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The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel



Dana Point, CA

Poised atop the dramatic sea cliffs of Dana Point, the stunning Ritz-Carlton bears the standard of elegance and excellence of its world renowned brand in distinctly SoCal style. From its perch above the pristine white sands of Salt Creek Beach, the panorama is breathtaking merging hues of blue on blue, sea meets sky brilliance, offering the promise of momentous sunsets and adventures in the white capped waves. The bright and airy Pacific posh aesthetic is inspired by an ambrosial palette of ocean colors and the creative influence of the Laguna Beach artist community extending from the distinctive lobby, throughout the decor and design of the guestroom retreats, restaurants and outdoor spaces of the Ritz-Carlton. Each area is its own showcase and reflects the magic of this natural setting.

A holiday at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel presents endless opportunities for whatever you are seeking, a day of sun and relaxation with refreshing cocktails and bites poolside or beachside, a friendly set of tennis, surfing the world class Laguna waves, a whale watching cruise from Dana Point Harbor, an excursion to the notable galleries and shopping of Laguna Beach and Orange County destinations or, a coveted tee time for premier golf at the adjacent Monarch Beach Golf Links, the wonderful Scottish style ocean view course and favorite guest destination.

The picturesque paradise that is the award winning Monarch Beach Golf Links is an 18-hole championship golf course designed by legendary golf architect Trent Jones, Jr. Its appeal for every skill level presents challenges, rolling greens and brilliant fairways winning acclaim from Golf Digest “Best Places to Play” with a 4.5 Stars (out of 5), and the Orange County Register #1 Best Golf Course in OC in 2017. Its first rate Golf Shop, Men’s and Ladies Locker Rooms, and Club 19 Restaurant and Grill complement your golfing experience topped with stunning ocean views to create the perfect backdrop for every shot.

Accommodations at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel provide the utmost in luxury and comfort with choice of beautiful ocean vistas or views of the lush gardens, courtyard or pool from each private furnished balcony or patio and choice of contemporary styled guest rooms or spacious suites with living spaces creating a warm and intimate atmosphere.  The natural coastal environs provide the inspiration for the fresh artful decor and a revolving collection of works from local artists present a gallery of creativity. Marble baths, 42 inch LED flatscreen and DVD, Nespresso coffee maker, and designer furnishings are among the standard amenities. You will be sleeping on a cloud of white with plush goose down comforters and pillows, and luxuriant 400 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets. Your peaceful retreat has comfortable seating indoors and out, welcoming families with children and pampered pets. Outdoor spaces include fire pits for cool nights and lip smacking s’mores on first floor ocean view rooms.

End your day with sundowners at the oceanfront 180blu lounge with front row seats for the colorful spectacle of the Pacific sunset. The seascape and designer cocktails make the perfect mix for refreshing romantic interludes and connecting with friends. RAYA restaurant continues throughout the day with taste tantalizing menus featuring local sourced ingredients and fresh California cuisine. The popular Market Place offers breakfast and a ToGo Menu all day. Contact free 24 hour room service delivery is also available. Sun seekers at the sparkling pool will enjoy cooling refreshments and a variety of snacks and small plates at the Dana Pool Cafe.

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel endeavors to ensure the health and safety of guests and staff during the covid-19 pandemic with some of the extensive list of Club and signature amenities on hold or modified because of pandemic restrictions. Adhering to the enhanced California and CDC protocols, face coverings are required by staff and in all public areas of the hotel with social distancing at least 6 feet apart from other guests and hotel associates. Enhanced precautions include housekeeping protocols with areas of deep cleaning, sanitizing tables and chairs after each use as well as valets sanitizing vehicles after each use, contactless options for room service and check-in, distanced seating and reduced occupancy in restaurants, lounges, pools, and at the beach.

The management and staff of The  Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel are pleased to welcome guests with their signature attentive service and desire to make each stay a memorable getaway.

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