Neighborhood Guide: Santa Cruz, California

Get the details on where to eat, what to do, and how to live.

Neighborhood Guide: Santa Cruz, California

Get the details on where to eat, what to do, and how to live.

Escape Silicon Valley for the surfer's paradise of Santa Cruz.

Outsite’s Santa Cruz villas are located one block from the ocean and scenic West Cliff Drive. There are several great beaches, quiet hidden coves and bay views within minutes of your front door. Hop on one of our bikes to explore the neighborhood. Shop for fresh produce at the farmer’s market. Sample a pint at a local brewery. Get buzzed on caffeine or taste a flight of fantastic wine. The possibilities are limitless. With 29 beaches surrounding the city, Santa Cruz is famous for world-class waves and natural wonders.

Best Coffee and Wifi

Coffee • Sweet Treats • Cool Design

People Watching • Cake • Coffee

People Watching • Cake • Coffee

Best Restaurants and Bars

Sourdough • Coffee • Sweet Treats

Seasonal • Pizzas • Fresh

Surf Supplies • Healthy Food • People Watching

Best Gyms and Yoga Studios

Basic • Gym • Personal Trainers

Classes • CrossFit • Community Vibe

Yoga on the Beach • Good for Beginners • Knowledgable Teachers

Shopping and Groceries

Affordable • Whole Foods • Fresh Produce

Fresh • Organic • Food to Go

Fresh Produce • Organic • Supplements

Local Extras