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Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville
Holiday Inn Express Suites Watsonville

1855 Main St, Watsonville 95076

2.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (439 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Watsonville Square Shopping Center and Ramsay Park. Pajaro …

£163
Rodeway Inn
Rodeway Inn

1620 W Beach St, Watsonville 95076

2.0 out of 5.0
2.9 out of 5 (385 reviews)

Located in the heart of Watsonville, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Pajaro Valley Historical Association, Watsonville …

£60
Best Western Rose Garden Inn
Best Western Rose Garden Inn

740 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville 95076

2.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (282 reviews)

Situated in the suburbs, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ramsay Park, Pajaro Valley Historical Association, and …

£85
National 9 Motel
National 9 Motel

1 Western Drive, Watsonville 95076

2.0 out of 5.0
1.8 out of 5 (9 reviews)

Located in the heart of Watsonville, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ramsay Park, Pajaro Valley Historical Association …

£78
Americas Best Value Inn Watsonville
Americas Best Value Inn Watsonville

781 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville 95076

2.0 out of 5.0
2.8 out of 5 (72 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ramsay Park and Pajaro Valley Historical Association …

£83
Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area
Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area

125 Silver Leaf Dr, Watsonville 95076

2.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (417 reviews)

Situated in Watsonville, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Watsonville Square Shopping Center and Ramsay Park. Pajaro …

£61
Rio Sands Hotel
Rio Sands Hotel

116 Aptos Beach Drive, Aptos 95003

2.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (461 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Rio Del Mar Beach and Seacliff State Beach. Aptos History …

£134
Best Western Seacliff Inn
Best Western Seacliff Inn

7500 Old Dominion Court, Aptos 95003

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (543 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Aptos History Museum, Seacliff State Beach, and Rio Del Mar Beach …

£153
Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea
Quality Inn & Suites Capitola By the Sea

720 Hill Street, Capitola 95010

2.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (457 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Capitola Historical Museum, Capitola Mercantile, and Capitola Beach …

£118
Quality Inn And Suites Gilroy
Quality Inn And Suites Gilroy

8430 Murray Ave, Gilroy 95020

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (469 reviews)

Located in the heart of Gilroy, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Las Animas Park and Gilroy Premium Outlets. Gilroy Golf …

£115
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Pocket Guide: Watsonville

Situated between Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz in California's Pajaro Valley, Watsonville is a coastal farm town that's famous for growing strawberries and apples. Aside from agriculture, the town also offers great beaches and wetlands, as well as warm all year-round temperatures.

Why Choose a Hotel in Watsonville?

A 30-minute drive from Monterey and less than an hour from the Big Sur coastline, Watsonville is a great place to base yourself while exploring California's rugged central coast. And if you're on a budget, the town has plenty of pocket-friendly inns and motels in which to stay.

Things to See and Do in Watsonville

Watsonville's Sunset State Beach is a beautiful stretch of sand that's sprinkled with pine trees and backed by dunes. If you're seeking tranquillity you'll find that Sunset is much quieter than other beaches in the area. Watch dolphins and sea otters playing in the surf, and keep your eyes peeled for ‘sand dollars’, an unusual species of sea urchin.

Downtown Watsonville merits exploration for its historic buildings designed by the famous Victorian architect William Weeks, with many of the buildings along Main Street dating back to the 1880s and 1900s. While strolling around downtown, look out for the city's colourful apple crate murals, exact replicas of labels used in the town in the early 1900s.

Discover Watsonville’s Wetland Wildlife

Hike or cycle along the six miles of paved trails that stretch across the town's 800-acre freshwater wetland. Free to use and open every day of the year, the Watsonville Wetlands are perfect for bird-watching, with more than 200 species of to be seen here. You can also expect to see a diverse range of wildlife, including bobcats, golden eagles, tree frogs and muskrats.

Festivals in Watsonville

The town celebrates its most famous crop every August at the Watsonville Strawberry. Expect strawberry-flavoured everything, from beer to ice-cream. There are also carnival rides, live music and a pie-eating competition.

An air show takes place annually at Watsonville Municipal Airport, bringing some impressive antique aircraft to the tarmac. The airport also offers helicopter tours of the Watsonville area.

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