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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 walking along scenic beach below

Watch surfers, bikinis, dogs being walked, kids pushed in strollers, Up about 30 ft from the ocean... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
RocketFloyd
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Floyd, Virginia
Very nice beach but...

Very nice beach, especially if you want to work out first at Pleasure Point Pilates and take a mat... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
yobbb
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sc
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A popular Santa Cruz surf spot.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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East Cliff Dr. and Pleasure Point Dr., Santa Cruz, CA
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831-0454-7956
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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
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The beach is the greatest. You can swim or just watch to marine life. I have played with otters and also have seen dolphins and other sea life. The Pleasure Point area also has a mall and numerous restaurants.

1  Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I love this part of SC. It's fun to watch the surfers, and when the Golden Poppies are in bloom, the views are especially sublime. You can walk here from Capitola. It's easy and worth the time.

Thank Balkans_Phile
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is locals only spot. If you're not local, stay clear of their waves. Only complaint is that locals are mean to travelers who decide to rent a board and suit up the street. As soon as they recognize you're not form around SC...they cut...More

Thank Orostudio
Reviewed 24 April 2016

If you want to say you've been to a typical California surfing beach, this is the place. It's a great place to watch the surfers, sip coffee and take photos, It's also a wonderful spot to take a walk anytime of the day. Bring your...More

Thank Brin651
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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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