Things to do in Capitola
- 19 reviews
Really nice right point break, but can be horribly crowded. It's great if you can catch it breaking early on a weekday during the school year. Otherwise, I find it not worth the hassle of the often hostile locals-only line-up. However, if you're not planning on surfing, but just looking for a good spot to watch the action - this ...Popular withOutdoorAdventureBudget
- 81 review
Good wine and excellent views overlooking Santa Cruz and Capitola from the top of the mountain. Reasonably priced wine tasting, a lot of times including barrel tasting. Run by 4 Italian brothers. We've joined their wine club and visit often, since it makes us feel like we're in Italy (one of our favorite destinations) at a vineyard or an agritourismo.
- 91 review
Two floors of pool tables, a full bar and a rockin good time are what you'll find at Fast Eddy's. Happy hour is 4-6:30pm every night with a decent selection of beers on tap. The atmosphere inside is rather dark and pub-like, but in no way do you ever feel closed in. The place exudes lots of local character and ...Popular withAdventure
- 111 review
Nice, mellow wave just to the east of the "Hook" at Pleasure Point. It's a little more out in open water than other nearby breaks, which I presume is how it got the "shark" name, but still pretty protected by the thick kelp growth of the area. This was the first place I ever surfed that had kelp directly in ...Popular withOutdoorBackpackers
- 121 review
Another place to get groceries and wine. Good selection and prices on local wine.
- 131 review
Limited in size, marginal surf, this beach adds to the aesthetic appeal of Capitola but offers no enticement of its own.Popular withOutdoorLocalFamilies