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The Ranch at Laguna Beach

by Megan DuBois
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The Ranch at Laguna Beach combines the best of the California lifestyle, like surfing and exploring the outdoors all in one at the luxury hotel. The private resort is known for its sustainability practices, such as composting, using reclaimed water for irrigation, and swapping plastic room keys for bamboo room keys. 

What You Need to Know

The Look of The Ranch at Laguna Beach

The Ranch at Laguna Beach is airy and comfortable. You’ll notice nods to nature in each of the buildings and your guest room. Each room has coastal ranch estate furnishings and muted desert tones that emphasize the canyon and nearby sandy shores. 

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The Vibe at The Ranch at Laguna Beach

Family-friendly comfort is the vibe at The Ranch at Laguna Beach. The location is ideal for those who want to spend time outdoors on morning hikes, enjoy time at the beach, or play games on the spacious community lawn. Kids will also love the nightly s’mores down at the lost pier at the beach. 

Who Will Love The Ranch at Laguna Beach

Families and couples will love The Ranch at Laguna. There’s plenty to do at the resort (including golf, world-class dining). The beach is easily accessible via a walking path or shuttle.  

Who Might Not Love The Ranch at Laguna Beach

Those seeking a chain hotel or small property might not appreciate the sprawling grounds at The Ranch at Laguna Beach. 

Best Amenity at The Ranch at Laguna Beach

The Harvest Garden is the best amenity at The Ranch at Laguna Beach. The half-acre, sustainably grown garden produces items for seasonal specials at Harvest restaurant, drink specials at Harvest Bar, and is used as a test kitchen for new recipe concepts. Guests are allowed to tour the garden with Farmer Leo every Saturday morning. 

Money Matters

What’s Included at The Ranch at Laguna Beach

Each room at the hotel includes a furnished outdoor patio, a mini-fridge, in-room coffee, and wifi are included in your stay. Guests also have access to the fitness center, heated saline pool, bocce ball courts, and beach shuttle service (complete with chairs, umbrellas, and towels). Activities such as yoga classes, birding, farm tours, and stargazing are also included.

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at The Ranch at Laguna Beach

There is a $38.76 service fee per room per night. Parking is $20 per night.

How to Get a Deal at The Ranch at Laguna Beach

The hotel offers regular deals on multi-night stays. You may need to call the resort directly to book the deal to ensure you’re getting the correct price. 

Getting Here

In the Neighborhood of The Ranch at Laguna Beach

The Ranch at Laguna Beach is conveniently located just steps away from the beach and just a few minutes from shopping and dining in town. You can also go on whale-watching excursions and head to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center to get up close with sea lions and other creatures. 

Nearest Airport to The Ranch at Laguna Beach

John Wayne Airport (SNA) is 17 miles (about 30 minutes).

Nearest Public Transportation to The Ranch at Laguna Beach

The San Juan Capistrano station is about nine miles away, but the easiest way to get around the area is by personal car or using the Laguna Beach trolly. 

The Bottom Line

The Ranch at Laguna Beach is a family-friendly retreat that brings the best of the California coast and the mountains all to one spot. 

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