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Located in Dana Point, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel offers a transformative resort experience near Laguna Beach, CA. Fusing modern luxury with playful creativity, our ocean-view resort embodies what makes Laguna Beach so special: a welcoming nature that caters to kids and pets, locally sourced cuisine, direct access to the ocean, opportunities to explore California's natural beauty and a revolving collection of works from local artists.

  • Select rooms at the resort offer a view of Dana Point and the Pacific Ocean
  • Savor delicious dining at Raya and our resort's outdoor lounge, 180blũ
  • Spa treatments feature sea salt, algae and other luxury ocean-inspired elements
  • Our resort's meeting venues offer views of Laguna Beach
  • Explore Dana Point, CA with the help of our resort's Eco-Adventure Center
  • Find our resort next to the ocean-view course at Monarch Beach Golf Links
  • Discover amenities and experiences to enhance your seaside stay

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Guest Room Features & Amenities

  • Recently renovated luxury rooms and suites with state-of-the-art features
  • Breathtaking ocean views off of private patios or balconies from most rooms
  • First floor, ocean view rooms with outdoor fire pits
  • Plush, goose-down comforters and pillows, and luxurious 400-count Egyptian cotton sheets
  • 55” to 65” LED flat-screen 1080p Smart HDTVs
  • Wireless and hard-wired Internet access
  • In-room laptop-sized safe with electrical outlet for recharging
  • Full marble bathrooms with double sinks in most rooms
  • Individual heating and air-conditioning controls
  • In-room Nespresso coffee machine

Posh Pooch and Pet Policy

Posh Pooch
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is a pet-friendly hotel and cares about our fur friends as much as our human guests. When you include Fido on your trip to our Laguna Beach resort, we promise tales of devotion from your family friend for a long time to come. When staying with your pup, they’ll receive the following amenities to use throughout their stay: a plush doggy bed, water bowl and water, in-room dining pet menu, and Ritz-Carlton toys and delicious treats.

Watch how Fido enjoys his Posh Pooch vacation.

Pet Policy
Pets are welcome at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. There is a $150 pet fee, per room - up to two pets. We welcome all well-mannered, disease free dogs and cats. No more than two pets may occupy each guestroom. Pets must be leashed or held in arms in all common areas of the resort. We regret that pets are not allowed in the hotel’s restaurants, the Bar, the Fitness Center and Spa, the Pool Areas or The Ritz Carlton Club Level lounge. This exclusion does not apply to guide or service animals. Dogs are not permitted on The Ritz-Carlton Club Level.

Property Features & Amenities

  • Guests can pre-purchase amenities and/or activities for themselves, or send to someone staying at the resort. Reserve Now.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Club Level
  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa featuring 12 luxurious treatment rooms, Salon, and Spa Boutique
  • Breathtaking Ocean-front Fitness Center, complete with a full array of fitness machines and equipment and daily wellness classes, including Yoga and Pilates
  • Two Tennis courts
  • Two outdoor swimming pools and two outdoor whirlpools
  • Luxurious lawn areas featuring Adirondack chairs overlooking the Pacific Ocean
  • Business center services
  • The Ritz-Carlton Gift and Sundry Shop featuring logo apparel, a wide array of gift items and sundries
  • Eco Adventure Center
  • Two restaurants, outdoor oceanfront lounge, bar and marketplace
  • Children’s playground
  • Organic garden

Resort Fee

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel assesses a $60 resort fee per room, per night. Amenities and services included in the resort fee are:

  • Wireless, high-speed Internet access in guest rooms and common areas.
  • Enjoy outdoor Yoga and Pilates daily.
  • Shuttle service to and from Salt Creek Beach on an individual guest request basis (not applicable to group transfers).
  • Access to resort’s Beach Butler Service and use of beach recreation equipment including towel service, umbrellas, and beach chairs.
  • Unlimited use of the Tennis Courts including rackets. Tournament and clinic fees are additional.
  • Courtesy resort driver – transportation within 3 miles of the resort.
  • Complimentary 45 minute private photography session and one digital image (not applicable to special occasions and events).
  • A special Garden Tour experience where you discover Birds, Bees, and Butterflies local to Dana Point in the beautiful Eco-Adventure Garden, reserve through the Eco Adventure Center.

Hotel Policies

In the event you are unable to keep your reservation, please cancel at least seven days prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation charge.

  • Cancellation required at least seven days prior to arrival
  • Cancellations within seven days of arrival are subject to cancellation charge (one night's room rate plus tax)
  • Pricing and policies are subject to change without notice

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 4 p.m.
Check-out: 11 a.m.

The resort is a non-smoking resort.

The Ritz-Carlton Club Level Additional Guests

Club rates are for single or double occupancy

The following charges will apply for more than 2 guests:

  • Additional adults (18 and over) - $150 USD per adult per night
  • Children (12 to 18) - $100 USD per child per night
  • Children (under the age of 12) - complimentary


  • Main entrance
  • Registration desk
  • Accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening
  • Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible
  • Restaurants and lounges
  • Meeting spaces
  • Pool entrances
  • Spa entrance
  • Fitness center entrance
  • Business center entrance
  • Self-operating lifts or sloped entry
  • Pathway to registration desk
  • Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities


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