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Santa Cruz mountain resort near golf, beaches, wineries

Inspiring views

With sweeping views of Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains, the mountaintop retreat of Chaminade Resort & Spa is a short drive from sandy beaches, world-class golf, and downtown Santa Cruz shops.

Spa, natural beauty

The acclaimed spa at this historic Mission-style Santa Cruz resort features sea-inspired treatments, yoga, and a patio with a koi pond. Trails wind through the woods and lead to bay vistas. An outdoor lap pool is open year-round.

Modern Spanish style

Chaminade Resort's 156 guestrooms, spread over 11 villas, feature contemporary Spanish style decor with rich colors, down duvets, granite bathrooms, and BeeKind bath products. Views are of the resort grounds or eucalyptus forest.

At your hotel

At your hotel

Chaminade Resort & Spa offers a secluded mountainside setting about three miles from the renowned Pasatiempo Golf Club and the DeLaveaga Golf Course. Santa Cruz beaches and the famed boardwalk are less than five miles away. More than 20 wineries are within a 10-mile drive.

The resort's spa, The Spa at Chaminade, provides a variety of services including massage, body treatments, skin care, and salon services. A fitness center offers complimentary yoga, Pilates, and aerobics classes. Women's and men's locker rooms include saunas, steam rooms, and spa tubs. An outdoor lap pool offers seasonal poolside refreshments.

The Sunset Restaurant and Linwood's Bar & Grill overlook Monterey Bay; indoor and outdoor seating is available.

Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in the main building and in guestrooms. Valet parking is included in the resort fee.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Arcade/game room
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Tennis on site
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Business center
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Full-service spa
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Health club
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 156
  • Free valet parking
  • Picnic area
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wedding services
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Park your car

Free valet parking

In your room

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable TV service
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room massage available
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Video-game console
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Eat and drink

Sunset Restaurant - Floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping westerly views of Monterey Bay. Buffets for most meals. Sunday Champagne brunch.

Linwood's Bar and Grill - Full bar, casual fare. Monterey Bay vistas. Fireplace, four TVs, pool table. Patio with fire pit. Complimentary morning coffee service.

Poolside dining is available seasonally.

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Play

Three miles of hiking paths wind through Chaminade's wooded grounds and open up to views of Monterey Bay. An outdoor lap pool, four lighted tennis courts, a volleyball court, three spa tubs (one outdoors), and a fitness center are also on site. Yoga, Pilates, and aerobics classes are complimentary.

Santa Cruz' beautiful beaches, less than five miles from the resort, are perfect for surfing, swimming, sunbathing, volleyball, jogging, and sunset strolls.

3.5 miles from Chaminade Resort & Spa, the Pasatiempo Golf Club is recognized by leading golf publications as one of the top courses in the country. Designed by Alister MacKenzie, the historic course features scenic views of Monterey Bay.

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, 11 miles from the resort, offers a 4.7-mile loop hike through redwoods and chaparral.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
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Relax

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Reflexology
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

The fine print for Chaminade Resort & Spa

When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Your pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 40

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No elevators

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Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • Tourism fee: USD 2.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
Hotel resort fee inclusions (may be listed elsewhere in this description as complimentary or available for a surcharge):
  • Pool access
  • Spa access (may be limited)
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping/cleaning fees/gratuities
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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