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Santa Cruz Main Beach, Santa Cruz

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
3.2/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web
Spend your Santa Cruz vacation basking in the sun or riding waves at Santa Cruz Main Beach, one of the world's top surfing destinations. This typical California beach attracts visitors from around the globe with its massive waves, making it an ideal spot for surfing and other water sports. If surfing isn't your thing, you can still enjoy sandy strolls along the shore, a game of beach volleyball, or picnicking in the sun. In the summer, when the waves are most popular, lifeguards remain on duty to make sure beachgoers are safe and sound. Santa Cruz Main Beach is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Santa Cruz Edition.
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  • Santa Cruz beach is lovely situated with the Wharf in its centre. The beach is lovely and sandy and patrolled although I was quite surprised how far out the swimming area was marked by buoys. To the r...  read more »
  • It is in front of an amusement park and next to the municipal Quay. Okay to walk or even to play beach volleyball (there are many networks). We took a bath but it is not highly recommended by strong currents
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  • Very nice beach with view of the amusement park and the pier. Visit typical of this beautiful city.
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