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Davenport Landing Beach

335 Davenport Landing Rd, Davenport, CA 95017-9737
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Ok beach

It was a nice beach, but not the easiest to get down too. It’s not that big and you can’t walk far... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Snowdy7
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Ware, United Kingdom
Small, worth the work.

This isn't an easy Beach to get to and it's known by their names. It's a nice place to go if you... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Brian D
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Ithaca, New York
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The site of the old pier that spearheaded Davenport's whaling industry, this beach is now a popular destination for surfers.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“hidden gem” (4 reviews)
“santa cruz” (6 reviews)
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335 Davenport Landing Rd, Davenport, CA 95017-9737
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

It was a nice beach, but not the easiest to get down too. It’s not that big and you can’t walk far on it.

Thank Snowdy7
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This isn't an easy Beach to get to and it's known by their names. It's a nice place to go if you want to walk and I think the best time to go there as early in the day while you can get parking. there...More

Thank Brian D
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We came to visit from Santa Cruz as local tourists. The beach is hidden away, we had to walk over a train tracks and climbed trails up and down. But once you get there, this gorgeous small gem is full of charm: dogs running, people...More

Thank L0ve2travle
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

What a gorgeous place!The views are amazing.I had a hammock and we just set there on the top and watched the ocean for hours,in love with this place.

Thank EmiliaGlavan
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is the place us locals go when there are too many tourists in Santa Cruz. Great local beach and very dog friendly even though it is not officially a pet beach. Just remember to clean up after your pets please. No one wants to...More

1  Thank Lance H
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

I can tell from the photos and descriptions that reviewers are getting Davenport Beach confused with Davenport Landing Beach. Two different beaches. Davenport Beach is across Highway 1 from the town of Davenport. Davenport Landing Beach is about a mile north. The photo above is...More

4  Thank warpwr
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Walked along near the old pier and the "shark" beach. (It has a rock sticking out that looks like a shark fin.) Easy access and very walkable.

2  Thank lovesf48
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

charming little beach great access secluded spot a great place to bring your honey build a fire and watch the sunset

Thank redcharlotte
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This is the hidden gem for me. Small nice beach, nice people, good restaurant nearby and the athmosphere was very pleasant.

Thank Jari L
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful white, clean sand beach! Cliffs on both sides with about 300'+ beach. Windy annd cool.Tide pools to the left. Lovely, Peaceful. Also, enjoy watching windsurfing!

Thank TCWatson
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Christin C
9 October 2017|
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Response from warpwr | Reviewed this property |
If you are talking about just Davenport Beach and Davenport Landing, I haven't seen any swings at either one. Diane Warriner
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Helen M
12 July 2015|
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Response from Brian D |
yes, but you can't bring pallets or anything with nails, and it's a steep hike. I do like to build fires here, too much work. I walk here, but burn in Santa Cruz.
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