312 Oceanview Drive

Only a 1 - 2 hour drive from the SF Bay Area & 2 - 3 hours from the Sacramento Area!

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' is conveniently located 13 miles south of Santa Cruz, 8 miles south of Capitola, 5 miles south of Aptos, and 35 miles north of Monterey/ Carmel.


If you tire of hanging out on the beach all day (is that even possible?), there's plenty to do in the surrounding area!  California's oldest seaside resort town, Capitola, with plentiful shops & restaurants, is just 10 miles to the north and downtown Santa Cruz and the iconic Beach Boardwalk are just a few miles further.  Moss Landing is 15 miles south of us (a great place to pick up freshly caught fish!), Monterey is 18 miles beyond that, and Carmel Valley/Carmel by the Sea are just a little further and make for a wonderful day trip.  For wine aficionados, there are plenty of tasting rooms in close proximity and you just might discover a new favorite!  If cooking is not your idea of a vacation, indulge in the culinary delights of the plethora of restaurants in Aptos, Capitola, Soquel & Santa Cruz & Moss Landing, many of which offer outdoor dining!  And for the more adventurous or those seeking an active vacation, try your hand at an array of water sports, throw a fishing line in the surf and hook a surf perch, halibut or striped bass, pack your tennis gear for the nearby courts just a short drive away, discover new terrain as you hike along the coast, zip-line through the trees, go berry picking or buy a fresh pie at Gizdich Ranch in Watsonville, book a whale watching adventure or fishing charter, catch a beach concert or take a thrilling ride on the 4th oldest roller coaster in the U.S., the legendary Giant Dipper, with speeds up to 46 MPH and a spectacular view of the Monterey Bay at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, explore the swimming hole & beauty at the Garden of Eden in Santa Cruz, book a tee time at Seascape Golf Club in Aptos (only 5 minutes from our home)...the possibilities are endless!

Watsonville, California