Luxury Condo in Monarch Beach for $875 a Week.
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Monarch Beach condo description
Casa al Mare..
Our spacious resort style vacation rental is located in a resort style gated community in the Monarch Hills/Ritz Point area of Dana Point, California. We are centrally located along the Coast of South Orange County 5 miles south of Laguna Beach.
This top floor 1200 square foot condo, has an open floor plan, and been completely remodeled in a Mediterranean style. The stunning travertine fireplace is the central focus of the living room. Our home will comfortably sleep up to 7 guests plus an infant in a crib.
Each of the spacious bedrooms have vaulted ceilings and large walk-in closets. The kitchen features granite counters complimented with travertine and slate. The new high quality stainless appliances make cooking and clean-up both enjoyable and fun. We provide the extra touches that create a home. We have a formal dining room with a large antique oak table with matching chairs. We have decorated our home with a combination of Mission furniture and antiques.
Condo features:: * Master bedroom with Cal King-sized bed and walk-in closet
* Large Second bedroom with queen bed and walk-in closet
* Sleeper sofa in living room with queen mattress
* 1 twin sized rollaway
* 2 full baths
* Stunning kitchen with granite counters and new stainless appliances
* Formal dining room
* Beautiful travertine stone fireplace in the living room
* Laundry with washer/dryer
* Vaulted ceilings
* 2 decks
* DVD Video library
* 4 beach chairs, 7 beach/pool towels, 2 boogie boards
Complex Amenities and Local Attractions: * Clubhouse
* Swimming pool
* 3 hot tubs, one with a fabulous ocean view
* Walking distance to Salt Creek beach along jogging/bike path
* 2 minutes ~ Golf (Monarch Golf Links), and tennis
* 5 minutes ~ Dana Point Harbor
* 10 minutes ~ Laguna Beach, home of the famous Art and Sawdust Festivals.
* 40 minutes ~ Disneyland
* 40 minutes ~ Knott’s Berry Farm
* 30 minutes ~ Lego Land in Carlsbad
* 45 minutes ~ Sea World in San Diego
* 45 minutes ~ San Diego Zoo
* 40 minutes ~Del Mar Racetrack
What Guests Have to Say: We had a wonderful time at Casa al Mare! We enjoyed the beautiful beaches and the trip to the Birch Aquarium in La Jolla was a fantastic idea. We really appreciated how well stocked the kitchen was, a home away from home! Thank you for all of your hospitality. We hope to be back someday!
Thank you for the wonderful accommodations! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. If you are a runner or a walker, the trail going along the golf course and up to the Ritz Carlton is “amazing”. The view is utterly spectacular!
Your condo was the perfect place for us during our trip to CA. We found it to be very comfortable and relaxing. Enjoyed the hot tub while watching the pretty sunsets over Catalina Island. We also enjoyed our walks to the beach from the condo and playing golf nearby. I loved the kitchen and all of the extra things you provide. you for letting us enjoy this wonderful condo
We had a wonderful vacation and really enjoyed our “home base”. Casa al Mare was perfect. The sunset from t
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Housekeeper Optional
- Pets Not Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Our condo is an end unit located on a second (top) floor featuring vaulted ceilings and skylights. It was completely remodeled in 2007 with new kitchen, baths, appliances, floor coverings, custom paint, and energy efficient windows. The beach at Salt Creek is a 10-15 minute walk along a paved walking/jogging trail. We are located next door to the St Regis Hotel and Resort and the Monarch Golf Links, where you can golf down to the sea. We are 2 minutes from movie theaters, shopping and fine restaurants. Trader Joe's is located right up the street. Laguna Beach Art and Sawdust Festivals are a short 10 minute drive along the coastline. Our intention is to provide all of our guests with an accommodation that is both aesthetically pleasing and comfortable. The Monarch Hills/Ritz Point gated community is kept in impeccable condition. Our kitchen is well appointed, making meal preparation both fun and easy during your stay. We want your vacation to be enjoyable and memorable. Our...moreless
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Audio Tape Player
- Games For Kids
- CD Player
- Theme Parks
- Live Theater
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
- Bird Watching
- Whale Watching
local services and businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Near The Ocean
sports and adventure activities
- Surf Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Equestrian Events
