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Are you ready to live in beautiful Santa Cruz, CA? We’re sure you’re looking forward to the beauty of Monterey Bay and enjoying yourself at the many eateries and shops in the area.

With so much to do and see in Santa Cruz, CA, rental prices are some of the highest in the country with an average one-bedroom apartment renting for $1,891.

So, if you have at least $2,000 a month to spend on rent, these are some of the places you could live.

This post was written by our partners at Rentometer, whom uses advanced tech and data management tools to provide rent comparisons anywhere in the U.S. 


Five 55 Pacific – Central Santa Cruz – $2,200 monthly

A one-bedroom apartment in this beautiful beachside community rents for about $2,200. It is pet-friendly with a fee and you have an option for an assigned garage parking spot for $25 a month. For just $10, you can have an unassigned parking spot.

What’s great about this place is that it’s just a couple minutes from downtown, the beach, and many workout centers. There’s a clubhouse, lounge, coffee bar, and corporate suites available on-site. It is gated for security.

Apartments have hardwood floors, a dining room, double pane windows with views, window coverings, and a linen closet.

You must see this one here.
Address: 555 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz CA 95060 (view rent comp report)


Hidden Creek Apartments – $1,700 Monthly


This apartment complex offers spacious lofts, and one- and two-bedroom apartments starting at $1,700. It is pet friendly with an additional deposit and pet fee.

Parking is available for about $45. There are flexible lease lengths. This apartment features a fully-equipped kitchen, wood look flooring, huge closets, a pool and playground.

Reviews from residents boast about how nice people are who live in the community. The grounds are kept nice, and there’s a lot of trees and bushes for those who love nature.

If you’re interested in seeing this apartment community, click here.
Address: 200 Button St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (view rent comp report)


Cypress Point – $2,382 Monthly


Cypress Point is an apartment community made up of one and two-bedroom homes. The rental prices start at $2,382 for a one bedroom. It pet-friendly with a fee of $50 per month and deposit.

This beautiful apartment community is located near Downtown at Cypress Point. It is close to many of the best restaurants, shops, and beaches.

The apartment’s amenities include a BBQ area, courtyard, covered lots, cyber café, patio or balcony, and window coverings. There is a fitness center and pool for residents.

For photos of the courtyard and fitness center, or to contact this the rental managers, click here.
Address: 101 Felix Street, Santa Cruz CA (view rent comp report)

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