Smell the mist, feel the breezes, hear the seals and see Monterey Bay from the beautiful windows in this Santa Cruz home. 

Walk or ride bikes down to "Privates" - you have a key to access this special private beach. Just ten minutes more and you are in the popular Village of Capitola . The end of the Capitola wharf is a great restaurant. Pizza My Heart, Thai, Italian, Mexican and other specialty restaurants on the Esplanade as well as many wonderful shops, galleries and ice cream too! You can also rent fishing boats, kayaks or rowboats in Capitola. Watch the pelicans glide through the air......


Opal Cliff Beach House is close to Nisene Marks Redwood Forest, wonderful for biking, hiking and running and Close to Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor where there is sailing, boating and whale watching. 


We offer a 3 bedroom (all with private baths), home on Opal Cliff Drive. This home is perfectly located 5 miles from Santa Cruz Main Beach at the Boardwalk, 3 miles from Santa Cruz Harbor and less than a mile to Capitola. Quiet neighborhood, peaceful and relaxing. No overflow beach parking and noise. But, close to all the excitement. Relax in the hammock and on the outdoor decks. Luxuriate in the hot tub surrounded by the whimsical and colorful garden. You'll be in the best of Santa Cruz and Capitola at the Opal Cliff Beach House. After you arrive and settle in, step out your front door - walk to the right five minutes to the "Hook" - a famous surfing spot with steps down the cliffs to the beach. 5 minutes further and you are at Pleasure Point. 


  • PC and WIFI
  • 3 TV's with Direct TV, stereo, & CD  
  • Hot tub in the beautiful back yard 

Sleeps 8 + , 4 queen beds (one bed in family room)

  • All linens, towels and down comforters provided
  • Washer/Dryer and all soaps
  • Kitchen supplies/condiments
  • BBQ/charcoal/lighter
  • Key Access to Private's Beach (just down the street)
  • Pets OK with permission

Activities in Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay

  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • Santa Cruz Mystery Spot
  • Pasatiempo, Seascape and De Laveaga Golf Clubs
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum
  • University of California at Santa Cruz
  • Ano Nuevo State Park
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium

Summer Rates

  • Memorial Day to Labor Day $450 - $550 / night
    7 - night minimum, Monday to Monday 10% discount booked by March
  • ~ 60 day cancellation policy ~

Spring/Fall/Winter Rates

  • After Labor Day to Memorial Day: $450/night Friday/Saturday
  • $295 / night Sunday - Thursday
  • $150 cleaning fee for less than 7 days
  • 2 night minimum (call regarding holiday minimums)
  • Security Deposit - $500 (Fully refundable after departure if all is left in good order)
  • Santa Cruz Lodging Tax - 9.5%

Welcome to Opal Cliff Beach House!

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(831) 325-2772 

Mon - Sun. 9:00 am-9:00pm 

2335 Soquel Drive #G

Santa Cruz CA 95065

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