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Jason

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, spanish

Walk to Beach in Dana Point, Laguna Beach Area - 3 beds - Air Conditioned

38 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Monarch Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 3 beds (1 King, 2 Queen, Plus Sofa bed)

Walk to Monarch Beach (Salt Creek Beach) along a secluded pathway with no traffic along the golf course until you reach the isolated Salt Creek Beach. You will feel like you have this picturesque beach almost to yourself. The walk to the beach is about one mile and takes 20 minutes.

Located adjacent to two of the only five star hotels and resorts in California, St. Regis Dana Point. Two other five-star resorts, The Ritz Carlton and Montage in Laguna Beach are nearby.

In the beautiful upscale Dana Point/Monarch Beach area of Orange County. Dana Point is located on Pacific Coast Highway midway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Disneyland 31 miles, San Diego and Sea World 60 miles, Los Angeles 55 miles. You are only minutes from some of the best dining, shopping, beaches, golf and tennis in Southern California.

This is a gated community and includes your own parking space. There are short stairs to climb when entering this top level 1,150 square-foot single-story Air Conditioned condo. This relaxing and tastefully decorated condominium is perfect for two couples or a family looking for a beach retreat.

Walk into the spacious living room, fully equipped with a 42-inch plasma TV and DVD player. Each of the two bedrooms is also equipped with flat-screen TVs and DVD players. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in the separate dining room, or use the bar-b-q grill and relax at the patio table on the balcony.

The kitchen is fully-equipped with dishwasher, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker and all your cooking needs. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and TV with your own private bathroom. The second room has 2 queen beds and flat screen TV. The condo also has its own laundry room with washer and dryer.

My other properties in Dana Point:

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jason (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

Reviews

4.7
based on 38 traveler reviews

Walk to Beach in Dana Point, Laguna Beach Area - 3 beds - Air Conditioned
average rating of 4.6578946 based on 38 reviews
5

Awesome Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent week-long family vacation in sunny, southern California. First, Jason was very responsive, replying to our booking and questions within a few hours. We are a family of six, with children aged 24, 21, 17, and 14. The condo layout was great for us. The two queen beds in the second bedroom worked well for our children. The condo was clean and well furnished. The beds were comfortable. The closets were large. And it was very nice having a washer and dryer. Per our request, Jason actually acquired additional beach towels and beach chairs for our stay. Thanks Jason. There was also a cooler and umbrella to take to the beach.

The condo is located in a gated community which gave us additional confidence in our safety and the security of our vehicles. There was ample parking including one covered space. There are two grocery stores and a Catholic Church within a couple miles of the condo. The Dana Point location was awesome. It is an hour and 15 minutes from LAX, and an hour from San Diego. We visited a different beach, each with its own unique character, every day. We rode jet skis at Dana Point harbor. We kayaked among sea lions in La Jolla. We swam in the glitter at Coronado Beach. We toured Hollywood and Beverly Hills. And we dined and shopped in Laguna Beach and Huntington Beach. We used the pool and hot tub a couple of times and found them clean and never crowded.

The nearest beach is a bit of a hike, as others have commented. It took us about 25 minutes to walk there toting a couple chairs and umbrella and cooler and towels. We quickly learned it was much easier to drive to the various beaches in the area. We found ample parking for just $1 an hour. You also cannot see the beach from the condo complex as the pictures might suggest. But you are just a few minutes drive from great scenery, great sand, and great surf.

We would go back in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

As Advertised

  • 5 of 5

Well-kept, well-equipped and well-furnished condo. The place is very quiet and has easy car access to the beautiful Salt Creek beach. We even walked there one day. The owner was responsive and the place was clean. We had a great stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A nice stay

  • 3 of 5

The property was in a good location in Dana Point. It really wasn't steps from the beach. You would need to drive to the beach. But there is plenty of parking avail and it's $1/hour. The closest beach is a little confusing. You have to park and then walk down quite a big hill to get to the beach. There is a shuttle you can take that is $1 per person per ride (pay to go down and pay to go up). The booklet in the apartment lists the nearest beaches and has maps and directions, etc. But when I booked I didn't really realize that there was no way we could walk with 3 little kids to the beach and then down the hill and then back. That said, we drove and Salt Creek Beach was lovely. We tried Aliso Beach one day and it was beautiful but pretty rocky so not good for bodysurfing, etc.

The apartment is on the second floor. There are 2 entrances to the complex (which I didn't realize) so when reading the directions you need to know which entrance they are talking about. There was ample parking and even a specified covered parking place, which was nice. The apartment seemed really dark! I was constantly looking for a light to turn on! But since we weren't there during the day much, it wasn't a huge deal. The 2 Queen beds in the second bedroom was nice and there is a big closet. The master has a King and a huge closet. It's a bit short on towels. There were only 4 bath towels, but we didn't bother calling to ask, we just made do. Even though it said there was A/C it was a little warm so I'm not sure what was up with that. But each room had fans we could use so we were fine.

There are 5 nice beach towels, 4 or 5 beach chairs, a small rolling cooler and some sand toys. That was really nice to have! The pool and hot tub were fun and not crowded. And it was nice to have a washer and dryer. The kitchen knives weren't very sharp so you may want to bring a good paring knife with you if you're doing much cooking. There were paper plates to use and that was really handy! Overall we had a great stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Great Place to relax

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in Jason's property. We are familiar with the neighbourhood, and Jason's was perfect. It was clean, comfortable and had everything needed for our stay. An added bonus was Netflix for our teenagers! it's in a great location, near Salt Creek beach, restaurants and shops. Thanks Jason!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Clean and comfortable!

  • 4 of 5

Has everything you need:) except not enough towels:( bring your own beach towels because there is only 1 there! Clean and comfortable! Would have given it 5 stars except it's not walking distance to the beach and we also ran out of toilet paper! We had to go buy some of our own! Jason is great to communicate with-so that made it super nice!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Nice large apartment

  • 5 of 5

We liked the layout of this apartment with dining room, kitchen, sitting room separated and looked larger with high ceilings. It had everything we needed and two beds in one room which is badly needed in the short term home rental industry.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Car: recommended

Other Activities: boating, basketball, shopping, kayaking, mini golf, parasailing

Golf: Monarch Beach Golf Links, a Troon Golf Course, is adjacent to the development.

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Rates & Availability

Monarch Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall Special
Sep 26 2016 - Nov 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
$98
 
 
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
$185
 
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$185
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 3 2017 - Mar 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$174
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,688
$6,552
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$124
$2,770
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Departure Cleaning Fee $175
Tax Rate 10.0%

Holiday rates $1,850/week
My other properties in Dana Point:
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Amenities

Monarch Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 1 baby crib
  • Living room has an additional queen sofa sleeper.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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