Exceptional beaches



Pamper yourself


Food and Wine

Gourmet adventures


Natural Beauty

Birdwatcher's delight


Life's a Beach

California dreaming?

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Time for You

Discover Sand Rock's special getaway packages

Luxury spa package


Mountains to oceans, rivers and forests

Kayaking on Elkhorn Slough with the sea otters


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Its a Whale of a Good Time

There’s more whales in the Monterey Bay this season than we can remember! ┬áCome out to Sand Rock Farm and take an ocean adventure with Sanctuary Cruises.
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Gardens & Nurseries

From exquisite roses to extensive collections of native plants, Santa Cruz County is the ideal destination for horticulture.

UCSC Arboretum

UCSC Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems

Cabrillo College Horticulture Program

Antonelli Brothers Begonia Gardens

Lifelab’s Central Coast School Garden Resource Center

Bamboo Giant

Sierra Azul native nursery

Roses of Yesterday and Today

Elkhorn Native Plant Nursery

Native Revival Nursery

Mariquita Farm is a small family farm located near Watsonville, CA. We grow organic specialty vegetables, greens, strawberries and herbs for our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) members in Santa Cruz County and Silicon Valley.

Gizdich Ranch