Dana Point is situated on the beautiful Southern California coast, halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles within south Orange County. Dana Point encompasses 6.5 square miles and is home to over 34,000 people and numerous businesses. With miles of beaches, a renowned Harbor, numerous cultural events and temperate climate, Dana Point attracts visitors from across the world year round.
Dana Point’s mild weather and stunning beaches make it an attractive destination year round. The city features nearly seven miles of coastal bluffs and rolling hills along the Pacific Ocean with its charming beaches and wild surfs. Most noteworthy of these bluffs is a unique promontory known as the “Headlands”, which overlooks Dana Point Harbor, one of the most significant manmade alterations of the Orange County coastline. Dana Point is home to Doheny State Park, one of California’s most popular beaches. Dana Point boasts several other world class beaches perfect for a day of surfing, swimming, or building sandcastles.
Dana Point hosts many community events including annual festivals, the Turkey Trot in November, Festival of Whales in March, Concours D’Elegance in June, and its 4th of July fireworks show. The City is also home to the Dana Point Harbor and the newly opened Ocean Institute presenting a wide array of marine life.
The renown Dana Point Harbor provides slips and mooring for over 2,500 boats along with over 50 specialty shops and restaurants. The Harbor attracts thousands of visitors annually for shopping, sport fishing, walking, bicycling, parasailing and a host of recreational activities. The Dana Point Harbor is also considered the gateway to Doheny State Park, one of California’s most popular beach facilities.
Dana Point provides over 1,900 hotel rooms available to fit in every budget for your out of town guests. From camping at scenic beaches, to quaint Victorian bed & breakfasts, to the luxury of 5 Star Resorts, few cities areas offer more selections for the traveler.