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 […]

Sand Rock Farm

Aptos is full of natural wonders: miles of wide sandy beaches cling to the bay, yielding to warm and pleasant valleys stretching to pristine redwood forests smothering the rugged mountains. When it comes to man-made wonders of yester-year, relatively few remain – but the Sand Rock Farm on Freedom Boulevard is certainly one of them […]

Rio Sands Hotel in Aptos

The Rio Sands Hotel in Aptos is one of the largest hotels in the Aptos area, and is also the one that is closest to the beach. It is conveniently located just steps from the sands of Rio del Mar Beach. They also have a large community meeting room which can be rented for breakfasts […]

Monte Toyon Camp and Conference Center

Monte Toyon Camp and Conference Center is located adjacent to the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park, just up Cathedral Drive from the Aptos Post Office. It’s a world away from the suburban life of Aptos lurking just a mile away. The conference center serves non-profit organizations as a place to have camps and conferences, […]

Bayview Hotel Aptos

Located in the heart of Aptos Village, the Bayview Hotel, built in 1870, is one of the oldest buildings in Aptos. The hotel was built by Jose Arano, who was the son-in-law of Rafel Castro, the original recipient of the Aptos Rancho land grant from the government of Mexico. It was listed on the national […]

Seascape Resort

The Seascape Beach Resort in Aptos is truly unique in Santa Cruz county – and there’s not much else like it in the entire state of California. The resort is a CondoTel – each room or suite in the hotel is privately owned, but most of them are rented out to resort visitors when the […]

Best Western Seacliff Inn

With its sublime climate and long stretches of beaches, Aptos has long been a draw for out-of-towners. When it comes to local accommodation, the Best Western Seacliff Inn is the largest hotel in the Aptos area. It offers free breakfasts for guests, as well as free WiFi. It also has a nicely landscaped center courtyard […]