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A little about Aptos

Aptos is a relatively small but extremely scenic and interesting community found along the Pacific Coast of California. Aptos is situated in beautiful Santa Cruz County, and is technically an unincorporated census designated place of the Golden State. Aptos technically has a population of approximately nine thousand four hundred residents according to the official calculations of the Census Bureau, but estimates including all regions generally known to be parts of Aptos place that figure at roughly twenty five thousand. Aptos encompasses six main communities, which are Aptos Village, Seacliff, Rio Del Mar, Seascape, La Selva Beach, and Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, all of which are located on or off of Highway One. Aptos is a Native American name referring to the meeting of Valencia Creek and Aptos Creek, and was first settled by Europeans in the year eighteen thirty three. The historical legacy of Aptos centers heavily on ranching, cattle, hunting, logging, and apples. More recently, Aptos has been transformed into a more tourist-oriented community, as most notably evidenced by the construction of Rancho Del Mar Shopping Center, Cabrillo College, and Seascape Resort.

Aptos is situated directly adjacent to the larger, incorporated community of Santa Cruz, ensuring a balance between convenience and independence from city life. In terms of recreational opportunities, Aptos is the place to find the Seacliff State Beach and the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park, which are popular for such activities as swimming, surfing, bodyboarding, boating, fishing, mountain biking, birdwatching, hiking, and walking. Two popular annual events in Aptos are the Fourth of July’s “World’s Shortest Parade” and the Aptos Blues Festival. Local shopping and dining facilities include the Aptos Cinemas, Manuel’s Restaurant, Palapas and Sanderlings, Café Sparrow, Bittersweet Bistro, Brittania Arms, and Ma Maison. Local schools include Valencia Elementary, Rio Del Mar Elementary, Mar Vista Elementary, Aptos Junior High, Aptos High, Santa Cruz Montessori, Aptos Academy, and Cabrillo College. Aptos is located very close to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, while some notable residents of Aptos throughout the years are Dave Draper, Mark Eichhorn, Trent Dilfer, Keith Greeninger, Ellen Pirie, Jim Bunner, John J Montgomery, Daniel Henry Holmes Ingalls, Jr., Charles Harris, and Lou Harrison. Although Aptos itself offers plenty of things to see and do, the multifarious opportunities of the rest of Santa Cruz County are only a short drive away, ranging from large shopping malls and even more restaurants to fantastic parks and museums.

Aptos Homes & Condos For Sale

Newest Aptos Real Estate listings


140 BAKER RD, Aptos

Remodeled gem with gorgeous views. Beautiful marble counter kitchen complete w SS appliances. Huge living room w stone accent fireplace + exposed beam ceilings. Master be...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 81427113

303 RANCHITOS DEL SOL, Aptos CA 95003



This home is single level in a wonderful neighborhood.The circular drive welcomes you to a light filled house with vaulted ceilings. The spacious back yard has a large de...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 81427061

3856 PORTER GULCH RD, Aptos CA 95003



Authentic farmhome in the redwoods, but w/lots of sun, gardens, flowers, incredible privacy on all-usable land, with even a meandering creek. Lots of old-fashioned charm....

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 81427043

555 WESTWOOD LN, Aptos CA 95003


555 WESTWOOD LN, Aptos

Experience this coveted combination of 2+ private acres with full sun, surrounded by majestic redwoods. Located just minutes to Aptos Village, Niscene Marks State Park & ...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 81426874

2454 REDWOOD DR, Aptos CA 95003


2454 REDWOOD DR, Aptos

Serene mountain home, only 6 minutes to Aptos Village. New paint, bamboo floors, and a hot tub with mountain views give this clean home a sense of tranquility. Enjoy hour...

  • Beds 1
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 81426432

135 PASEO BONITO LN, Aptos CA 95003



Spectacular Views from this gorgeous single level home. Recently remodeled with custom finishes throughout. Huge great room open to kitchen with Hardwood floors, beautifu...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 81426382

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