Capitola was originally founded as the resort, “Camp Capitola,” and was incorporated as a city in 1949. Located along Highway 1 between Soquel and Aptos, Capitola is the state’s oldest seaside resort town. A uniquely charming area, Capitola offers a variety of housing styles and neighborhoods within relatively small geographic boundaries.
The city’s charming riverside and wharf districts are often likened to a quaint Mediterranean village. The city also features a charming village area nestled on a wide beach between two towering bluffs overlooking the waters of northern Monterey Bay. Known as Capitola Village, this area with its breathtaking vistas is home to several art and craft galleries, boutiques, and casual restaurants. When in Capitola be sure to visit Gayles' Bakery & Rosticceria for a delicatable treat.
Capitola hosts a variety of events and festivals including theBeach Festival,Twilight Concerts , Wharf to Wharf, and the popular Capitola Art & Wine Festival.
In addition, Upper Capitola Village provides a variety of shopping options from the unique to traditional. The area known as Forty-First Avenue, serving as the city’s commercial and economic hub, is also home to the county’s only major enclosed mall.
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620 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010