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Blacks Beach Retreat, WiFi, Twin Lakes Beach

Blacks Beach Retreat-Steps to Twin Lakes Beach.
3 reviews
Blacks Beach Retreat-Steps to Twin Lakes Beach.
Living Room
Fully equipped kitchen with indoor and outdoor dining
Cable TV with premium channels, gas fire place and WiFi through out the home
Ceiling fan in vaulted ceiling living room
Master bedroom with King size bed and full bath
Master bedroom with sun balcony and peak of the ocean
Twin bedroom with full bath and balcony
Private fenced yard with gas BBQ and chaise lounges
Santa Cruz Beach boardwalk is a 5 minute drive away
Boogie Boards and wet suits provided
Capitola Village is a 10 minute drive
A perfect beach
Twin Lakes Beach
Fun waves
Blacks Beach Retreat, WiFi and pet friendly
Wednesday night races at Santa Cruz Harbor
Blacks Beach wave
Walking distance to the Crow's Nest Restaurant.
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2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Santa Cruz, California
Contemporary home that steps to the private end of Twin Lakes Beach. Blacks Beach has great swimming, surfing and skim boarding. Walk to the Harbor, Crow's Nest, Como di Lago, The kind Grind Coffee Shop and other great spots. Bike rentals available. Our house is fully equipped for your enjoyment. luxury towels, linens and down quilts. There are two master bedrooms (California king & two extra long twin beds) with full baths upstairs and balconies that have ocean view. There is a queen sofa bed downstairs with a half bath. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is indoor dining room seating for four and outdoor seating.

A warm outdoor shower is located on the side yard and there is a tropical secluded patio in the backyard with gas BBQ, dining table and chairs. Skim boards, boogie boards and beach toys are provided. This home is...
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About the Owner, Laurie C
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2016
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 3 reviews and 1 property
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Excellent - based on 3 reviews
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1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Close to the beach, kids can walk there safely. Space of house allows everyone to have privacy and/or to gather if they want. Back yard area is protected enough to make it a lovely place to sit and relax.

Reviewed 21 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Management response:

I am glad that you enjoyed our home at the beach and will welcome you back anytime.


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Annie P
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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This is a great vacation home, with everything you need at hand. The property is charming and offers great features. There is a beautiful patio and comfortable living area. The bedrooms are spacious and really comfortable. The beach is literally at the end of the road, which is so convenient and great bonus for anyone with kids. The local boardwalk...

Management response:

Thank you, Annie for the kind review. We would love to have you back the next time you are in the States.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
This is a quiet residential neighborhood. Parties are not allowed and no more than 6 occupants at any time. Local ordinance has a quiet after 10pm-8am in place. Thank you for...
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
    1 Super King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
R 4 198
R 4 497
R 25 786
US$2 150
1 Jun 2018 -
9 Sep 2018
Summer 2018
4 nights
R 4 797
R 5 397
R 27 585
US$2 300
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: R 1 799 / stay - Fee
  • Pet fee: R 1 199 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 5 997 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
This is a quiet residential neighborhood at the private end of Twin Lakes Beach. Parking is permitted and we have two spaces in the driveway and one street permit. Several unique restaurants within walking distance. Starbucks, Aloha Grill, US Meal, Star Bene and several more) A new Italian Deli has just been added at the end of our block and there is a great farmers Market every Sunday, one block away.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: SJC: 35.0 km
Take Hwy 17 towards Santa Cruz, exit on Hwy 1 towards Carmel, Monterey. Take the Soquel exit and head left towards 17th Avenue. Turn right on Portola/East Cliff Drive and your destination is on the left.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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