Rio del Mar Elementary School

Rio del Mar Elementary School is considered by many Aptos residents to be the premier public elementary school in Aptos. It is located in the Rio del Mar neighborhood, along the border of Seascape. It has high API scores, consistently scoring over 900 in the past several years. See also: Rio del Mar Elementary on […]

Aptos Real Estate – October 2013

Market Snapshot for Single Family Homes 21 Homes sold in Aptos, Averaged 80 Days on Market, 98.36% Sales-to-List Price Ratio Lowest Sale: 951 Wallace Avenue 3 BR, 2 BA, 1405sf, 19,863sf lot price: $440,000 sold off-market Median Sale: 312 Hillcrest Drive 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 1611sf, 3,0349sf lot price:  $715,000 97 Days on Market Highest Sale 304 Ventana […]

Aptos Events – Overview

Aptos is home to a number of recurring events: Aptos Farmer’s Market at Cabrillo College 4th of July Parade – “the world’s shortest parade”. Santa Cruz Blues Festival

Aptos Schools – Overview

Aptos Public Schools are some of the best in Santa Cruz county. All public schools in Aptos are part of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District. Aptos schools California schools I want this widget for my site

Aptos Parks and Recreation Overview

Welcome to the Aptos Parks and Recreation Overview page at AptosCommunityNews! Aptos is home to a large number of well-known and popular state and county parks. Among the most prominent are: New Brighton State Beach Seacliff Beach Park Rio del Mar Beach Beer Can Beach Seacliff Village Park Pot Belly Beach Forest of Nisene Marks […]

Aptos Shopping Centers

Aptos is not generally compared to the world’s biggest shopping towns, like New York, London, or Tokyo – and with good reason! Aptos has a small-town vibe and most of the Aptos Shopping Centers identified on this page are casual, laid-back places where suit and tie are very much an exception, rather than a norm. […]

Aptos Restaurants Overview

Despite Aptos being a small town, it has a surprisingly high number of quality places to eat. This page is our Aptos Restaurants Overview, and will guide you to the best of Aptos restaurants. Aptos has just about all kinds of cuisine – French, Mexican, American Bistro, Asian, BBQ – if you can eat it, […]

Aptos Hotels Overview

The #1 business of Aptos – like the rest of Santa Cruz county – is tourism. People come from all around the world to enjoy our beaches, mountains, forests, and, of course, our sublime climate. When all these folks come to town, they’ll need a place to stay, of course – and there’s a wide […]