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Dana Point Harbor
Dana Point Harbor
Attraction type: Piers & Boardwalks
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Salt Creek Beach
Salt Creek Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Catalina Express
Catalina Express
Owner description: Catalina Island is just an hour away aboard our fast and sleek boats out of Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point. We are committed to offering the most advanced, state-of-the-art... more Owner description: Catalina Island is just an hour away aboard our fast and sleek boats out of Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point. We are committed to offering the most advanced, state-of-the-art watercraft available while maintaining a high level of dedication to safety, customer satisfaction, and quality of service. Today, the fleet consists of 8 high-speed vessels. More than one million passengers set sail to Catalina Island each year on board Catalina Express, and with year round service and up to 30 departures daily, you can easily join them. less
Attraction type: Ferries
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Doheny State Beach
Doheny State Beach
Located adjacent to a popular campsite, this scenic beach provides a peaceful outdoor experience.
Attraction type: Beaches; State Parks
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Baby Beach
Baby Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Stacks Pancake House
Stacks Pancake House
Ranked #1 of 142 Restaurants in Dana Point
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Shwack Beach Grill
The Shwack Beach Grill
Ranked #2 of 142 Restaurants in Dana Point
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Bar, Healthy
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Luciana's Ristorante
Luciana's Ristorante
Ranked #3 of 142 Restaurants in Dana Point
Price: $12 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Raya at The Ritz-Carlton
Raya at The Ritz-Carlton
Ranked #4 of 142 Restaurants in Dana Point
Price: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Harbor Grill Restaurant
Harbor Grill Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 142 Restaurants in Dana Point
Price: $15 - $40
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood, International, Soups
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel
3.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Marina Shores Hotel
$123 - $246
Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Dana Point
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Casablanca Inn
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Casablanca Inn
$104 - $203
Ranked #2 of 18 Hotels in San Clemente
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Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express San Clemente North
$101 - $207
Ranked #3 of 18 Hotels in San Clemente
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Blue Lantern Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
3.5 of 5
Blue Lantern Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
$247 - $314
Ranked #1 of 2 Dana Point B&B and Inns
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Dana Point Inn-by-the-Sea
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Dana Point Inn-by-the-Sea
$153 - $298
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Dana Point
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Capistrano Surfside Inn
3.0 of 5
Capistrano Surfside Inn
$159 - $326
Ranked #7 of 12 Hotels in Dana Point
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Monarch Beach Resort
5.0 of 5
Monarch Beach Resort
$460 - $914
Ranked #1 of 12 Hotels in Dana Point
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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
5.0 of 5
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
$734 - $1,078
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Dana Point
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Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5
Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
$265 - $579
Ranked #5 of 12 Hotels in Dana Point
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.