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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.
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Updated 09/21/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#7 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 )
Paid private parking on-site
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
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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Great View
Family Resort
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schrisdani wrote a review Jun 8
Yorba Linda, CA15 contributions4 helpful votes
Our balcony surfside room was awesome. We enjoyed the beautiful sunset by having room service. Wonderful lobster bisque and we didn't have to worry about getting a good view or overstaying our welcome. Another plus is we didn't have to feel awkward ordering one plate for the two of us! Only needed the one night for a very special birthday. Bed was comfy but big note - there is no air conditioning so plan accordingly. The staff is very gracious and overall recommend it highly.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Surfside is noisier than main tower but a great experience!
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Timothy J wrote a review Apr 2021
Detroit, Michigan3 contributions1 helpful vote
Hotel's Favorite
Surf and Sand is a amazing place to stay. The rooms our beautiful, the service is amazing and to just go to sleep and hear the ocean all night. We have been a customer for many years and will return again. You will not be disappointed in making this your place to stay.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Pamela H, Other at Surf & Sand Resort
Responded Apr 14, 2021
Hello Timothy: Thank you for taking the time to provide your glowing review of Surf & Sand. As our long-time loyal guests, it is very pleasing to learn you enjoyed yet another great stay, especially in these very difficult and trying times. We look very forward to your return. Please call upon us for any needed assistance in the future. Warm Regards,
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Mike F wrote a review Jun 8
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Food and drinks grossly overpriced. Ocean view room was view of pool with screaming kids. Went into bar which was empty and was asked to leave because I did not have reservation!!! All bars closed at 5:00 Sunday. Will never come back.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Room Tip: Get away from pool
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Jason wrote a review Jun 3
1 contribution1 helpful vote
With legal marijuana in California this is now a major issues at surf and sand. Time at the pool and in our room ruined by pot smoke from multiple balconies. It is a shame this great hotel and location has been ruined for us. Hotel management seems concerned but unable to stop the issue. Sorry we won’t be back.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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markN876UT wrote a review May 2021
1 contribution
Everyone at Surf and Sand Resort were courteous, friendly and went out of their way to welcome us. We celebrated a special occasion and the Surf and Sand Resort is the perfect place to do so. It's right on the beach with good amenities, wonderful views and good people. The Concierge led the charge to make sure our stay was perfect and something we won't forget for a long time. We will return soon.
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Date of stay: May 2021
$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), Vertigo Home (0.05 miles), and The Sandpiper Lounge (0.3 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, paid private parking on-site and valet parking are 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).