Welcome to Dana Point
A hip and historic harbor-front destination with an active yet laid back lifestyle
Located on the coast in Orange County, Dana Point is famous for its picturesque harbor, sandy beaches, and year-round mild temperatures. The community is close to Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, and other thriving areas. The area is known for its beautiful beaches, fantastic weather, and friendly people, making it a great place to call home. Dana Point offers a variety of housing options, from large homes with private pools to cozy beach cottages and everything in between.
The laid-back coastal town of Dana Point in Orange County, California, is home to many affluent residents and is an ideal place to experience life. Dana Point offers residents an easy-going lifestyle with sandy beaches, world-class surfing, and easy access to both Los Angeles and San Diego. Dana Point is a haven for residents who enjoy a fun, luxurious, and laid-back lifestyle. The area draws residents with its beautiful beaches and diverse ecosystem and lifestyles. Dana Point offers a unique blend of natural and man-made attractions, giving locals plenty to do and see.
What to Love
- Luxury residential neighborhoods and amenities
- Proximity to Dana Point Harbor and other coastal towns
- Fun and laid-back lifestyle
- Endless entertainment and dining options
Dana Point is a beach town on Orange County's South Coast. Its beautiful beaches and mild year-round climate make it a great place to live and visit, and its proximity to Disneyland and other attractions makes it a great place to work and play. The public beaches of Dana Point are the most popular attraction in town. Still, the area also offers numerous other recreational opportunities, including kayaking, boating, stand-up paddle boarding, and surfing.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The area has a small-town feel but is only minutes from world-class amenities and attractions. The community is home to several restaurants and shops, as well as championship golf courses and watersports. Wind & Sea Restaurant is a steak and seafood restaurant with Hawaiian-inspired flavors, live music, and harbor views.
Craft House is a sleek and modern bar and grill that serves American classics, cocktails, and wines. Bourbon Steak Orange County is an upscale steakhouse that offers high-end meats, seafood, whiskey, and cocktails. Coastal Kitchen is a bright and friendly eatery that serves steak, sandwiches, and other American dishes.
Things to Do
There are many things to do in Dana Point, including surfing, shopping, and hiking. Dana Point is a friendly community with annual festivals, community events, and hidden gems to explore. Dana Point Harbor is a fun area to walk around, browse the shops, sit for a meal, and try a new activity like sailing, paddle boarding, or fishing. Ohana Music Festival is an annual event with more than 35 live performances in three days and exhibits and panels with conservationists, researchers, and professional surfers.
Salt Creek Beach is a popular beach for surfing, swimming, and a place to experience tidepools. The beach also has equipment rentals and open grass areas for leisure activities like kite flying and picnics. Dana Point Headlands Conservation Area is a nature preserve with open spaces, scenic overlooks, beach access, and three miles of trails.
Dana Point is home to some of Orange County’s top-ranked public schools and a handful of private schools. Capistrano Unified School District is a public school system that serves Dana Point and provides educational programs and support to more than 47,000 students.