Things to do in Santa Cruz

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    Plaza 24 de Septiembre

    Plaza 24 de Septiembre

    Ranked #1 overall in Santa Cruz things to do
    8.29 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Awesome plaza with plenty of shade from the abundant palm trees. It is a popular meeting place for cruceños, and is a great place to people watch. There are plenty ...

  • 2
    Ventura Mall

    Ventura Mall

    Ranked #2 overall in Santa Cruz things to do
    8.54 reviews
    Shopping, Mall
    Popular withLuxuryFamiliesFoodies

    A shopping paradise!, starbucks, hard rock cafe, tommy hilfigher, amoung many other brands, and a huge food court with lots of quality local food

  • 3
    Zoológico Municipal Noel Kempff Mercado

    Zoológico Municipal Noel Kempff Mercado

    Ranked #3 overall in Santa Cruz things to do
    7.04 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureSolo Female

    This is a relatively small zoo, and the animal enclosures are a bit small. You won't see elephants or giraffes as you might have come to expect at many zoos. ...

  • 4


    Ranked #4 overall in Santa Cruz things to do
    9.02 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Beer Garden
    Popular withNightlifeFoodies

    Nice restaurant and bar. Have a good selection of cocktails and the food is good. It is a bit on the pricey side though

  • 5


    Ranked #5 overall in Santa Cruz things to do
    8.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withBusiness

    Also referred to as "Sexpo-cruz", this fair is filled with attractive scantily clad women selling all kinds of products from around the world. There is also food stands, and bars, ...

  • 6
    Artesanias La Recoba

    Artesanias La Recoba

    Ranked #6 overall in Santa Cruz things to do
    8.02 reviews
    Popular withArtsyFamilies

    Small passageway near the main plaza with a bunch of small shops selling traditional handy-crafts. A good place to looks for some gifts to bring back home with you

  • 7
    Agualand Water Park

    Agualand Water Park

    Ranked #7 overall in Santa Cruz things to do
    8.02 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withFamilies

    Popular water park, mostly for richer cruceños and expats. You'll find your regular assortment of water slides, pools and water rides. It is on the road to the airport, and ...

  • 8
    Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos

    Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos

    Ranked #8 overall in Santa Cruz things to do
    10.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church

    You got to be a bit of an independent traveler to complete this circuit, especially if you plan to make it to the smaller spots like San Miguel, and Santiago ...

  • 9


    Ranked #16 overall in Santa Cruz things to do
    6.01 review

    Nice little town just across the Pirai from Santa Cruz. Porngo is well known for making traditional food, and is a popular place for Cruceños to escape for a day. ...

  • 10
    Manzana Uno

    Manzana Uno

    Ranked #9 overall in Santa Cruz things to do
    8.01 review
    Outdoors, Plaza
    Popular withOutdoorsy

    Right next to the Main Plaza, La Manzana Uno is another nice location to meet up. While there is a lot less shade than in the Plaza there are often ...

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