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Things to Do in Laguna Beach

Take in the sights, sounds, and energy of Laguna Beach during your upcoming stay at La Casa del Camino. Home to some of the greatest beaches on the planet, our ocean front community has created a relaxed environment where people can get together, enjoy the outdoors, and explore the arts.

In addition to boasting world-class surfing, snorkeling, and SCUBA diving, Laguna Beach has also earned a reputation as a SoCal foodie destination. With a wide range of restaurants and bars that span every cuisine and price point, you'll find the perfect spot for any situation.

Whether you're looking to unwind with the tranquil sounds of the crashing surf or prefer to explore the city's iconic collection of public art, Laguna Beach promises to deliver the quintessential Orange County experience. Get out there, see the town, and take in welcoming Laguna Beach vibes.



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Hit the Beaches

sunset at Laguna Beach

While only 7.8 square miles long, Laguna Beach is home to 30 of the most beautiful beaches and coves in the country.


Cress Street Beach

In our very own back yard, this quiet and isolated beach offers a remarkably scenic stretch of coastline that features some of Orange County's most breathtaking rock formations.


Woods Cove

For Laguna Beach first-timers looking to branch out, we highly recommend checking out this unique spot, just a ten-minute walk from the hotel. Woods Cove is renowned for its unbelievable views and offers some of the very best diving in Southern California.


Surf's Up

If you're in the market to ride some waves, places like Thalia Street Beach, Pearl Street Beach, and Rockpile Beach offers some of the best surfing locations on the California coast. While in town, be sure to check out the uber-cool Thalia Surf Shop for Laguna Beach's best variety of boutique, art-driven surf gear.

Take the Plunge

Immerse yourself in Laguna Beach's vibrant beach culture during your visit to La Casa del Camino. With surf shops, SCUBA lessons, and an abundance of amazing coves along the shoreline, Laguna Beach offers dozens of exciting ways to experience the beautiful Orange County coast.


La Vida Laguna

Offering guided organized kayak, surfing, and stand-up paddle board excursion, La Vida Laguna will provide you with the right gear and perfect locations for a great day on the water.


For more adventurous travelers, we recommend picking up a surf board, snorkel, and mask and hitting your beach of choice. With such phenomenal beaches and coves along the Laguna Beach coast, you'll have no trouble finding an amazing spot. Feel free to meet some locals, ask around, and create your own aquatic adventure!

Explore the Arts

Home to more than 65 works of public art, a monthly art walk, and the Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach features an inspiring variety of murals, sculptures, and artistic awesomeness. Art needs to be accessible, and in Laguna Beach it is. Whether by foot, bicycle, or tour bus, artistic inspiration is just minutes away. No matter where you go, you'll love the ubiquitous creativity that permeates Laguna Beach. Come get your Art On!


Laguna Beach Cyclery

Heisler Park

Laguna Art Museum

Just a two-minute walk from the hotel, rent a bicycle, take a ride, and experience Laguna Beach's thriving art scene.

bike riding on Laguna Beach

Under 15 minutes away by bike, you can ride through this beautiful, art-filled enclave that overlooks the picturesque Pacific Ocean.

Heisler Park in Laguna Beach

Offering a more formal art experience, make sure to visit this one of a kind collection which features California artists.

Laguna Beach Art Museum

Festival of Arts

Sawdust Art Festival

Featuring the acclaimed Pageant of the Masters; ninety minutes of "living pictures" - incredibly faithful art re-creations of classical and contemporary works with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.

Laguna Beach Festival of Arts

Featuring the fine art and craft of over 200 Laguna Beach artists, the Sawdust Arts & Craft Festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public and promoting the art created in Laguna Beach.

Sawdust Arts Festival in Laguna Beach

Explore the Arts

Home to more than 65 works of public art, a monthly art walk, and the Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach features an inspiring variety of murals, sculptures, and artistic awesomeness. Art needs to be accessible, and in Laguna Beach it is. Whether by foot, bicycle, or tour bus, artistic inspiration is just minutes away. No matter where you go, you'll love the ubiquitous creativity that permeates Laguna Beach. Come get your Art On!


Laguna Beach Cyclery

women biking on beach

Just a two-minute walk from the hotel, rent a bicycle, take a ride, and experience Laguna Beach's thriving art scene.


Heisler Park

Heisler Park

Under 15 minutes away by bike, you can ride through this beautiful, art-filled enclave that overlooks the picturesque Pacific Ocean.


Laguna Art Museum

paint brushes

Offering a more formal art experience, make sure to visit this one of a kind collection which features California artists.


Festival of Arts

colorful woman portrait

Featuring the acclaimed Pageant of the Masters; ninety minutes of "living pictures" - incredibly faithful art re-creations of classical and contemporary works with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.


Sawdust Art Festival

Sawdust Arts Festival

Featuring the fine art and craft of over 200 Laguna Beach artists, the Sawdust Arts & Craft Festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public and promoting the art created in Laguna Beach.


Art-A-Fair Festival

woman painting

With live weekend entertainment, daily workshops, and personal interaction with the artists, the Art-A-Fair Festival presents various mediums for visitors to connect with the diverse content and creators present during Laguna's fine art celebration.


Plan a Foodie Vacation

K'ya Bistro Bar

For a delicious, interactive, and quintessentially Laguna dining experience, look no further than K'ya Bistro Bar. Featuring Mediterranean-inspired small plates from the award-winning Chef Craig Connole, Ky'a Bistro Bar employs a creative twist on simple, California flavors. With a serene atmosphere and a fantastic craft cocktail program, K'ya Bistro Bar provides the perfect setting to unwind with friends in an upscale, but relaxed, environment. Stop by the K'ya Bistro Bar to see what the buzz is all about.

Check Out K'ya Bistro Bar


The Rooftop

Few places are more synonymous with the Laguna Beach social scene than The Rooftop. With ridiculously beautiful views of the Pacific Coast, legendary fresh fruit mojitos, and a friendly beach vibe, The Rooftop embodies the essence of Orange County. During your stay at La Casa del Camino, head to The Rooftop, enjoy some happy hour specials, and experience an epic Laguna sunset firsthand. We've got a cold one with your name on it.

Check Out The Rooftop


Great Local Options

It's time to start mapping out your ideal foodie itinerary! Home to a creative and highly-esteemed culinary scene, Laguna Beach's diverse restaurant culture has garnered lots of national attention. A perennial local favorite, Broadway by Amar Santana serves up progressive American fare in a New York City-style environment. Enjoy expertly prepared cocktails and a well-regarded wine selection as you unwind right near the Pacific Ocean. For an iconic Orange County experience, don't miss Nick's Laguna Beach. Specializing in simple California cuisine, Nick's dishes up carefully prepared (and insanely delicious) plates in a friendly, low-key, downtown environment. Additionally, Laguna Beach also features an eclectic mix of cuisines from around the world. For foodies seeking seafood, 230 Forest Avenue is the place to be. Featuring an outline patio and watering hole, this restaurant & bar offers up an artsy atmosphere, along with a phenomenal martini bar. Craving a pie of the Italian variety? Check out Alessa Laguna for your thin crust needs. A vast menu including a prosciutto & mozzarella bar, as well as a variety of rich pasta dishes, Alessa Laguna will have your taste buds in Naples nostalgia. For those looking to settle their stomach after a big meal, visit Marine Room Tavern, recipient of one of Orange County's first liquor licenses. Stop by for the live music, dancing, over 200 whiskeys, and friendly bartenders.