Name three “hidden jewel” attractions in the vicinity of your hotel (i.e., close-by sights that are underrated/not yet well known).
There are so many things to do and see when visiting The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Here are a few recommendations for “hidden jewel” activities from the resort’s concierge.
Learn about Dana Point
Dana Point’s Nature Interpretive Center is a great place to discover the rich history of the Headlands and learn the natural history of the area. Guests can learn about the valuable plants and animals found in the area. A variety of artifacts are also displayed. After visiting the facility, visitors can walk and explore the paths along the Headlands, where they will enjoy amazing ocean vistas.
Explore Public Art
Take a walk through Heisler Park and then enjoy a self-guided tour of the public art in Laguna Beach, home to more than 65 works of public art. Each piece, from murals, statues, benches and other pieces, was designed and created specifically for Laguna Beach. Guests can pick up a map at the Visitor Center.
Take an Art Walk
On the first Thursday of every month, guests can enjoy exploring the galleries in Laguna Beach. The complimentary event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. where more than 40 galleries participate with artist receptions, demonstrations, refreshments and live music.
In your hotel, what is the best room to stay in? What makes it the best?
All of the guestrooms at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel are unique and special; however, one that stands out is the new fireside ocean view guestrooms. Outdoor fireplace have been added to all the patios of the ground-level ocean and coastline facing guestrooms. The fireplaces enhance the guestroom experience by offering a warm outdoor atmosphere where guests can sit and enjoy the view from the privacy of their suites.