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The quintessential beach town of Laguna Niguel, California, with its warm ocean breezes and small town feel, is home to The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Sitting atop a 150-foot bluff, this stunning hotel has become a favorite among the world’s most discerning travelers. For nearly 30 years, the property has been welcoming guests to experience refined luxury inside a peaceful sanctuary. Their time-honored standard of service paired with awe-inspiring views has guests returning time after time.
Beautifully decorated guestrooms reflect the timeless elegance of the Ritz-Carlton brand. Adorned with cool hues to emphasize sand and sea, each guestroom presents a relaxing setting surrounded by soft creams, plum, beige and muted blues. The resort-style rooms and suites all feature Egyptian cotton linens, premium bath essentials, plush terry bath robes, and modern conveniences. Suites also include a dedicated personal assistant, personal shopping and errand service, preferred seating at Raya Restaurant, and full use of The Ritz-Carlton Spa facilities.
Within the hotel, a number of restaurant options are available, from casual to upscale. At enoSTEAK, a dinner-only steakhouse, fresh grass-fed, pasture-raised beef is paired with organic and locally grown produce. enoSTEAK also highlights a selection of wines, charcuterie and artisanal cheeses. At Raya, Latin flavors fill the menu with concepts created by acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval. Showcasing Pan-Latin coastal cuisine, Raya serves sustainable seafood, organic meats and local produce in delicious flavor combinations.
During a stay, guests should also experience the on-site spa, which helped place The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel among the top 100 spa resorts in the U.S. in Condé Nast Traveler's 2012 reader poll. The spaces ooze tranquility with delicate shades of aqua and beige against water features, promoting a soothing sensory experience. The spa holds 12 treatment rooms as well as locker rooms, saunas and public areas. Every treatment addresses individual needs with therapies authentically designed to return the mind and body to its natural balance. Essential oceanic elements like rich minerals, sea salt, algae, and water are used to deliver lasting results.
Take a cue from the locals and try your luck at surfing! Explore the waves at Salt Creek or venture out into world-famous breaks along Southern California's extensive coastline. Great for all levels, from beginner to expert, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is located near just the right surf spot for every guest. The hotel also offers additional outdoor activities such as tennis, ocean view fitness, and eco-adventures hosted by the Eco-Adventure Center.
For all the lovers out there, this distinctive SoCal hotel is a picturesque setting for a memorable beach wedding. With an aura of romantic elegance, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is a coastal retreat that provides brides with the utmost in service to create the wedding they always imagined. Along with the venue space, the culinary team specializes in creating masterful presentations that will wow guests' palates and imaginations. From afternoon tea to bridal shower events, to the big day, the wedding advisory team is there to assist in every step of the planning process.
A sophisticated hotel with accolades from Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List and Travel + Leisure's 500 list, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel brings a new level of luxury accommodations. Surf the waves, book a spa treatment, visit local galleries, indulge in fine dining, or simply sit back and enjoy the sunsets. Your Southern California vacation is waiting.