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Cowell's Beach, Santa Cruz

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Cowell's Beach is located in Santa Cruz. Take a look at our Santa Cruz trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Cowell's Beach and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • the water is so bad at the beach no one outta be going into the water at all. the water is so polluted youd catch a virus from that filth  more »
  • This is where the surfers go, and the cliffs are a great spot to watch them, but it is not a nice beach, in front of the Dream Inn, with all the garbage from the homeless people.  more »
  • Right in front of the Dream Inn, this beach is a nice little spot for beginner surfers. It's on the other side of the wharf from the main beach so its a little less crowded.  more »

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Where to stay in Santa Cruz

Most of the accommodations in Santa Cruz occupy a place near the beach and boardwalk. Inns and bed and breakfasts make up most of the selection here, but you'll also find a few motels and hotels sprinkled in. You might consider staying in one of the inns or bed and breakfasts located inside some of the Victorian houses downtown, which lies just to the north. A number of budget motels line both San Lorenzo Boulevard, which is just across Carbonara Creek from the main tourist area by the beach, and Ocean Street a little farther north.
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