Dana Point is known for its picturesque Dana Point Harbor . Not only does the harbor hold 2,500 slips for boats, it is also surrounded by one of a kind shops and great restaurants nearby in Mariners Village and Dana Wharf.
Stay near the harbor at our Harbor Point Cottage in Dana Point, and get ready to explore!
Many locals site Salt Creek as their favorite beach. Salt Creek Beach is a beautiful stretch of coastline and is especially popular with surfers who enjoy the great waves at this beach. It's also also a great place for beach walking, hiking the local trails, and people watching. There are also a park, snack bar, and dining pavilions at this beach, so plan for a picnic!
At Dana Point Harbor you can charter a boat , rent paddleboards and kayaks, book a deep sea fishing adventure and so much more.
Take a look at the activities and rentals available at Dana Point Harbor .
Dana Point is the place to visit for whale watching. Whales and dolphins visit our coast year round and multiple boating, fishing, and whale watching companies operate out of the harbor. You do not want to miss out on whale watching in Dana Point!
Interested in scheduling a whale watching tour during your stay? Submit a whale watching request through our Vacation Planning Services and we'll help you plan your adventure!
The Catalina Express provides easy transport to and from Catalina Island in an exhilarating boat trip across the Pacific Ocean! Take a day trip to Catalina and take a semi-submersible boat tour, hike the ocean to sky trail, and sample the local seafood!
Baby Beach's location beside the harbor means that the water is calm with few waves. The peaceful water has made this beach a favorite for families with young children - appropriate for a beach called "baby" beach!
This location is also great for first time stand up paddleboarders and kayakers who are looking for calm water and interesting surroundings.
There is so much to do in Southern California, and we're here to help! Let our Reservation and Travel Planners assist you in planning the perfect vacation for you and your family.
Take a look at our Vacation Planning Services and start imagining your Dana Point vacation even more amazing!