Aptos / Rio Del Mar / Seascape / La Selva Beach, CA


Aptos, Rio Del Mar, Seascape and La Selva Beach are four Santa Cruz County ocean side towns that feature redwood trails leading to beaches – creating a striking and relaxing environment to live in. With populations at or under 10,000, these cities all have a rich small-town feel with plenty to do among the other cities in Santa Cruz County.

In addition to its natural landscape with hilltop homes just outside of the Forest of Nisene Marks, Aptos is known for its scenic Seascape community with beautiful homes and condominiums on a breathtaking oceanfront golf course. Seascape combines the magnificence of beachfront living with the comfort and luxury of a resort and is truly one of the best places to live along the central coast.

Rio Del Mar neighbors Seacliff State Beach, about 5 miles south of Santa Cruz proper. Quiet beachfront properties abound in the city of Rio Del Mar, where you’ll find luxury golf course properties and beautiful waterfront homes surrounded by greens and bluff homes that overlooking the Pacific.

La Selva Beach is a charming town adjacent to Manresa State Beach, a family-friendly, pet-friendly location for camping or day use. With stunning sunsets and sunrises, Manresa is a well-known spot that surfers and others from all over California travel to. In wintertime, visit La Selva’s “Candlelight Lane” on Playa Boulevard where pine trees and palm trees are festively dressed in multicolored lights.