“Harboring the Good Life”
Dana Point Harbor offers specialty shopping, fishing and whale watching excursions, kayaking, Catalina transportation, and a variety of restaurants and fine waterfront dining.
Dana Point has many shopping options for locals and visitors. Specialty shops abound for surfwear, home décor, gifts, flowers, candy and apparel. Small centers and boutique shops within Dana Point Harbor satisfy the shopper’s needs and wants with unique keepsake items.
Monarch Beach Golf Links is recognized as having the ‘Best Playing Conditions’ in Orange County. A Conde Nast Traveler readers’ poll named the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort #49 out of 100 Golf Resorts around the world.
The Ocean Institute is an incredible educational resource featuring the best children’s day cams, overnight experiences, and boat excursions from themed pirate ship trips to wildlife cruises. The Ocean Institute has several educational sea exhibits. Located on a secluded beach with tide pools, and accessed from the Dana Point Harbor, the entire experience is a hands-on, authentic ocean experience.
Dana Point is known as the ‘Whale Capital of the West’ because several types of whales use the point as a navigational landmark on their migrations. Dana Point Harbor whale watching boats provide amazing experiences with these majestic animals off the Dana Point coast.
Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa is the quintessential Southern California destination. This hidden gem is situated on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Adventure awaits through pathways of historic Dana Point amid waves on the shoreline where American surfing was born.
This casually sophisticated Dana Point resort is infused with the spirit of Southern California. A destination that somehow manages to soothe the soul and inspire exploration. During your stay, you will enjoy first-class accommodations such as outdoor pools, California cuisine from delectable restaurants with ocean views, hiking trails, and a variety of ocean activities. Relax and rejuvenate at our premier spa or spend the afternoon enjoying world-class golf courses.