Pajaro Dunes Ocean Front Vacation

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101 Shell Dr., Pajaro Dunes, CA 95076

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Overview

Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Sleeps: 4
Type: Condo
Per night: $189 - $259
Per week: $1,298 - $1,680
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes

Description of the Pajaro Dunes vacation condo rental

Top level, premium Pajaro Dunes oceanfront condo 30 yards from the expansive, family-friendly beach with a 180 degree, unobstructed ocean view from Monterey Bay to Santa Cruz. Savor dramatic ocean views and awesome sunsets while relaxing on the living room sofa, reclining on the queen bed in the bedroom, or sitting on the outdoor deck. Just step outside to feel the sand, sun, and ocean, and to sunbath, build a sand castle, search for sea shells, surf, play volleyball, fish, or just sit peacefully amidst the majestic beauty of nature. Walk or jog along the beautiful beach, bike along adjacent trails, feed the ducks at the nearby pond, or use the exercise facilities, tennis courts, and basketball courts that are a close walk away.

The attractively-decorated condo is fully furnished with two HD televisions and DVD players, phone service, and wireless high speed internet connection, washer & dryer. The living room includes a wood-burning fireplace next to an outdoor deck with a propane gas BBQ grill that complements the fully equipped kitchen. The bedroom has a queen size bed and there is a separate loft that sleeps two.

Area Information

The many attractions of Monterey, Carmel, and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, including the Monterey Bay Aquarium, 17 Mile Drive, and Pebble Beach Golf Course, are within an easy half-hour drive. Grocery, department, and discount stores for basic vacation needs are in Watsonville, which is only 10 minutes away. A wide range of restaurants are available, including local legends like Phil’s Fish Eatery and Beach Street (for breakfasts only).

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Begins Ends Week
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Weekend
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Weekly Monthly Min
Stay
Apr 01 2014 Aug 31 2014 $239 $259 $1,680 $5,850 2 Nights
Sep 01 2014 Mar 31 2015 $189 $219 $1,298 $4,850 -
Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 12 p.m.
Lodging tax: 10% County Transient Occupancy Tax
Deposits: Full Payment is required to secure reservation.
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: Cleaning: $100 Security deposit: $300. This deposit is fully refundable if no damages are done to the unit beyond normal wear and tear.

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • Features

  • Balcony
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Patio
  • Beach Chairs
  • Full Kitchen
  • Oceanfront
  • View (Ocean)
  • Beach Towels
  • Heating
  • Outdoor Shower
  • View (Water)
  • Cook
  • High Speed Internet
  • Parking Included
  • Waterfront
  • Deck
  • Housekeeper
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Dishwasher
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • Blender
  • Gas Grill
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • CD Player
  • Iron
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Activities

  • Basketball Court
    (onsite)
  • Hunting
    (onsite)
  • Volleyball Court
    (onsite)
  • Movie Theater
    (2 miles)
  • Beach
    (onsite)
  • Ocean
    (onsite)
  • Whale Watching
    (onsite)
  • Restaurant
    (2 miles)
  • Bicycling
    (onsite)
  • Parasailing
    (onsite)
  • Windsurfing
    (onsite)
  • Shopping Area
    (2 miles)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (onsite)
  • Playground
    (onsite)
  • Boating
    (<1 mile)
  • Grocery Store
    (3 miles)
  • Fishing
    (onsite)
  • Sailing
    (onsite)
  • Downhill Skiing
    (<1 mile)
  • Winery
    (5 miles)
  • Gym/Fitness Center
    (onsite)
  • Scuba Diving
    (onsite)
  • Canoeing
    (1 mile)
  • Golf
    (10 miles)
  • Hiking
    (onsite)
  • Surfing
    (onsite)
  • Kayaking
    (1 mile)
  • Aquarium
    (20 miles)
  • Horseback Riding
    (onsite)
  • Tennis
    (onsite)


Reviews for this vacation condo rental in Pajaro Dunes, California

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Shelley Hansen

Simsbury, CT

Amazing

We absolutely loved this place! When I walked up the stairs to the unit, I was met with a doorway that led to the ocean and the view was amazing. Walking into the unit left me breathless. The picture window has a spectacular view of the beach, making you feel that you're on the beach even when you are inside. Curling up in the sunshine with a book the sound of the ocean was so relaxing. Access to the beach was easy and convenient. The unit itself had everything we could have wanted for our small family reunion from comfortable bedrooms to the completely outfitted kitchen. We didn't even want to go out to dinner, just wanted to stay in and enjoy the location.

