aerial view of hotel exterior and grounds with pools, view of golf course, and people walking

Celebrated luxury. Beach-club vibe.

Perched atop a seaside bluff on 175 acres in Dana Point, our Five Diamond-rated resort is the perfect blend of Southern California’s laid-back luxury and iconic True Waldorf Service. This sophisticated beach-house retreat offers indulgence and inspiration, with a private beach club, three pools, oceanfront golf, luxury spa, unique coastal activities, California cuisine, and more. It’s a place to celebrate our love affair with the sea and sand.

Rooms & Suites

With bright, coastal decor and local artwork that highlights the Southern California lifestyle, our inviting accommodations are unequivocally relaxing. To capture the refreshing coastal breezes, every room and suite features a private terrace or patio: the perfect setting for a morning cup of coffee or a picturesque sunset.

Suite Living Room with Balcony and a Fireplace

Dining & Drinks

Whether you seek a dining experience that’s elegant and refined, or lively and convivial, or all of the above – the culinary offerings at Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club reflect the character of our coastal escape. From poolside bites to fresh-caught fine dining, discover a flavor for every appetite.

a couple having dinner at a restaurant

Monarch Bay Beach Club

Ride the waves, dine oceanside, and sip cocktails in the quintessential beach spot. Exclusive to Monarch Beach guests and members, the private Monarch Bay Beach Club has all the essentials for a day in the Southern California sun.

People Enjoying Views of the Beach in a Patio with Garden and Sitting Area by the Beach

Things to Do

Revel, relax, or simply relish your time with those who matter most. At Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club, explore a wealth of activities and opportunities to create your ideal stay.

Waldorf Astoria Spa

Championship golf course

Athletic club

Daily activities and events

a woman at the pool and view of hotel exterior
Monarch Ballroom


A memorable setting is the cornerstone of a memorable event. Whether you’re planning a wedding, a meeting, or a milestone celebration, we attend to your guests’ needs and desires, leaving you free to focus on what’s important.

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