Private Beach Club
There’s just something about California beach culture—the sand, the sea, the surfers, even the salty air, all creating a distinct, laid-back vibe. Exclusive to only guests and members, the private Monarch Bay Beach Club is the quintessential spot for riding the waves and soaking up the sun. At the ready is all the equipment you need to surf, boogie board, SUP & more, with expert instruction and chair, umbrella and towel service on the sand.
Serenity by the Sea
Waldorf Astoria Spa is a place to be present and find peace, where customized treatments are designed to revive your spirit and soul while at the same time revitalizing your body. In this luxurious wellness escape, our spa experts will use an array of world-renowned products and local ingredients to guide you on a unique, authentic and memorable journey.Learn More
Tee Off Near the Tide
Play a round of championship golf while enjoying ocean views at Monarch Beach Golf Links. Engage in some friendly competition on our scenic course and "surf" from hole to hole on a GolfBoard or Phat Scooter. Named one of Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play” and a GOLF Magazine “Gold Medal Resort,” this Robert Trent Jones, Jr.-designed course is challenging yet playable for all.Explore Here
Make a Splash
The epitome of pool cool, three unique swimming experiences await you. With Pacific views as a backdrop, the Monarch Pool offers infinity-edge spas, chic daybeds, private cabanas and the festive Sombra Cantina. The adjacent Family Pool is ideal for even the littlest swimmers, complete with a lively "Sprayground". And if you’re seeking a quiet place to get some laps in, you’ll find that the Spa Pool is the ideal choice.
Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club is a shopping destination in and of itself—from our Resort Boutique to our Waldorf Astoria Spa Shop and Golf Pro Shop. You’ll find beachwear, lifestyle and active apparel, jewelry, skincare products, gifts, and more carefully curated from your favorite luxury brands and local designers alike.
Wellness + Fitness
REJUVENATE + RESTORE
With the sea as a backdrop, it only makes sense that a setting so connected to life would inspire people to make the most of theirs. An open-air Athletic Club featuring the latest equipment awaits, along with complimentary access to more than 40 signature fitness classes, beach yoga, coastal running routes and more.
Explore So Cal
From shopping to surfing, whale watching to simply wandering, Dana Point and the surrounding area is full of activities and attractions. Take a drive on the famed Pacific Coast Highway or explore the art galleries of Laguna. Visit the Ocean Institute for unforgettable marine adventures and the Surf Heritage and Culture Center for a taste of local lore. Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club is the perfect base for exploring Southern California.