Whether you’re craving a family escape or true sanctuary from the bustle of everyday life, Dana Point’s renowned beach resorts will satisfy your needs.
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel offers incredible ocean views from atop a 150-foot bluff, and activities abound at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, which recently emerged from a multi-million dollar renovation. The Doubletree Suites by Hilton are literally steps away from family beaches and surfing, while Monarch Beach Resort offers fabulous views, dining, golfing and spa facilities.
Make your reservations today at one of Southern California’s best beach resorts, and begin your dream visit to beautiful Dana Point.
The ageless, “go with the flow” surfer vibe of Dana Point melds seamlessly with all-suite comfort and rich sophistication at Dana Point’s DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach. Conveniently located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego and just steps from classic California surf breaks, the DoubleTree Doheny Beach offers luxurious two-room Standard and Ocean View suites
The hotel recently underwent a full-scale renovation to create an upscale, yet beach-friendly atmosphere that’s stylish for leisure and business travelers. Each of the hotel’s 195 suites features the signature DoubleTree ‘“Sweet Dreams” bed experience, including one King or two Double beds in the master bedroom, plus a full adjoining living room with a sleeper sofa. Room amenities include an elegant wet bar with refrigerator, microwave, two televisions, dual phone lines, MP3 clocks, and WiFi.
Because of its extremely convenient location, the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach offers a perfect setting for meetings and events for both locals and visitors from afar. The hotel provides 13,000 square feet in total meeting and event capacity, with 9,800 square feet indoors and 3,200 square feet outdoors.
Other guest comforts include a sauna, massage facilities, fitness center, and an outdoor swimming pool that’s perfect for swimming or simple lounging under the blue skies of California.
You’re just footsteps from soaking in the sun on the gorgeous sands of nearby Doheny State Beach. In mere minutes, you can find yourself playing a few rounds of golf on Dana Point’s world-class golf course, Monarch Beach Golf Links, or exploring Dana Point Harbor’s unique shops and popular restaurants. Take a jaunt to neighboring town San Juan Capistrano to explore the Mission San Juan Capistrano, Orange County’s only mission and a historic landmark and museum. Or, venture to our neighbor on our north, the artists’ colony of Laguna Beach.
Back at the Doubletree Suites, dine on authentic California cuisine at Dohney Surf restaurant, then drink in sunset beauties at MoQUILA Agave rooftop bar — a local favorite for panoramic views of the Pacific. MoQuila’s extended summer hours, happy hour specials, spectacular views, and live music make it one of the most popular bars in Dana Point.
Beautifully appointed on 172 acres of lush hills above the Pacific Ocean, Monarch Beach Resort – a world-class Orange County retreat – welcomes you as a friend and neighbor the moment you arrive.
Monarch Beach Resort boasts an incredible array of adventuresome activities and relaxing amenities.
Enjoy private beach access, complete with Beach Butler Service.
Admire the striking ocean views from every one of the 18 holes at Monarch Beach Golf Links.
Plunge into a refreshing three-lane lap pool with an underwater sound system, or lounge in a glamor cabana at the main Ocean Pool.
And, when you’ve had your day in the great Pacific outdoors, or want to unwind from the day’s meetings and conferences, indulge in Monarch Beach Resort’s award-winning, 30,000-square-foot Miraval Spa for the ultimate in luxurious pampering.
Six oceanview restaurants cater to every mood and palate, from the one-of-a-kind beachfront Monarch Bay Club to the delectable Aveo Table and Bar. Wine aficionados can select from a 17,000-bottle inventory at The Wine Cellar at Monarch Beach Resort, a reservation-only private dining venue. Celebrity Chef Michael Mina’s Stonehill Tavern also offers a one-of-a-kind dining experience with contemporary twists on classic tavern dishes. Every evening, Chef Mina expertly innovates with the freshest, local ingredients to deliver sophisticated flavors that capture the essence of Southern California.
Retreat in the comfort of the recently renovated guestrooms at Monarch Beach Resort, where the new palette of blues and greens perfectly parallels this Southern California destination. Amenities include custom-designed furniture, 55” LCD flat screens, DVD/CD systems with endless digital libraries, five-fixture bathrooms and private balconies with views of the Pacific, resort or golf course.
From its perch overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa sets a new standard for resorts and day spas in Orange County. This AAA Four-Diamond coastal retreat has emerged from a multi-million dollar renovation to become a premier Southern California travel destination. The resort features 378 transformed hotel rooms and suites with more than 10,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and 30,000 square feet of outdoor panormic event space.
The Marriott Laguna Cliff’s luxurious contemporary amenities and California coastal design surrounds you with the true neighborly spirit of Dana Point. The resort’s location is convenient to John Wayne Airport and all Dana Point and Laguna Beach area attractions — making the resort so easy to get to, yet so hard to leave. Resort guests can embark on numerous water-based adventures at Dana Point Harbor, explore the renowned Ocean Institute, or splash in the sparkling blue Pacific, all just steps away from the property.
