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Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach

Perched on a golden hillside overlooking the azure waters of the Pacific; Orange County’s most luxurious coastal playground, and the ideal place to find sanctuary and a change of scenery.

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The Property

Discover the newly transformed Monarch Beach Resort, where guests will retreat to the comfort of a welcoming beach house in coastal Orange County, and there is an amenity or activity suited for every appetite. Miraval Life in Balance Spa is stationed here and provides an immersive experience with a myriad of treatments and activities – from fitness programming on the sandy shores to award winning spa offerings. Golfers tee off with a view of the Pacific Ocean, at the Gold Medal Certified, Robert Trent Jones Jr designed, 18-hole course. On their celebrated shores resort guests can enjoy surf lessons or fireside s’mores at a private beach club. To satiate a variety of appetites, six oceanview restaurants serve the finest seasonal fare. At day’s end guests may bask in the expansive pool oasis where a full-service restaurant, two pools, a family-friendly splash zone, two infinity-edge spas, and luxurious cabanas serve as a participatory stage to witness a Southern California sunset – the most beautiful bookmark to any holiday.

One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629

Travel Tip

Our private beach club is a must when staying at the resort! With breathtaking beachfront views from intimate patio seating, the Monarch Bay Club provides guests and members exclusive access to an unforgettable private dining experience. Whether having a light Sunday brunch on the beach, or a romantic dinner for two at sunset, the private resort tram will transport you to this inviting restaurant setting morning to evening.