A charming seaside resort town along the northeast shore of Monterey Bay, Capitola was included in Sunset Magazine’s list of best beaches in California, which is saying a lot. Capitola has become a common destination for beach-dwellers and vacationers alike for its clean, beautiful beaches. The warm and welcoming character of the residents is a plus. Residents enjoy a year round Mediterranean climate characterized by cool, wet winters and warm, dry summers, perfect for the beach. Lined with endless colorful houses, hotels and shops, downtown Capitola is often referred to as “Capitola Village,” and is a common shopping destination for visitors and tourists. From downtown you can access a number of popular beaches including the famous New Brighton Beach. Capitola’s famed Venetian Hotel is on the Register of National Historic Places, designated as “The first Condominium Beach Community in the United States, built in 1924.” The Capitola community offers a number of scintillating activities and events such as the annual Labor Day Begonia Festival, so-named for the Begonia-covered floats in the Parade, a well-known local sand castle contest, and the Art and Wine Festival. Other local destinations popular among visitors and homeowners include the Capitola Historical Museum and the Capitola Wharf. The city is neighbored by Santa Cruz
, and many residents work from afar and commute. Find An Agent
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