Surf & Sand Resort

1555 South Coast Highway | Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3299  [SEE MAP]Laguna Beach, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Every accommodation comes with an ocean-facing balcony
Resort's SPLASHES restaurant is a bit pricey

An idyllic seaside getaway, Surf & Sand Resort sits on the shore about a mile from the center of prestigious Laguna Beach, California. The close proximity to the Pacific Ocean and beach are the highlights for many visitors, but the resort has more to offer. The Aquaterra Spa has a plethora of treatments, including full body scrubs and refreshing facials. And recent diners at SPLASHES restaurant commend the food, though they do warn about steep prices. Plus, with drink service and a gorgeous view, the poolside and its calming atmosphere makes for a great alternative to the beach. The resort's 167 guest rooms and suites are all equipped for a pleasant night's stay, boasting down comforters, iPod docking stations, cotton bathrobes and marble bathrooms with showers. Accommodations also feature private furnished balconies that afford excellent views of the ocean.

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Location
Laguna Beach, CA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 167 rooms
Primary View
Ocean
Style
Traditional
Best For
Couples, Families

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Scorecard
  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

The New York Times

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The hotel is a wonderfully romantic escape if you treasure being close to the ocean. And because it is so near town, you don’t feel trapped there for meals.

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Almost all rooms have an ocean view at this hotel with stairs leading onto the beach. Most of the comfortable rooms don't offer central air, but it's not needed due to the constant ocean breezes.

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 2034 have reviewed the Surf & Sand Resort, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2034 reviews 4.5 (based on 2034 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms and suites at Surf & Sand Resort offer sweeping ocean views from their private balconies. Beds feature down comforters and goose-down pillows, and each room has a flat-screen TV with a DVD player and an iPod docking station. Each accommodation also comes with a minibar or minifridge. The rooms are decorated in natural hues with a beachy feel.
  • Daily resort fee of $20 covers newspaper delivery, in-room Wi-Fi access, local phone calls and turndown service

Standard room size400 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Surf & Sand Resort is located in Laguna Beach’s city center and sits n ear a variety of shops, restaurants and galleries. Several art festivals are hosted in the area throughout the year, and the beach is situated adjacent to the property.
  • Laguna Beach's free trolley stops at resort
  • Approximately 15 miles southeast of John Wayne Airport; about 48 miles southwest of LA/Ontario International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($35)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

The resort’s main restaurant, SPLASHES, overlooks the Pacific Ocean and features local ingredients and fresh seafood on its menu. And at 15FiftyFive, light bites and cocktails are served alongside fire pits and the Pacific Ocean. Guests can also grab a drink at Splashes Bar, which serves cocktails and small plates.
  • Grab-and-go pastries, salads, sandwiches and coffee available at Pacific Perk
  • Room service offered Sunday through Thursday between 6:30 a.m. and 10 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast

Kids

    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs

    Fitness

    The resort offers a fitness center with basic cardio machines and weight-training equipment. Water, headphones, towels and wipes for the machines are also available. Each cardio machines features an iPod dock and a touchscreen system that is available in 13 languages.
    • Weight benches, free weights, medicine balls and yoga mats offered
    • Beach fitness classes available seasonally (charges apply)
    • Fitness center access covered by daily resort fee
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

    Business

    Use of a guest computer in Pacific Perk and faxing services are covered by the property's daily resort fee. Additionally, business travelers have access to 10 meeting rooms, which feature beach-inspired names. The largest space available is the 2,500-square-foot Pelican Ballroom, where theater-style events with up to 250 attendees can be accommodated. Outdoor areas like the spa's courtyard, the pool deck, 15FiftyFive and two terraces can also be used for business functions with up to 200 guests.
    • Catering services available
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi provided in all meeting venues

    Number of meeting rooms10

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

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