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Watsonville overview

Watsonville is a friendly locale distinct for its beaches and art, and known for its gardens and shops. You'll enjoy activities like surfing. Soak up some sunshine at popular spots in the area like Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Main Beach. Gilroy Premium Outlets and Mystery Spot are popular sights to see. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Watsonville is for you.

Where to stay in Watsonville

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Watsonville has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Watsonville with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Watsonville hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Watsonville hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Watsonville

Fly in to Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), 22.5 mi (36.3 km) from downtown Watsonville. San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 33.1 mi (53.2 km) away.

What to see around Watsonville

Fun activities are on hand such as baseball, biking, and surfing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Santa Cruz Harbor
  • • Salinas Sports Complex
  • • California Rodeo Grounds
  • • Coyote Creek Parkway Path
Its beaches and flowers are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Ramsay Park
  • • Pinto Lake Park
  • • Sunset State Beach
  • • Manresa State Beach
  • • La Selva Beach
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Watsonville Square Shopping Center
  • • Capitola Mercantile
  • • Gilroy Premium Outlets
  • • Northridge Mall
  • • Pacific Garden Mall
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • • Mystery Spot
  • • University of California Santa Cruz
  • • California State University Monterey Bay
  • • Main Beach