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Resort Activities

A Balance of Adventure & Relaxation

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Adventures Await at Your Home Away From Home in the Heart of Santa Cruz

Whatever your preference, Chaminade Resort & Santa Cruz offer diverse and exciting opportunities for recreation, relaxation and fun. Situated on 300 acres, the lush grounds and natural beauty make Chaminade Resort a playground for year-round fun.  Get your sweat on hiking along redwood-lined trails, in our extensive fitness center or with an invigorating game of tennis or pickleball.

When it’s time to rewind and relax enjoy a soothing Himalayan Salt Sauna session, muscle relaxing soak in the hot tub or treat yourself to a massage or facial in our full-service Spa!

For more information, please contact the resort at 831.475.5600 or click here to contact us.

Resort-Style Pools

Guests will enjoy two separate resort-style pools, hot tubs, and cabanas located in the heart of the property. Escape to Santa Cruz and enjoy the California sunshine while relaxing by the pool.

Enhance your poolside experience with a PRIVATE CABANA for you and your friends or family!

Movies at the Pool
Enjoy as part of your stay with us. Movies start at sunset. Popcorn, drinks & cocktails/beer available for sale at the pool bar.

From: Jun 09, 2023 to Sept 29, 2023
When: Every Friday - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Pool Complex

Scenic Hiking Trails

With over 3 miles of hiking trail meandering through the resort, you will surely feel miles away from ordinary. A variety of terrain and intensity levels on our trails will suit every guest and make you feel refreshed. Chaminade boasts 200+ acres and gives guests the opportunity to step out and experience a variety of beautiful terrains of lush hiking trails meandering through pristine eucalyptus groves and grassy fields.

Tennis & Pickleball

Play a set with friends on our four lighted tennis courts set among the towering eucalyptus. Racquets and tennis balls may be loaned out to guests at the fitness center, on a first come first serve basis.

Enjoy a game of Pickleball, the fastest growing sport in North America, on our two lighted courts. Equipment rental is available for all guests. Perfect for all ages and abilities.

Games & Activities

For lovers of family-friendly outdoor games, Chaminade promises year round fun and entertainment for guests of all ages. Ask a Fitness Center attendant about our Bocce Ball Courts, Cornhole, and full Disc Golf Court. Whether you're in the mood for a leisurely game of Bocce or a competitive round of Disc Golf, you and your family or friends are sure to find something that suits your interests.

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