Dana Point, or the French Riviera of OC is home to over 34,000 residents and is one of the best kept secrets of Orange County. It is a beautiful and quaint city and is well known by visitors and residents alike who enjoy the amenities and pristine beauty of three well known resorts……The Ritz Carlton, Montage, and St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort that feature ocean-front, white water, or regal golf views.
One of the most scenic and breathtaking streets in Dana Point is Cove Road that overlooks the Dana Point Harbor. The harbor tends to be a hub of activity with two yacht clubs, water-front restaurants, and vast options for paddle boarding, jazzercise, sailing, fishing, whale watching, boat rentals and personal watercraft, or opting for a departure from the harbor to Catalina Island. If you desire some leisure relaxation, sit on Island Way point and watch the boats come into port or enjoy the seals and dolphins frolicking, and of course, don’t miss the incredible sunset!
Neighboring the Dana Point Harbor and throughout the city there are bountiful choices of luxury custom estates and beach bungalow that offer hillside, ocean-front, white-water, or golf vistas. For your most discerning upscale preference there is The Strands a tucked away shoreline of exquisite luxury single family residential community. This beachside luxury housing development offers 1.5 miles of shoreline and nearly 70 acres of preserved natural space, parks, and coastal trails. You will find a variety of architectural styles including Ultra-Contemporary, Cape Cod, Old World Tuscan and Transitional homes that offer panoramic views. Read more about this community and others in our Daily Living.
In addition to a plethora of housing options, Dana Point hosts several cultural events that bring world-wide visitors to the city including the Dana Point Grand Prix that is an annual criterium (short bike race) overlooking Dana Point Harbor, the Tall Ships Festival which is considered the largest annual gathering of its kind on the West Coast of the United Sates, and the Concours d’Elegance that is held at the Monarch Beach Golf Links.
Whether you prefer to attend a cultural event, or relax and enjoy the beach, surf, or walk the famous harbor, Dana Point offers a life-style that is unparalleled.