Dine on exceptional California cuisine at the resort’s Vue restaurant. At OverVue Lounge, sip on uniquely crafted cocktails, take in the live music entertainment and admire the incredible sunset views — locals love this spot.
The Laguna Cliffs’ full-service destination Spa offers 14,000 square-feet of facilities for treatments and relaxation, or you can work up a sweat in the 2,500-square-foot Fitness Center. The resort also features two heated outdoor pools and a new family-friendly Splash Zone pool. The Kahuna Laguna Kids Club, open seasonally, is a great fun for the little ones, and even more activities can be enjoyed around the lush resort grounds, including extensive walking and jogging trails, Lantern Bay Park and world-class golf.
Perched atop a seaside bluff with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and miles of sandy beach, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel continues to redefine guest experiences by creating distinctive, unforgettable and epic memories. Having earned the AAA Five Diamond Award for the most consecutive years in California, the resort captivates guests from the moment of arrival with its awe inspiring location.
With a reimagined personality and playful approach to California luxury, the resort offers innovative experiences including 180blũ, an outdoor oceanfront lounge featuring panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, Raya, a dining experience fashioned by Chef Richard Sandoval highlighting Pan-Latin coastal cuisine, and enoSTEAK, a boutique steakhouse offering local organic produce and grass fed meats. The Eco-Adventure Center is the perfect option for seekers of meaningful green adventures. Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego along the coast of Dana Point, guests discover a surfside retreat that awakens the senses with its unique beachfront setting and remarkable service heritage.
Featuring a new innovative suite design that provides additional options for ocean view accommodations, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s Studio Ocean Suites offer a king platform bed, dining area and a large bathroom featuring a complete rain shower experience. In addition, the suites offer a connecting king bedded guestroom and together accommodate up to four guests with two king beds as an Ocean View Suite. All 396 guestrooms feature contemporary furnishings, luxurious amenities and beautiful decor reflective of the sand and sea. Outdoor fireplaces are featured in all first floor ocean facing guestrooms to extend the experience and provide a casual, elegant ambiance for guests to enjoy our amazing panoramic views.
Of course, conferences, meetings and special events are absolutely spectacular at Dana Point’s majestic Ritz-Carlton. The resort offers 80,225 square feet of total event space, 54,000 square feet of which offers incredible outdoor space featuring garden courtyards, pool terraces, and expansive lawns with memorable views of the Pacific Ocean. The resort boasts nearly 30,000 square feet of meeting, conference and banquet function space. With eighteen unique meeting rooms, the resort can accommodate gatherings ranging in size from ten to 700. The Pacific Promenade is a stand-alone ballroom that offers guests sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and 5,400 square feet of unobstructed space.
The resort also brings exciting and unique eco adventures to life through the Eco-Adventure Center. Led by experts, each of the 15 different excursions are dedicated to showcasing Southern California’s natural wonders. Through these adventures, the resort’s surroundings become a natural classroom and living laboratory in which kids, families, adults and groups learn while having fun.
Resort guests can also escape for ocean-inspired relaxation at The Ritz-Carlton Spa where the constant presence of the ocean inspires renewal. All 12 treatment rooms within this California spa resort are bathed in soft hues of aqua and beige and tranquil water features add to the overall sensory experience. High-style locker rooms, public spaces, and saunas ensure a soothing aura throughout this luxury spa resort in Southern California – set to the ever-present rhythm of the surf.
Nestled along the bluffs of beautiful Dana Point lies the quaint and charming 29-room BEST WESTERN PLUS Dana Point Inn-by-the-Sea.
Get away from it all without getting too far off the grid at this luxurious Dana Point hotel that puts guests in the lap of California's beauty.
This Dana Point hotel is a favorite for local and beach weddings - especially when guests are looking for a little cooler climate. Halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles, you'll find yourself close to the area's best attractions. Legoland®, Sea World® and the San Diego Zoo are just a few options to the South, while to the north is DisneyLand®, Universal Studios®, and Hollywood. Where will your vacation take you?
Private getaways and romantic escapes are easy at this Dana Point hotel. Doheny Beach and Dana Point Harbor provide the perfect atmosphere for an intimate getaway. This ocean view hotel is just a quick float away from Catalina Island where you'll be happy to get "lost at sea" in such decadent surroundings.
Southern California beach weather is simply unbelievable. Not too hot, it's the perfect temperature for sun bathing, trying out some surfing moves, or simply strolling hand in hand with your sweetheart. Don't miss out on the local events like 4th of July fireworks off the Pacific Ocean or the Doheny Blues Festival.
Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel is an 87 room, three story hotel offering a wide variety of room types to satisfy nearly every need. The hotel offers 34 large two-room suites featuring a separate living room and bedroom with whirlpool baths. On the first floor, we offer 8 King Whirlpool rooms with a whirlpool tub for two surrounded by travertine and marble in the corner of the oversized room. Another 8 Standard King Whirlpool rooms, located on the third floor, offer the same large two person whirlpool tubs in the bathroom. Other than rooms with roll-in showers, most other guest rooms feature whirlpool tubs. We also offer standard hotel rooms with either a king bed or two queen beds. Finally, the hotel makes available the versatile “Doheny Suites” rooms.
Our “Doheny Suite” rooms offer unique versatility for families, groups, and wedding parties. Comprised of three connecting rooms, guests can reserve one, two, or all three rooms to accommodate up to 8 guests. Room 301 features a King bed with oversized travertine lined bathroom. Room 302, features a queen bed, travertine lined bath, and a fireplace. Room 303 offers two queen beds, a bathroom with a double sink and oversized closet with built in shelving and storage. Combined, these three rooms add up the our “Doheny Suite” and offer a large family or group of guests great flexibility and comfort. The “Doheny Suite” is not sold online and may only be reserved by calling the hotel directly.
87 total guest rooms
44 total two-room suites, or oversized whirlpool rooms
30 standard king or 2 Queen guest rooms
3 Special Rooms comprising the “Doheny Suites”
3 Floors W/Elevator
Guest Fitness Center
Guest Coin-Operated Laundry
Heated Outdoor Pool and Sundeck
Safety Deposit Boxes
Dry Cleaning Services (vendor service)
Free High Speed Internet Access
Complimentary Hot Breakfast
Complimentary High Speed Internet Access, wireless throughout the hotel
Daily Fee for Guest Parking
Covered and Open carports and parking spaces
John Wayne (SNA) 20 miles
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) 60 miles
Amtrak Station in San Juan Capistrano – 3 miles
Points Of Interest, Entertainment, Excursions:
Dana Point, California (right here!)
Doheny State Beach ( ½ mile)
Dana Point Harbor (1/2 mile to entrance-1 mile to harbor)
Restaurants (walking distance to 10 miles depending on your tastes)
Groceries and Pharmacy (less than 1 mile)
Ocean Institute, Home of the brig “Pilgrim” (1 mile)
Catalina Express Passenger Service (1 mile)
Dana Point Charters and Whale Watching (1 mile)
Dana Point Sportfishing (1 mile)
Golf (3 miles)
Tennis (within 2 miles)
Mission San Juan Capistrano (2 miles)
Laguna Beach (4 miles)
Easy Freeway Access To:
Oceanside and Camp Pendleton U.S. Marine Base (29 miles)
Legoland (32 miles)
Disneyland (35 miles)
San Diego Zoo and San Diego Wild Animal Park (45 miles)
SeaWorld (40 Miles)
Enjoy fabulous views of the Pacific from just about every window of this four diamond bed and breakfast inn -- dramatically located on a bluff above the Dana Point Yacht Harbor. Blue Lantern Inn was featured on The Today Show in March 2012 as one of the most affordable beach resorts. Click here to watch The Today Show segment.
Listed as a Top U.S. Seaside Inn by Travel and Leisure Magazine, featured on the 2008 Conde Nast Traveler's Gold List and voted Best Bed and Breakfast in Orange County for the sixth year in a row, Blue Lantern Inn's guests savor a delicious breakfast in the morning and wine and hors d'oeuvres in the afternoon. Other amenities include onsite spa treatments, a fitness center, two meeting rooms and bicycles for exploring the beautiful coastline.
This Four Sisters Inn blends the modern luxuries and sophisticated services of a boutique hotel with the traditional amenities and architecture of a B & B. Cannon's Restaurant is located adjacent to the inn, and periodically hosts outdoor events with amplified music.
If you would like to know if a function wil be scheduled during your stay, contact the restaurant directly at 949-496- 6146. City ordinance does require that all outside events conclude by 10 pm.
We are a family managed, 180 degree ocean view inn with spotlessly clean, cottage-style, terraced rooms. The Inn is adobe-style brick, with a tiled roof and full of quaint rustic charm and homey ambiance. Palm trees and shrubs line the lush ornate garden, which is adorned with an abundance of flowerbeds, lawns and a fountain.
The Dana Point Marina Inn location will delight both individuals and tour groups as they discover the shops, boutiques and fine restaurants that surround the hotel. You'll find the ambiance a refreshing alternative to congested city traffic. There are no seasons, the climate is consistently pleasant.
During the day, the warm and light breezes embrace you with a relaxing contentment. In the evening, the clear night sky becomes studded with stars that twinkle so brilliantly you feel as if you could reach up and touch them. In addition to offering competitive rates, The Marina Inn is committed to further serving your California itineraries by helping you arrange tours to local attractions.
Our hotel has special arrangements with local fine dining and banquet facilities. If you are planning for a special occasion or meeting, don't hesitate to inquire about these special deals.