Trissina Laube

Los Angeles, CA

Beautiful VIEW

What an amazing little place! We were worried at first when we drove through so many farming fields that it wasn't going to be as pretty as the pictures showed, but WOW! The moment we walked in it was mid afternoon and could see dolphins and even whales right from the balcony. The whales are an unusual sight, but we saw dolphins daily! This is more a place to sit and enjoy the beach from the window or balcony as the rip tide is strong in the area for swimmers. Seriously beautiful and felt like we were finally removed from the city-at night you could actually see the Milky Way. Easy to build a lovely fire at night, and the place typically stayed warm during the day. Carmel is only a 40 minute drive and Santa Cruz 20 minutes away, with the Redwoods being a bit farther. The decor is very beach and relaxing and the place was quite clean. I liked having the 3rd floor since it gave such a great view, and the door to the beach was just one floor below us. Anna was quick to answer any questions by email we had and they make themselves available during the time you are there if needed. There is also a convenience store on site if extra stuff is needed. Loved having a kitchen to cook in and falling asleep/waking up to the sound of the ocean. Highly recommend....and recommend trying no technology-no phones/no clocks and just watch the ocean for some amazing sites of nature. Very relaxing.

Cathy Myrick

Pleasanton, CA

Ocean view...amazing

The proximity to the beach couldn't get much better than this and the views were simply amazing. The condo itself, specifically the kitchen and bathroom, needs some updating. I was surprised that the oven and stove actually worked after I saw it. Other than that, we enjoyed our time.

Anna Hanna

Owner's reply:

Hi Cathy,

Thank you very much for your feedback!

Kitchen and bath facilities work fine but we are planning to update the kitchen and bathroom after the busy season.

Regards,

Anna Hanna

Kenneth Craig

Auburn, Ca.

The Dunes

Our stay at the Dunes was great. Wonderfull staff to greet us, and to help with any questions. The condo was nice, with everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable. Great beach to walk and fly kites. Can't wait to go back.

Ida Lopez

Phoenix, AZ

Spring Break

We really enjoyed our stay here. It was so peaceful and serene. The views from every room were breathtaking. We enjoyed our walks and runs and we had everything we needed in our condo. we loved it!

Melody Wenham

California

Sisters retreat

The pics that Anna has posted are very accurate. She has changed out the couch, and it's even better, as it allows for more seating. The unit was clean, and nicely appointed. I would suggest maybe some note pads, for jotting down notes. Also brochures on what to do in the area. Weather is always a hit and miss when at the ocean. But loved that we were right on the beach!! Will be back

Terry Butler

Napa, CA

Ocean Get-Away

Lovely very well equipped condo with fabulous views from every vantage point. Quiet and peaceful, with only the noise of the breaking waves on the beach. Condo is just steps from the beach. It was a perfect get-away

Cheri Patterson McCaleb

Redwood City, CA.

Pajaro Dunes Shorebird 302

It was amazing. The unit we stayed in was decorated so cute and just felt so cozy. Everything you could need was there, just bring your food. My only complaint was the living room window was dirty so the view wasn't as amazing as it could have been. Wish we could have stayed longer. We will definitly go back.

Kristin Voss

Fresno, CA

Heaven

We have never been happier on a vacation. It was so peaceful and relaxing (something that I never say with an 8 month old). The balcony was our favorite place (when we weren't on the private beach). We did not want to leave.

Diana Fischer

Central California

Fabulous location

The condo's view and beach below were terrific. Wish We could stay forever.

Taylor Stilwell

Los Altos, CA

Shorebird 302

Everything was amazing! The actual unit and the ease of booking! I will definitely use this service and unit again! Couldn't have been happier!

stacey

Sacramento, CA

Lovely

Oh so perfect. Perfect weather, nice condo with beautiful view. Walked on the beach every morning and ate and the Cowboy Corner Cafe in Watsonville, 15 minutes away for the best breakfasts. Watched sports all afternoon with husband and had dinner in front of the fire. Great memories.

Mary Isitt

Redding, CA

Overall Fantastic Long Weekend

When we entered the condo we were actually surprised at how well appointed it was. The view was breathtaking. Everything was just so easy - from checking in to using the beach. Our children loved the freedom the beach provided and we loved being able to watch them from the balcony. My husband even got some surf fishing in! We all left with sad faces, because it could not have been a better 4 days.

Jill Mayo

Los Gatos, CA

Best spot on Monterey Bay

This condo exceeded all of our expectations. The ocean views are amazing and even visiting in November we had great weather and sunshine all weekend. We plan to return again and again to this beautifully furnished unit.

Tricia Gardner

Shingle Springs, CA

Great Vacation

We just wanted to take a moment and tell you how much we enjoyed our vacation at your condo. The views were absolutely amazing, and we had the greatest time! We couldn't have asked for a better location, and our kids had a wonderful time as well. Thank you so much. We will most definitely rent it from you again in the near future.

Cathy

Coos Bay, Oregon

The beauty of the ocean.

We wanted water front and peace and quiet; we were not disappointed. Just steps from the ocean and a beautiful beach to walk for miles. We were well rested when it was time to return home. The wood burning fireplace was nice and kept us warm especially when an unseasonal storm came blowing in one night. There was no wood in or near the condo and no instructions on where to get wood which was a bummer for us as we arrived later in the evening. We would however, stay here again if we were to return to this part of the country.

