All Inclusive

Life at Dominican Oaks is without regard for life’s daily chores that can consume your time and energy. Our inclusive pricing provides housekeeping and laundry services, essential utilities, local transportation via private car or shuttle as well as access to our many on and offsite activities.

Dance at Happy Hour, tend to your own garden patch, or enjoy an afternoon with friends playing bridge on the sunny Thomas Patio. Dominican Oaks’ social and cultural events that enrich physical and spiritual wellness. Many popular activities take place within our community at one of our indoor and outdoor activity spaces, however there are just as many excursions to Santa Cruz’s many adventures and attractions outside the community as well. Perhaps you’d prefer to just relax and order room service to your own comfortable apartment or read a book by the fire place in the library. The choice is always up to you!


Community Common Areas & Features

  • Indoor community event and activity rooms
  • Full service dining room
  • Private dining room
  • Social and recreation areas
  • Pool table & ping pong
  • Hair and nail Salon
  • Shuffleboard and putting green
  • Fitness and exercise alcoves
  • Laundromats for resident use between provided services

  • Library & bookmobile
  • Technology center
  • Notary and office support
  • Small pets welcome
  • Resident garden
  • Landscaped gardens, courtyards and walking paths
  • Permit & covered parking
  • Social & cultural events

Local Attractions

Dominican Oaks is located on the beautiful central coast of California, home of the magnificent giant redwoods, enticing beaches, numerous wineries & golf courses and an array of specialty shops and restaurants. Santa Cruz is also known for many cultural attractions such as Santa Cruz Symphony, Open Studios, Art & Wine Festivals and Shakespeare Santa Cruz. Listed are just a few examples of places to visit.

Santa Cruz County

  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • Capitola by the Sea
  • Downtown Santa Cruz featuring theaters, shopping and fine dining
  • Big Basin State Park
  • Roaring Camp Railroads
  • West Cliff & Santa Cruz Surfing Museum
  • Wilder Ranch State Park
  • Mystery Spot Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Warf
  • Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor and whale watching tours
  • U.C. Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic garden
  • Santa Cruz Mission
  • DeLaveaga Golf Course
  • SC Shakespeare Theater

Within 1-2 Hours Drive

  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary & Aquarium
  • Gilroy Garlic and Castroville Artichoke Festivals
  • Natural Bridges State Beach & Seymour Marine Discovery Center
  • Pacific Grove Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary
  • Big Sur & Pfeiffer State Park
  • Carmel by-the-Sea
  • Pebble Beach Golf Course & Resorts
  • Outlet Shopping
  • San Francisco
  • San Jose Convention Center