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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Resort in Dana Point, United States

Ideal California location for a family surf trip
Ideal California location for a family surf tripSurf Woody WagonGreen barrels at Salt Creek surf break right out frontLooking to spend quality surf time with the family?Wine bottles in our loungeLunch with a viewNightime overlooking the beach and oceanEnjoy our casual cafeA poolview roomAn ocean view roomOur pool is ideal for familes or just relaxing in the sunRitz Carlton expanisve pool and lounge areaPerfect for cocktails or checking the surfClean Salt Creek waves with hotel in backgoundLooking down at Salt Creek Beach from the outdoor patioHoreshoes after sunsetPro surfer's boards hang on the wall in the Ritz art exhibit

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About this property

A Serene, Sophisticated Presence Among Laguna Hotels and Resorts
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel premiered as the first luxury beach resort along coastal Orange County. Today, the Dana Point resort boasts a newly re-imagined vibe, services and spaces, yet still occupies its perch atop 150 foot bluff featuring cascading views of the Pacific Ocean. The hotel is the premiere destination for travelers who desire a playful approach to Southern California luxury. Located half way between Los Angeles and San Diego, the surfside retreat awakens guests’ senses with its unique beach ocean-front setting and remarkable service heritage. Over the years, the resort has been the recipient of many awards, but is proud to boast its AAA Five Diamond status for the 28th consecutive year.

The Surf Experience 
Situated high atop a 150-foot bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is the perfect place to begin your Southern California Surf Experience. Whether it is surfing Salt Creek, just below the resort, or exploring other world-famous breaks along Southern California’s extensive coastline, our unique location delivers consistent surf for beginners to experts. And with so many great choices for additional activities, including tennis, spa, pool, ocean view fitness, stand up paddling (SUP), beach walks, and eco-adventures hosted by Eco-Adventure Center, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is the perfect place. Great for a family surf vacation, girl’s getaway or just the guys, there is sure to be something special to suit everyone.

Ultimate Family Beach Vacation
Let The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel inspire the ultimate family beach vacation.  Let our beach butler carry your seaside gear and plan the day while you connect with your kids. Fulfill everyone’s wishes with options that include spa, tennis, golf and eco-adventures for all ages. This iconic resort gives access to three miles of sandy beach captivating views of the Pacific and an unmatched location that will create memories to last a lifetime.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Luxury
  • Board Rentals Nearby
  • Beginner Surf Lessons
  • Yoga
  • Kid Friendly
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Gym
  • A/C
  • Wireless Internet
  • Television
  • Outdoor Fire pit
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed

Activities

  • Golfing
  • Spa
  • Hiking
  • Shopping
  • Nightlife

Rates

Period Cost
Per Night $375
Per Week $2,625
Per Month Call for Info

Surf

This property is located near Salt Creek. Salt Creek is actually comprised of 3 or 4 different breaks along this stretch of beautiful coastline. From A frames to beach break, wedgy sections to a point break, Salt Creek surf area has it all. Salt Creek Point lies furthest south (in front of the headland occupied by the Ritz Carlton Laguna Nigel) and provides fun left hand point waves with a crowded take off. Middles is a hundred yards or so north where surfers can find fun peaks, hollow or thick depending on the tide. Walk a little further north and you'll come to Gravels which offers a grindy right breaking in very shallow water.

This property is also located near Strands Beach. Beach breaks that work on any swell. Limited access to the beach and a long walk down make this an uncrowded spot. The reward is a beautiful and uncrowded beach with surf potential.

This property is also located near Doheny. Once home to one of California greatest point breaks, Doheny is now a mellow summer time wave best suited for longboards. South swells on a medium to low tide work best. A great place to surf with the family all day. There are several surf peaks to choose from, starting at the breakwall all the way to the rivermouth. Water quality here has a bad reputation.

Surf Type

  • Point break
  • Beach break
  • Reef break
  • Right
  • Left
  • Short board
  • Longboard
  • SUP
  • Beginner/Learn to Surf

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Property Images

Ideal California location for a family surf trip

Surf Woody Wagon

Green barrels at Salt Creek surf break right out front

Looking to spend quality surf time with the family?

Wine bottles in our lounge

Lunch with a view

Nightime overlooking the beach and ocean

Enjoy our casual cafe

A poolview room

An ocean view room

Our pool is ideal for familes or just relaxing in the

Ritz Carlton expanisve pool and lounge area

Perfect for cocktails or checking the surf

Clean Salt Creek waves with hotel in backgound

Looking down at Salt Creek Beach from the outdoor patio

Horeshoes after sunset

Pro surfer's boards hang on the wall in the Ritz art

 
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