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Pleasure Point Beach

East Cliff Dr. and Pleasure Point Dr., Santa Cruz, CA
831-0454-7956
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Great place to visit

You cant go too wrong with any beach in Santa Cruz and Please Point is one stop you should make... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Family0007
,
California
Cool if you want to watch surfers

We had just watched surfers and volleyball players at another beach and now we wanted to just relax... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Daniel A
,
Beijing, China
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A popular Santa Cruz surf spot.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great surf” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
East Cliff Dr. and Pleasure Point Dr., Santa Cruz, CA
CONTACT
831-0454-7956
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You cant go too wrong with any beach in Santa Cruz and Please Point is one stop you should make. Its a bit of a local spot, so if you looking for the touristy sport, go to the boardwalk, but this is worth the drive.

Thank Family0007
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had just watched surfers and volleyball players at another beach and now we wanted to just relax on sit on the beach and this wasn’t an ideal spot. It sure looks like a surfer hot spot though.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The surf at Pleasure Point is great, but all the local surfers (particularly the middle-aged to older men) are very rude. They clearly don't like seeing 'new' people around the beach. I go to UCSC and routinely get hassled by the older men surfing here....More

1  Thank Christian E
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived to find this area busy with tourists. As we walked toward town I noticed an access to the beach. We explained that we were visiting from Colorado and asked for directions to the beach. A kind family escorted us in the passage way...More

Thank 1khearty
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Watch surfers, bikinis, dogs being walked, kids pushed in strollers, Up about 30 ft from the ocean. Separate path for bikers vs pedestrians.

Thank RocketFloyd
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very nice beach, especially if you want to work out first at Pleasure Point Pilates and take a mat class there. The only problem with the beach is, it's always run with dogs off the leash. So, beware if you don't care for dogs on...More

Thank yobbb
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Pleasure Point is beautiful at any time of day, but at sunrise, it provides a perfect place to view the sunrise. It was worth getting up!

Thank Kona W
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I've surfed that beach for 30 yers- I hope to win the longboard contest next fall. it is just beautiful. located where Alfred Hitchcock filmed the Birds. the entire east and west cliff drive is spectacular and I tery to see every sunrise and sunset...More

1  Thank Will S
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came here when visiting family. They live in nearby Soquel. This is an awesome little town square! It's a classic surf town where everything is bright and energetic, and you feel like you could stay there forever. There are great walking...More

1  Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great spot to walk, watch surfers, a real neighborhood. Cool breeze off the bay perfect place to unwind

Thank catc0x
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Ndcsid
29 July 2015|
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Response from SAM S | Reviewed this property |
Nothing happening at the Point this week, but the surf is good. If you don't surf, take a lesson from Bud at Santa Cruz surf school, a very local boy. Capitola has free Wed. Music and the Boardwalk has free music on Friday... More
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