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Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club *

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United States › United States › California › Orange County Area › Dana Point
Location Details
Located 25 miles from John Wayne Airport (SNA) and 59 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club offers a premier Southern California beachside escape.
General Information
Nestled on a 150-foot seaside bluff and situated on 175 acres, indulge in a private beach club, oceanfront dining and a plethora of coastal activities. Luxuriate in your suite with private terrace or balcony options, three resort pools, a rejuvenating spa and oceanview fitness classes.


Romance in California: from $2789 | Five nights | Pool view guestroom | special rate | full-size car, Travel Dates: January 3 - December 15, 2023

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Room Details

With coastal décor reflecting the blues of the ocean, enjoy modern textiles, ocean-inspired artwork and custom furniture. Relax on your chaise lounge, relish custom-embroidered linens, and bask in the sun on your private terrace or patio. Plus, enjoy fire pit and ocean-view options.

Suite Details

Featuring clean coastal design and local artwork, retreat to luxurious suite with fireside and oceanview options. Enjoy signature bedding, private terrace and marble bathrooms with signature spa bath amenities and a deep soaking tub. Choices include Deluxe Studio Suite, Premium Studio Suite, Fireside Terrace Studio Suite, Fireside Terrace One-Bedroom Suite, Fireside Terrace Ocean View Studio Suite, Fireside Terrace Ocean View One-Bedroom Suite, Ocean View Studio Suite, Ocean View One-Bedroom Suite, Signature One-Bedroom Suite, Executive One-Bedroom Suite and Ocean Grand Penthouse Suite.

Guest Services

From a perfectly pressed suit ready for an important meeting, to a favorite book at hand for an evening read, to a thoughtful, last minute gift for a loved one, no request is too small or unattainable no matter what the hour of the day.


Bourbon Steak | Savor dry-aged steaks and fresh seafood dishes from acclaimed chef Michael Mina. Enjoy spectacular panoramic ocean views while sipping a glad of wine from the extensive wine list, or a handcrafted cocktail or whiskey.
Aveo Table + Bar | Blending healthy cuisine with seaside luxury, enjoy dishes made with a Mediterranean influence, local ingredients and a “farm-to-bar” philosophy. Take in spectacular ocean views while dining from the outdoor terrace.
Monarch Bay Beach Club | With a SoCal vibe and fresh cuisine including Pacific Rim and prime steaks, this exclusive club exudes beach chic. Enjoy both indoor and outdoor seating while sipping a classic beach cocktail, local microbrew or glass California wine. End on a sweet note with fireside roasted S'mores or a decadent banana split.
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- Featuring a bar, social salon and a terrace, enjoy premier spirits and small bites amidst sparkling ocean views.
Part + Parcel | Enjoy delectable bites on the go with handcrafted picnic baskets, fresh juices, smoothies, Starbucks coffee and an Italian gelato bar.
Sombra Cantina | This poolside cantina and kitchen experience boasts authentic fare such as fish tacos, salads, and ceviche in a relaxed atmosphere.
Club 19 Overlooking the first tee of Monarch Beach Golf Links, Club 19 offers classic American fare and stunning ocean views.
In-Room Dining | Enjoy private dining in the comfort of our own room or suite.


Take a dip in the resort’s three pools. The oceanview Monarch Pool is open to all ages and features lounge chairs, daybeds and private cabanas, plus two infinity-edge spas. The Family Pool boasts a graduated entry, cabanas and a sprayground designed specifically for children. Plus, for tranquility, enjoy the Adults-only Spa Lap Pool.


Delight in the private Monarch Bay Beach Club set along the sparkling Pacific Ocean waters – a great spot for surfing, basking in the sun and savoring a quick bite and cocktail at the oceanfront bar and restaurant. The club offers equipment for surfing, paddle boarding, SUP and more. Plus, enjoy activity instruction and chair, umbrella and towel service.


Play a round of golf amidst ocean views at the Robert Trent Jones, Jr. modeled Monarch Beach Golf Links designed in the traditional Scottish links style.


Waldorf Astoria Spa Relax and rejuvenate at the resort’s spa, featuring local ingredients and customized treatments for a true escape .


Choose from more than 40 weekly fitness classes and workshops, including beach yoga and outdoor cycling classes with ocean views, meditation on the manicured lawn and a guided beach hikes along the bluffs of the resort. Discover breathtaking views of the Pacific with a guided beach hike along bluffs. With a wide variety of complimentary fitness classes, there is something to inspire everyone.

Nearby Attractions

With premier shopping, numerous ocean activities and nearby theme parks, activities abound. Dana Point Harbor offers Oceanside shopping with boutique shops, artisan crafts and handmade goods. Nearby Fashion Island offers an upscale outdoor shopping experience, while South Coast Plaza offers high-end shopping with top designers. For those seeking adventures, Disneyland and Legoland are approximately 36 miles away. And outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy whale watching in Dana Point and a drive along famed Pacific Coast Highway. The nearby Ocean Institute features interactive programs on its two tallships - one is modeled on a Revolutionary War era schooner, and the other a full-size replica of The Pilgrim—the ship that Richard Henry Dana Jr., the author of Two Years Before the Mast, sailed on.

Kids Program

The resort’s kids club offers lawn toys, games and crafts available for check out.

Other Information

This is a pet-friendly resort. Peruse the multiple shopping experience offered at this resort. Visit the Lifestyle Boutique for a selection of designer swimsuits, sunglasses, beach totes, luxury sunscreens and more. The resort’s Spa & Fitness Retail features luxury skincare products and popular fitness brands including Lululemon. The Golf and Lifestyle Retail Store offers name-brand golf and lifestyle apparel, headwear, accessories, equipment and gifts.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.

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