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A True Southern California Surf Experience

Situated high atop a 150-foot bluff overlooking the Pacific, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is the perfect place to begin your Southern California Surf Experience. Whether it is surfing Salt Creek, just below the resort, or exploring other world-famous breaks along Southern California’s extensive coastline, our unique location delivers consistent surf for all skill types. And with so many activities, including tennis, spa, pool, and eco-adventures, and more, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is the ideal vacation resort.

Make your room reservation and then select one of our unique Surf Experiences to enhance your stay. Click here to check out the surf at Salt Creek Beach.


Shape your journey as you ride a wave for the first time or master your technique in the curl. The Surf Experience offers guests a two-hour lesson and exposure to the surf culture in Dana Point.

Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is an exciting global water sport with Hawaiian heritage. Find your balance and glide the steady waters of Dana Point Harbor with a lesson or equipment rental.