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Things to do in Capitola

During your stay in one of our Capitola vacation rentals, be sure to check out some of the many activities we have to offer.

Capitola Recreation
Offers classes in arts and crafts, dance, health, water sports, tennis and weight training and more.
http://www.capitolarecreation.com

Fishing
Fish off the Capitola Wharf from sunrise to sunset.
Contact Capitola Boat & Bait at (831) 462-2208 for more information.

Surfing
Plenty of great surfing along the coast near Capitola. Check out Pleasure Point or Capitola Jetty for some of our favorite breaks. Summer swell is on average smaller than winter. New to surfing? Surf lessons and rentals are available at Capitola Beach Co. Located in Esplanade Park in Capitola Village, the Capitola Beach Company is open June through September.
http://www.zeldasonthebeach.com

Jade Street Park
Home to tennis and basketball courts, soccer and baseball fields.

Monterey Park
Home to a picnic and lawn area, softball field and running track.

Mountain Biking
Go mountain biking in Nisene Marks State Park or Wilder Ranch State park.

Rock Climbing
Great climbing in Castle Rock State Park. Weather not so great? Check out the Pacific Edge Climbing Gym.

Yoga
Stretch and stroll by the sea with Capitola Yoga.
Monterey Avenue • Capitola, CA 95010 • (831) 588-9719
http://www.capitolayoga.com/

Golf
Wide selection of nearby courses.
De Laveage Golf Coursewww.delaveagagolf.com
Pasatiempo Golf Club was designed by Alister MacKenzie and is a semi-private golf club. www.pasatiempo.com/web
Casserly Par 3 is a 9 hole par 3 golf course in Watsonvillage, California.www.thegolfcourses.net/golfcourses/CA/11659.htm
Seascape Golf Course is located in the coastal highlands of Monterey Peninsula. www.seascapegc.com

Capitola Attractions

You’ll never run out of things to do in Capitola, the home to many attractions from twilight concerts to several annual festivals.

Twilight Concerts in Esplanade Park
Wednesday nights from 6-8pm throughout the summer. All concerts are free.

Capitola Art and Wine Festival
Each fall. Combines art, wine, music and food.
http://www.capitolachamber.com/art-and-wine-festival/

Capitola Begonia Festival
Annual labor day festival that includes chalk art, begonias, a float parade, concerts and a fishing derby.
http://www.capitolachamber.com/begonia-festival/

Capitola Rod and Custom Classic
Watch car show exhibitors cruise the coastline from Santa Cruz into Capitola. Held rain or shine.
http://www.capitolacarshow.com

Capitola Museum
Collections of photographs and artifacts from Capitola’s history. Offers walking tours.
http://www.capitolamuseum.org

Spring Dog Parade and Festival
Celebrate Cinco de Fido in Capitola with racing, a parade, frisbee contest and raffle.
http://www.coastaldogs.com/