The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel premiered as the first luxury resort along coastal Orange County. Today, the resort boasts a newly re-imagined vibe, services and spaces, yet still occupies its perch atop 150 foot bluff featuring cascading views of the Pacific Ocean. The resort is the premiere destination for travelers who desire a playful approach to Southern California luxury. Located half way between Los Angeles and San Diego, the surfside retreat awakens guests' senses with its unique ocean-front setting and remarkable service heritage. Over the years, the resort has been the recipient of many awards, but is proud to boast its AAA Five Diamond status for the 27th consecutive year.
RAYA is a tantalizing restaurant with a view by acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval with Chef de Cuisine Greg Howe at the helm. While enjoying views of the Pacific, RAYA showcases Pan-Latin Coastal Cuisine prepared with sustainable seafood, local produce, natural and organic meats and Chef Richard Sandoval's signature Latin flavors.
180blu is an oceanfront lounge featuring panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the blue skies across the horizon. Perched 162-feet above Salt Creek Beach, 180blu is the perfect Southern California experience to enjoy refreshing hand-crafted beverages, small plates from Raya and a little slice of heaven on earth!
Be tempted to grab and go at The Market Place, offering a wide variety of coffee, espresso, exquisite sweet treats and more. Throughout the day, indulge with homemade sweets from our in house pastry kitchen and a variety of Panini's and freshly made sandwiches. Take it out or come in and enjoy.
ENO is an upscale wine tasting room that offers flights of wines, as well as wines by the glass featuring more than 300 wines, fine international cheeses and gourmet chocolates from around the globe. ENO's Sommelier specializes in introducing guests to new and interesting wines and educating them on every aspect of wines, wineries and varietals. www.ritzcarlton.com/lagunaeno
Bar RAYA is a gathering place in the casual confines of The Bar's sophisticated, yet friendly atmosphere. Fine cocktails, appetizers and company are even finer alongside the breath-taking ocean views and stylized, silver bar.
Ambassadors of the Environment A partnership with Jean-Michel Cousteau bring you 15 different eco-adventures that promise to open your eyes to Southern California's unique ecosystems, and open your heart to their connection to the larger global systems. Led by expert naturalists, each excursion is dedicated to showcasing Southern California's natural wonders.
Through these unique eco-tours, our surroundings become a natural classroom and living laboratory in which adults, families and kids learn while having so much fun, they'll never imagine it's educational. Ambassador's participants have meaningful experiences that imbue them with a deep appreciation and respect for nature, as well as an understanding of how to live more environmentally responsibly back home. These captivating and educational journeys bring you in touch with your ocean, your planet and yourself. www.ritzcarlton.com/lagunaambassadors
Escape to ocean-inspired renewal at The Ritz-Carlton Spa where the constant presence of the ocean inspires renewal. All 12 treatment rooms within the spa are bathed in soft hues of aqua and beige and tranquil water features add to the overall sensory experience. High-style locker rooms, public spaces, and saunas ensure a soothing aura throughout the spa in Southern California – set to the ever-present rhythm of the surf. www.ritzcarlton.com/LagunaSpa
Surfing and RecreationSituated high atop a 150-foot bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is the perfect place to begin your Southern California Surf Experience. Whether it's surfing Salt Creek, just below the resort, or exploring other world-famous breaks along Southern California's extensive coastline, our unique location delivers consistent surf for beginners to experts. And with so many great choices for additional activities, including tennis, spa, pool, ocean view fitness, beach walks, and eco-adventures hosted by Ambassadors of the Environment, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is the perfect place. Great for a family surf vacation, girl's getaway or just the guys, there is sure to be something special to suit everyone.