Hotels in Santa Cruz, California, United States of America - your base to discover the city.
Santa Cruz is a small tourist location situated on the northern curve of Monterey Bay, California, with the Santa Cruz Mountains as a backdrop. The city's name comes from its mission: Mission La Exaltación de la Santa Cruz, originally founded in 1791. The area is famous for its agricultural products and the laid-back nature of its inhabitants. Surfing addicts can book an ocean hotel here. The city experienced considerable damage as a result of the earthquake of 1989.