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Pacific Shores

Beachfront Luxury Apartments

Put yourself in the view at Pacific Shores. 1 & 2 bedroom apartments for rent in beautiful Santa Cruz, CA, bring the California dream to you with garden-style elegance set among the redwoods, sea cliffs, and rich culture of an iconic city.

Close to University of California Santa Cruz and the famed Beach Boardwalk – between the banks of the San Lorenzo River and the surf – Pacific Shores immerses you in beachfront luxury.

Live among natural splendor, near everything you want and need on the Westside of Santa Cruz.

Pacific Shores


1240 Shaffer Road Santa Cruz, CA 95060 US

Love Your New Space

Open floor plans and large patios and balconies invite you to express yourself at Pacific Shores. Large windows and custom lighting are the canvas for your own unique style, complemented by panoramic views of the Santa Cruz Mountains or Pacific Ocean. Pacific Shores is your everyday coastal retreat.

Your 1 or 2 bedroom apartment features:

  • Open Floor Plan
  • Large Private Balcony/Patio
  • Hardwood-Style Floors*
  • Beautiful Pool & Spa
  • Outdoor Lounge Area
  • Walk to the Beach

*In Select Homes

Take advantage of your gourmet kitchen to savor the bounty of fresh produce from two local farmers markets. Stay fit for weekend mountain biking at the fitness center, or just bask in the sun by our shimmering pool and spa.

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Our Sophisticated Surf Town

Convenient to CA-17 and Cabrillo Hwy, Pacific Shores positions you within easy access to tech giants in Silicon Valley, as well as local employers such as University of California Santa Cruz, Plantronics, and Community Bridges.

The natural world unfolds outside your door, with Natural Bridges State Beach in walking distance, and Wilder Ranch State Park minutes away. Enjoy the nearby fun and electric energy of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk – alive with art, performance, and local color.

Wax your board and hit the legendary beaches for world-class surfing. Leash up the dog and head out to the Santa Cruz Riverwalk along the San Lorenzo.

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Local Flavors

Keep your palate entertained with innovative and eclectic dining at Laili, Assembly, and Café Gratitude. Sample the fresh goodness from the Wednesday and Saturday farmers' markets.

Nearby Trader Joe’s and Shoppers Corner will keep your pantry stocked with the essentials.

Indulge your curiosity at Bookshop Santa Cruz or your love of vinyl at Logos Books & Records. Santa Cruz offers a lifestyle like no other.

Experience beachfront luxury close to everything at your 1 or 2 bedroom apartment at Pacific Shores.

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