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
forms of payment
- Accept Credit Card
- Laundry Soap
- Iron & Board
- Paper Towels
- Linens Provided
- Broadband Access
- Towels Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Local Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Basic Soaps
- Local Maps
- Wireless Internet
- Alarm Clock
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Fitness Room / Equipment
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Housekeeper Optional
- Cooking Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Beach Towels
- Wood Deck
- Porch / Veranda
- Outdoor Grill
- Beach Chairs
- Gated Community
- Walkway To Water
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
- Communal Pool
- Heated Pool
- Outdoor Hot Tub
- Outdoor Pool
ReviewsWrite a review
We had a fantastic month at this quiet condo which is spacious and really comfortable. Really it is like a home a\way from home. It is an end, top floor property, a great layout with the master bedroom being at the opposite end of the condo from the guest bedroom.. There is also a nice outside space with plenty of outside furniture. The kitchen is extremely well equipped and there is a separate utility room with washer and dryer. It has everything you could possibly need. There was only usually ourselves at the pool, and the area with the hot tub with the sea view is lovely and there was only ever one other person there!. The location is great, a 10 minute drive to Dana Harbour and in a couple of minutes you can be entering the start of Laguna. Alex and his wife were really helpful about local attractions and there is plenty of information in the condo aswell. We would strongly recommend this condo to anyone, whether it be a couple, family or a vacation with friends.
- Guest PETER P. (-)
- Date of stay 09/18/13
- Review Submitted 11/03/13
Extraordinary experience !!!
Extraordinary experience !!!
An amazing place!!!!!! My husband and I stayed there for almost 2 months together with my 3 years old daughter.We felt just like home nice and cozy. The condo is situated in a luxurious complex just a few minutes walk to the magnificent view of the Monarch beach! Dana Point Harbor is about 5 min drive, Laguna beach is also very close. Groceries are all over the place...:) Alex is a great host! The unit has everything you could have ever think of .We would definitely stay there again! Hope you will enjoy it too :)
- Guest Denny (Los Angeles)
- Date of stay 11/14/12
- Review Submitted 01/06/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, families with young children, tourists without a car, sightseeing, age 55+.
Exceeded our expectations
Exceeded our expectations
We had our family of 8 and couldn't have been more pleased with the accommodations. I highly recommend staying here. It was very close to the beach. The neighborhoods were immaculate. We chose Dana Point because it was an equal amount of time away from Lego Land and Disneyland and it really was. Perfect location. If I could give a word of advice, the downstairs neighbors were sensitive with any noise (they would pound on the walls and even wrote us a note, and I didn't feel like we were noisy). (Just some advise if you are traveling with children). I will absolutely consider staying here again.
- Guest Tiana (Salt Lake City, UT)
- Date of stay 06/02/12
- Review Submitted 07/29/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, girls getaway, sightseeing, age 55+.
A Good Holiday condo
A Good Holiday condo
We enjoyed our stay at Casa Del Mar, it was very well equiped for our needs. The picture was a little misleading as we did not have a pool overlooking the ocean. The walk to the beach was about 15mins.which did us good . All in all,very quiet and very comfortable beds. We did some babysitting for our Californian grandchildren and that worked out very well with the pack n play provided and also the extra bedroom was very spacious for the 2 children.We are hoping to stay there again on our next trip to Laguna Niguel. Alex ,(owner) was very helpful and accomodating with flexible dates.
- Guest Globetrotters (Stanstead, Quebec Canada)
- Date of stay 11/20/11
- Review Submitted 02/01/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, age 55+.
Comfortable and Quiet Place.Guest comment entered by owner
Comfortable and Quiet Place.
We are leaving tomorrow but just wanted to say that my family had a great stay at the condo! The layout of the condo was perfect for my family of four. It was very centrally located to everything yet a quiet getaway from the beach crowds. So thank you very much! We definitely will be staying here again in the future. :)
- Guest Krista
- Date of stay 08/20/11
- Review Submitted 08/28/11
Excellent choice for our famly.
