Welcome to Breakwater Apartments


A new beachside life is yours at Breakwater Apartments. With bright interiors and contemporary finishes, our apartments and townhomes for rent in Santa Cruz, California, raise the bar on apartment living. When you are not busy working at top employers like UCSC or Dominican Hospital, create fresh seafood meals in your modern kitchen furnished with stainless-steel appliances. Take a refreshing morning dip in the sparkling outdoor swimming pool or walk to the beach for a peaceful start to your day.

Breakwater Apartments

(831) 440-7836

1630 Merrill St Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Happy friends having a dinner party at Breakwater Apartments in Santa Cruz, California

Community Perks


Bask in the sparkling waters and sunshine at the heated outdoor swimming pool. Stay in shape on the elliptical and strength-training machines in the modern fitness center. Enjoy short walks along private white sand beaches on the California coast. Breakwater Apartments offers incredible amenities including:

  • Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Modern Fitness Center
  • Walking Distance to the Beach

Modern Interiors, Fresh Features


You can live peacefully at Breakwater Apartments. We offer one, two, and three bedroom apartments for rent in Santa Cruz, CA. Your new home boasts a stunning spacious floor plan, gorgeous wood-style flooring, and a full range of upscale features including:

Premium Kitchen with Stainless-Steel Appliances

Tranquil and Private Balcony or Patio

In-Home Washer and Dryer

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Take a Look


A better way of life can be yours when you make your home at Breakwater Apartments. Look through our online photo gallery and imagine waking up in your very own seaside living space.

Contact Breakwater Apartments today to schedule your personalized tour of our Santa Cruz, CA, apartments for rent near UCSC.

Live By the Beach


Famous for seafood and surf waves, Santa Cruz is an iconic coastal California city. From the wharf to the boardwalk, the restaurants to the shopping, our city is the pinnacle of laidback, modern living on the water.

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Pet Friendly


We welcome your pets to your new home at Breakwater Apartments. Our professional leasing team can offer more information about our pet policy.

Learn more about our 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments with a personalized tour.

Cute puppy laying on the grass at Breakwater Apartments in Santa Cruz, California

Have a Look Inside


Get a sneak peek at Breakwater Apartments with a tour of our community and apartments. Visit our full photo gallery to see more.

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