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DANA POINT, CALIF. – May 6, 2015 – Consistently ranked among the world’s premier travel destinations, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel offers extraordinary service, a spectacular beachfront location, and the perfect setting for a multi-generational reunion where family members can engage, connect and create lasting #RCMemories.

The resort features something for everyone. Family members can enjoy the miles of sandy beach just below the resort where surfing, swimming and relaxing by the Pacific makes for a truly iconic California experience. Adjacent to the resort is a Monarch Beach Golf Links, a Robert Trent Jones-designed ocean view golf course. On property, there are many choices including features two outdoor pools, two whirlpools, basketball court, tennis courts, a full-service ocean-inspired spa, and an Eco-Adventure Center.

The Eco-Adventure Center is dedicated to showcasing Southern California’s natural wonders. Fifteen excursions showcase the local surroundings and are led by expert naturalists. Families can learn about the blue whales on a whale watching adventure, discover the native fish and underwater creatures on a snorkel excursion, or experience riding the waves during a body boarding activity.

For a relaxing day at the beach with the family, the resort’s Beach Butlers provide personalized services including setting up beach chairs, umbrellas and towels, offering and assisting with food and beverage service and providing transportation to and from the beach on the complimentary beach shuttle. Beach butlers are also fully equipped with sun screen and tanning lotion.

The resort offers a selection of dining options including Raya, a family-friendly dining experience fashioned by Chef Richard Sandoval, enoSTEAK, an intimate steakhouse featuring local organic produce and grass fed meats, 180blũ an outdoor oceanfront lounge that features panoramic views of the California coast, and The Market Place, a grab-and-go lifestyle outlet, highlight new and creative dining options at the resort.

Other Family Reunion activities that can be arranged include:

  • Oceanfront Yoga and Pilates 
  • Surfing, Stand Up Paddleboard and body board lessons 
  • Beach volleyball, building sand castles or flying kites 
  • Croquet on the Dana Lawn 
  • A relaxing day of pampering in the spa

Set perched 150 feet above the Pacific Ocean, the resort features breathtaking venues for ocean front reunions and luxurious reception spaces, making for an incredibly memorable gathering. With the backdrop of the California Riviera, family members of all ages will treasure the experience.