Santa Cruz, CA


Rocky cliffs and redwood forests surround coastlines, making Santa Cruz one of the most majestic and picturesque places along the California coastline. Also affectionately known as “Surf City”, Santa Cruz has a myriad of activities to offer for all ages, catering to those wanting to embrace the local healthy lifestyle. Walking along the coastal bluffs, scenic bike riding, kayaking, sailing, camping, kite-boarding, skateboarding, whale watching and hiking among the old-growth redwood forests are just some of the options available to those who enjoy the outdoors.

And for those who enjoy good wine, Santa Cruz Mountains Appellation is one of the oldest and most diverse wine regions in the United States. Santa Cruz County has over 70 local wineries and tasting rooms as well as an abundance of fresh, local cuisine.

UC Santa Cruz, with close to 15,000 undergraduates – offering 63 majors in the fields of Arts, Engineering, Humanities, Physical & Biological Sciences, and Social Sciences – was established 45 years ago. Since that time, the school has earned national and international recognition for quality research and world-class teaching in the sciences.

Santa Cruz makes a wonderful place to call home for the young and old alike. From dramatic windswept cliffs to the charming ambiance of a picturesque seaside town, you’re sure to find real estate in Santa Cruz that exceeds your expectations.