Excellent choice for our famly.
The condo was wonderful. The description on the listing is spot on. It was sparkling clean. Our family consists of 4 children (17, 7, and twins 5) as well as two adults. We were very very comfortable; not on top of each other. We found the condo to be centrally located. We enjoyed Disney, an Angels baseball game, whale watching, the ocean and Legoland as well as the San Diego Zoo. Getting on and off the highway was a snap. The residential nature of the condo was very nice. No hustle and bustle -- just right for relaxation. The neighbors were very friendly. I would recommend this rental to anyone. We hope to return to Casa Al Mare the next time we come to California.
- Guest Julie (Newark Valley, NY)
- Date of stay 08/15/10
- Review Submitted 09/11/10
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway, tourists without a car, sightseeing, age 55+.
This is a GREAT deal!!
This is a GREAT deal!!
Our stay at Casa Al Mare couldn't have been better! This condo provided anything & everything we needed to enjoy our time at Dana Point! We highly recommend this rental!! It truly is a GREAT DEAL!!
- Guest Janet Thomas (Chino, CA)
- Date of stay 08/08/10
- Review Submitted 08/31/10
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway, sightseeing, pet owners.
This condo is located in one of the most beautiful areas of Orange County, and is a convenient drive to everything: grocery stores, restaurants, movies & parks. There is one shopping center within walking distance. It is light & airy, roomy, and tastefully furnished. You can walk on a serene path to the beach, and although it is more of a hike than a stroll, it is beautiful the whole way. Just don't plan to take a cooler or beach chairs unless you are really in shape, because it's uphill the whole way back! We enjoyed our week with family there, and ate in most of the time, but did enjoy the Italian food at Fratelli's. It's a great place to rent!
- Guest Christine D. (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
- Date of stay 06/20/10
- Review Submitted 07/12/10
Loved the condo, it was so quiet! Really enjoyed the hot tub and pool area. The condo had everything you needed and the beds were great. The owner was really great to deal with. Thanks again for letting us stay!
- Guest Tara Bella (Santa Rosa, CA)
- Date of stay 04/21/10
- Review Submitted 05/04/10
Guest comment entered by owner
"This condo was our home base during a week-long stay in the area, during which we visited the Disney parks, Universal Studios Hollywood, and San Diego. Since we were visiting these various, rather spread-out places/attractions, we wanted to stay at a central location -- and to avoid the super-touristy areas. This place fit the bill perfectly! First of all, I should say that the condo is beautiful and very comfortable. It was obvious that much care had been taken in choosing the decor and furnishings; we felt like we were staying in someone's lovely home! The entire place was exceptionally clean, and everything was in excellent condition. We like to rent condos, cottages, etc. (as opposed to staying in hotels) when we're on vacation whenever possible, and have stayed in many. This was hands down the best-equipped place we've ever stayed. There were many thoughtful touches, and the binder full of area information, maps, etc. (compiled by the owner) was wonderful! I woud also like to mention that the owner was very friendly, helpful and accommodating as we were making arrangements for our stay.
- Guest Tim
- Date of stay 03/20/10
- Review Submitted 04/26/10
Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Years $1775/wk - $325/daySpecial Rate - High Season Discount $1,575 weekly only from Sunday to Sunday High Season $1775/wk -June 15-Sept 15 weekly only from Sunday to Sunday Low Season $875/wk - Sept 15-June15th Major Holidays- $325/nt $1775/wk $2500/month September - June $125 cleaning fee, $375 refundable security deposit Accept MC, VISA, PayPal (add 3%)Discounts: 10% off regular rates for returning guests (not applicable with any other advertised discount) Credit Cards Accepted *** ASK ABOUT OUR CORPORATE DISCOUNTS for frequent corporate guests
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Clubhouse, pool and spa
Golf next door at Monarch Golf Links
Master bedroom with Cal King bed
Walking path to Salt Creek Beach
2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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