La Selva Beach

An intimate community boasting the best of a relaxing coastal town.

Welcome to La Selva Beach

An intimate community boasting the best of a relaxing coastal town.
Just south of Rio del Mar, La Selva Beach is a small community along the sun-kissed shores of the California coastline. This coastal haven offers an opulent escape with the fragrance of salty sea breezes mingling with the sweet aroma of blossoming flora. Enveloped by lush, meticulously landscaped gardens, the ambiance of La Selva Beach is one of perpetual serenity.
Whether basking in the sun's golden embrace on the beaches, indulging in rejuvenating spa treatments transporting you to a realm of bliss, or simply reveling in the breathtaking vistas stretching as far as the eye can see, La Selva Beach bestows its visitors with an unparalleled, luxurious experience.

What to Love

  • The natural scenery is the perfect inspiration for artists.
  • Convenient access to nearby coastal towns.
  • Outdoor recreation opportunities perfect for an active lifestyle.

Local Lifestyle

La Selva Beach exudes an enchanting and laid-back coastal charm with a small town's intimate, tight-knit community. The unhurried pace of life encourages meaningful interactions, and it is common to find friendly exchanges with neighbors and fellow beachgoers.
Nature plays a central role in shaping the ambiance of La Selva Beach. The coastal landscape is a masterpiece of organic beauty, with rolling hills, towering cliffs, and stretches of untouched shoreline. The scent of salty sea air and the symphony of seagulls overhead create a refreshing and soothing sensory experience as you explore the area.
La Selva Beach blends simplicity and elegance, which translates into the properties in the community. These grand estates are a testament to its residents' architectural elegance and refined taste. Impeccable craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail are evident, from the sweeping balconies offering panoramic views of the Pacific's infinite horizon to the intricate detailing adorning every room.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

La Selva Beach is near various fine dining establishments in Aptos, less than 15 minutes north of the community. One of the best parts of these restaurants is their gorgeous views of Monterey Bay. At Sanderlings Restaurant, guests can take in the views of the water as they enjoy their American fare, while anyone who loves Mexican food will enjoy Palapas Restaurant's bright, airy space and delicious seafood and margaritas.
For a more intimate setting and French cuisine, have dinner at Café Sparrow, with an impressive wine list and delectable filet mignon. Enjoy the seasonal contemporary American menu and cozy atmosphere at Persephone, or for more quirky decor and California-style culinary delights, make a reservation at Shadowbrook Restaurant.

Things to Do

As a beach community, La Selva Beach provides convenient access to the different beaches along the coastline. Whether it is La Selva Beach with its high bluffs or the neighboring Seascape Park Beach, which is perfect for recreation such as beach volleyball, there are plenty of ways for residents to get the whole California beach experience. Another way to explore the outdoors is to spend an afternoon at Triangle Park, the neighborhood park with a sandy pit for recreation, picnic tables, and green space.
Since La Selva Beach is right next to the community of Seascape, it is easy for residents to enjoy the amenities of its neighbor. To enjoy the gym experience, play a round of tennis, or swim a few laps, head over to the Seascape Sports Club. Golf lovers can also spend the day playing golf at the Seascape Golf Club, which has a pro shop with helpful staff, an events venue, and a restaurant and bar area.


The Pajaro Valley Joint Unified School District serves La Selva Beach, including the following schools:

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