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1555 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3299
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 09/21/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#8 of 22 hotels in Laguna Beach
Travelers' Choice
Surf & Sand Resort, a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts Worldwide and holder of AAA’s Four-Diamond Award, lies on California's Laguna Beach shoreline where the waves of the Pacific meet 500 feet of pristine sand. All 154 guest rooms and 13 suites at Surf & Sand command spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. The resort also houses Splashes Restaurant, featuring a Mediterranean-inspired coastal menu by Executive Chef Ron Fougeray; the intimate Aquaterra Spa; 10,000-square-feet of meeting space and wedding venues with stunning ocean views.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Poolside bar
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Head massage
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Family Resort
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Lorne G wrote a review Nov 25
1 contribution1 helpful vote
I still believe Surf and Sand is by far the Best Resort on the West Coast! The hotel is immaculate, the staff is incredibly efficient and professional,and the ambience is just Classy!! plain and simple... I enjoy the accommodations (more)each time i visit....I will return in Januaryfor my Birthday... I will bring my family and friends to celebrate and enjoy!! thanks again See u soon Mr Lorne G Grant
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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jodylps wrote a review Nov 18
3 contributions1 helpful vote
This was a short visit for my 2 daughters and me before one of my daughters begins a difficult chemotherapeutic regimen to treat a recently-diagnosed cancer. Every single staff person with whom we interacted was gracious, friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and presented beautifully. Our room was clean clean clean and lovely, with wonderfully comfortable bedding and lovely towels. And the spa services were FABULOUS. I can't put a price on the great blessing this 24 hour respite provided for all 3 of us!
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Sgn2196 wrote a review Nov 13
6 contributions1 helpful vote
I’ve stayed at many resorts over the course of the past several years and during Covid-19 (4 Seasons, Hilton, Ritz Carlton) and Surf and Sand has by far the best overall customer service in recent stays.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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hrbora wrote a review Nov 12
san francisco17 contributions28 helpful votes
We stay here each time we visit Laguna Beach. Undoubtedly, this hotel has the best location. From most rooms you can spit in the water. It is a little outdated however. Toilets don't flush quickly. Handles of the bathroom faucets are probably several decades old. And especially the bathrooms, carpets, common areas need basic revival. What is really annoying the most for me is in a very expensive hotel where each room is about $1000, they insist on using these Keurig coffee machines. I must have said to the management about 10 times to upgrade them. There are excellent Nespresso machines now with very fresh tasting coffee. Four seasons, and many other hotels now use them. Other than bad coffee, it is also super annoying that during Covid they completely shut down the hot tub. Somehow, Covid became a lame excuse to stop any and all hotel services. I understand that the area is too small for social distancing. What I don't understand is why can't they do some sort of scheduling where we can reserve a 20 minute slots. It is open air after all. In this very last visit, there was literally nothing in the room "due to Covid". We had to order their slippers, mugs, etc. Completely beats me!
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Date of stay: November 2020
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kateW4046PY wrote a review Nov 7
Arapahoe, Nebraska1 contribution1 helpful vote
Wonderful place, phenomenal view, wonderful staff! We had a great time, room was spacious and wonderful. Our balcony & view was second to none! Pool was wonderful and staff is so accommodating if you want to go to the beach and bringing you chairs, umbrella, etc. Town of Laguna is awesome & quaint!
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Date of stay: November 2020
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$338 - $818 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Surf & Sand Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Surf & Sand Resort?
Nearby attractions include Crystal Cove State Park (0.2 miles), The Sandpiper Lounge (0.3 miles), and Vertigo Home (0.07 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Surf & Sand Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Surf & Sand Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Surf & Sand Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Surf & Sand Resort?
Yes, valet parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Surf & Sand Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Selanne Steak Tavern, K'ya Bistro, and Splashes Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Surf & Sand Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Surf & Sand Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Surf & Sand Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Surf & Sand Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Surf & Sand Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Murphy-Smith Historical Bungalow (1.1 miles).