For your next holiday and vacation rental, let Owner Direct introduce you to Santa Cruz
- the largest city of Santa Cruz County, California
. As of the 2008, Santa Cruz had a total population of just over 56,000. It is located on the northern edge of the Monterey Bay
, about 115 km south of San Francisco
. Explore the majestic redwood forests in Santa Cruz County's 14 state parks. Dine on the fresh cuisine and fine wines, and experience the rich history and acclaimed arts. Choose from our large selection of accommodations including condo rentals
, and start the perfect holiday today.
Santa Cruz is rich with parks and a greenbelt with trails for outdoor enthusiasts seeking hiking, picnicking, sports, wildlife, and more. From the foothills, to the coast, and in neighborhoods, there are plenty of parks from which to choose. Owner Direction Vacation Rentals
offers a variety of lodging and accommodation types that will help you enjoy your vacation even more.
Santa Cruz is widely popular for its idyllic beaches and coastal redwood forests
, and has establishing itself as a resort community. A great choice for a holiday, it has mild weather throughout the year, enjoying a Mediterranean climate characterized by cool, wet winters and warm, mostly dry summers. Enjoy your time in a vacation rental from Owner Direct. Don’t forget to find last minute accommodations through our last minute condo rental specials
Santa Cruz's downtown is known for shopping in locally-owned businesses and is the city's cultural center. Several book stores, independent movie theaters, bars which often feature live music, a variety of street performers, an art museum, and a civic auditorium all reside in the downtown core.
Santa Cruz is home to several state parks and beaches, including Lighthouse Field State Beach, Natural Bridges State Beach, Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park, Twin Lakes
State Beach, and Seabright State Beach. Pogonip is a city-run park and open space located adjacent to the University which includes second-growth redwoods and meadows as well as several streams, and is crossed by several hiking trails. The Pogonip also includes a former country club, with its golf courses and polo fields.
Santa Cruz is well-known for watersports such as sailing, diving, swimming, paddling, and is regarded as one of the best spots in the world for surfing. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
is California’s oldest amusement park and a designated State Historic Landmark. Santa Cruz has 11 world-class surf breaks, including the point breaks over rock bottoms near Steamer Lane and Pleasure Point, which create some of the best surfing waves in the world.
No matter what type of accommodation you are looking for, you will find it at Owner Direct Vacation Rentals