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Discover the Beauty and Culture of Santa Cruz and the California Coast

Within easy reach of the famed surf town of Santa Cruz along California's iconic Highway 1 and the cosmopolitan energy of San Francisco, 1440 Multiversity is uniquely positioned in world-renowned Northern California. While 1440 is a private campus, anyone can visit the campus by booking a stay, workshop, or private event that combine unique learning experiences with the natural beauty and sights of this extraordinary coastal destination.

Guests can extend their stay at 1440 by enjoying a wine tasting in Santa Cruz County, a visit to Cannery Row in Monterey, a long drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sonoma or Napa, or a leisurely stroll along the trails and through the ancient redwood trees of Scotts Valley. Whether you crave outdoor adventure, diverse food, unique culture, or scenic beaches and ocean views, you'll find many exciting things to do in Santa Cruz and the surrounding Bay Area, just beyond our redwood campus.
Signature Classes

    Signature Classes on Campus & Online

    Benefit from 1440 Multiversity signature classes in the comfort of your own home with our complimentary video series. Join 1440 Multiversity instructors for embodied movement classes like Qigong, yoga and Pilates; contemplative practices like meditation and journaling; and much more. Click here to visit our Resource Library.
    Santa Cruz County
    Santa Cruz County
    Santa Cruz County

      Santa Cruz County

      Home to the Santa Cruz Mountains, Pacific Ocean, ancient redwood forests, and world-famous surf and coastal wetlands, Santa Cruz County offers something for everyone from beach bums to oenophiles. The Santa Cruz Mountains region is one of the oldest wine-growing regions in the country with more than 70 boutique, family-owned wineries.
      Seals, otters and a classic beach boardwalk are iconic trademarks of Santa Cruz, a bohemian university and surfer town tucked alongside the tranquil shores of Monterey Bay - a 45-minute drive down to Carmel and Monterey.
      San Francisco Bay Area
      San Francisco Bay Area
      San Francisco Bay Area

        San Francisco Bay Area

        To enhance the destination learning experience at 1440, many guests go explore the timeless beauty of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge before their trip. Immersed in culture, art and food, San Francisco enjoys a rich history as a counterculture haven.
        Sail the bay. Wander and shop through Fisherman's Wharf. Ride the historic cable cars. Get lost in incredible museums. Explore the city's diverse neighborhoods.
        Wine Country
        Wine Country
        Wine Country

          Wine Country

          From the Sonoma coast and the esteemed Napa Valley to Mendocino and Lodi, California's famous wine country is vast and world-class. Wander from gorgeous vineyards and elegant estates to small local tasting rooms and wineries converted from old barns.
          Sample the region's spectacular wines and and learn about winemaking traditions and innovations.

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