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Whatever pursuit you prefer, Chaminade Resort & Santa Cruz offers uniquely diverse and exciting opportunities for recreation, relaxation and fun. Situated on more than 300 acres, the lush grounds and natural beauty make Chaminade Resort a playground for year-round fun. Enjoy our pool complex, cabanas, disc golf putting, bocce ball court and more!  Scroll below for more adventures and resort fun.

Spring Break

This Spring Break, experience an intimate retreat featuring two heated pools, hiking trails, activities and classes, locally sourced dining & so much more.

Enjoy the California sunshine while participating in a variety of special activities and events specifically prepared to enhance your Spring Break!


Nashville Nights

Get up close and personal with some of Nashville's hottest musical acts. Experience an intimate concert while watching the sun set over Monterey Bay.

The hit concert series continues Friday, June 21st with Gracee Shriver!

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Cabana Rentals and Day Passes

Looking for your own comfortable space to relax with friends or family poolside? We have nine private cabanas available to rent for small and large parties.

The Sandbox

Open Fridays & Saturdays

Chaminade's very own food truck is here! Choose from Summer favorites like Birria Tacos, Sliders, Nachos & more.

Conveniently located next to our pools, you won't have to go far when hunger strikes. Public welcome.

Bonfire & S'mores Experience

Enjoy an evening fireside with s'mores for your family and friends. Includes a roaring fire, seating, s'mores kits and bottled water for four. Seven nights a week from 7 - 9 pm.

Sunday - Thursday | $50
Friday - Saturday | $100

To reserve firepit call 831.475.5600. Add-ons including additional s'mores kits, beer, and wine are available upon request.

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