Laguna Niguel



And while you're exploring Orange County, don't forget to check out the local beaches! Salt Creek beach is just minutes from Laguna Niguel and has restrooms, beach concessions, and outdoor showers. Salt Creek is also a popular surfing location.Next visit Doheny Beach. Doheny beach is one of California's most popular state beaches and features a visitor's center and aquarium where you can learn more about our local marine life.

Looking for a vacation rental by owner near Laguna Niguel? Our vacation rentals nearby in Dana Point have all the character of a private home like you might find on VRBO or Airbnb, but are professionally managed to offer you the best services and amenities. If you're interested in booking, or just have questions give us a call toll free at 800-408-1822 or local 949.340.5726!

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While not technically a beach town, Laguna Niguel is so perfectly located that we had to include it in our collection of Southern California vacation destinations!

A master planned community, Laguna Niguel features gorgeous landscaped neighborhoods, conveniently located shopping centers, and plenty of local parks. The pleasant, easy to navigate layout of the city makes it a great place for travelers looking for a peaceful, upscale vacation, or those planning a longer stay for business or while remodeling their own home.

Laguna Niguel is located at the southern end of the San Joaquin Hills, in a beautiful hilly basin between Laguna Beach, Aliso Viejo, San Juan Capistrano and Dana Point. If you're thinking that Laguna Niguel is perfectly located... you're right! One of our favorite things about this Southern California city is that from this central location you can easily visit so many other places.

Visit the Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach, or hike and explore tide pools at Crystal Cove. Explore Dana Point Harbor and the Ocean Institute, or experience a bit of California history at Mission San Juan Capistrano.


Laguna Niguel Area Vacation Rentals

Take a look at the map below to find out! Go ahead and zoom in to find local restaurants, theaters, and other local businesses, or zoom out to see Laguna Niguel's proximity to our other beach towns!

Things to do in and around Laguna Niguel

1,000 Steps Beach

Thousand Steps Beach is an awesome place to experience the coastal beauty of Southern California. Surrounded by beach cliffs, while visiting Thousand Steps Beach you'll be able to explore beach caves and tide pools. This large clean beach also has bathrooms and volleyball nets available... and don't worry, there aren't really 1,000 steps. You'll climb about 200 steps on your way to and from this beach.

Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, and Laguna Niguel Regional Park

Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park has paved trails for bikes and more rugged trails for hiking and mountain biking. Ocean views, wildlife sightings and photo opportunities abound at this beautiful park. Meanwhile at the nearby Laguna Niguel Regional Park you can enjoy a casual walk and a picnic around a beautiful lake. Get outside and visit both!

Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas

If you've ever wished you could order dinner, or just drinks and an appetizer from your theater seat, this cinema is for you. At Cinepolis you can order with the push of a button and waiters bring food and drinks right to your chair. You'll also love the amenities at Cinepolis, including assigned seats which recline for a comfortable movie watching experience.

Take a look at showtimes in Cineapolis Laguna Niguel here .

Monarch Beach Golf Links

One of the premier golf destinations in the country, Monarch Beach Golf Links is an incredible place to play, dine at Club 19 with incredible golf and ocean views, and shop for golf merchandise. With sweeping ocean views, this par-70 championship course features stunning architecture and landscaping and a variety of options for golfers of all play levels.

Learn more and plan your game here .

Local Spas

Like most of Orange County, Laguna Niguel is home to many excellent spas, perfect for a facial, manicure, or a nice long spa day.

If you're planning a visit, make sure to take a look at the top ten day spas in Laguna Niguel.