Dave and Robin

Mountain View, CA

Perfect Getaway Spot

This was our first visit to Pajaro Dunes and the condo was fantastic. Perfect location with gorgeous views of the beach and ocean. The condo has a very open feeling to it and exceed all of our expectations. What a gem!

neil

Wallace Ca

Family Time

We were looking for a spot to take a short vacation not to far from home and found this condo that looked like it would be the right place .When we arrived and opened the front door we knew we had made the right decision --wow--what a view! the place was great , clean , open ceilings and right on the beach .We really enjoyed the three days and wish we could have stayed longer , from the sand dollar races -yes they do move across the beach -the surf fishing -we did not catch anything but it was still fun -boogie boarding ,going to the boardwalk , golfing at Pacific Grove , and mainly just hanging out together it was a great time The condo had everything you needed and the Pajaro Dunes property is well maintained and all the people we met with were very nice and helpful -great time -great place and hopefully we get to go back soon

Julie

LA, California, USA

The privilege of the private beach

What an adventure my boy friend and I had at this oceanfront condo! Compared with public beaches we have seen, this private beach was so nice, clean, and uncrowded.We felt like we had the beach all to ourselves. Usually, there were fewer than 10 people within eye sight. It is well worth the rent we paid for the privilege of enjoying this private beach that is only steps away from the condo. We built a sand castle on the first day, walked along the fine sandy beach, and fell asleep while sunbathing on the beach. We gathered some drift wood, built a fire, and BBQed the fish we just caught in the ocean. With the fire in front of us and the sunset in the background, the meal tasted more delicious than any fine restaurant cuisine we have ever tried. For dessert, we toasted some marshmallows. My only complaint is that firewood for the fireplace was not provided but we found some later at the onsite convenience store.

Mitch & Barbara Matamoros

, Dallas, Texas

Romantic Getaway

We live in Texas and come to the Bay Area often. Whenever possible we stay at this condo to get away and relax. The condo view provides wonderful vistas of sunsets and of a glorious stretch of beach in both directions. While the condo comes with all the comforts of home we mostly enjoy listening and watching the ocean on the deck or on the soft couches inside; with the lights turned off and the fireplace on, it is quite an experience. When we feel a little more adventuresome we have the selection of Monterey or Carmel close by both beautiful locations but it is hard to get us away from ocean and comfort this condo provides. Mitch and Barbara Matamoros Dallas , Texas

Owner Supplied Testimonials

Guestbook

Wonderful fit for our family. Modestly furnished and perfectly situated for excellent views and easy beach access. We rented wetsuits for $10/day from Freeline on 41st and played in the ocean 3-4 hours straight each day. Also read a book on the comfortable sofa in front of the wall sized windows and cat napped almost every day. We relished the ability to do laundry and cook rather than living in sand filled clothes and paying for dining out all the time (though Phil's in Moss Landing is AWESOME). The kids enjoyed the Boardwalk one night and all of us enjoyed the beach camp fires and smores at night. Excellent vacation and planning to book again.
Kevin Coffin

I had been looking for a relaxing condo to enjoy some alone time. Shorebirds 302 was perfect! The views are exquisite! The condo is very clean and has everything you need. I find this unit doing an internet search and it far exceeded all of my expectations. Anna makes renting easy and personal. She is flexible and has made sure her home will feel like your own. I will be back!
Taylor Stilwell

We just wanted to take a moment and tell you how much we enjoyed our vacation at your condo. The views were absolutely amazing, and we had the greatest time! We couldn't have asked for a better location, and our kids had a wonderful time as well. Thank you so much. We will most definitely rent it from you again in the near future.
Tricia Gardner

My family loved our weekend stay at this condo. My son and two daughters loved playing in the sand and surf on the water and feeding the duck in the nearby duck pond, and I could even watch them from the deck of the condo when I needed a break. The closeness of the condo to the beach provided very easy access for our family to the bathroom, hot showers, and refreshments. My husband and I loved falling asleep to the sound of the surf and waking up to the stunning ocean view from the master bedroom. The children slept comfortably in the upstairs loft. The beach-themed pictures and tasteful décor made us feel right at home. The three closeby tennis courts and a basketball court were an extra bonus. We will book this unit again without a doubt!

Adriana Bahsoun
Los Gatos, California

We had a wonderful place at your condo. Even my husband was impressed and he stays at a lot of different places. I wished we could have stayed longer. The location is truly amazing and the place itself really nice and clean.
Regina

Wow, what a great time I had visiting this amazing, nicely decorated beach condo right on the beach with stunning views. Every day was a great experience. I relaxed on the wide, sandy beach watching the surf for hours at a time. Simply beautiful! Good therapy for me. I haven't relaxed this much in years. I also toured nearby artsy Carmel, drove the scenic 17 Mile Drive, and had dinner at Clint Eastwood's Hog's Breath Restaurant. It was so much fun.

Mike Fanelli
Dayton, Ohio


HI Anna,

Just wanted to thank you again for the use of the condo. Wow, what a great trip. The weather was beautiful and the sunsets were unbelievable. Hope to talk to you again in the spring for our anniversary.

Thanks again,

Scott and Cindy

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