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Pajaro Dunes -180° Ocean View Santa Cruz to Monterey (Shorebirds)-#CO00459

45 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Santa Cruz County Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-4)

For Rent by the day (2 day minimum), week, or weekend!

Relax and enjoy spectacular ocean, beach and sunset views from this 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 2nd level Pajaro Dunes oceanfront condo (Shorebirds) on Monterey Bay; located between Santa Cruz and Monterey. Pictures are taken from the bedroom, living room, and deck. Fully furnished, including linens and departure cleaning, very high speed WiFi (60Mbps). Located in a gated community and has ramp access. Golf at world renowned courses 40 minutes to the south, shop at nearby Santa Cruz, Carmel, Monterey, or drive about an hour north to San Francisco for the day.

This is one of the best Pajaro Dunes vacation rentals overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean and Sunset State Beach. Condo is equipped with very high-speed secure Internet by Chater cable. Pets are not permitted due to condominium association rules. This is a non smoking condo.

Please note that beginning Feb 2016, the Home Away/VRBO will be charging "Service Fee" for booking through their website.

Keywords: Watsonville, Central Coast, Monterey, Santa Cruz, Beach

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About The Owner

We are residents of San Jose area for the past 25 years and this is our vacation home, an hour drive from our main home in Silicon Valley.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2011


based on 45 traveler reviews

Pajaro Dunes -180° Ocean View Santa Cruz to Monterey (Shorebirds)-#CO00459
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 45 reviews

Wonderful Place

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this great condo. You won't find many places closer to the beach and ocean! The view is unbeatable, as is the location. Our 2 boys had a wonderful time seashell looking and running in the waves. It was awesome going to sleep to the sound of the waves every night and then being able to have coffee on the balcony in the morning with the beautiful view! The owner is fantastic and very responsive with any questions. We can't wait to go back to this awesome place!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Owner

  • 5 of 5

This is a follow up to the original feedback. After speaking with the owner he is in the process of upgrading the condo and making it more modern. As you all know this takes time. The property is truly breathtaking. Very nice grounds. The dead sea lion by no means the owners fault at all. I truly recommend this place to take your family. Overall experience was great and family time was fantastic.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We came to stay for 4th of July weekend so the beach was busier than when we would normally stay in the fall months. We had a wonderful time relaxing on the beach and even inside the condo with the full view of the ocean.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vacation disappointment.

  • 2 of 5

Pajaro Dunes beach was beautiful and the 180 degree view is accurate however, the condo left much to be desired. The place is in need of serious updates. The furniture and decor was extremely outdated and miss matched, the king size bed is an old waterbed with a mattress thrown in it. The carpeting was absolutely filthy and in need of major cleaning. The views from the balcony were breathtaking except we couldn't even open the balcony doors to get fresh air or listen to the ocean as there was a dead/rotting sea lion right outside out balcony and the stench was so bad you couldn't stand to smell it. Last but not least the wifi was terrible. To say we had minimal service was putting it lightly.

I was not impressed with the condo and honestly for what we paid, I was very disappointed. I took my boys there for a fun filled week of summer vacation and honestly we spent more time in Monterey than at the condo. ;(

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, well-stocked, gorgeous views!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four (2 small kids under 5) stayed here for 3 nights and it was absolutely perfect for us. The views were amazing, beach access was so nice, and it was the perfect location for being close, but not too close, to Monterey for a short day trip. Our kids now refer to this cute condo as "our beach house," and we can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome condo, views are amazing!

  • 5 of 5

A perfect place for us to stay during a recent vacation to The Santa Cruz area. Views were amazing watched whales from the deck. Easy walk to the beach, able to take long walks saw a harbor seal on the beach. King bed was comfortable and able to leave the deck door open and fall asleep to the sound of waves. Great deal! Very clean and easy rental. Thanks! We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
48 Miles
San Jose, CA
Car: necessary

Pajaro Dunes - Between Santa Cruz and Monterey, CA


Rates & Availability

Watsonville Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2016
May 27 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
PDNA Key Service $18
Tax Rate 11.0%

Holidays/long weekends are minimum 3 nights except July 4th weekend is 4 nights. Please note that beginning Feb 2016 Home Away/VRBO is adding "Service Fee" for all bookings from their site. If you wish to book directly, please contact me by phone or text. Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Santa Cruz County Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • child bed- 1 child-size foam mattresses; 1 foldable cot with cushion.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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