Rio Sands Hotel

Address: 116 Aptos Beach Drive, Aptos, California, 95003, United States | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located on 116 Aptos Beach Drive, Aptos, is near Santa Cruz Wharf, Capitola City Beach, New Brighton State Beach, and Forest of Nisene Marks State Park.
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      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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      Monterey bay, pebble beach 17 mile drive

      A travel blog entry by kech-williams on Feb 24, 2014

      5 photos

      Headed into Monterey this morning to walk along the pier and explore the town, and it is truly lovely walked along Canary row before finding a lovely little place for lunch then treating ourselves to a awesome ice cream before heading out to the 17. Mile drive. That area is truly the lifestyle of ...


      A travel blog entry by augustinesghost on Oct 03, 2013

      16 photos

      ... t too bad (I was wet, but not soaked, and I spared the camera). The crabs are a riot, but the starfish are my favorite. I probably spent two hours climbing around on the rocks looking for tidal pools. It was wonderful.

      Another fun day! It’s funny to think how different the ocean experience is on the west coast compared to the east. I didn’t see one “beach” that would have been comfortable to lay out on a ...

      Thar She Blows!

      A travel blog entry by angelslame on Jul 11, 2013

      10 photos

      ... night on the ocean. As we cast off we saw some California Sea Lions lounging on the piers and buoys in the bay. All was well, the girls laughing and excited...until we made it out into the open ocean.

      As the crew described it, the climate that night increased the "possibility" some of us might experience seasickness. Boy, were they right. The ship's pilot explained that the rise and fall of the ...

      Discovering Monterey

      A travel blog entry by davidandgarry on Oct 03, 2012

      1 comment, 2 photos

      ... t that interested in Garry's suggestions of Cornwall or Yorkshire, places that she'd never heard of. She did want to visit that place where Shakespeare was born, but that was about as much as she was interested in. We took our leave and headed further on our route heading for this shortcut through the park. However when we had finally got to where the park entrance was, we found that a tall barbed wire fence prevented any further progess. We were totally deflated, as we knew that ...

      We LIKE this place!

      A travel blog entry by royandclaudia on Jan 22, 2012

      6 photos

      On the road again...

      We left this morning around ten thirty and after a slight detour due to a slight navigational error we were on the road. (Totally not the navigator's fault - the entry to the highway we needed was in an inconvenient spot, right under the entrance to the OTHER highway we ended up on and not accessible from the entrance we used.)

      It was a fairly short drive from Monterey to Salinas on a good road with not much traffic. ...