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Deanne French
Director of Public Relations
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, California 92629
Phone: +1 (949) 240-2000
Fax: +1 (949) 240-0829

DANA POINT, Calif. – August 3, 2016 – Vacations and holidays are a time for families to come together, reconnect and capture precious memories that create indelible marks on the heart. With its spectacular southern California beachfront location, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel offers the perfect setting for these multi-generational celebrations.

The Suite Memories package provides a unique activity that captures the true spirit and beauty of the family through the lens of a camera. The overnight experience includes accommodations in a luxurious suite where everyone in the family can meet at the end of the day, as well as a photography session with the Pacific Dream Photography. For smaller gatherings, the Treat You package offers accommodations on The Ritz-Carlton Club Level and a complimentary night when you stay four nights you pay for three.

The oceanfront resort features something for every generation. 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 Monarch Beach Golf Links, a Robert Trent Jones-designed golf course where every hole has a view of the ocean. On property, there are many choices including two outdoor swimming 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 while body boarding.

For a relaxing day at the beach, 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, tanning lotion, and bottled water.

The resort offers a selection of family-friendly dining options including Raya, a Pan-Latin 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 showcases panoramic views of the California coast, The Market Place, a grab-and-go lifestyle outlet, and The Dana Pool Café, a casual poolside dining experience, highlight new and creative dining options at the resort.

Other multi-generational activities that can be arranged include:

  • Oceanfront Yoga and Pilates
  • Surf, stand up paddleboard, and body board lessons
  • Beach volleyball, building sand castles, or flying kites
  • A relaxing day of pampering in The Ritz-Carlton Spa

Just north of the resort is Laguna Beach, home to the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters from July through August. South of the resort is the Dana Point Harbor away where sport fishing, sailing, and other water activities are available. There are also a variety of cultural attractions nearby, and guests enjoy complimentary admission to Mission San Juan Capistrano. Additionally, Southern California’s many famous theme parks including Disneyland, LEGOland, San Diego Zoo & Wild Animal Park, and SeaWorld are all less than 45 minutes away.

Set perched 150 feet above the Pacific Ocean, the resort features breathtaking venues for ocean front reunions and multi-generational vacations making for an incredibly memorable gathering where family members of all ages will treasure the experience.