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“FUN FUN FUN AT THE MAIN BEACH IN SANTA CRUZ”

Santa Cruz Main Beach
Ranked #13 of 83 things to do in Santa Cruz
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Owner description: This popular beach, with killer waves, is known as one of the top surfing spots in the world.
Santa Cruz, California, United States
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60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“FUN FUN FUN AT THE MAIN BEACH IN SANTA CRUZ”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Our main Beach in Santa Cruz if filled with Volleyball nets, You can always find a game going on, and you can always join, The Beach is Clean, nestle between the Wharf and the Boardwalk play area ,Its a nice stretch to walk to the San Lorenzo River, Good enough to swim, Sand is white and pretty clean for a main Beach, Palm trees and tables near the Casino , come and enjoy people Watching ,Sun and Surf, I love going to the Main B each grab a bench and watch the local and tourist enjoying a day at the Beach, I recommend this safe and pictures stop in Santa Cruz..our little gem on the west coast..

Visited August 2013
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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
“Ok beach close to the boardwalk”
Reviewed 19 September 2013

The boardwalk is easily the highlight of Santa Cruz, so it is difficult for the beach to match it. However this is an ok beach to hang out on a sunny day. There is a lifeguard on duty during summer which is comforting and there is a separate, quieter section of the beach with hardly any waves which is good for younger children to play and wade in.

Visited August 2013
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San Jose, California
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“Clean and fun”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I have to say this is the cleanest I have seen this beach in a while. Enjoyed all we did on our trip and met some great people locals and out of towners. Thanks Santa Cruz for the great trip. See you next year.

Visited August 2013
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Noida, India
1 review
“CA visit”
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Great experience, far away place from San Jose. I experiences sun set over there and lot of good places to eat. I wouldn't say that it is a log vacation spot but yes one day visit is a must.

Visited February 2013
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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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17 reviews
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“Nice City but Dirty Beach !!”
Reviewed 1 September 2013

We reached Santa Cruze from San Jose after an hour and a half Bus ride. First impression was really good very Clean City with lust of greenery around. We walked around 10 minutes from last Bus Stop to reach main Beach. Believe me I was shocked because one of our known local person exaggerated lot of things about the beauty of this place. It was Dirty and Seaweed everywhere and beach is completely littered with flies everywhere. Anyway We have decided to walk around and explore if we can find out better sight but unfortunately not. So we have decided to explore other part of the location. We have seen beautiful houses / Villas and had Bombay Tea at one of the restaurant near Bus Stop, kind of Masala Tea ( no where closed to typical Indian Tea ). Then we had boarded Bus back to San Jose and reached Hotel.

Visited August 2013
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