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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Monarch Beach reviews
BEST Vacation Rental EVER!!
"This was our first all family Trip to California. While we were in California 10 days we only got to spend 4 days in Dana Point. We all hated to leave Villa Tortuga!
The condo was absolutely beautiful and it was in the perfect location. We couldn't believe all of the ammenities- top notch, and Gus has thought of everything! (I really mean EVERYTHING! I expected things like beach towels and some equipment; but first aid kit, binoculars, pantry items? WOW!)
We had breakfast on the airy deck and dinner in the spacious dining area. WiFi worked well and there were plenty of DVDs as well as books and magazines. Gus has all the information you need printed up and well organized. The beach is wonderful and just a short walk (or taxi ride) to the Ritz Carlton, where we attended a wedding.
The location is also very close to the harbor and the Ocean Institute. We got to see some of the tall ships while we attended a reception there.
Maybe I shouldn't say so many good things about this condo-- it might not be available next time we want to stay in Dana Point.
Exceptional place, Gus. You really have a winner in Villa Tortuga."
Guest: First Time In CaliforniaDate of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: September 16, 2014
"We are very pleased to have found this choice property. It is quiet, clean, & has an ocean view off of a nicely furnished balcony deck!!! The location is outstanding & is a very safe gated community. Our hosts/property managers are professionals, helpful, & responsive !! We have stayed 3x & already have a return trip planned...a home away from home!!! Thank you!!!"
Guest: Cathy & Jim T.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 26, 2015
"It can be hard to find a great rental that is well kept and has everything promised. I can assure you that this rental is very clean / high amenities/ has all the accommodations you could imagine! Mike (rental owner) is of great assistance with anything we had questions about or needed during our stay and even checked up with us throughout our stay to make sure everything was going well for us! Perfect for families & couples alike. Very thankful that we found this property! Thanks again for everything mike!"
Guest: John N.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 26, 2015
"We totally enjoyed our stay at the Dana Point beach condo. The condo is completely furnished with everything you could possibly need including upscale linens, kitchen utensils, pots and pans, cookie sheets, 3 flat screen TVs, DVD blue ray player, wireless internet, and BBQ. It really feels like a home and would be so easy to live there permanently. The condo has light coming in from three sides in the living room making it bright and inviting with a very open feeling. Off the living room is a patio and off the dining area is a large patio with
grill for BBQing. The condo is very comfortable. There is a large leather recliner chair and very nice sofa in the living room. The bathrooms are very well stocked with all the cleaning products you need and first aid kit, toilet paper, tissues, and liquid soap and lotion. I have never stayed anywhere that was so well stocked with everything you need. Everything has been thought of to the last detail. My favorite was the big refrigerator. I have always had a side by side refrigerator but this freezer on top style holds so much more. Tall bottles of wine or soda fit right in the door. It is also a very quiet area. You never really hear anyone or any cars. He grounds are nicely landscaped and the pool area was fun to use. There is a spa at the pool and another spa area as well. The beautiful strands beach is right across the street and we walked the beach every single day. There is also a trail up at the top of Strand road that goes out along the point and comes around to overlook the Dana Point harbor and it circles back toward the condos. People walk their dogs by the beach everyday and you can meet many people who come to enjoy the view, especially at sunset. It was whale watching season so we saw many whales spouting through their blow holes and breaching. Also we spotted dolphins swimming near the shore. We hated to leave as it was such a wonderful place to be! Also the owners have provided information on restaurants nearby that are their favorites. If you search prices you will not find a place as nice as the beach condo. I know as I searched Huntington Beach and San Clemente. So I highly recommend the beach condo. Did I say how tastefully decorated it is? I am missing it already! Also I should mention how easy it was to check in and check out with Steve and Laurie's daughter Katie. We enjoyed getting to know her a little. Everything has been thought of to make your stay absolutely awesome!!!"
Guest: Debbie K.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 31, 2015