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Most Popular Beach Rental- Affordable Luxury Steps to the Sand

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)


Crashing Waves Cabana LLC, welcomes you to Salt Creek Beach, the most beautiful beach in California. This newly remodeled 1000 square foot two bedroom two bathroom luxury condominium is ideally located west of Pacific Coast Highway and is a short five minute walk to the third best rated beach in the United States, according to the Men's Journal Magazine. Many celebrities have beach homes in the area used to get away from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood.

Both the Ritz Carlton and the St. Regis have developed world class five-star resorts in our community to take advantage of this beautiful beach paradise. Having traveled extensively around the world, we worked diligently to think of everything you will need to have the best vacation ever, in a cost effective manner. We designed our home to be peaceful, romantic and yet cozy.

The main living space offers beautiful Spanish tile, a gourmet French Country kitchen, artwork by local artists, a 42 inch plasma screen TV, and two very comfortable couches. The kitchen has all of the utensils and appliances you will need to cook wonderful meals, and the dining area seats four.

The master bedroom offers gorgeous hardwood floors, a queen-sized bed with finely appointed 500 thread count Macy’s linens, and a 30 inch flat screen LCD-TV with built-in DVD player. The master bathroom is spa like, with Italian travertine tile and a Jacuzzi soaking tub. There is also a wonderful outdoor lanai off the master suite. Our second bedroom also offers beautiful distressed wood floors and a 30 inch flat screen TV/DVD. The bedroom can be set up to accommodate two twin beds, a Day-Bed or we can join the two twin beds to make California king. This room also offers a wonderful outdoor lanai.

Our location is ideal, with everything you need close by. There are over 40 casual to upscale restaurants, boutiques, and art galleries within a five minute stroll. The world famous art colony, Laguna Beach, is two miles to the North. Historic San Juan Capistrano is four miles East. Catalina Island is a 1-hour ferry ride from our harbor.

Compare our beautiful decor and family-friendly condo to any local hotel or vacation rental and we are confident you will want to stay with us. Our goal is to provide you an environment that will help to create wonderful memories that will last a lifetime.

Keywords: Condominium

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Jason Colaco
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018


Monarch Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Beach accessories provided, including body boards, toys, beach towels, umbrella, a cooler and a backpack.


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Most Popular Beach Rental- Affordable Luxury Steps to the Sand
average rating of 4.5652175 based on 23 reviews

Great Location and Accommodations

  • 4 of 5

The condo is in a very nice location, easy access to Pacific Coast Highway. Condo was clean and accommodated our family of 4. The kitchen was well stocked as well as plenty of towels and linens. The pool and hot tub are a short walk from the condo and was a nice place to start and end our days. The walk to the ocean is beautiful with lots of steps for beach access. There is a trolley for beach access that helps if you have accessibility issues unfortunately it was out of service during our stay, however there are many area beaches that are easily accessible that are within a short drive.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place from which to explore southern Orange County

  • 4 of 5

This is a clean, spacious well-laid out condo that is ideally located for exploring southern Orange County, especially Dana Point and Laguna Beach. By providing us with clear directions and suggestions, the owner made it easy to find and access the unit. We only stayed three nights in order to attend our son's wedding in Laguna Beach, but my wife wanted to stay longer. The condo is a short walk to Strand Beach. On Saturday, I took a long walk on the beach and couldn't have enjoyed it more. For older guests, be advised that there is a tram available at the north end of the park to take you up and down to the beach. Another highlight of our trip was going to the Dana Point Wharf and taking a two-hour boat tour on Friday morning. We say hundreds of dolphins, several sea lions and a grey whale, which was a thrill. The owner provided several suggestions for eating spots, but one that we visited a couple of times is Tutor & Spunky's Deli in Dana Point, which is a restaurant frequented mostly by locals. It has excellent sandwiches, soups and salads, which you can eat there or take to the beach. We would definitely stay at this condo again and would recommend it to others, considering its location and price.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at this property. The owner had great communication, so getting to the location was very easy. The condo was very clean when we arrived. We loved the area as it was very close to the beach. I highly recommend the property.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2013
  • Stayed: October 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dana Point Rental

  • 4 of 5

The unit was very comfortable. I was glad to see that the requirement to bring your own propane for the BBQ was in error. (We didn't use it, but the thought of having to lug a propane tank for one or two meals was nuts.) The only thing that didn't work was the ice maker, however we were able to buy ice and survived. I was glad that I brought a small bar of soap and my own shampoo as well. It wasn't listed on the "provided" list and if you pay attention to that, you will do well. My wife and I took a great walk across the street to the beach one morning and it is really beautiful. We would go back and also recommendd it to anyone else!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Grand Week at The Strand!

  • 5 of 5

We were looking forward to "coming back to Orange County" after relocating to Seattle last Summer and enjoying so much of what the Dana Point - Laguna Beach Area has to offer and doing things we didn't take the time to enjoy in our 23 years here.

Always key to enjoying vacation, for us, anyway, are the accomodations and we couldn't have been happier with the Condo, it's accomodations, cleanliness, functionality and proximity to the Beach. "It" lived up to all we read about it on the site, in the other reviews and we look forward to a return trip. It was as it appeared in all the photos and all appliances, amenities, etc were in working order.

Huge props to Jason C who was very responsive to our needs, answering questions as the time approached, flexibility in our check-in due to a wedding we had to get to that day and his support and response after I reached out to him to raise a concern about some construction going on in the Community during our stay.

Being in the retail food and drug business, I am always keenly aware of opportunities to provide a great guest experience and am equally critical when "it ain't happening!"......well, Jason saw the opporutnity and seized it!

Can't fully express my family's appreciation for how we were treated and how much we enjoyed the property! We were in need of some "down-time" and "family time" and we took advantage of all the opportunities to do just that!

I highly recommend the property and look forward to our next trip back to see friends!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun Week in Dana Point

  • 4 of 5

Condo was nice. Beds were comfortable. Owners were responsive to problems we reported to them and resolved issues quickly. The only big problem we had was really out of the owners control, but it would have been nice to know, was that there was major construction going on in the condo complex and the staging area was right outside the condo, so there was the sound of trucks going back and forth from 7AM to 5PM Monday through Friday. Fortunately we were usually out of the condo by 10AM everyday, and didn't return until after 5:00PM. Other than the construction, the complex was very quite. There is a nice pool in the complex which is away from the sound of construction. The beach is about a 10 min. walk away and it was spectacular. The water was warm, Lifeguards are on duty. Nice beach to walk on in the morning. Great place for kids to play in the sand. The only problem with the beach was that there are a lot of stairs to get to the beach, and even though there is a funicular to take you from the top of the stairs to the bottom of the stairs, if you can't walk the stairs. There is still a steep paved ramp to walk down to get to the sand. This beach would not be too accessible if you have walking problems or are in a wheel chair. My mother who is 87 couldn't walk down the ramp to the sand. There are, however, other beaches in the area that don't have that issue. This is just the only beach in walking distance. The Dana Point Marina was about a 10 min Drive away. There are some good Restaurants close by in the marina area and in downtown Dana Point. Especially Thai This. Laguna Beach is only short drive up the coast, with its great beach and lots of shopping. Had a fabulous week in the sun.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning Fee $150

Note that holiday rates will vary from standard rates, please inquiry with Jason for holiday pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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