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Casa La Sirena, Charming Mexican Style Beach Cottage on Opal Cliff

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Welcome to our casual and charming Santa Cruz vacation rental, Casa La Sirena, located in Santa Cruz along the beautiful Monterey Bay. Our Mexican style cottage with lush tropical gardens offers comfortable accommodations for six people – the home includes three bedrooms and two baths. Free wifi, DIRECTV, and Netflix.

Our home is located a few doors away from a security gated and dog friendly beach on Pleasure Point- world famous surf destination. On prestigious Opal Cliff Drive, a short stroll from Capitola Village (voted one of the “West's 20 Best Small Towns” by Sunset Magazine, March 2009) we are close to boutique shopping, restaurants, entertainment, beaches, surfing, fishing, sailing, golfing, hiking, redwoods, vineyards and more. We are conveniently located 40 minutes from the San Jose International Airport, 1 1/2 hours south of San Francisco, and 30 minutes North of Monterey/Carmel.

Location: Our home is located a few doors away from a security gated and dog friendly beach on Pleasure Point- a well-known surf destination with several consistent, high quality surf breaks. On prestigious Opal Cliff Drive, a short stroll from Capitola Village (voted one of the “West's 20 Best Small Towns” by Sunset Magazine, March 2009). Two blocks from surf shops, surf and bike rentals, restaurants, coffee shops and neighborhood shopping.

Santa Cruz: Santa Cruz, located in the northwest corner of the Monterrey Bay Sanctuary, is the original “Surf City” of California, where the ocean and mountains meet to create a unique recreational area. Santa Cruz has a relaxed, friendly and eclectic atmosphere with great beaches, world class surfing, fishing, sailing, kayaking, redwood forests, backpacking and biking trails, great restaurants, organic farms, wineries, golfing and more. Stroll through downtown to shop, dine, enjoy live entertainment and absorb the local vibe. Santa Cruz also features the Beach Boardwalk, the quintessential amusement park on the sand; the City Wharf, where you can fish, shop and enjoy the local seafood and the University of California Santa Cruz, with a student body greater than 10,000.

Nearby: Take a 10 minute drive to Nisene Marks Forest to enjoy serene nature, hike, jog or bike through 30 miles of trails through coastal redwoods. Head up the Santa Cruz Mountains to enjoy the scenery, hike the vast number of trails and visit quaint mountain towns and wineries. Drive forty minutes around the Bay to the cities of Monterrey and Carmel to visit the Monterrey Bay Aquarium, shopping, fine dining or play in world famous golf courses.

More Details

Akemi Chee
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017


Opal Cliffs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , In Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , In hallway
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Master bedroom with full bathroom and love seat, overlooks rear garden. Bedroom 2 with door access to Master Bedroom and to full bathroom in hallway. Bedroom 3 overlooks front garden and access to full bathroom in hallway. Portable crib, stroller and highchair are available upon request for an additional $25.00 No sofa bed.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • 2 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
2 Tv, 2 Blu Ray, Speakers, Directv, Netlix, Wii console with several games and accessories


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Casa La Sirena, Charming Mexican Style Beach Cottage on Opal Cliff
average rating of 4.8783784 based on 74 reviews

Beautiful Beach Home

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about this property and the owners. They were very accommodating letting us check in early on a holiday weekend and always quick to respond to any emails. The location was perfect and the private beach was a bonus. We enjoyed the use of the boogie boards, beach towels, beach chairs, picnic basket, and wagon. The decor was nice, the beds were comfortable, and the layout of the home was perfect for our crew of six. We had an amazing trip and we hope to return in the future. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Location great, kitchen is small with folks trying to cook and the beds we not comfortable for our tastes. Thanks

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the five star rating. We work very hard to keep our casita clean and comfortable by providing many amenities for a carefree stay. Regarding your comment about the beds, most guests are very happy with beds as written in their reviews. We realize that there are different comfort levels and we are sorry to hear the beds were not to your preference. Again, thank you for your five star rating and we wish you well.
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Casa La Sirena

  • 5 of 5

My family and I love this home! It has so much character and all the right amenities! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well appointed and great location

  • 5 of 5

Fun and colorful cozy home that's well appointed and in a great location. Clean and organized with everything you need for a nice peaceful getaway. If we get a chance, we would love to stay here again. Love the private beach access and walkability to downtown Capitola.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Immaculately clean and charming casita.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing! Comfy beds! Fully stocked kitchen. Everything you need for the beach is provided! The cute garden is a major plus for morning coffee and evening glass of wine. Private beach across the street! Can't say enough.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The house was charming and well maintained. The only issue was the lack of light for doing hair and makeup.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crow's Nest Restaurant
The Penny Ice Creamery
Verve Coffee
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Paradise Beach Grille
The Hook
Harbor Cafe
Dharma's Restaurant
Neptune's Kingdom
Aloha Island Grille
New Leaf Community Markets
Betty's Burgers
Pono Hawaiian Grill
Pleasure Point
Pleasure Pizza
Laili Restaurant
Verve Coffee Roasters
cafe gratitude
Soif Wine Bar & Retail
Naka Sushi Restaurant -- CLOSED
Mr. Toots Coffeehouse
Hula's Island Grill and Tiki Room
Marini's Boardwalk
41st Ave Surf Break
Freeline Design Surf Shop
Rosie McCann's Irish Pub and Restaurant
Seabright Beach
Taqueria Vallarta II
El Palomar
Betty Burgers
Seabright Brewery
Harbor Cafe
Santa cruz surfing Museum
Lighthouse Point Park
Cowell Beach
Steamer Lane
Patagonia Outlet Santa Cruz
Nearest Airport
36 Miles
San Jose International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
DelaVeaga Golf Course
Nearest Train
36 Miles
San Jose
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 1 and 41st Street
Nearest Restaurant
0.04 Miles
Nearest Ski
255 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
0.03 Miles
Private Beach

Other Activities: boutique shopping


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $500

No parties/events are allowed on properties. Miniumn age requirements.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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