Welcome to the dream group destination of Monarch Beach Resort. This Five-Diamond resort is set on Orange County’s legendary Dana Point coastline overlooking the Pacific ocean, midway between San Diego and Los Angeles. For meetings and events both large and small, Monarch Beach Resort is a natural paradise with private beach club access, surfing, watersports, oceanfront golf, award-winning Miraval Life in Balance Spa, swimming pools, upscale dining, activities programs and more.
The Monarch Beach Resort offers 30,000 square feet of indoor event space and over 80,000 square feet of outdoor terraces and lawns. Top-ranked resort golf – honored with Golf Magazine’s Gold Medal Award. Master golf architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr., has designed an intriguing layout in the Scottish links tradition, set along dramatic coastal bluffs. With sweeping sea views and gentle ocean breeze, this par-70 championship course offers an unending variety of play for all skill levels.
For executive leadership, team-building the Miraval Life in Balance Spa, renowned as the global leader in wellness experiences and customized mindfulness programs. Whether enriching communication or generating lasting changes in leadership dynamics, the individual and team exercises will elevate your event’s impact. Explore the culinary arts to build mindful eating habits. Or take part in any combination of fitness classes, yoga and wellness lectures. With 23 treatment rooms, the spa is ideal for group bookings.
A new trend with groups lately, surfing! On the stretch of Dana Point coastline where legend Hobie Alter first rode the “Killer Dana” wave in the 1950s. The beaches have been a hot-spot for surfers ever since. For beginners in your group, they can arrange private surfing lessons with local experts. For experienced wave riders, they provide cutting-edge equipment for an unforgettable surf session. Afterward, everyone can relax on their private beach at the Monarch Bay Beach Club.
Monarch Beach Resort is a major culinary destination with eight dining options, including Bourbon Steak by celebrity chef Michael Mina. With such delicious inspiration, invite your attendees to join a fun Top Chef-style cooking challenge. The winner will be selected by the chef. After the competition, everyone can sit down to a surprise dinner, prepared by the culinary team.
With more than 100 art galleries and artist studios, the town of Laguna Beach has become a popular art colony – just 15 minutes from Monarch Beach Resort. On the first Thursday of every month, most Laguna Beach galleries participate in a gallery walk. Contact us directly for more details and plan it into your itinerary!
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