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Dana Point Beach Condo, 2 Bd 2 Bath, Steps to Strands Beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Stay in a beach condominium in the beautiful resort town of Dana Point/Monarch Beach. This 900 square foot inviting light and bright, lower level condo is across from Dana Strand Beach and just steps from the sand. Walk to new hiking trails at Dana Point Headlands and Dana Point Harbor. Association pool and spas. Reserved parking and guest parking. Walk to beach, harbor, parks, resorts and restaurants.

This beach condominium is ideally located in Orange County, between San Diego and Los Angeles. Situated on the Headland Bluffs overlooking Strands Beach where you can enjoy leisurely strolls on sandy beaches and quick day trips to numerous recreational activities throughout Southern California.

New carpeting, windows & sliding doors throughout. Travertine tile in kitchen, dining & bathroom areas. The kitchen is immaculate and modern with granite counter tops and recessed lighting. The kitchen has all of the utensils and appliances you will need to cook delicious meals, and a dining area that seats 4. New washer and dryer are located inside the condo. The living room and both bedrooms have new flatscreen TV’s, DVD players & DVD library. Complementary Wi-Fi & telephone land line included.

2 outdoor patios; 1 with dining for 4 while the other patio includes dining for 2. One bedroom has a king size bed and the other has a queen size bed. Each bedroom has access to outdoor patios where you can enjoy the ocean breeze day and night.

We provide you with a rolling ice chest to take to the beach. We also provide you with beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, and beach toys for the little ones. Also available is a propane barbecue.

Our location is ideal, with everything you need close by. There are over 40 casual to upscale restaurants, boutiques, and art galleries within a five minute stroll. The world famous art colony, Laguna Beach, is two miles North. Historic San Juan Capistrano is four miles East. Catalina Island is a 1-hour ferry ride from our harbor.

Pack your bags and leave your worries behind. Relax, unwind and kick off your flip-flops! Sit on the beach with a cup of coffee and watch the sunrise. Enjoy a cool beverage at the end of the day and watch the

sunset. We have everything you need to be comfortable and feel right at home. Have the freedom to create your own meals if you'd

like - something you can’t do in a hotel!

Keywords: beach, condo, close to beach, walk to beach, Monarch Beach, Ritz Carlton, Strand Beach, Salt Creek Beach, Dana Point Harbor, harbor close

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About The Owner

Our family is native Southern Californian's

The Owner purchased this condo in 2011

Why The Owner chose Orange County

When our daughter was little we would come to the Strands beach together because it was a great beach, not well known outside of the area. It was never very crowded. The waves were big enough to surf or body surf. For 20 years we have been looking at the condos across the street from the beach wondering how we could get one of them. Things came together for us this year and we jumped on one that was for sale. Literally, a dream come true.

What makes this condo unique

The (free) Funicular was recently added next to the steps to the beach. Makes taking that ice chest, beach chairs or grandma to the beach effortless!


Monarch Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Queen size air mattress (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Close to heated pool and jacuzzi, steps to beach.


4.5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Dana Point Beach Condo, 2 Bd 2 Bath, Steps to Strands Beach
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews

Absolutely Awesome 5 Star Beach Condo

  • 5 of 5

We totally enjoyed our stay at the Dana Point beach condo. The condo is completely furnished with everything you could possibly need including upscale linens, kitchen utensils, pots and pans, cookie sheets, 3 flat screen TVs, DVD blue ray player, wireless internet, and BBQ. It really feels like a home and would be so easy to live there permanently. The condo has light coming in from three sides in the living room making it bright and inviting with a very open feeling. Off the living room is a patio and off the dining area is a large patio with

