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Laguna Beach: A Beach Paradise
By: Emily   |    Freelance Writer | Self-Employed
January 2, 2013   |   0 Comments

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Thinking about where to go for your next vacation? Consider the many attractions and activities found at Laguna Beach, California.

This southern California enclave is home to surfing, art, golf, and many other fun activities. Dotted with luxurious and convenient Laguna Beach hotels, this locale is considered one of the best seaside destinations in the country.

You can explore this city’s exquisite beaches — all seven miles of beautiful, pristine shores with sandy beaches and coves. Enjoy a stroll along the beach framed by towering palm trees. Take a picnic and a favorite book and spend an afternoon relaxing while looking out at the waves.

Surfing and Water Sports are Abundant

A well-known California activity, surfing is a predominant activity in Laguna Beach. If you’re an experienced rider, “catch a wave” at any number of area beaches. For the less experienced, you can rent equipment and get a lesson at any number of beach-side shops. Try skim boarding or stand-up paddle boarding. Rent a kayak for a trip to Seal Rock. Take a catamaran out on the waves and see dolphins and whales.

Take in a Round of Golf

All golfers, whether they are experienced or novices, will love the Laguna Beach area golf offerings. Take in a round or two at the Trent Jones-designed Monarch Beach Golf course or the Talega Golf Club, co-designed by Fred Couples. These courses will provide memorable golfing experiences.

Tasty Treats for All

With more than 70 dining and eating establishments in Laguna Beach, you’ll probably find yourself flipping a coin to decide where to dine. With offerings ranging from the elegant to the casual, from sushi to contemporary gourmet, your palate will be satisfied and delighted.

Art Lover’s Paradise

More than 100 artists studios, boutiques, and galleries are located in Laguna Beach. This is a wonderful destination to see exhibits and works from world-class artists, as well many festivals and art events. Take a self-guided art tour or even watch artists create their art. You’ll also find plenty of live music, dance and theater offerings.

Other Wonderful Attractions and Activities

There are so many other things to do in Laguna Beach, such as:

Shopping — Visit the North and South Laguna Gallery areas for art offerings. The wonderful walkable Laguna Beach Village Center offers jewelry, antiques, home furnishings, and artisan-crafted items.

Outdoor Activities — Enjoy more than 20,000 acres of wilderness in which you can hike, bike, or simply relax. There are nature centers and reserves where you can see all sorts of animals and marine life in their natural habitats.

Enjoy, relax and soak up some rays in Laguna Beach, it will make you want to return again and again.

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