Coastal, artist-friendly surf town
Laguna Beach is a small coastal city in Orange County, California. Just an hour south of Los Angeles, it’s a perfect coastal escape. The many beaches and trails are clean and easily accessible. And the proximity of the downtown to the beach is perfect for a day in the sun.
Laguna Beach is known for its many boutiques and galleries. Artists flock here for its gorgeous coastal views, and you’ll often see painters capturing their surroundings in real-time. Crystal Cove State Park is not far. Here, you can enjoy a gorgeous beach, historic homes, great trails, and some of the best dining in the area.
The median home price is about $2.4 million. Homes range from beach bungalows to coastal mansions with sweeping, panoramic views. Picture yourself on a deck overlooking the water or inside of a quaint yet beautiful bungalow, just steps from the beach.
Laguna Beach is home to many quirky boutiques and galleries. Window shopping is remarkable in this area because each store presents something unique. There are also several dining options, making for a well-rounded downtown area.
If you’re planning a trip, considering staying at Montage Laguna Beach Hotel. This luxury resort has everything you need for a relaxing getaway. The Mosaic Pool sits right across from the ocean and features dozens of private cabanas. The resort has several boutiques that feature local artists and boasts upscale lounges and restaurants with delicious food and cocktails.
You could also book a room at the ultra-ritzy Monarch Beach, a Waldorf Astoria hotel. This resort sits on the bluff and features an incredible beach, as well as unparalleled dining options.
For delicious, affordable Mexican food, head to the ultra-hip Carmelita's. Fresh food and tasty margaritas are always on the menu! Urth Caffé is another casual eatery, where you can enjoy the freshest California-inspired cuisine around.
Laguna Beach is home to many artists and creatives. Weekend open-air markets feature beautiful works, and the community supports its artistic residents.
Every year, Laguna Beach hosts the Festival of Arts as well as the Pageant of the Masters. The Festival of Arts features work from over 100 artists. Enjoy a glass of wine and walk from display to display. This is one of the top art festivals in the nation, so make sure to leave no stone unturned!
The Pageant of the Masters is one of the most unique productions in the world. Actors dress in costume and makeup, positioning themselves alongside other actors to recreate famous works of art. During this iconic show, you may see “Starry Night” recreations by Van Gogh or “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci. These recreations are so realistic that it’s hard to tell people from the canvas!
Laguna Beach is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
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