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Why Live in Dana Point?
Dana Point not only has a beautiful harbor in one of the most romantic settings of Southern California, but is also renowned for its bustling port side community. This city is known for it’s safe neighborhoods, friendly people, great schools, fun outdoor activities, and gorgeous beach views. It is safe to say that Dana Point is rapidly becoming one of the most popular destinations in Southern California.
Things to Do
Did you know that Dana Point is known as the Whale Capital of the West? From migrating gray whales in the winter to Blue Whales in the summer, this city is a popular destination for whale watching. The Dana Point Festival of Whales celebrates the annual migration of the California Gray Whale with family-friendly activities and events over two consecutive weekends in early March.
Whether you are casting a fishing line from a boat, the shore or off the pier, Dana Point invites fishermen and women of all ages to soak up the sun and enjoy a fun day of fishing. You can fish off the outermost jetties and short pier without needing a license. One of the largest marina’s on the west coast, the unique shape of the harbor is ideally situated for easy access and boating enthusiasts can be on the open ocean in as little as five minutes.
You can also enjoy the best little beach in Dana Point! Known as Baby Beach, it is home to calm waters and many seasonal events. This is a perfect place to enjoy a beach side picnic with your loved ones as well. You can make lunch or dinner using one of the many BBQ areas with beautiful views of the harbor and nearby cliffs.
Sample the offerings at one of the many restaurants or snack shops located throughout the newly renovated ‘Lantern District’ in Dana Point. Many establishments are right on the water, enhancing your dining experience with views of the Harbor and gorgeous sunsets in the late afternoon. The kitchen at Stonehill Tavern does modern beautifully with a deconstructed lobster pot pie in a brandied lobster cream sauce. Locals love the hamburgers at Shwack Beach Grill for a more casual fare in a surf shop–inspired setting.
Monarch Beach Resort
Monarch Beach is known as Orange County’s most luxurious coastal playground. This AAA Five-Diamond sanctuary offers guests a variety of exclusive activities and inspiring experiences that embody the Southern California serene coastal lifestyle. Discover the allure of Orange County’s premier luxury resort with its championship golf courses, restorative spa services, water sports and celebrated dining.
Would you like to learn more living in the beautiful Dana Point? Contact The Noonan Team today!