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Ocean View, Beach, Modern Amenities, Balcony, Pet Friendly

49 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Aptos House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

Sleeps up to 6 adults and 4 children

2 Bedrooms + 1 additional sleeping area

3 full bathrooms.

2 car parking + 1 street space

On the third floor living room there is a Large Flat Screen Google TV with Netflix & Premium Cable (including XFinity On Demand). Wireless Internet is available throughout the house. The kitchen area on the third floor has all new appliances that sit atop granite countertops.

Bella Casa Vista has beach-facing balconies on the third and second floor. Great for entertaining friends and family!

There is also a spacious patio on the back for barbequeing and relaxing.

You'll be very close to the beach--less than 2 minutes to Rio Del Mar beach!

If you have never been to the Rio Del Mar area, you have to experience it for yourself! Please feel free to reach out to us for a recommendation. We are always discovering new gems in the Santa Cruz area!

Keywords: ocean view, house, walk, beach, modern, 2 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, modern amenities, aptos, rio del mar, pet friendly, washer/dryer, sleeps 10, balcony, beachview, cable, netflix

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Kate and Dave
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 1, 2016

Why Kate and Dave chose Santa Cruz County

The Santa Cruz area has always been a second home for our family. We finally were able to have a vacation rental of our own, and we love going to Aptos for the occasional getaway. We love referring great restaurants, coffee shops and places to see. If you have a recommendation to us, please feel free to send the recommendation our way!

What makes this house unique

By far, our favorite thing to do as a family is have a nighttime campfire on Rio Del Mar beach. Rio Del Mar is one of the few beaches to allow nighttime campfires.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great location and awesome living room with a view. We watched the Super Bowl, drank on the patio and had a fun time. Highly recommend this place!
Feb 2013
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based on 49 traveler reviews

Ocean View, Beach, Modern Amenities, Balcony, Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.8163266 based on 52 reviews

Great place

  • 4 of 5

Great place close to the beach. You will need GPS to find it. Very nice house great mattresses, appliances very nice, Its close to stores and easy to access highway 1 to Santa Cruz. Owners very nice and helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northern California

5 Star Expierence at Beach House

  • 5 of 5

Our 2 families had a wonderful beach vacation. Property managers were great. They responded quickly to our questions and very helpful on guiding us on how to use the "Google TV". The house was well equipment. The kids stayed on the upstairs futons with their own full bath and the 2 couples stayed on the second floor where each couple had a full bath. Yes, there are 3 full baths. We found everything we needed to cook-- as we ate most meals at the house and enjoyed the beautiful Santa Cruz sunsets from our balcony. We cannot say enough nice things about this beach home and the property managers. We plan on returning and definitely will try to book this house.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic beach get away

  • 5 of 5

Great rental for our family of 5. Comfortable accommodations, fast internet, heated beach shower and boogie boards/beach toys in the back, and all the usual home amenities available inside. Can't beat the tucked away quiet location within walking distance to a great beach! Owners responsive and easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Your home was so amazing ! It was so close to the beach we where in love ! Can't wait to stay again !

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walnut Creek, California

very clean and close to the beach

  • 4 of 5

We were two couples and two dogs and we all really enjoyed our stay here. We all loved being so close to the beach (just a few short blocks away), and it was convenient to get to other locations in the area. The views are great and you can't beat those balconies! Two things to consider: 1) drivers do come around the corner fairly fast, so use extra caution (especially with dogs or children); 2) the bathroom for the 2nd bedroom is directly across the hall from the master bedroom.

Overall, great place!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern California

More than we expected: Sunsets & 2 mins toBeach

  • 5 of 5

We are repeat guests and love everything about this home. Incredible location! Love starting my day with coffee watching the ocean and sunsets from the balcony,

The home has more amenities than other homes we have rented and owners are super good to work with.

It's nice having 3 full bathrooms. We used all of the sleeping areas. Lots of bedding and towels Three slept on the super comfortable Futons.

Kitchen is well stocked making it convenient to eat meals at home. We hardly used our car as we walked to local eateries and or packed a picnic the beach.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Rio Cafe; Pixie Deli; Seaside Tavern
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Rio Del Mar Beach

unsuitable for elderly or infirm,wheelchair inaccessible


Rates & Availability

Aptos House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall Winter Season
Oct 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer Season
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
July 4th Weekend
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Aptos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 full bathrooms with showers
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1: 1 Queen bed Bedroom 2: 2 Full Bunk beds Other Sleeping Area: 2 futon sofas that convert into beds
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
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