Beach-close, one bedroom condo, in the beautiful Monarch Beach area of Dana Point--just steps to Salt Creek Beach.
The condo is beautifully decorated with a light, bright, airy feel (vaulted ceilings). It has a roomy bedroom with queen bed, full bath and a generous closet/storage area.
Double doors lead to the bedroom. Sliding glass doors in both the bedroom and living room open to the private deck that overlooks a tree-ed greenbelt area, has seating area and a gas grill.
The kitchen is well-equipped for the cook, including a microwave and dishwasher.
Other amenities include: a queen bed, sofa sleeper, private laundry (washer and dryer), 2 color TV's with cable, VCR, DVD, and a stereo CD player.
Bed and bath linens, beach towels, umbrella and chairs are
provided. There are maps, guide books, and a “local” dining guide, compiled by the owners.
In addition to being steps from the beach and a park, the condo
complex includes a large pool, 2 spas and picnic areas. Area Details This spot has something for every vacation-day mood.
Swim, sunbathe, jog, read, or people-watch on beautiful Salt Creek Beach.
Pack a picnic lunch, or walk to the famously romantic Ritz Carlton Resort with Spa and gourmet restaurants, to the new St. Regis Hotel and Spa (the spa is rated one of Fodor's top ten in the US!) or just to the local espresso cafe.
Gourmet grocery shopping is nearby as well as numerous restaurants, golf courses, tennis and sailing.
It's ten minutes to lively Laguna Beach (home of the Laguna Culinary Arts School -take a class!), or laid-back San Clemente with its great beaches (and its surfing schools).
Visitors often spend a day browsing the many fine art galleries and unique shops in Laguna Beach. (Laguna Beach has the world famous Pageant of the Masters, Sawdust Festival and Festival of the Arts.)
Nearby Dana Point Marina has shops, restaurants, harbor-side walking paths as well as whale and dolphin-watching trips, deep sea fishing, jet skiing, windsurfing and boat rentals. Or, catch the ferry to Catalina Island.
Dana Point is home to the Ocean Institute, Festival of the Whales, Tall Ships Festival and the Doheny Blues Festival.
For those who want to wander a little farther a-field---this vacation condo is located midway between LA and San Diego. Within an hour's drive: go north to Disneyland, Universal Studios, the Getty Museum, and all that LA has to offer...or go south to San Diego, including the famous Zoo, Wild Animal Park, Sea World, Legoland and Torrey Pines Golf Resort.
Golfers: Monarch Beach Links with 11 ocean-view holes (Robert Trent Jones-5 minutes away) Talega (Fred Couples designed,ten minutes away), comfortable San Clemente golf course --with its ocean views and small town feel-- as well at at least a dozen other courses within 30 minutes (Including Torrey Pines Golf Resort to the south).
Fisher People: Dana Point Harbor (5 minutes), Newport Beach (30 minutes) and San Diego Harbor (60 minutes) all offer deep sea fishing excursions as well as charters. Catalina Island is a 90 minute ferry ride.
Activity Parks nearby include Disneyland and California Adventureland (45 minutes), San Diego Zoo (60 minutes) San Diego Wild Animal Park (45 minutes), Legoland (30 minutes), Hollywood (60 minutes), Catalina Island (90 minute ferry ride). Travel Details Air travel to John Wayne International Airport, LAX or San Diego International.
By train, accessible from LA, LAX, San Diego or San Diego Airport via the AMTRAK station at San Juan Capistrano (5 miles away).
Numerous restaurants, gourmet grocery shopping, 1st class spa, hotel resort,shops, golf, tennis, and espresso coffee shop all within an easy 10-15 minute walk.
Visitors can connect up with organized tours to LA, Disneyland, Holywood, San Diego, Mexico, etc. at the nearby resort hotels.
Ferry to Catalina Island from Dana Point Harbor
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