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Grocery Stores, Hospitals, Pharmacies, and More! Essential locations to know!

Essential Locations to know as you prepare for your vacation to Capitola Village and Santa Cruz

April 28th, 2017

We understand there is a lot to know and prepare for your trip to Capitola Village and Santa Cruz. This helpful list of nearby grocery stores, hospitals, urgent cares, pharmacies, and more to have just in case!

Grocery Stores:

If you are staying in Capitola Village:

  1. Nob Hill is located off Highway 1 when you exit Bay Avenue to go into the Village. They’ve recently remodeled and have just about everything that you will need. The address is 809 Bay Avenue.
  2. Whole Foods is located off the 41st Avenue exit going toward the ocean. It’s only about 1 mile from Capitola Village on the corner of Capitola Road and 41st Avenue. The address is 1710 41st Avenue.
  3. Trader Joe’s is also located off the 41st Avenue exit going toward the ocean, take a right on Clare’s Street and it will be on your right. Go a little farther and you’ll run into Target on your left. The address is 3555 Clares Street in Capitola.
  4. Safeway is located off the 41st Avenue exit going away from the ocean (toward the mountains) and you’ll run into it on the right side of the street by Home Depot and Best Buy. The address is 2720 41st Avenue in Soquel, CA.
  5. New Leaf is located off the 41st Avenue exit going toward the ocean at 1210 41st Avenue. New Leaf caters to those who have a deep appreciation for local, natural, and organic foods.
  6. Quality Market is located in the heart of Capitola Village on the corner of Capitola Avenue and Stockton Drive (and right next door to us at Beach House Rentals!) at 300 Capitola Avenue. It’s a great spot to grab some last minute goodies if you don’t want to make a trip to the grocery store.
  7. Capitola Produce is right off the Bay Avenue exit across the street from Gayle’s Bakery, located at 700 Bay Avenue.
  8. Target is located off the 41st Avenue Exit going toward the ocean. Their address is 1825 41st Avenue in Capitola.
  9. Lucky is located off the 41st Avenue exit going toward the ocean. Their address is 1475 41st Avenue in Capitola.

If you are staying at our beach house in Aptos:

  1. Safeway is located on the north side of Highway 1 (away from the ocean) after taking the State Park Drive exit. It will be on your right.
  2. Deluxe Foods is located off the Rio Del Mar exit off Highway 1. Go toward the ocean and take a right into the large parking lot.
  3. Explore more Aptos shopping here.

Hospitals:

  1. Dominican Hospital – Dignity Health in Santa Cruz. Located at 1555 Soquel Drive in Santa Cruz, this hospital is open 24 hours a day and has an Emergency Room. If you experience a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1. For non-medical emergencies, contact the hospital at 831-462-7700.
  2. Watsonville Community Hospital in Watsonville, CA (located about 16 minutes away, 11 miles south of Capitola). The address is 75 Nielson Street in Watsonville. To contact them for non-medical emergencies, their phone number is 831-724-4741.
  3. Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center in Santa Cruz. Located at 2900 Chanticleer Avenue in Santa Cruz, their administrative and business hours are Monday thru Friday – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Their Main Number is (831) 477-2200.

Pharmacies:

  1. CVS Pharmacy in Capitola off 41st Avenue Exit. Located inside the Target at 1825 41st Avenue in Capitola. Call them at (831) 227-2102.  Click Here for their hours and more information.
  2. CVS Pharmacy in Capitola off 41st Avenue Exit. Located next door to the Whole Foods. Call them at 831-476-0400. Click Here for their hours and information.
  3. CVS Pharmacy in Capitola off Bay Avenue Exit. Located next door to Nob Hill at 809 Bay Avenue in Capitola. Call them at (831) 475-1421. They are open every day. Click Here for their hours and information.
  4. Rite Aid in Capitola off 41st Avenue Exit. Located next door to the movie theatre at 1475 41st Avenue in Capitola. Call them at (831) 476-7282. Click Here for their hours and information.

Map of Capitola

Urgent Cares:

  1. Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican (Urgent Care) is located at 1820 41st Ave c, Capitola, CA 95010. Contact them at (831) 684-7611 for their hours and more information.
  2. Urgent Care – Palo Alto Medical Foundation is located at 2025 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062. Contact them at (831) 458-5853 for their hours and more information.