5 Luxury Resorts in Orange County


When you visit the Anaheim area, anticipate magic. It comes in the form of world-class entertainment, yet the magic also comes in luxurious accommodations. In the Anaheim area, numerous posh hotels invite travelers and locals alike.  Here you’ll experience ocean-front golf, rooftop cocktails, inspired spa treatments, and the comforts of home. Consider these five luxury resorts in Orange County for your next visit.


1. Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach, Dana Point

Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort View

One Monarch Beach Resort,
Dana Point, CA 92629

Elegance doesn’t need to be stuffy.  You’ll get laid-back comfort paired with inspired indulgence from the Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach, Dana Point.  The guest rooms and suites capture the palette of the coast.  Their private terraces allow you to capture the ocean breezes.


Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Access

Guests have access to the equipped private beach club.  You’ll enjoy a variety of beach activities or opt for a seat at the indoor/outdoor bar with beach cocktails, wine, local microbrews, and a refined seafood and coastally-inspired menu.  There are seven dining destinations, ranging from in-room respites to Bourbon Steak Orange County.


Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Golf

Add a day on the greens to your itinerary with play at the award-winning Monarch Beach Golf, designed by designer Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Bicycles and e-bikes are available for exploring the grounds and surrounding areas, including sea coves and historic destinations.


2. The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

The Ritz-Carlston Laguna Niguel

One Ritz-Carlton Dr.
Dana Point, CA 92629

Reserve California style and modern luxury at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel.  The hotel is positioned above the Pacific Ocean atop a bluff with easy access to the beach.  There you’ll enjoy water activities like surfing, paddleboarding, or splashing in the surf.  Beach butlers manage transportation and set-up for your day.  Back at the hotel, enjoy the pool, fitness center, and spa center.


The area attracts not only surfers, but artists as well.  Enjoy a self-guided art tour or a springtime visit to the acclaimed Pageant of the Masters.  Capture your memories with complimentary photoshoots so you’ll always remember your visit.  Another thing you won’t want to forget? The Laguna Beach-inspired guest rooms and suites, with additional amenities for Ritz-Carlton Club members. 



3. Lido House, Autograph Collection, Newport Beach

Lido House, Autograph Collection Lobby

3300 Newport Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92663

Lido House, Autograph Collection is a reinvented beach house on the site of the former city hall, now transformed into a luxury hotel in Newport Beach, CA. The 130 guest rooms and suites capture the coastal lifestyle of this hotel positioned on Lido Isle.  Additionally, the hotel includes a collection of cottages uniquely crafted by local designers. 

Enjoy the fitness center or visit the Boost Spa, an ocean-themed respite.  The Lido House saltwater pool serves poolside champagne on its deck.  You’ll also have easy access to Lido Marina Village and the Balboa Peninsula filled with coastal shops, al fresco dining, and throwbacks to beach towns of yesteryear.


Lido House, Autograph Collection

Back at the hotel, raise a glass at Newport’s only rooftop bar, Topside Roof Deck. On-site dining also includes The Mayor’s Table Pacific Pub + Kitchen and Crew Coffee + Cremerie. 



4. Montage, Laguna Beach

Montage, Laguna Beach King Bungalow

30801 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Tranquility and artful touches make up the seaside luxury of the Montage Laguna Beach.  Select a bungalow or bungalow suite for a secluded stay with ocean views. Guest rooms with large living areas and villas are also available. 


Montage, Laguna Beach Pool Resort View

You’ll find an abundance of entertainment for the whole family.  Take a dip in the Mosaic Pool with a poolside bar & grille.  Embrace the local art scenes together or sign children up for Paintbox, the activities-driven children’s program.  Outdoor recreation plus wellness and fitness classes are within reach allowing for a perfect addition to your day.  Then, fill your evenings at the gourmet dining destinations on-site like The Loft, with an expansive ocean patio.  


Montage, Laguna Beach Spa

Embrace rejuvenation along the rugged coast with a variety of spa treatments, including massage and a full sensory VR experience. 



5. The Resort At Pelican Hill, Newport Beach

The Resort At Pelican Hill Newport Beach Balcony

22701 S Pelican Hill Rd
Newport Beach, CA 92657

Be transported to another world with a stay at The Resort At Pelican Hill Newport Beach in Newport Beach. You’ll experience the comforts of home in thoughtfully and comfortably appointed villas and bungalows. Bring the family to enjoy a multi-room private villa with a gourmet kitchen, concierge, and clubhouse access. Or escape to a bungalow with a limestone fireplace and terrace. 


The Resort At Pelican Hill Newport Beach Coliseum Pool

The resort brings the Italian coast to Orange County, best enjoyed soaking up the outdoors. Consider splashing the day away poolside in the rounded pool named The Coliseum, or put your skills to the test on the greens with 36 holes of ocean-view golf. Add a spa service to your itinerary. And then treat yourself to a meal at one of the signature dining experiences.  

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