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Laguna Beach California Family Resorts

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Laguna Beach family resorts; img courtesy of laguna beach house rental

Laguna Beach California is truly a kid-friendly mecca of  beaches, attractions, restaurants, and parks.  Many say it’s one of the best beach towns in America. If you are planning a family vacation to the Laguna Beach area in sunny California, check out our picks for the best family resorts around Laguna Beach. Also be sure to check out our post on Laguna Beach California family activities for tons of family fun ideas and suggestions on local attractions, beaches, and much more.


Our Picks for the Best Laguna Beach California Family Resorts;

30801 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 US Map It
: Huntington Beach/Laguna/Newport
THE FINE ART OF THE GETAWAY Every element is in place for an idyllic retreat: A refined resort perched high on a coastal bluff. Pristine, white sand beaches below. And the picturesque arts community of Laguna Beach all around. Montage Laguna Beach offers a seaside destination unlike any other, pairing extraordinary amenities with the genuine warmth of a cozy, Craftsman-style estate. It’s the ideal Southern California beach retreat, whether you’re seeking a restorative midweek or weekend vacation, planning a small to mid-size meeting, or hosting a romantic wedding reception. Montage Laguna Beach has received award-winning distinction for its comfortably elegant accommodations, ocean-inspired spa and distinctive regional dining. Three sparkling swimming pools, onsite activities and access to outstanding tennis, golf and the town’s vibrant arts community will keep guests as active and engaged as they wish to be. The artistry of Laguna Beach reaches back to the early 1900’s, when artists – inspired by the area’s raw natural beauty – settled here. In that spirit, the history and beauty of the region prevail at Montage. Here, the resort’s décor and architecture artfully meld with the surrounding natural beachfront habitat. Museum-quality fine art that reflects the early California Arts & Crafts movement is prominently showcased, as are stunning works of art by noted regional artists. From the gracious Craftsman-inspired architecture and rugged coastline views to the bounty of services and amenities, Montage Laguna Beach offers a rejuvenating blend of nature, art and pleasure. … more


La Casa del Camino:

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Located on a bluff above the Pacific Ocean, the elegant, Mediterranean-style La Casa del Camino is a choice place to stay in Laguna. The hotel was originally built in 1927 to create a retreat for artists and movie stars; the elegant, beach-retreat flavor of the hotel remains today, as well as an exquisite Old-World charm with modern amenities. Just steps from the beach, shops, and galleries, you’ll enjoy spellbinding ocean/coastal views, the lush rooftop garden, free parking, four-star dining, and much more.The property’s Mediterranean architecture, European decor, and spectacular ocean views are impressive. Check out the 360-degree view on the hotel’s roof deck, then wind down a staircase located behind the hotel to land on the beach–right in your backyard. Hotel guests enjoy fine dining at the hotel’s K’ya, where Chef Toles prepares elegant Pacific Rim cuisine.The majority of guestrooms offer views of the Pacific Ocean, coastline, or the hotel’s charming courtyard and include cable TV with free HBO and direct-dial telephones with dataports….more



Surf And Sand Resort 

1555 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 US Map It
: Huntington Beach/Laguna/Newport
Renovated in 2006, This Enchanting Hotel Consists of a Main Building and an Annexe Block With a Total of 164 Rooms. Guests Are Welcomed Into an Inviting Lobby Area With a 24-Hour Reception, a Lift, a Newspaper Stand and a Conference Room. There is a Bar On the Beach and a Restaurant With Outdoor Seating. Guests Can Also Take Advantage of the Room and Laundry Services, As Well As the Launderette Facility and There Are Free Parking Spaces in Front of the Hotel For Those Arriving by Car. … more
Inn At Laguna Beach 

211 North Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 US Map It
: Huntington Beach/Laguna/Newport
From its terra cotta tile roof to its eclectic furnishings, the Inn at Laguna Beach is reminiscent of a secluded Mediterranean villa. Perched atop a seaside bluff, directly on the Main Beach and just steps from the village, the Inn at Laguna Beach offers an incomparable oceanfront location. With spectacular 180 views of all Laguna has to offer, you can enjoy the beach, the surf, village shops, restaurants and renowned art galleries. The Inn’s 70 rooms offer either a village view or an ocean view. A continental breakfast served in-room with the daily newspaper, feather beds and duvets, TV/DVD player, HBO, CD player with clock radio, voice mail with data port access, air conditioning, ceiling fans, honor snack bar, coffee makers, refrigerator, cotton robes, irons and boards, hair dryer and assorted personal care products.Las Brisas Restaurant is located next door to the Inn. It is one of the most popular restaurants in Orange County and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. It features an assortment of dishes but is most renowned for fresh seafood dishes with a Mexican flair.The Inn at Laguna Beach offers an ocean view pool and spa to guests. The Inn is located right on the beach, where the sand offers a perfect setting for an invigorating jog.Guests must pay a 14/night/room Amenity Fee includes overnight self-parking, daily newspaper, credit card access and local telephone calls, use of beach chairs, towels and umbrellas this rate includes deluxe continental breakfast.. … more
  • Free WiFi, 10% off local F&B, & Health Club
Pacific Edge Hotel On Laguna Beach, A Joie De Vivre Hotel 

647 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 US Map It
: Huntington Beach/Laguna/Newport
With 300 feet of private beach, Pacific Edge Htl Laguna Beach offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. The casual family style atmosphere of this 130 room hotel provides plenty of relaxation. Lounge beside one of our two heated swimming pools, relax in our whirlpool, or explore the beach below – where attendants provide complimentary towels, lounges and umbrellas….. more
Seacliff Laguna Inn 

1661 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 US Map It
: Huntington Beach/Laguna/Newport
The Laguna Eco Inn with its laid back environment is a gateway to the most beautiful beach of Southern California, just a shell toss from the beautiful … more
Laguna Beach Inn 

2020 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 US Map It
: Huntington Beach/Laguna/Newport
The Laguna Beach Inn is located less than two miles from Aliso Creek Golf Course and Laguna Art Museum, and three miles from Soka University. John Wayne Airport is approximately 16 miles from the hotel. This location is also four miles from Magnolia Square and Crown Valley Community Park and six miles from Coastland University. Hotel amenities include the sundeck with a seasonal outdoor pool. Guestrooms feature complimentary high-speed Internet access, cable TV, and ocean views. Laguna Beach Inn is a pet-friendly hotel allowing small dogs (up to 35 lbs) for a fee of 35 per day. … more



Also see;

The best Kid Friendly Restaurants in Laguna Beach courtesy of urbanspoon.com:

  1. Eva’s Caribbean Kitchen
  2. Coyote Grill
  3. Las Brisas
  4. Zinc Cafe & Market
  5. Sapphire Laguna and…
  6. The Cliff
  7. Adolfo’s Mexican Food
  8. Mosun
  9. Gina’s Pizza & Pastaria
  10. A la Carte
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