Destination guide

The beachside setting of Dana Point is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Dana Point. This city's sailing, whale watching and golfing draw many visitors. Main Beach Park and Mission San Juan Capistrano are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, Stayz has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Dana Point

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Travellers enjoy Dana Point for its whale watching, boating and camping. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Dana Point a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shorecliffs Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • San Clemente Pier (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Talega Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Bella Collina Towne and Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • San Clemente Municipal Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Dana Point

Travellers enjoy Dana Point for its boating. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Dana Point

Dana Point is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Dana Point is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Main Beach Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Lantern Bay County Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Dana Cove Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Harbor Point Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Sea Canyon Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Doheny State Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dana Point

The nearest airport is in Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), located 17.4 mi (28 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), which is 32.2 mi (51.8 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Dana Point?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 912 holiday rentals around Dana Point. From 506 holiday houses to 324 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Dana Point is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Dana Point?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Dana Point:

  • Capistrano Beach: 386 holiday homes
  • Monarch Beach: 161 holiday homes
  • Lantern District: 121 holiday homes
  • Marquesa: 79 holiday homes
  • Regatta: 97 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dana Point?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Dana Point. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Salt Creek Beach Park: 2,171 holiday rentals
  • Dana Point Harbor: 711 holiday rentals
  • Pines Park: 1,893 holiday rentals
  • Ocean Institute: 2,137 holiday rentals
  • Nature Interpretive Center: 2,150 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dana Point listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Dana Point?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 506 Houses in Dana Point. Our other popular types of Dana Point holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 324 holiday houses
  • Villas: 84 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 63 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dana Point?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 384 holiday homes with pool available in Dana Point. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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