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Pajaro Dunes Resort: Dune Top Private Retreat at the Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Light and Airy 3BR 2BA Home in Exclusive Pajaro Dunes Community.

Amazing & spacious family home with open floor plan, new upgrades, beach toys for the kids, hard wired (free) Wifi. Added privacy with the Master suite and 2 guest bedrooms on different floors. This 3 story house has ocean & river views, & fabulous decor. Welcome the family home to the beach!

This three bedroom, two bathroom home has been recently updated with new appliances, fixtures and flooring throughout. Sleeps 8:

Master suite - Queen sized bed (Top floor with great views!)

2nd Bedroom (1st floor) - Double Bed & Twin Sofa Sleeper

3rd Bedroom (1st floor) - Double Bed

>The first floor has two bedrooms, a full bathroom and a separate laundry room with a full-sized washer/dryer and deep sink for your convenience.

>The second/middle floor has a family-room feel with an office, TV and plenty of seating for all your guests. This floor is open in the center to the upper level giving it a light and airy feel and provides sunshine from the skylight above.. This floor also has many large windows from which to enjoy the ocean or river views.

>The top floor has the best views of all and contains an intimate sitting area, a full kitchen, ample dining area, the master bedroom and second full bathroom.

The top two floors both have balconies where you can enjoy the ocean views, or relax on the patio lounge chairs and enjoy the sea breezes. Outside, there is a storage shed with lots of beach toys to make the most of the sandy beach which is less than a minute's walk from the house. There is also an outdoor warm-water shower to rinse off before heading inside!

Stay at this beautiful home while you enjoy the pristine Pajaro Dunes beach or venture out to explore Monterey Bay, downtown Santa Cruz or shop at the nearby outlets. Everything you are looking for is right here whether you are coming for a fun time with the kids, a romantic couple's get-away, or just a vacation to escape from the stress and the hustle-bustle of your everyday life!

More Details

Property Manager
Guest Services
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2018

About Guest Services

Owning at Pajaro Dunes is a wonderful experience - and one we enjoy sharing with our guests! So many speak of family trips here and memories shared. We think our home is a marvelous setting for the entire family, and hope you'll enjoy everything we've provided to make this a special getaway for you year after year!


Watsonville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    First Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom, Top Floor - 1 queen , Has a wall mounted TV.
    Bottom Floor, Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Sliding door to patio.
    Bottom Floor, Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Our property management team is here on site 7 days a week. Call us if you'd like to arrange for a beach bonfire with s'mores, or just have questions about local activities, restaurants and sights.


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Pajaro Dunes Resort: Dune Top Private Retreat at the Beach
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

Roomy house at the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend staying in the house. We are a family of 4 and the layout of the house worked great for us. Very spacious and I loved the different levels of the house. Great outdoor area for relaxing.

We spent a lot of time on the beach as the weather was great the whole weekend. Also made the short drive to Moss Landing for a wildlife tour in the Elkhorn slough and Dinner at Phil's Fish Market.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your time at Pajaro Dunes Resort. There is so much to explore on the Monterey Bay, yet hanging out at the beach & enjoying family time in one of our unique beach houses is simply the best! Hope to welcome you and your family back again soon.
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Worked for us, great location!

  • 4 of 5

House was funky, but absolutely worked for us! Master bed, very comfortable, downstairs beds a bit old and noisy. Would be nice to have a few new beds. Kitchen well supplied, furniture nice.

View of ocean and easy walk to the beach. Very light and airy.

All worth it, family had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great property

  • 4 of 5

The front desk was very nice to call and say that we could check in early. The process for getting the keys was a lot of steps, it would be nice if the security desk could hold them so that we didn't have to stop twice before getting to the house. The house wifi didn't work which was frustrating, especially given the lack of cell signal in the area. We also thought listing the house for 8 adults was a little ambitious. I would limit it to six if I did it again.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazed with this home

  • 5 of 5

This home exceeded our expectations. We were pleasantly surprised when we walked in (pictures do not do it justice). It has amazing views and it is so spacious! Staying in this home is a must. We'll be back this year

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This updated Pajaro Dunes property makes you feel like you are living the high life! We loved our stay at this elegant 3 story beach house. It has views of the river, ocean and the beautiful surrounding areas. A quick 2-3 minute walk and voila! you are at the beach. It's location is midway between Monterey and Santa Cruz, an easy 30 minute drive in either direction. The house was well stocked with everything we needed to have a wonderful and relaxing vacation.

We enjoyed romantic long walks on the beach and collecting sea shells. It was such a wonderful experience that we can't wait to go back again. This was truly an exceptional rental and I highly recommend this beach house to everyone!

Also, making the experience even better was the ease in booking. This house would be great for one or multiple families with any age kids, couples, or a group of friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Pajaro Valley
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 1, 129
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Beach Street Cafe (6am to 2pm)
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Palm Beach, Sunset Beach & Manresa
Car: recommended

Dozens of well kept Tennis Courts, Bocci & Basketball; walking trails and private beaches; a short drive to Moss Landing restaurants, Monterey, Carmel (south), and Santa Cruz to the north. We're centrally located, yet "away from it all"! Enjoy the Monterey Bay Aquarium, winery tours, or even a helicopter ride along the stunning Monterey Bay!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $390 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $750
Resort Fee $96 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.25%

A team member from Pajaro Dunes Resort will contact you by phone to confirm your reservation. We want to make sure this home is best suited for you and your guests' needs. We look forward to having you!

50% due upon booking & 50% 30 days before arrival

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.