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Introducing Santa Cruz’s
First Luxury Beachfront Hotel & Spa

Destination Spa, 3 Restaurants,
4 Bars, Resort Pool, Rooftop Oasis &
Over 13K SF of Coastal Gathering Space.

More to Sea
Debuting 2025.

Stay Coast-Connected


Splendor by the sea.

Nestled along the Pacific Coast, La Bahia Hotel & Spa celebrates its dramatic setting, where the tip of Monterey Bay touches Santa Cruz’s coveted Main Beach. Steeped in the romantic beauty of Spanish-Mediterranean architecture, locals and travelers alike will savor globally influenced cuisine, cocktails and wellness rituals infused with the region’s agricultural bounty and coast-cultured spirit.

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Crowned in her lovingly restored belltower, La Bahia Hotel & Spa is recapturing the enchantment of its palatial past to create an original beach-luxe escape inspired by the most sought-after coastal destinations from around the world.

A riviera icon reborn.

The Santa Cruz beaches became a magnet for holidaymakers in the late 1800s, ushering in saltwater bathhouses (inspiration for The Spa at La Bahia), a casino and Pleasure Pier (today’s buzzing Boardwalk) and an epic surf culture.

Beacons of the beach.

In the mid to late 1800s, Main Beach became home to the first public saltwater bathhouses in California, including the iconic Dolphin Bath House and Neptune Baths — inspiration for The Spa at La Bahia.

Bathhouse days, saltwater soirées.



Pairing a Spanish-Mediterranean aesthetic with a curated collection of worldly artifacts, La Bahia’s ocean-view guestrooms and suites, each with an outdoor terrace, will exude the warmth of a beloved friend’s private estate.

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Toast To The Coast

Find your place in the sun.

La Bahia’s coveted locale puts you steps from the fabled sands of Main Beach, where guests will enjoy serviced chaise loungers, umbrellas and dedicated Beach Butlers who grant every wish under the sun.

Lounge in luxuriant style.

La Bahia’s glamorous pool will invite guests to exult in the quintessential beach-luxe haven, where a soothing hot tub, cozy fire pits, poolside libations, chic events and private cabanas blend tranquility and good times.

To the beach and beyond.

With miles of broad sands, splash-worthy waves and legendary surf breaks, La Bahia is a mecca for beach and ocean pursuits — from sand volleyball and scenic beach walks to swimming, sailing and surfing.




Designed to impress even the most passionate connoisseur, our lobby bar, Pearl, will take its cues from London’s legendary hotel bars to craft a curated cocktail experience within a convivial setting.

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Low Tide Bar & Grill

Discover a casual refuge from the bustle of the Boardwalk at Low Tide Bar & Grill, where live music, handcrafted cocktails and bold, innovative menus will transport you to an island-style retreat.

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High Tide

Enjoy the stunning views and elevated cuisine of our signature restaurant, High Tide, the quintessential coastal dining experience celebrating the long history of Santa Cruz’s relationship with the Pacific Islands.

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Dine poolside at Plunge, our original take on the tequila bar and grille, serving up an unflappable mix of ingredient-forward Mexican specialties, refreshing margaritas and a rollicking playtime vibe.

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Inspired by Santa Cruz’s original saltwater bathhouses, our Moorish spa will offer a steam room, ocean-view sauna, co-ed relaxation area, Zen deck and outdoor treatment rooms—poised above sand and sea.


From energizing meetings and rooftop launch parties to chic ballroom receptions and revitalizing spa soirées, La Bahia Hotel & Spa will be a beloved beacon of memorable seaside gatherings.

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Your kind of coast.

Whether charting new vistas on Monterey Bay, skipping the light fantastic amid the famed Boardwalk or exploring nearby Capitola for shopping, dining and winetasting, consider La Bahia your gateway to well-connected exploration.


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