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Capitola is California’s oldest seaside resort town and boasts a Mediterranean flavor.

The resort town of Capitola continues to be a popular spot for those looking for a picturesque, quaint and relaxing retirement destination. Capitola has a unique charm with its beautiful beaches and historic and colorful architecture, reminiscent of a Mediterranean village.

With perfect climate year round, you will find an idyllic sleepy beach town in the Winter months and a bustling beach destination in the Summer months. There are many special events each year including the Capitola Art and Wine Festival, the Begonia Festival, Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting, Wharf to Wharf Race, Hot Rod and Custom Car Show and more… Most of all, it is just fun to walk around and explore our eclectic mix of boutiques and restaurants.

You will find unique gift shops, wine tasting rooms, galleries, apparel shops, surf shops, and more! Relax on the beach or get a little more adventurous and learn to surf or paddleboard during your stay, you can even rent a boat to explore the bay. There are many types of accommodations to choose from, including beach houses, hotels and bed and breakfasts. Whether you come for the day, weekend or decide you never want to leave, Capitola Village has earned a special place in many people’s hearts and is likely to find one in yours too.

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