The Ranch at Laguna Beach: The Experience

Located in Laguna Beach, California, United States

Laguna’s beaches provide a scenic spot for every mood, whether you’re seeking a volleyball game or surfing.

The lodge pool is the perfect place for relaxation—and canyon views.

Head out on coastal trails to go hiking amid a rugged canyon landscape.

Laguna Beach offers a scenic spot to try stand-up paddleboarding or surfing.

Go for a nature walk on the lodge’s grounds, or tour the on-site organic garden—the largest in Laguna.

Carved into the walls of coastal canyons, the lodge’s 9-hole golf course offers a serene playing experience that rivals Southern California’s most beautiful courses.

The lodge offers complimentary fitness classes, including yoga-inspired stretching classes and cardio-sculpt circuit training.

Locally based Laguna Beach Walks offers fun and informative self-guided walking tours featuring the history of Laguna Beach.

Enjoy a game of bocce on the lodge grounds.

Guests can play sand volleyball on the beach or at the lodge’s court.

With its secluded setting and rustic buildings, the Ranch at Laguna Beach evokes the charm and fun of a summer camp—and like a summer camp, there is no shortage of activities to partake in. Head into the canyons to explore miles of trails, or enjoy the golden beaches for which Southern California is famous. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a nine-hole course, where speedy greens make for an inviting game. After an invigorating day of sports, swimming, and other activities, indulge in gourmet California cuisine, complete with ocean views.

Things to Do

Activity inclusions vary by rate type and package. Please inquire with the lodge when requesting your reservation.

  • Beachcombing
  • Kayaking, Paddleboarding, and Surfing
  • Hiking and Mountain Biking
  • Dolphin and Whale Watching
  • Golf
  • Lawn Games and Painting Classes
  • Wildlife Education Classes
  • Fitness Classes
  • Stargazing
  • Wine Tastings
  • Laguna Beach Galleries, Festivals, and Shopping

Food and Drink

The lodge’s lauded restaurant, Harvest, draws inspiration from land and sea, celebrating California’s rich history of organic farm-to-table cuisine. Dine on classic comfort food with a twist, like pork chops with sweet potato hash and fennel, and tomato and beer braised short ribs. These are just a few of the culinary creations of Chef de Cuisine Kyle St. John, who crafts an ever-changing menu of seasonally inspired dishes, with many ingredients harvested from the restaurant’s half-acre garden. Between meals, enjoy a handcrafted cocktail or microbrew at the lively poolside bar, or grab a bite to go at the lodge’s outdoor café.

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