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Resort Amenities


An unforgettable getaway is in the details. Chaminade Resort & Spa utilizes every inch of its 300 acres to provide guests with an abundance of amenities true to its Santa Cruz location. The resort’s unique mountaintop setting boasts access to the quality outdoor recreation California is known for, including three miles of scenic hiking trails.

Guests can also pursue a variety of recreational activities, all within reach of their guest room. Chaminade Resort & Spa offers a heated outdoor swimming pool, outdoor Whirlpool, outdoor tennis courts and pickle ball courts.

Chaminade Resort & Spa also features The View, A Treeside Restaurant overlooking Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay. Dine on our outdoor terrace while sipping a glass of wine as the sun sets over the Santa Cruz moutains.


  • Executive Fitness Center
  • The Spa at Chaminade 
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool (Closed November 2021 - March 2022)
  • Outdoor Whirlpool 
  • Four lighted tennis courts & tennis equipment 
  • Two Pickleball courts
  • Three miles of scenic hiking trails 
  • Yoga, Pilates & Zumba classes 
  • The View, A Treeside Restaurant, overlooking Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay 
  • Featured artwork from local artists throughout the property 
  • Complimentary WIFI in main building and guest rooms 
  • Team building activities for large groups

A New Experience Coming Spring 2022

Starting November 1, we'll start work on our pool area and activity lawn, adding a second pool, poolside restaurant and bar, additional cabanas, firepits, and more. As part of this process, we will close our current pool and activity lawn from November 1 - March 2022. 

While these are exciting enhancements to the resort, we understand this is an inconvenience to guests staying this winter. During this time we will continue to offer a wide variety of resort activities, amenities, and services.

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