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Dana Point, CA- Situated atop a 150-foot bluff overlooking Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point, The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel offers visitors a sophisticated retreat away from the daily chaos that comes with city-living.  Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego along seven miles of scenic coastline, the resort has 367 guest rooms and 29 spacious suites, two tennis courts, two swimming pools and two whirlpools, a world-class spa with 12 treatment rooms, a chic fitness-center overlooking the Pacific Ocean, an Eco-Adventure Center that offers daily excursions, and six restaurants, bars and dining lounges.  Additionally, guests receive preferred golf tee-times at nearby Monarch Beach Golf Links, including shuttle service and golf bag storage.

Garden View Guest Room

Garden View Guest Room

There are so many experiences to be had at The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel.  For a girlfriends getaway weekend why not opt for the SoCal Surf Experience package starting at $645 per night which includes overnight accomodations, all surf equipment (wetsuit, surfboard, leash and wax), and a two-hour surf lesson for one person?  Afterwards, you will really need a relaxing massage, so be certain to schedule a Beach Stone Therapy massage that utilizes heated stones to deliver deep relief to tired and overworked muscles.  The Ritz Carlton Spa offers a variety of luxury treatments that address the individual needs of each guest, authentically designed to nurture body and mind and enliven the spirit.

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Ocean-Front Fitness Center

Your arms will probably be too tired after all of that surfing to blowdry your hair before dinner, so allow the skilled stylists at The Ritz Carlton Salon to deliver an expert blowout.  Afterwards, grab a pre-dinner cocktail and appetizers while catching the sunset at 180BLU, the hotel’s oceanfront dining lounge that offers stunning, panoramic views of the Pacific.  Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 Tuesday through Saturday while you try an OC Martini of Grey Goose L’Orange vodka, Grand Marnier, grapefruit and cranberry.

Refuel after your grueling, beach workout at enoSteak, the hotel’s intimate, top-rated steakhouse that features prime and grass-fed, pasture-raised beef and locally grown, organic produce.  enoSteak also has an impressive wine list accompanied by varied charcuterie and cheese selections.

After sleeping like a baby thanks to your plush, goose-down comforter and pillows and the luxurious 400-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, allow the hotel’s shuttle to transport you to one of the areas golf courses for a round of golf.  Famed architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. has designed a par-70 championship course in the Scottish links tradition at the nearby Monarch Beach Golf Links.

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A visit to The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel is incomplete without enjoying Sunday brunch at Raya, the hotel’s award-winning restaurant that showcases Pan-Latin Coastal Cuisine prepared with sustainable seafood, local produce, and natural and organic meat amidst breathtaking views.  Brunch is served Sundays from 11am to 2pm and includes a gourmet fruit parfait, a variety of three course meal offerings and free-flowing champagne for $65 per person.  Make your reservation today for a memorable stay!


The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Poit, CA  92629

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