A Historic California Seaside Community

Capitola, CA Real Estate

Capitola-By-The-Sea is a California coastal town in Santa Cruz County. Capitola’s population swells each summer, as tourists and nearby locals flock to its popular beaches and events. Home to a resort tent city in the early 20th Century, Capitola Village has always attracted beach goers to the Esplanade.

The village of Capitola-By-The-Sea sits in a break from the rocky shoreline that leads to Capitola Beach. With colorful shops, hotels, wineries and homes set against a Mediterranean-style esplanade, Capitola is popular with tourists and locals alike. Capitola Village hosts many events each year, including the Capitola Art & Wine Festival and the Capitola Summer Music Series. Capitola Village has many botiques, restaurants and bars with a bit more upscale feel. And don’t forget to get a slice of the Santa Barbara at Pleasure Point Pizza located at the tip of one the county’s premiere surf spots. With miles of walking or biking along East Cliff Drive, you’ll ocean views stretching for miles out over the Pacific.

Capitola, CA Real Estate
Capitola homes by wharf

Capitola offers numerous oceanfront and ocean view homes as well as historic homes in the Depot Hill area. Capitola Village is a quaint surfer’s paradise, complete with bungalows and lucrative rental homes.

Inland towards Capitola’s commercial center, the Jewel Box area features family-oriented neighborhood homes. With the Capitola Mall at 41st Avenue, this central county town provides shoppers many opportunities to go for more brands and larger chain stores not found in most of our small county. Capitola is also home to local institutions like the old Shadowbrook Restaurant with it’s hillside rail car to the entrance.

Capitola, CA Real Estate
Capitola Mall

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