Update: COVID-19: We are Open!

Stay close to home, yet a world away by the sea!  We have reopened our doors & are thrilled to welcome you back.  Our remote location with no public sites makes Pajaro an ideal -yet safe – getaway for families.  Since you have all been waiting months to book, we are currently experiencing an exceptionally high call & email volume.  Calling us is best for immediate reservations (800) 564-1771.  You can also view a link to our exceptional health & safety protocols at the top of the screen. We can’t wait to have you visit again!

Featured Properties

Ocean View Homes

Located between the Pelican Point condo complex and Cypress Townhouse complex, the Houses at Pajaro Dunes range from two to five bedrooms. Each Home is unique from its neighbors; some offering a rooftop deck, private hot tub, or even a view of a castle.

Pelican Point Condos

The Pelican Point complex has 87 units ranging from one to four bedrooms and is situated at the South end of the property, with the most expansive beaches. Each 3-story building contains units with either 1 or 2 levels. All of the homes have varying views of the Pajaro River as it flows into the Pacific Ocean.

Cypress Grove

The Cypress Townhouse complex consists of 24 two and three level units ranging from two to five bedrooms. The Townhouses are typically more spacious than the Shorebird or Pelican condominiums.

Shorebird Condos

The Shorebird Condominium complex consists of nine 3-story buildings and is located at the North side of the property. Each building contains condos ranging from one to three bedrooms — each with varying views of the Monterey Bay & dunes. This complex is also adjacent to the Cypress and Lagoon event facilities and eight tennis courts. Some of these properties are available for monthly rentals.

Nestled along the Monterey Bay is one of the most scenic stretches of California’s central coastline. Spanning 1 1/2 miles of pristine beach, Pajaro Dunes Resort is a secluded, gated community featuring a collection of beautiful beachfront houses, townhomes, and condominiums architected to blend harmoniously with the gently rolling, natural ocean side landscape — available for vacation rentals, conferences and real estate sales.

Looking for a perfect Santa Cruz County family vacation, family reunion or conference site?  Pajaro Dunes is located centrally, 20 miles south of Santa Cruz and 25 miles north of Monterey/Carmel.  Enjoy the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz Mountain Redwoods, Monterey Bay Aquarium, central coast wineries and world famous golf!!

Whether you’re looking for a perfect family vacation getaway or an ideal group retreat, Pajaro Dunes offers 4 event centers in a natural park like setting, perfect for corporate meetings, getaways & seminars. Placed conveniently in natural surroundings are 15 tennis courts. Experience Pajaro Dunes as it was meant to be experienced. Pajaro Dunes Company and Resort has been providing a great vacation destination for the past 40+ years.

Enjoy the sun, sand and sound of the sea …


  • Premium = Modernized, updated homes ($$$)

  • Standard = Comfortable beach homes with full provisions ($$)

  • Economy = Affordable ”beach on a budget” older homes ($)