The Inspiration of Sea & Sand

Memorable Moments on the California Coast

Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club, formerly known as Monarch Beach Resort, is the perfect blend of Southern California’s legendary laid-back luxury and sincerely elegant service. 

Perched on 175 acres atop a 150-foot seaside bluff and featuring a private beach club, this elegant AAA Five-Diamond retreat offers both indulgence and inspiration—from oceanfront culinary experiences to unique coastal activities and adventures. It’s a place to celebrate our love affair with the beach, passing moments and memories from generation to generation.

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Your escape awaits—even just for the day. Lounge poolside in your own private cabana and delight in a relaxing afternoon at the sparkling Monarch Pool, featuring ocean views and two infinity-edge jucuzzis. Venture out for a refreshing swim before retreating back to your own private space and enjoying Latin-inspired favorites from Sombra cantina, and complimentary perks to enhance your experience. For occasions that call for a bubbly twist, bottle service makes for a memorable celebration. 


For Resort guests, please reserve your cabana by emailing our Guest Experiences Team

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Fireside Terrace Studio Suite

the Waldorf Astoria Penthouse Suite

Our award-winning Orange County retreat features beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites with refreshing coastal palettes, private terraces from which to take in the ocean breeze, plush bedding for restful nights, and spacious living areas to relax and relive the memories at the day’s end.

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PRIVATE Beach Club Bliss

PRIVATE Beach Club Bliss


Just choose your spot on the sand at the exclusive Monarch Bay Beach Club and we’ll do the rest, making your beach day the best day. Whether you want to SUP, surf, or splash—or simply savor our fresh-caught seafood and specialty cocktails—you’ll have a front-row seat in a spectacular setting.

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Serenity by The Sea

Serenity by The Sea

A Thriving Life

Discover a place to be present and find peace, where curated wellness experiences and sumptuous treatments are personalized to inspire optimal living.  Welcome to the all-new Waldorf Astoria Spa.

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Dining on the Coast

Dining on the Coast

Upscale and Casual Dining

Food is a form of connection—a way to bond with a culture, with people, with the land and sea. At Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club, our culinary journeys from chefs such as Michael Mina are crafted to accentuate our unique coastal setting.

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Challenging yet playable for all skill levels, Monarch Beach Golf Links has been named one of Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play” and a GOLF Magazine “Gold Medal Resort.” The Robert Trent Jones, Jr., design includes tight fairways, firm greens, and panoramic ocean views.

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Reignite the Romance

Reignite the Romance


Romance comes in many forms, but exploring the world together is perhaps the most romantic of pursuits. And Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club is a place designed for exploration, both on our 175 acres and beyond. Amid the sea breezes you’ll feel the love in the air, too.

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Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club is where families make memories and create the stories that will be told for decades to come. From our kids club to our beach club, here we offer experiences for all ages that are designed to be shared with one another.

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