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Million $$$ View, Great Beach, Luxury, Oceanfront, 4 Condos

(33 Reviews)

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Beautiful Whitewater Views from Patio and Living Room


Last updated: 04/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-30 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Queen bed + Convertible sofa bed , 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This 1,000 sq ft condo is a 5 Star property at the Dana Point Headlands with PATIO AND LIVING ROOM FACING THE OCEAN with fabulous coastal views. This is the best that it gets! The Building was TOTALLY RENOVATED recently. You can relax on the patio with a drink and WATCH THE WAVES and if you are lucky, you can see the DOLPHINS playing in the surf. In the evening, you can watch the SUNSET over the ocean.

The building is owned by our family and we now have all four units on short term rental. Please contact us for more information on the other units which are not reflected on this site. The pictures here represent unit #2 or 'The Travertine' which was renovated in 2010 and has 2 bedrooms, one with a king size bed and the second with a queen. There is also a double bed in the living room with lots of pillows which makes an ideal place to watch sunsets and waves (with a fireplace nearby).

There is a large PATIO with a magnificient ocean view which leads into the great room with an open kitchen and dining room. The condo had two full baths and a washer and dryer INSIDE the unit. It is located on the GROUND FLOOR and is also accessible from the garage. This makes it especially easy to come into the unit if you are carrying suitcases or shopping bags. There are NO STAIRS. The unit is handicap accessible and is completely furnished with everything you need.

There is a table and 6 chairs on the large patio overlooking the ocean which is a great place to barbecue and have dinner on a summer night. and If you are lucky, you may see the dolphins!

The unit overlooks Strands Beach - just 1/4 mile south of the famed Ritz Carlton Hotel and Salt Creek Beach Park, and is located adjacent to the path to the beach on top of the bluff. It is very quiet, peaceful and safe. It is truly one of the most unforgetable spots you will ever find. The condo is furnished impeccably and has everything you could need for a vacation...You may think you are in the Ritz Carlton. ...just bring your toothbrush!

We also have THREE other UNITS, each with a different decor, AVAILABLE in the SAME BUILDING. The unit NEXT DOOR, #1 (THE MANDELA), 2 bedroom 1.5 bath is ALMOST IDENTICAL with the same view. The unit directly upstairs, 'THE EXECUTIVE' or #4, and TOMMY BAHAMA, #3 another upstairs unit, all have the same view. ***** Please ASK ABOUT THEIR AVAILABILITY. This calender only reflects bookings when all units are filled. Please email and we can let you know which units are available and prices.

Nearest Airport : John Wayne/Santa Ana (SNA) .. 25 Miles
Nearest Ferry : Catalina Ferry from Dana Point Harbor .. 1 Mile
Nearest Train : San Clemente or San Juan Capistrano .. 2 Miles
Nearest Motorway : I-5 at US1/Camino Las Ramblas .. 5 Miles
Nearest Beach : Strands, Salt Creek Beach Park .. 100 Meters
Nearest Barpub : Bar Raya, Hennesseys, Salt Creek Grill ..1 Mile
Nearest Ski : Big Bear ..100 Miles
Nearest Golf : The Links at the Ritz Carlton .. 1 Mile
Nearest Restaurant : Caliente Cantina, The Ritz Carlton.. 1 Mile

Keywords: Oceanfront, Luxury, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, handicap accessible, Headlands, Beach, romantic, getaway, 5 Star, Kid and Dog Friendly
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Small dogs are allowed. There is a dog fee....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    The property has NO STAIRS and has an extra large entry to one bathroom which is wheelchair accessible. All floors are travertine or wood....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • One bath has a tub/shower and the second bath has a walk-in shower. All have travertine floors and granite counters and are completely remodeled...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Million $$$ VIEW from PATIO, LIVING ROOM, and KITCHEN. PATH to BEACH ADJACENT to the property which is located on bluff in the HEADLANDS, which is a multimillion dollar new development. The CONDO has been completely RENOVATED and has travertine floors, granite counters, travertine bathrooms, fireplace, flat screen 42 inch HD TV, and washer and dryer inside the unit. This condo is THE ONLY CONDO WITH THIS VIEW THAT HAS TWO FULL BATHROOMS. You will think that you are at the RItz Carlton, which is visible from the patio. The condo is furnished with the assistance of an interior designer and has all original artwork. Maid service available available upon request. PATH TO BEACH IS NEXT DOOR TO CONDO........moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    42 Inch HD TV with all Direct TV programs...moreless

  • Television:

    We have DirecTV with all channels imaginable including movie and sports channels to make your vacation a memorable one...moreless

  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    White water and beach views from patio, living room and kitchen and dining areas...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Overlooking one of the best swimming and surfing beaches in Southern California and home to a pod of dolphins....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS ....beach, coastline, surfers, dolphins.......moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS.....from patio and living room.... Catalina Island, dolphins, whales and sunsets....moreless

  • Resort:

    There is a natural preserve (The Headlands) a minute walk from the house with over 3 miles of hiking trails around the cliffs and overlooking the ocean ...moreless

  • Village:

    Lots of little shops and restaurants are nearby...moreless

  • Water View:

    The Dana Point Harbor is a 20 min walk from the house or a 5 minute drive where there are hundreds of boats and scores of restaurants and shops...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    The dining table can seat 6 and there s also a breakfast nook with 4 chairs next to the patio to watch the waves for breakfast or drinks for sunset views....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Natural Air conditioning from the ocean breeze and fans in back bedrooms. You will never need more!...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Inside the unit...moreless

  • Garage:

