Destination guide

The captivating city of Capitola awaits you

The area's entertainment and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Capitola. This walkable city is known for its beaches, seaside and surfing. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Mystery Spot are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Capitola

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Capitola a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sante Adairius Rustic Ales (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • DeLaveaga Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Soquel Vineyards (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Seascape Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Pasatiempo Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Poetic Cellars Winery (5 mi / 8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Capitola

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, August, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Capitola

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Capitola. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Main Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Natural Bridges State Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Capitola Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • New Brighton State Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • The Hook (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Pleasure Point Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Capitola

The nearest airport is in Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview), which is 26 mi (41.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Capitola?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 642 holiday lettings near Capitola. From 407 Houses to 59 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Capitola for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Capitola?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Capitola:

  • Opal Cliffs: 319 holiday homes
  • Edenvale: 22 holiday homes
  • Westside: 193 holiday homes
  • Soquel Avenue Corridior: 40 holiday homes
  • Cambrian: 16 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Capitola?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Capitola. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Capitola Beach: 861 holiday lettings
  • Capitola Historical Museum: 870 holiday lettings
  • Capitola Wharf: 863 holiday lettings
  • Capitola Mercantile: 863 holiday lettings
  • Villa Montalvo: 984 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Capitola listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Capitola?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 407 Houses in Capitola. Our other popular types of Capitola holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 14 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Capitola?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 69 holiday homes with pool available in Capitola. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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