Capitola Beach (Capitola State Beach)

Sandy beach
201 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
114 miles from Sacramento, CA
Water Quality
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Beach amenities

  • Fishing pierGo fishing here!
  • AccessibilityEasy beach access
  • WCPublic restrooms nearby
  • RestaurantsF&B places nearby
  • ParkingCar parking nearby
  • ShowerPublic showers available
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About this beach

Warnings and hazards

The pier has been largely destroyed by the hurricane in 2023.

No alcohol.

No smoking.

No dogs allowed.

No glass containers.

No open beach fires.

No overinght camping.

Driving Time

  • 45 minutes from San Jose, CA
  • 1 hour 15 minutes from San Fransisco, CA
  • 2 hours 45 minutes from Fresno, CA

Hotels and rentals

If you're considering staying for one or even a few nights, there are plenty of options available near the beach. Chose your preferred accomodation type and your favourite room provider:

Beaches nearby

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Beach reviewed by:
Phil R.
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Beach map and directions
The beach is located in Capitola, California 201 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010, USA (Open on Google Maps)
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