Rio Del Mar Beach:
Rio Del Mar Beach is a wide 2-mile strech of 7-miles of white sandy beach at the foot of the Sandstone Cliffs. It is a great place for family activities; picnics, frisbee and sunbathing, as well as swimming and fishing. Day parking is available and dogs are allowed on a leash. There are bonfire rings and barbecue/picnic areas. This popular summer beach is home to the Cement Ship, USS Palo Alto and Santa Cruz Wharf.
Wonderful outdoor seating area at the Pixie Deli's BBQ area.
The Pixie Deli & Market has coffee & great ice cream cones too!
New Public Restrooms & outdoor
showers at the Rio Del Mar Beach
Fine Fresh Seafood & Steaks Dining at the famous Cafe Rio
For early risers Full Of Beans
has an espresso bar, smoothies
and indoor tables with an ocean view
Perfect beach for jogging or long strolls Rio Del Mar also has fire rings for memorable bonfires, marshmallow roasting & sing-alongs.
The Cement Ship-- built for WW1, briefly turned into a dance hall and cafe, now a fascinating window into the past.
Blue skies at Seacliff beach looking
towards the shores of Rio Del Mar Beach
Seacliff State Beach Park bathrooms
Plenty of warm sand to play in
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A Network of Friends in Santa Cruz California with 70+ Family-Loved Beach, Mountain & Ski Homes available as Vacation Rentals for you to enjoy!
Rio Del Mar & Seacliff Beach Area
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