grill for BBQing. The condo is very comfortable. There is a large leather recliner chair and very nice sofa in the living room. The bathrooms are very well stocked with all the cleaning products you need and first aid kit, toilet paper, tissues, and liquid soap and lotion. I have never stayed anywhere that was so well stocked with everything you need. Everything has been thought of to the last detail. My favorite was the big refrigerator. I have always had a side by side refrigerator but this freezer on top style holds so much more. Tall bottles of wine or soda fit right in the door. It is also a very quiet area. You never really hear anyone or any cars. He grounds are nicely landscaped and the pool area was fun to use. There is a spa at the pool and another spa area as well. The beautiful strands beach is right across the street and we walked the beach every single day. There is also a trail up at the top of Strand road that goes out along the point and comes around to overlook the Dana Point harbor and it circles back toward the condos. People walk their dogs by the beach everyday and you can meet many people who come to enjoy the view, especially at sunset. It was whale watching season so we saw many whales spouting through their blow holes and breaching. Also we spotted dolphins swimming near the shore. We hated to leave as it was such a wonderful place to be! Also the owners have provided information on restaurants nearby that are their favorites. If you search prices you will not find a place as nice as the beach condo. I know as I searched Huntington Beach and San Clemente. So I highly recommend the beach condo. Did I say how tastefully decorated it is? I am missing it already! Also I should mention how easy it was to check in and check out with Steve and Laurie's daughter Katie. We enjoyed getting to know her a little. Everything has been thought of to make your stay absolutely awesome!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Gem in Monarch Beach

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this Dana Point beach condo. The location was excellent, right across the street from Strands beach! The owners, Steve and Laurie really took in consideration the needs of their guests supplying us with everything you could possibly need to make this place feel like home. The condo was also very clean and nicely decorated. I would highly recommend this as a place to stay, especially if you are looking for a quiet and relaxing coastal vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego

A perfect little getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently took a last minute getaway from our home in San Diego and spent a few nights at this beach condo. The condo was extremely clean and well stocked with all of the amenities needed for our stay. The owners took into account all of the little details from to providing a list of their favorite local restaurants, to providing chairs, umbrellas & cooler to tote down to the beach. The location was excellent! It’s only steps away from the beach, and near the local dining & eateries. We loved this property and cannot wait to return for our next getaway.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Park City, UT

Nice beach

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at this Dana Point condo for over 4 months so we really got a feel for the area. We enjoyed walking to the beach and down to the harbor nearly every day. The condo was clean and had all the necessary amenities for a long stay. The beds were comfortable. The owners were very responsive to most of our needs. We did think that free long distance from the phone should be added as cell coverage in the condo is very poor.

We had some problems with noise while staying here. The upstairs neighbor is an early riser, 5:15am, and the walls are not very sound proofed so beware. Also the condo was closer to PCH than we thought and traffic noise could be heard when windows were open in the evening. There were a lot of ants but probably due to the installation of new siding, windows and doors which disrupted their home. The living room sofa is uncomfortable after a while due to it being a sofa bed so tv watching needs to be somewhat limited.

If you are looking for a short stay close to the beach then this condo would be good. The community of Dana Point is very quiet. However, when meeting locals on the street they are rather uncivil and dismissive.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Dana Point Harbor, hiking trails at Dana Headlands and Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point Ocean Institute, Whale Watching Excursions, Laguna Beach Pageant of the Masters and Sawdust Festival, Laguna Art Museum, Catalina Island, San Clemente Pier, San Juan Capistrano Mission, Disneyland, Knott's Theme Park, Orange County Fair, Sea World Adventure Park, Legoland, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Safari Park, Universal Studios, Magic Mountain, Wild Rivers Water Park, Medieval Times, Queen Mary, Hollywood, Aquarium of the Pacific, J.Paul Getty Museum, Discovery Science Center, Nixon Library, Temecula Wine Country/Hot Air Ballooning. Shopping: The Shops and Mission Viejo, South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum, as well as many local stores in Dana Point, Laguna Beach, and San Clemente. Sporting/Concert Centers: Anaheim Angel Stadium, Dodger Stadium, The Pond: Honda Center, Los Angeles Laker's Staples Center, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Ice Skating, Local Mountains, Golf Courses.


Rates & Availability

Monarch Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - May 31 2018
30 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2018 - May 31 2019
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Mandatory Cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $500

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