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Sunset, Surfers and big waves!

We spent a lot of time on West Cliff Drive. If you can, ride a bike or skateboard. Looked like a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Christina H
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Good for a blustery walk along the cliff edge

A westside Santa Cruz favorite strip to walk, jog or carouse about. Bike along the road edge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Capitola, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent a lot of time on West Cliff Drive. If you can, ride a bike or skateboard. Looked like a cool thing to do!

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A westside Santa Cruz favorite strip to walk, jog or carouse about. Bike along the road edge though be careful for gawking motorists who often turn into bikers when they are not paying attention to the road as they drive along. On a blustery day...More

Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you walk it, jog it, or drive it, this road will be busy -- with good reason. At every bend, there are fresh vistas of natural beauty, both in the landscape, but especially on the seascape. Surfers abound, and bystanders are amazed at their...More

Thank GrandDude2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk with the family. Roomy promenade. Lots of walkers, runners, jolly pets, stunning views. Wish had more time to enjoy it! Will be back.

Thank Flamingo411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice views and walk near sunset. Only downside are some homeless people and pot smokers .. you can go all the way down to the beach or rocks for a nice view

Thank Nym123s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful setting, gorgeous view, great walking or bike riding. One of our favorite places to get some exercise

Thank Karen12350
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son lives a block from West Cliff Drive, so I walk there quite often. Because of the horseshoe shap of the Monterey Bay coastline, you can catch both the sunrise in the east and the sunset in the west. Enjoy the Santa Cruz Beach...More

1  Thank eanndyer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rent a bike or take a stroll along beautiful west cliff drive. Bonus points of you time it with the sunset or sunrise and manage to see whales, otters or sea lions (oh, or surfers!).

Thank Jes W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent for walks/runs with stunning views of the seaside. You can stop by to watch surfers as well. It's just beautiful and highly recommended.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful weather and great drive in the convertible. Would love to spend. More time here. Coast has a few areas to park and walk down to the water.

Thank Roxlee33
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26 March 2017|
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Response from Rubythief | Reviewed this property |
Current e-bikes at 131 front has electric bikes and pacific ave cycles at 320 pacific has regular bikes for rent. Current is about 3 blocks from the wharf and pacific is about 6 blocks from the wharf at the start of the... More
11 July 2016|
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Response from dan g | Reviewed this property |
Nothing I can add that has not been already said. Agree with all other recommendations about Henry Cowell.
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30 April 2016|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
I live downtown and walk it everyday. From the Seaway, it is 1/2 a mile to Steamers ( Surfer Museum light house looking thing). From there it is another mile , or less, to Natural Bridges. The walk is so beautiful you will... More