Arbor House is a cozy Santa Cruz Beach Cottage
rental offering a special retreat for Couples, Family or Friends.
As you approach Arbor House Santa Cruz Beach Cottage get-a-way, take in a deep breath of the fresh ocean air and leave your cares behind. Our Beach Cottage will be your home away from home, and we want you to completely relax and enjoy all that Santa Cruz and the Monterey Bay area have to offer.
Your first morning will be spent sitting in the Front Garden or on the covered Porch, reading and sipping your favorite hot drink in the warmth of the sun as it rises over the Arbor House Beach Cottage neighborhood.





Glance down the street at the calm ocean waves.

Do you see the sailboat?


Front Garden and Porch of our charming Cottage.
Our LIVING ROOM's decor is all "Beach" with micro-suede furnishings,
area rug and ottomans so you can put your feet and relax. An entertainment center equipped with a TV, VCR, DVD  player, a stereo CD player with multi disc changer, music CDs, movies and games.
Seats 5 to 6 guests easily.

The fireplace has a wood burning insert for chilly mornings and romantic evenings.

Our cozy DINNING ROOM is at the end of the Living Room, it seats 4 and offers views of



sail boats on the Ocean,



the Santa Cruz Pier, Lighthouse and Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor.

The galley KITCHEN is fully equipped with all the amenities to prepare your favorite meals. Coffee Maker, Grinder and Latte/Cappucino Machine, electric Can Opener and Cooking Utensils, Blender, Toaster, Refrigerator with ice-maker, Stove/Oven and Microwave, assorted Cookware and mixing Bowls, Dishes, Glasses, Flatware and Linens. No Dishwasher at this time but it's coming! Assorted Spices and dry goods are available from time to time, as used and replaced by guests.


Located at the front of our Arbor House Beach Cottage and decorated in a serene color pallet, the first BEDROOM is a comfortable retreat that offers a view of the Front Porch and Garden through the breezy, seashell embellished curtains.
Appointments are a Queen Bed with plenty of pillows, linens and quilts, a closet with a dresser inside, and the corner cabinet provides extra storage/shelves and holds a 14" TV with DVD player. The large mirror and shelf below offer a dressing area for styling hair or applying makeup.
Located at the back of the Cottage, our second BEDROOM has a Twin Trundle Bed that opens to sleep two. A closet, hooks on the wall and tall dresser with mirror hanging above.
Decorated in a Captain's Quarters Nautical theme and offering a view of the Yacht Harbor over the Garden, you can relax and enjoy the Hummingbirds as they flit around the Fuschia flowers outside your window.
The third Queen Bed is an inflatable Air Bed located in the large back Laundry Bonus Room of the Cottage. Equipped with Stacking Washer and Dryer, Iron and Board, Game Table and Chairs, Mirror and Dressing Table. 
the Backyard Deck and lower Gardens offer comfortable places for relaxing, gathering and entertaining.
Enjoy views of the Santa Cruz Lighthouse, Monterey Bay and Yacht Harbor.
Teak Furniture, including two Lounge Chairs with pads, six Chairs a Dinning Table, and large Umbrella on the Deck at floor level to the Cottage. Equipped with a propane gas barbecue.
Go down a flight of stairs to the Outdoor Fire Pit seating area, with two Adirondack Chairs complete with foot rests. Roast marshmallows, sip hot after dinner drinks and enjoy the cool Santa Cruz evenings.
The lower Garden offers another corner get-a-way set amongst Lilies, Lavender, Rosemary and a 60+ year old Fuschia, (over 12 feet tall!).
Return from the beach by entering

through the lower Gardens' Gate at the side entrance of the Cottage and wash away the days sand with hot and cold running water from the Outdoor Shower.


Assorted Beach items for use are stored below the deck.





Bring your laptop. We provide you with a router for LAN internet access.
Reservations confirmed only after deposit/payment is received. We cannot "hold" dates, so we operate on a first-deposit-in basis. Sorry, no exceptions. If you would like to check availability, please click on Availability or call 209.985.7422.

Affordable minimum stay, year-round availability, convenient location. Some discounts may apply. Call for current promotions. Sleeps 4 Adults Easily or a Family of 6 Comfortably.
Just 5 minutes to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Downtown Santa Cruz or Downtown Capitola Village.
Monterey, Carmel, 17-Mile Drive and Pacific Grove are just a scenic 45 minute drive away.
45 minutes to San Jose International Airport and 75 minutes to San Francisco International Airport.

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