    Direct entry into condo. No need to hassle bags with stairs and extra walking...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality linens in all units and maid service upon request...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Our living rooms all face the ocean with magnificent views...moreless

  • Parking:

    All of our units have garages and an outside parking space...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    extra parking outside garage and on street...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    We provide towels for bathing as well as beach towels and chairs and boogie boards too!...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Inside the unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Gourmet cooking utensils available in the condo...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen has all new appliances and everything else you might need to cook gourmet meals....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Bicycle rentals are nearby...moreless

  • Boat:

    Boats to Catalina Island are 5 min away in the harbor as well as whale watching boat and catamaran trips...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large private patio overlooking the ocean just outside the living room with large table and 6 chairs for entertaining or just enjoying the view. Direct access to entry alongside the condo. All on ground floor- NO STAIRS...moreless

  • Golf:

    Public golf course is nearby...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals are in the harbor- 5 min away...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    All our units have their own barbecue located on the private patios...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public tennis courts are nearby...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.8
from 33 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 5 - Jun 23, 2017
3 night min stay
$2,200 $5,200
Jun 24 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

Sep 9 - Dec 22, 2017
3 night min stay

$2,200 $5,200
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2018
7 night min stay

Jan 3 - Mar 31, 2018
30 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Tax Rate 10%


Holiday weeks, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and Easter have a surcharge of $200.

Taxes are added to short term rentals of less than one month. There are no extra taxes paid on rentals of one month or longer. Please contact us for rates for more than one week in the summer. All rentals of one month or more have a 2 week cleaning fee included.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/28/2017
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
SNA Orange County
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Monarch Beach
5 Miles
Nearest Train
San Juan Capistrano
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Pacific Coast 1
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Monarch Beach, Dana Point, CA, USA
Nearest Beach
Strands Beach

Car: Recommended

Property is adjacent to a path to one of the best beaches (Strands Beach) in Southern California. There is a wildlife preserve with hiking trails less than 500 yards away. The property is located on the Headlands Bluff with a stunning VIEW of the coast looking toward Laguna Beach. It is the best located property in the Headlands. There is a (funicular) tram that goes to the beach nearby if you do not want to walk.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: My brother and I purchased this property in 1990. Bob was out running and found it and fell in love with the location. He told me about it and I also fell in love with the VIEW. Since then, we renovated the units, stay there occasionally and also rent them out for part of the year. Both Bob and I are in the medical profession. We love the tranquility and beauty surrounding our Dana Strands home. They are only a five minute walk to Starbucks, restaurants and cafes. They are furnished lovingly and contain original artwork. They are truly a jewel.

Why the Owner Chose Monarch Beach, Dana Point, CA, USA:
My brother and I were mesmerized with the VIEW from the property as it is simply SPECTACULAR. It is undoubtably one of the most striking views you will ever see - and that includes many from around the world. The entire property was completely renovated when we decided to make it a place where we could both go for long weekends or for a week with our families and friends. The HEADLANDS has some of the most expensive beachfront properties in Orange county. Our property is located on the edge of the BLUFF in the Headlands overlooking the ocean. It is the most ideal location at the Headlands as it is the signature property when you drive into the area. You will love it. There is also a funicular that goes down to the beach which is only a couple of minutes walk from the property.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
This condo has a VIEW TO DIE FOR. You can watch dolphins play in the surf or watch SUNSETS from the patio. The path to the beach is adjacent to the property. Outside the door there are about 2 miles of ocean view paths in the Headlands Reserve where you can hike. The property is a 10 minute walk to the Ritz Carlton and St Regis Hotels. The Ritz Carlton has the same view as ours and the St. Regis is located about one half mile from the ocean and does not compare. The condo is a FIVE STAR lodging and has everything you need to make your visit truly remarkable.

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

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  • Beautiful Whitewater Views from Patio and Living Room

    Beautiful Whitewater Views from Patio and Living Room

  • View of Patio and Ocean from Living Room

    View of Patio and Ocean from Living Room

  • Ocean View from Front Patio

    Ocean View from Front Patio

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Extra Seating (Double Bed) in Living Room with Ocean View

    Extra Seating (Double Bed) in Living Room with Ocean View

  • Double Sink in Kitchen with Ocean View

    Double Sink in Kitchen with Ocean View

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Second Bathroom

    Second Bathroom

  • Second Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Second Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • Front of Home

    Front of Home

  • Ariel View of the Headlands - Property is located in the Middle Right

    Ariel View of the Headlands - Property is located in the Middle Right

  • Path to the Beach is adjacent to the Property

    Path to the Beach is adjacent to the Property

  • Ocean View from Front Patio

    Ocean View from Front Patio

  • Breakfast Nook with Stone Fireplace and breathtaking Ocean Views

    Breakfast Nook with Stone Fireplace and breathtaking Ocean Views

  • Kitchen with View of Ocean

    Kitchen with View of Ocean

  • Granite Countertops in Gourmet Open Kitchen with Ocean View.

    Granite Countertops in Gourmet Open Kitchen with Ocean View.

  • Kitchen with Gas Stove and Cabinets

    Kitchen with Gas Stove and Cabinets

  • Second Bath with Travertine Shower

    Second Bath with Travertine Shower

  • Master Bathroom with Granite Counters and Travertine Floor and Bath

    Master Bathroom with Granite Counters and Travertine Floor and Bath

  • Beautiful plants in the house.....

    Beautiful plants in the house.....

  • Enchanting Sunset View from Patio

    Enchanting Sunset View from Patio

  •  View of Southern California Coastline from the Patio

    View of Southern California Coastline from the Patio

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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