When you stay at Rio Sands Hotel in Aptos, you'll be by the ocean, a 1-minute drive from Monterey Bay and 7 minutes from Capitola Beach. This motel is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and 9.3 mi (14.9 km) from Mystery Spot.
Make yourself at home in one of the 50 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include microwaves and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Rio Del Mar Beach - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Monterey Bay - 0.2 km / 0.2 mi
Seacliff State Beach - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Aptos History Museum - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Beer Can Beach - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Potbelly Beach - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
New Brighton State Beach - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Seascape Golf Club - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Cabrillo College - 3.8 km / 2.3 mi
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Esplanade Park Beach - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi
Capitola Mercantile - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Capitola Historical Museum - 6.5 km / 4 mi
Capitola Beach - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
The nearest airports are:
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) - 65.1 km / 40.5 mi
Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal) - 13.7 km / 8.5 mi
Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 55 km / 34.2 mi
Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 51 km / 31.7 mi
The preferred airport for Rio Sands Hotel is Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC).
Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
Enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a garden. This motel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, a picnic area, and barbecue grills.
We offer a complimentary breakfast from 7:00am to 10:00am daily. Breakfast items include cereal, pastries, muffins, breads, hot waffle bar, yogurt, fruit, juices and coffee.
Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.
Service animals are allowed
Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
Pets not allowed
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Kitchen/kitchenette fee: USD 50 per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
- Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property.
- This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
- Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
- This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
- Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.
- Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.
- Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
- Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
- Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
- This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA).
- This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
Property is cleaned with disinfectant
Staff wears personal protective equipment
Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
Social distancing measures are in place
Contactless check-in is available
Individually-wrapped food options are available
Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
Temperature checks are available to guests
Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
Contactless check-out is available
Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
Cashless transactions are available
Masks are compulsory at the property
Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
Essential workers only - NO
Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures