- TripBuzz discovered 106 different types of activities for couples in the Aptos area, including Beaches (like Manresa State Beach), Winery/Vineyard (like Salamandre Wine Cellars), Parks (like Aptos Village Park) and Bike Paths (like Polo Grounds Bicycle Park), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 277 date ideas in or near Aptos, California, including 260 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Santa Cruz, Saratoga, Gilroy and Los Gatos.
At Manresa State Beach, visitors will be able to enjoy recreational activities, surf fishing, and surfing. This site, which features a large amount of sea and sand, features changing weather conditions. Layered clothing is encouraged.
Open for private tastings by contact and appointment, Salamandre Wine Cellars is a quaint and cozy establishment with a new take on wine. Wines include Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Primitivo, and many more.
Located on the Cabrillo campus, Cabrillo Stage has been performing Broadway caliber musical productions for over thirty years. From Disney to pop culture musicals, each season provides enjoyable dynamic performances. After performance discussions and seasonal subscriptions are available.
Offering a variety of movies in a small, intimate setting, Aptos Cinemas features current popular movies as well as art house, foreign, and independent films. The theater sells some unusual concessions, as well, including cupcakes.
Nicholson Vineyards is a boutique winery located along the Corralitos Wine Trail. Guests are invited to bring a picnic to a wine-tasting, where interactions with the winemaker and vineyard owners are common. The vineyard also produces estate-grown olive oil.
A craft winery founded as a collaborative effort between a number of experienced wine growers, Corralitos Wine Company offers sustainably-produced wines for sale directly through its web site as well as through its tasting room and at select restaurants.
La Selva Beach is a community-managed beach area open to the public every day, weather and conditions permitting. The geographic location of the beach causes smaller waves making this lifeguard-staffed beach more popular with swimmers and sunbathers than surfers.
An Aptos, California winery, the Pleasant Valley Vineyards are a short jaunt from Monterey Bay. Established in 1996, the facility features limited-release varietals, bottled on-site. Selections include Chardonnays, Merlots and Pinot Noirs.