Welcome to Saratoga

A vibrant town nestled in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains


Nestled in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Saratoga is a small town with a big heart. With just over 30,000, Saratoga is a close-knit community that values its historical roots. The area is known for its excellent schools, thriving arts scene, and numerous opportunities for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. The area also has several wineries, making it the perfect place to enjoy a day of wine tasting. 


The town of Saratoga is located in the Silicon Valley region of California and is known for its affluent population and beautiful homes. The real estate market in Saratoga is quite competitive, but unsurprisingly so, given the area’s desirable location and amenities. Homes in Saratoga range from small bungalows to large mansions, but all are well-constructed and stylish. The town is also home to various architectural styles, including Spanish Colonial, Craftsman, and Victorian. As a result, there is something to suit every taste in Saratoga. If you are lucky enough to call this town home, you can be sure that you are living in one of the country's most beautiful and sought-after areas.


What to Love

  • Proximity to San Fransisco, Silicon Valley, and San Jose
  • Ample outdoor amenities
  • Excellent schools
  • Beautiful real estate

Local Lifestyle

The local lifestyle here is casual yet sophisticated, and residents enjoy spending time outdoors, exploring the many shops and restaurants downtown, and attending festivals and events throughout the year. There is always something to do in Saratoga, and the community is close-knit and welcoming. If you're looking for a place to call home that offers the perfect blend of small-town charm and big-city amenities, Saratoga is an ideal choice.


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Regarding dining and retail amenities, Saratoga residents are spoiled for choice. The Westgate Center is just 10 minutes from Saratoga in San Jose. 


Pasta Armellino is known for its wide variety of fresh pasta options and its expertly curated selection of wines. The relaxed and sophisticated atmosphere of Pasta Armellino makes it a perfect place to enjoy a gourmet meal with family or friends. 


One of the most popular restaurants in Saratoga is Mint Leaf Cuisine, which features a menu of upscale Thai dishes. The restaurant is known for its fresh ingredients and flavorful spices, as highlighted in its tropical lemongrass lobster tail and sassy salmon lettuce wraps.


If you're a fan of French cuisine, you'll be in heaven at La Mere Michelle. This family-owned restaurant features classic dishes like escargot and saumon fume. Of course, no meal would be complete without a selection of delicious cheeses and desserts.


Things to Do

One of the highlights of living in Saratoga is that there’s never a shortage of things to do. Saratoga is perhaps best known for its historic downtown; boasting a variety of quaint shops and restaurants, the historic village is an ideal place to take an afternoon stroll.


Hakone Gardens are a beautiful example of traditional Japanese garden design, and they are a popular destination for both locals and visitors to Saratoga. The gardens feature several ponds, streams, bridges, and walking paths open daily from dawn to dusk.


The Montalvo Arts Center hosts a variety of exhibitions and performances throughout the year, and its grounds are open to the public for free. Visitors can explore the gardens, walk through the trails, or enjoy the peaceful surroundings. The center also facilitates classes and workshops for those interested in learning more about the arts. 


Saratoga is home to many beautiful parks, and Sanborn Park is no exception. With its towering redwoods and rolling hills, the park provides a stunning natural backdrop for picnics, hikes, and other outdoor activities. The park also features many well-maintained walking trails, making it an ideal place to get some exercise and take in the fresh air.



The students of Saratoga are served by the Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District. Highlights include:


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