Located in the city of Oxnard of Ventura real estate, Channel Islands lies on California's Gold Coast between the seaside cities of Santa Barbara and Malibu. The soft sands of Hollywood Beach and world-famous surfing at Silverstrand Beach are highlights. The Channel Islands Harbor offers a lively choice of pastimes from water-related recreation, casual dining, and shopping to the many events held year round. When not surfing, residents enjoy cruising the marinas or ocean. Home to 1,000 sailboats and motor yachts, the community of Mandalay Bay enjoys deep saltwater canals with single-family homes and town homes, all with private boat docks. Boaters enjoy easy access to the ocean as well as the social life at the yacht clubs.