grove, and the mile-long amusement park is a fantastic stop for kids and adults alike. For the more investigative traveler, check out the nearby Monterey Bay Marine Park, or the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, likely close to your Santa Cruz hotel or resort. When it's time to leave the sun, there are plenty of art galleries, shops, and theaters as well.
Eating and Drinking
Santa Cruz is world-renowned for its alternative culture, which you'll experience as soon as you set foot on Pacific Avenue. Restaurants at the Municipal Wharf serve delicious tacos, the catch of the day, or a fusion twist on Thai dishes. Local pubs and nightclubs feature signature drinks with the best tequilas, often paired with live music. Fortunately, you'll find tons of hotels near the beach in Santa Cruz if the nightlife gets the best of you.
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