Welcome to The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel


Perched atop a seaside bluff, surrounded by panoramic views of the Pacific and the sandy shores of Salt Creek Beach below, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is a coastal haven of new experiences. Located halfway between LA and San Diego along the coast, our Dana Point resort awakens the senses with its vibrant beachfront locale and celebrated Five Diamond service. Sprawling shoreline vistas create awe-inspiring memories from the moment of arrival. Dine on Southern California coastal cuisine, explore your surfside surroundings on an eco-adventure, or soothe with a spa escape at our Salt Creek Beach hotel. The California coast is calling.

Southern California Luxury Inspired

Rooms and Suites

Fusing modern luxury with playful creativity, our ocean-view resort embodies California style with select rooms at the resort offering stunning panoramas of Dana Point and the Pacific Ocean.

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Southern California Experiences

Our luxury seaside escape offers a variety of unique experiences to accommodate families, children, couples, and solo travelers.

Ritz Kids

Utilizing the four pillars of land, water, environmental responsibility, and culture, we offer nature hikes, animal yoga, arts and crafts, squid dissection, and more with STEAM elements woven into each program for children ages 5 through 12.

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Eco Adventures

Exciting excursions including whale watching, scenic hikes, E-bike tours and more await in The Eco-Adventure Center.

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The Spa & Fitness Center

Restore and nurture the body, soul, and mind at The Spa with therapeutic massages, facials, and body treatments. Work out in our breathtaking oceanfront fitness center, complete with a full array of fitness machines and equipment.

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The Fifth Avenue Club

Experience the by-appointment personal styling, shopping, and luxury fashion services of The Fifth Avenue Club located at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in partnership with Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Oceanfront Weddings & Occasions

Dream of your future with the horizon as the backdrop. From lush lawns and spacious indoor wedding venues, plan your celebration with us. Our resort's indoor and outdoor event venues offer views of Laguna Beach perfect for any occasion.

Elevate Your Events

Set a loftier goal for your next event. Host incredible events on our luxurious lawn areas featuring Adirondack chairs overlooking the Pacific Ocean or ask our front desk about our onsite business center services for last minute details. The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel raises the standard for celebrations, weddings, meetings and corporate events.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, California, USA, 92629

Tel: +1 949-240-2000
Community Footprints

At The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, we have created a legacy of extraordinary service for not only our guests but also our local communities. Through our Community Footprints program, we are dedicated to improving the lives of others by leaving impactful imprints on our communities. The resort actively participates in enhancing the lives of community members in Laguna Beach, Dana Point, and the surrounding areas.

Canine Companions

Canine Companions provides highly trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities. Through Canine Companions, veterans with physical disabilities such as hearing loss, limb amputations and spinal cord injuries are served.

Surfers Healing

Surfers Healing is the original surf camp for children with autism. Offering a completely unique experience for participants, individuals get a chance to encounter the waves, challenge themselves, and try something new in a safe environment.

Miracles for Kids

Miracles for Kids’ mission is to improve the lives of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. They also provide monthly financial aid, subsidized housing, and counseling to families fighting for their child’s life.

Ocean Institute

The Ocean Institute is an ocean education organization located in Dana Point that offers ocean science and maritime history programs for K-12 students and their teachers. The Institute is open to the public on weekends and visitors can see marine animals and ocean-themed exhibits

Second Harvest Food Bank

At Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, they strive to provide Orange County with food and nutritional security for all. In collaboration with our partners, we provide dignified, equitable, and consistent access to nutritious food, creating a foundation for community health.

Wyland Foundation

The Wyland Foundation is dedicated to promoting, protecting, and preserving the world’s oceans, waterways, and marine life. The foundation encourages environmental awareness through education programs, public art projects, and community events.

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Donation Request Site

If you are looking to request a donation from the resort for a charitable cause, kindly fill out a request form at the link below.

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