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What's Dana Point like?

Visitors speak favorably about all that Dana Point has to offer, including its beaches and port. Enjoy fun activities like whale watching and boating. Beachcombers can spend the day at Doheny State Beach when the weather is nice. While you're here, make time to enjoy other sights such as Dana Point Harbor.

Where are the best places to stay in Dana Point?

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in Dana Point:

Blue Lantern Inn, A Four Sisters Inn

Bayfront hotel within easy reach of Dana Point Harbor
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Fitness center • Spacious rooms

Best Western Plus Dana Point Inn-by-the-sea

Within easy reach of Doheny State Beach
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Spa tub • Terrace • Central location

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Upscale beachfront hotel with spa, near Dana Point Harbor
  • • Free WiFi • 5 restaurants • 2 outdoor pools • 2 bars • Central location

Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel

Convenient to Doheny State Beach
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness center • Outdoor pool • Central location

Beachfront Inn and Suites at Dana Point

Within easy reach of Doheny State Beach
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Beach sun loungers • 24-hour front desk • Central location

What types of hotels are available in Dana Point?

We have 126 Dana Point accommodations with prices starting at USD 56. Choose one of our 804 deals and get discounts of up to 40%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Dana Point and the surrounding area:

  • • 11 5-star accommodations from USD 199 per night
  • • 227 4-star accommodations from USD 109 per night
  • • 203 3-star accommodations from USD 85 per night
  • • 39 2-star accommodations from USD 60 per night

How to Get to Dana Point

What is the closest airport to Dana Point?

  • • Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), 17.4 mi (28 km) from central Dana Point

Things to See and Do in Dana Point

What is there to see in Dana Point?

  • • Dana Point Harbor
  • • Doheny State Beach
  • • Salt Creek Beach Park
  • • Dana Cove Park
  • • Ocean Institute

What is there to do near Dana Point:

  • • Nature Interpretive Center (1 mi/1.7 km from the city center)
  • • The Coach House (1.7 mi/2.7 km from the city center)
  • • San Clemente Pier (5.5 mi/8.9 km from the city center)
  • • The Shops at Mission Viejo (6.4 mi/10.3 km from the city center)
  • • San Clemente Municipal Golf Course (6.9 mi/11.2 km from the city center)

Other Popular Dana Point Attractions

  • • Sea Canyon Park
  • • Lantern Bay County Park
  • • Baby Beach
  • • North Day Use Beach
  • • Harbor Point Park

When is the best time to visit Dana Point?

  • • Hottest months: August, September, July, October (average 80°F)
  • • Coldest months: December, January, February, November (average 44°F)
  • • Rainiest months: February, January, December, and March (average 2.62 inches of rainfall)