Four generations of my family spent four lovely days at this great home by the beach. I wish we could have stayed longer. The home is well-equipped, comfortable, clean, and decorated in a fun beach way. The backyard garden was the best. It is an inspired tropical paradise with plenty of places to sit and enjoy a glass of wine, quiet conversation, family dinner at the large patio dining table, or a lively ping pong game. The home is in a perfect location between Santa Cruz and Capitola that provides something fun for everyone: grandparents, teens, toddlers and everyone in between. Even the dog had the best vacation ever. Some family members went kayaking and saw lots of sea otters, sea lions, harbor seals, pelicans, etc. The teens took a surf lesson at Pleasure Point. We picked up lunch and a Boston cream pie from the famous Gayles bakery in Capitola and had a delicious lunch at Johnny's near the Santa Cruz harbor. But mostly we cooked in the home's well-equipped kitchen and enjoyed our meals at the spacious dining table inside or out on the backyard deck. Great beach vacation home!