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Upscale Seascape Townhome Walk to Beach, Restaurants & Spa!
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6.17 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)
Great location!

"We loved our stay! It was really well decorated and very comfortable! I would highly recommend! It was nice to be able to park in the garage and we loved the gas fire pit!"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 21, 2020

Upscale Seascape Townhome Walk to Beach, Restaurants & Spa!
Happy House by the Sea
The price is CA $311 per night
4.6 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (169 reviews)
One night MTB trip.

"Property was great neighbors were a little lame. Cleaning deposit is kinda a joke."…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Happy House by the Sea
Classic Beach House - Walk to Seacliff Beach
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4.51 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (122 reviews)
Had an awesome stay with my girls.

"The owner was welcoming and hospitable."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 23, 2020

Classic Beach House - Walk to Seacliff Beach
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Romantic Getaway at Seascape
522 Seascape Resort Dr, Aptos, CA
The price is CA $533 per night
6.55 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (47 reviews)
Beachfront Condo in Beautiful Setting

"This condo is located in a very nice development with well-kept grounds, a path which runs along the cliff above the beach, readily accessible from the condo, and a nice walk down to the beach itself, where you can walk for miles. Lovely location. The only slight drawback to the condo is that the ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 6, 2020

Romantic Getaway at Seascape
Sleeps 18!! HOT TUB Private Ocean View Estate Great for Large Families
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4.53 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)
Christmas Home

"This property was perfect for our gathering of my two sons families and our three grandchildren under four years of age. The kids could run around and called it their Christmas House. We would come again."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 30, 2019

Sleeps 18!! HOT TUB Private Ocean View Estate Great for Large Families
Ocean View - Hillside Sanctuary With Swim Spa, IN Aptos, California
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4.91 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (65 reviews)
Great time!

"Wonderful property, clear directions to follow."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 7, 2020

Ocean View - Hillside Sanctuary With Swim Spa, IN Aptos, California
Bali-by-the-Beach Retreat--Time for You--at Rio Del Mar Beach
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4.73 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (66 reviews)
New Year at Bali by the Beach

"Great location; clean house with a great vibe. Joan is thoughtful, very welcoming, little pleasant surprises; she is responsive and available if needed. Would be glad to stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 4, 2020

Bali-by-the-Beach Retreat--Time for You--at Rio Del Mar Beach
Aptos Cozy 1BR Minutes to Seacliff State Beach!
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3.68 km from city centre
Aptos Cozy 1BR Minutes to Seacliff State Beach!
Peaceful Treehouse With Ocean View
137 Las Lomas Dr, Aptos, CA
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3.88 km from city centre
Peaceful Treehouse With Ocean View
Rio Del Mar Beach House - Steps to Seacliff  Beach
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4.67 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (8 reviews)
Run down, unclean

"I was very disappointed in the condition of this property, it smelled and the floors were so dirty our feet were blackened. The tablecloth had food stuck in it. The bathroom is falling apart, tiles coming of the wall, water pressure was nil. We took showers and the tub was very slippery, unsafe. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 1, 2019

Rio Del Mar Beach House - Steps to Seacliff Beach
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Aptos Hotel Guide

Are you traveling in Santa Cruz and are after a place to stay in the Aptos area? There are 8 Expedia-listed hotels within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) radius of its central area.

Some of the hotels that are close to the heart of Aptos are the Rio Sands Hotel and Best Western Seacliff Inn.

The Rosewood Cordevalle is positioned 25 kilometres (14 miles) away from the center of Aptos. Another alternative is the Casablanca On The Beach, which is located 13 kilometres (8 miles) away. Two other Expedia-listed alternatives around Aptos are the Ocean Lodge and the Dream Inn Santa Cruz, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel.

Felton is situated 7 kilometres (5 miles) to the southwest of Aptos. While here, you can visit the Capitola Beach. Capitola features some good Expedia-listed accommodations. Why not visit Felton, home to the Roaring Camp Railroads. Felton is located 18 kilometres (11 miles) to the northwest of Aptos. Expedia-listed hotels in Felton include the Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley and Quality Inn & Suites, Santa Cruz Mountains.

Consider spending a few hours hanging out with local sports obsessives at a local match. You'll find SAP Center at San Jose 35 kilometres (23 miles) to the north of Aptos. Stay near the action at the Hotel De Anza or the The Fairmont San Jose.

Reid Hillview Airport is a convenient airport, and is 35 kilometres (23 miles) from Aptos. Expedia-listed hotels close to Reid Hillview Airport are Holiday Inn Express San Jose-Central City and Hampton Inn And Suites San Jose.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Aptos?
Rio Sands Hotel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This property is a short 3-minute walk from Monterey Bay, and it offers free WiFi and free parking. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include Best Western Seacliff Inn and Seascape Beach Resort Monterey.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Aptos, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Aptos.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Aptos?
Based on reviews, Rio Sands Hotel is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Aptos?
Best Western Seacliff Inn is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Rio Sands Hotel is another good choice for your kid-friendly vacation. Attractions in the area like Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation in Aptos?
Best Western Seacliff Inn is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and private balconies. Another choice for a romantic stay is Rio Sands Hotel.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Aptos?
Rio Sands Hotel is a top 3-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Rio Sands Hotel is another good option to stay near the beach. Head to Rio Del Mar Beach or Seacliff State Beach for some quality time by the water.
What are some hotels with pools in Aptos?
Best Western Seacliff Inn is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Other choices with an onsite pool include Guest House & Private Room on Vineyard; 3 miles from Aptos Village and Beach and Private Guest Room With Attached Sun Room and Covered Deck.
What is the best spa hotel in Aptos?
Guest House & Private Room on Vineyard; 3 miles from Aptos Village and Beach is a highly recommended spa hotel with an indoor pool. Spend an afternoon at the spa where you’ll find massage treatments. Other popular spa hotels in Aptos include Rio Sands Hotel and Private Guest Room With Attached Sun Room and Covered Deck.

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