Traveling down the California coast, we stayed in Davenport for a night and hiked down to the beach. Watched the waves pound the rocks as the tide came in. Nice secluded sandy beach. Worth the short hike down.
the cliffs surrounding the beach offer fantastic views; it was easy to get to then near the beach you have to check for the easiest way down to sand
Take Davenport Landing Road off Hwy 1 and you will be led directly to this beach. At the top of the trail is a very fun bench swing. When the wildflowers are not high, you can see the water. It is also a great place to watch the sunset. Small beach area with tide pools. Very hidden and quiet.
fun, large, clean, scenic beach. pretty easy walk down from parking lot. walking distance to good restaurants/wine tasting before/after beach trip. best beach glass collecting you'll ever experience.
Beautiful beach and not crowded. It is about 10 minutes or so north of Santa Cruz. The town of Davenport is essentially across the street.
We live in the Bay area and drive down to santa Cruz a ton! Davenport landing beach is one of my fave beaches in the area. The climb is easy and gradual and it is perfect whetehr you want to enjoy sometime on the beach or take some great shots of the view from the cliffs above (we have seen... 更多
It's a wonderful beach, with incredible cliffs and great views. It is also quite cold and often windy. Not ideal for sun bathing, but for surfing and walking.