Dana Point

The unique seaside city of Dana Point is in Orange County, Southern California, halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Dana Point is a favorite central point, bordered by the cities of Laguna Niguel, Laguna Beach, San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente.

Dana Point offers plenty of pristine oceanscapes, romantic overlooks and beach strolls – it’s a comfortable, surfer town that invites one and all. One of the most famous surf breaks in the world, Killer Dana, attracted thousands of ocean-loving fans in the 1950s and 1960s. It proved so inspiring, in fact, that Hobie Alter created the world’s first retail surf shop. It stands today, still abuzz with a relaxed and friendly surfer vibe.

Today’s Dana Point Harbor is a welcoming community, serving as hub to more than 2,500 boats and yachts. Three yacht clubs, stand-up paddle (SUP) and kayaking companies, as well as “pirate ship” adventures, whale watching, deep sea fishing and sunset wine cruises offer endless options.

Known for its four breathtaking coastal resorts, The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, Monarch Beach Resort, Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa and DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Doheny Beach, Dana Point offers accommodations for every lifestyle. Nearby airport access offers easy transport for visitors and large groups. Planning a meeting? These dazzling resorts provide state-of-the-art facilities, impressive ballrooms, and meeting rooms that rise above the ocean below.

Choose the resort that best fits your lifestyle, from world-class spas, chefs and pools to endless resort activities. Venture to the nearby Dana Point Harbor for every water sport, whale watching and fishing charter and boat cruise imaginable, and enjoy nearby gourmet restaurants and casual comfort eateries that offer diverse menu choices. Whether shopping or browsing, you’ll find plenty to wear and items to share with those back home.

Dana Point attracts visitors from all points of the globe, and for good reason: It’s a perfect blend and meld of the natural and beautiful harmony of the cliffs, the beaches, the harbor, the stunning world-class resorts … and the people who appreciate and treasure their moments in this paradise. Breathtaking….that’s the point!


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