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City of Dana Point - Attractions & Points of Interest

The Dana Point Harbor houses 2,500 yachts within its two marinas, inside a one-and-a-half mile jetty. Complete harbor facilities include guest slips, a fuel dock, shipyard, launch ramp, boat rentals, yacht sales, community class instruction for all ages, fishing, windsurfing, jetskiing, kayaking, boat charters, two yacht clubs, a sailing association, ocean classroom labs, shops, restaurants, picnicking and a baby beach for young swimmers.

Thirty (30) intriguing shops are loaded with unexpected treasures. Visitors discover custom-designed jewelry and Indian artifacts, art collectibles, hand-formed chocolates, unique gifts, toiletries, fragrant oils, designer perfumes and sunglasses, ecologically "sound" gifts, leisure clothing for men and women, full service hair salon & art gallery, unique cards & tee shirts, international coffees and teas and quality ice cream. Seventeen different restaurants are at the Harbor to please every palate.

The Ocean Institute offers a variety of programs for the whole family as well. Enjoy sea adventure cruises, summer camps, and a variety of parent-child overnight programs for anyone interested in the ocean world.

Hotels and Resorts

Wondering if you can find a place to stay? No problem. Visitors are in for a real treat in the variety of choices available. From a quaint Victorian bed & breakfast to the luxury of the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, the beautiful Ritz-Carlton, and the Montage, few other areas offer a wider selection of accommodations for the traveler, all conveniently located to everything that makes the South Orange County Coast such a memorable place to visit.

Whether conveniently located in downtown Dana Point or sitting atop a hillside overlooking the Ocean Institute and Dana Point Harbor, every level of luxury, uniqueness and price is available to the traveler... all featuring the personal attention and service that have become synonymous with the Dana Point experience. Visit the Dana Point Visitor Center web site for more info or call 800-290-DANA.

Seaside Coffee

The seaside patio at The Coffee Importers is the ideal location for breakfast after your early morning walk, a refreshing lunch spot, an afternoon pick me up or an evening gathering place to meet with friends. Now you have no excuses! Come on down and enjoy! The Coffee Importers sells fresh roasted coffee from around the world.

Open seven days a week, 7 am - 9 pm . Visit their web site at: http://www.coffeeimporters.com/ The Bagel Shop is open daily 7:00 am Seaside Coffee
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