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Relax and recharge at the beach

The beaches along the north central coast range from dramatic windswept cliffs, to wide stretches of sand, to cozy beaches alongside quaint seaside towns. For more information about the right beach for you, ask the staff at the Inn.

Ano Nuevo – 10.3 miles
Pigeon Point – 16.3 miles
Waddell Creek/Rancho del Oso State Beach – 5 miles

Cabbage Beach – 0.7 miles
Bonny Doon Beach – 1.2 miles
Panther Beach – 2.2 miles
Laguna/Sand Hill Bluff – 2.9 miles
Red, White & Blue Beach – 3.9 miles
4 Mile Beach – 5.2 miles
3 Mile Beach – 5.8 miles
Main Beach/Cowell Beach, Santa Cruz –9 miles
Natural Bridges State Beach  –  9 miles

Get to Know Davenport

This quaint town beckons you to explore on foot, offering interesting shops and art studios. Ask at the Front Desk for a walking tour map of Davenport.

Learn about local family farms on the Central Coast

Santa Cruz County has more organic farms than any county in the country. These farms welcome visitors and some invite you to pick you own harvest during your visit.

Freewheelin' Farm
A one woman and many volunteers operation that welcomes visitors.
Please call first. Tel: 831- 426-65155221
Coast Rd, Santa Cruz

Pie Ranch
Please call first Tel: 650-879-0971

Two Dog Farm
A certified organic family farm. We grow vegetables in north Santa Cruz County, specializing in lettuce and dry-farmed tomatoes.
Davenport, CA
Tel: 831-818-1795

Swanton Berry Farm – U-pick berries
 25 Swanton Road, Davenport
Tel: 831-469-8804

UCSC Farm & Garden
A research, training and community education resource in organic farming. 25-acre organic farm and two-acre garden. Open daily, 8 am – 6 pm.
1156 High Street, Santa Cruz
Tel: 831-459-3240

Spa Services

You can arrange for a relaxing in-house massage at the Roadhouse with one of our massage therapists by dialing 9. We also have a spa room that can accommodate two people, and in-room massage is available for guests in the Captain's Suite.

For additional spa services, consider:
The Spa at Chaminade, Santa Cruz, Tel: 831-475-5600
Tea House Spa, Santa Cruz, Tel: 831-426-9700
Well Within Spa, Santa Cruz, Tel: 831-458-9355
Caress Day Spa, Capitola, Tel: 831-462-4422
Sanctuary Day Spa, Aptos Tel: 831-688-7727

Stretch and breath with Yoga

Some of the many local yoga studios:
OM Room School of Yoga, 300 Natural Bridges Dr, Santa Cruz, Tel: 831-429-9642
Yoga Center Santa Cruz, 428 Front St, Santa Cruz, Tel: 831-423-6719
Body & Soul, 738 Chestnut St., Santa Cruz, Tel: 831-459-8613

Kali Ray Tri Yoga, 708 Washington St., Santa Cruz, Tel: 831-464-8100

Wine ClubRoadhouse Wine Tours

Throughout the summer we will be offering public and private wine tours of the Santa Cruz Mountains by local tour company Santa Cruz Experience.  A great addition to any vacation or special event, don't miss this opportunity taste some of the best wine California has to offer!

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Massage at the Roadhouse

Get ready for total relaxation!

Enjoy an on-site massage at the Roadhouse.  More information.


Food & Wine Feature

We invite you to join us for our Meet the Winemaker dinners pairing the best from over 98 boutique vineyards and winemakers with our fresh and exceptional coastal cuisine.  Click here to receive our Newsletter for details.