Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, California 92629 USA
+1 949-661-5000

Area & Activities

Nestled on the cliffs where surfing was born, Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa is the ultimate destination for the quintessential Southern California experience. Enjoy ocean view yoga, a bustling harbor with restaurants and shops, a myriad of water sports all within walking distance from our Resort.

Family and children's activities

6.1 km


Phone: +1 949-831-6550

Popular spot for families offers a petting zoo, train rides, panning for gold & more.

53.3 km

Disneyland® and Disney's New California Adventure®

Walt Disney® original theme park.

63.1 km

Knott's Berry Farm

Knott's Berry Farm is a 160-acre theme park.

99.9 km

Sea World®

SeaWorld® San Diego is an animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium, and marine mammal park.

Area & Activity Highlights


No matter how you like to challenge yourself, you’ll find it at or around the resort.

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Sea World

Enjoy thrilling rides, including the wild Manta roller coaster, Journey to Atlantis and the Shipwreck Rapids, join Elmo and friends on Sesame Street, and meet bottlenose dolphins, sea turtles and beluga whales. Sea World is visited by thousands of families per year and also boasts fun shopping experiences and entertaining themed dining venues.

Disney's New California Adventure®/Disneyland®

Experience seven fun lands all rolled into one amazing attraction complemented by chic dining experiences and excellent entertainment. Check out Cars Land, Buena Vista Street, Paradise Pier, "a bug's land", Grizzly Peak, Hollywood Land and Pacific Wharf. Imagine a place where you can soar over California, play with Woody and Buzz and journey undersea with Ariel all in one day!

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Monarch Beach Golf Links

If you are looking for a unique year-round golf experience, the Monarch Beach Golf Links is a premiere golf destination and golf lovers haven located in Dana Point, California. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., featuring the Scottish links traditional layout, this oceanfront stunning par-70 championship course provides an assortment of amenities and services such as golf lessons, lockers and a 24-hour reservation service.

I Heart Yoga In The Park

This donation-based yoga class takes place outdoors every morning (rain or shine) at 10:00 a.m. right in front of the resort at Lantern Bay Park. From traditional yoga classes to “paddleboard yoga” on the waters of Dana Point Harbor, classes are offered for all ages and skill levels.

Please note: An $8 “love donation” is suggested to help keep the classes up and running.

San Diego Zoo

See over 4,000 species at this famous attraction in California, experience the exotic Monkey Trails and Forest Tales, see baby animals at the Children's Zoo and stroll through the Ituri Forest which is like walking through an actual African rainforest. Some animals you can visit with are giant pandas, gorillas, lions, anacondas, koalas and giraffes.

Dana Wharf Whale Watching

When in Orange County, get up close and personal with marine life and climb aboard a whale watching tour at Dana Wharf. Offering two-hour whale watching tours daily allows visitors to see Minke, Blue, Gray, Humpback, Fin and Killer whales. This experience is unlike any other sightseeing experience on the water.

Captain Dave's Dolphin And Whale Safari

Enjoy one of the best whale watching and dolphin experiences in the world with Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Safari, a real eco-tourism company. Travel in an Eye to Eye Underwater Viewing Pod where you will be under the water, but still be as dry as a bone! Use the hydrophone to listen to dolphins communicate with each other, ride in high-speed whale watching catamarans and visit the micro whale watching and dolphin museum on board.

Ocean Institute

Offering outdoor education, marine science and maritime history programs, the Ocean Institute is an ocean education center. Some of the features of this center include an oceanographic research vessel, the Maddie James Seaside Learning Center, top-of-the-line teaching labs and two magnificent rich-in-history tall ships. Open to the public seven days a week, these ocean-based exhibits are designed to encourage exploration and learning, as well as ignite curiosity.

Shopping and Sightseeing

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Local Beaches

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Local attractions

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

64.4 km S from hotel

Laguna Beach

9.7 km from hotel

San Diego Zoo

96.6 km from hotel


96.6 km from hotel

Catalina Island

41.8 km from hotel

Whale Watching

0.3 km from hotel

Sports Fishing

0.3 km from hotel


56.3 km from hotel

Ocean Institute

1.6 km from hotel

Knott's Berry Farm

48.3 km from hotel

Swimming nearby

0.5 km

Doheny State Beach

Local sightseeing

Captain Daves Dolphin and Whale Safari

Pacific Ocean

Captain Daves Dolphin and Whale Safari

Phone: +1 949-488-2828

Catalina Express

Catalina Island

Catalina Express

Coastline Kayak Adventures


Coastline Kayak Adventures

Phone: +1 949-291-6679

Dana Wharf

Whale watching

Dana Wharf

More activities

Biking trail (0.8 km) Bowling (8.0 km) Hiking (16.1 km) Horseback riding (8.0 km) Jet-skiing (0.3 km) Kayaking (0.3 km) Mountain biking, trail (3.2 km) Miniature golf (35.4 km) Sailing (0.3 km) Scuba diving (0.3 km) Snorkelling (0.3 km) Squash (27.4 km) Tennis (3.2 km) Volleyball (0.8 km) Water-skiing (32.2 km) Nature preserve, trail (1.6 km) Surfing (0.3 km) Table tennis (23.3 km)
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