The artist colony of Laguna Beach is one of Orange County’s hidden gems, located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. The city’s topography is unique to other California coastal cities with its seven miles of coves and beaches where visitors can explore sea caves, tide pools, ocean side bluffs, natural tide pools and of course, sandy beaches, all within city limits. Laguna Beach also boasts the most beachfront lodging options in all of California, making it an ideal spot for a beach getaway.
Beyond the beach, the city is home to more than 20,000 beautiful acres of protected wilderness, making it an optimal location for adventurous exploration. From world-renowned mountain biking trails for all levels of expertise, hundreds of miles of hiking, dramatic vistas, verdant hills and marine sanctuaries, there’s no limit of new places to discover during a visit to Laguna Beach. Pack your flip flops and surfboard or hiking shoes and water bottles, either way, Laguna Beach and all its options are awaiting your arrival.
With 20,000 acres of wilderness waiting to be explored through hiking, biking or even docent-led tours, we have lots of sports/adventure options that are located off the beach. In addition to our world-class beaches and coves, Laguna Beach also boasts an abundance of parks, each offering a unique characteristic-some house beautiful pieces of public art, some with equipment designed specifically to keep children entertained, some with seating that welcomes the public for outdoor concerts or a secluded picnic, and some that offer breathtaking views to enjoy while you meditate on your yoga mat.