Dana Point runs along seven miles of coastal bluffs and rolling hills, offering truly breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. This lovely Southern California town is located near the world famous Pacific Coast Highway, about at the halfway point between Los Angeles and San Diego, and is home to one of the few harbors in Orange County. It’s location along the Pacific Coast and its famous surf break makes Dana Point an extremely popular destination for world class surfers and amateurs looking to catch the big waves.
The Harbor is home to more than 2,000 boats. The Marina has wonderful dining and shops and is currently undergoing a full restoration. The Catalina Express departs from Dana Point Harbor and provides service to and from Avalon on Catalina Island daily.
Doheny State Park boasts 62 acres of open space, allowing for unlimited recreational fun for the entire family. Dana Point is also a great destination for whale watching. There are frequent excursions leaving the harbor daily. The Festival of Whales, celebrating the majestic behemoths, is held annually in March.
Whether you are looking for outdoor fun such as golfing, surfing, paddle-boarding, deep-sea fishing and sailing or even if you just want to take in the amazing majesty of the Pacific, there really is no better place to stay for your completely perfect Southern California vacation.