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Spectacular Views, Secluded Large Pvt Grounds, Close to Beach

Woods Cove, Laguna Beach, CA, USA
  • Cottage950 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay31 nights

Chateau / Country House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-6)

Enjoy gorgeous panoramic ocean and coastline views from Casa Maria. Nestled in the hills at the end of a cul de sac, this very special home offers utmost privacy, peace and tranquility. Beautiful hardwood floors, fireplace in living room, large front deck for relaxing and outdoor dining. Kitchen with bar setting, full bath with shower tub, ocean view master bedroom with queen bed, bonus room off living room with sofa sleeper and flat screen TV and DVD player. Incredible grounds (1/2 acre), with pristine open space stretching down to the sea- minutes from the beach, park, restaurants and downtown Laguna Beach. Truly a hidden gem!


Owner/Property Manager

Member Since 2012
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
Mar 28, 2018
About Owner/Property Manager

We are world travelers, we enjoy adventure and the outdoors. Casa Maria is a dream come true.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this Cottage in 2011

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Woods Cove

Casa Maria is the result of 21 years of hard work. It is special to us as it brings us back to an area in Laguna Beach where the lineage of our family has resided since 1939.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 sleep sofa /futon


        • 1 Bathroom

            Location Type

              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean
              • Ocean View


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Covered Parking
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Wireless Internet


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining Area


                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television


                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                      • Wood Deck


                                          • cinemas
                                          • health/beauty spa
                                          • live theater
                                          • museums
                                          • restaurants
                                          • theme parks
                                          • water parks
                                          • zoo

                                            Leisure Activities

                                              • antiquing
                                              • bird watching
                                              • boating
                                              • horseback riding
                                              • shopping
                                              • sight seeing
                                              • walking
                                              • whale watching
                                              • wildlife viewing

                                                Local Services & Businesses

                                                  • fitness center

                                                    Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                      • sailing
                                                      • basketball court
                                                      • fishing
                                                      • golf
                                                      • hiking
                                                      • jet skiing
                                                      • kayaking
                                                      • mountain biking
                                                      • cycling
                                                      • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                      • snorkeling
                                                      • snorkeling/diving
                                                      • surfing
                                                      • swimming
                                                      • tennis
                                                      • wind-surfing


                                                          • Newly renovated: new furniture, linens, kitchen accessories, BBQ etc. 2nd bedroom has a separate entrance. Large view deck with new patio furniture and gas heather.

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            20 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews


                                                            Peter R.

                                                            This peaceful and simple place made for a wonderful retreat minutes from the best of Laguna Beach.

                                                            Breath taking view of the ocean. Quite and Sorel!

                                                            charity g.

                                                            My only complaint is that we couldn't stay longer. Ruth thank you for being such a wonderful host and always getting back with us in such a timely manner. The place was magical, everything you need is there and then some.

                                                            A Perfect Spot!

                                                            Jeffrey S.Overland Park

                                                            If you are looking for a quiet getaway close to Laguna Beach, this is your place! The views are especially spectacular at sunrise and sunset (as well as all other times of the day). Even though you can barely make out the Pacific Coast Highway in the distance, you cannot hear any traffic or noise from any direction. It was so dark and silent at night in this seemingly isolated cottage, I was a little spooked the first night - but I quickly got over that! In the description of this property, the owner mentions "incredible grounds" which, although sounds hyperbolic, is actually an understatement. The temperatures at night got quite cool (mid-50s), and there are plenty of extra blankets/throws. I advise closing the drapes on the Pacific side during the day while you are out as it gets quite warm in the sun-drenched main rooms.

                                                            There was no real need to contact the owner while I stayed at Casa Maria. I had a little freak-out regarding the wifi password (is "0" a letter or a number kind of thing), and Ruth responded within seconds. I felt that if I really needed something or had a question, she would be quick to respond.

                                                            The overwhelmingly positive reviews are accurate: I only booked Casa Maria for three days, and I regret that I hadn't booked for longer

                                                            Hope To Return

                                                            chris l.los angeles

                                                            We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Casa Maria. The ocean views are stunning, particularly at sunset, and the quiet property has a lot of character. There are many dining options in Laguna Beach (Broadway was a favorite) but it was always a pleasure just to sit on the deck of the cottage with a glass of wine and admire the view. Owner Ruth was quick to respond to any questions.....hope to be back soon!

                                                            LIVING LIKE A LOCAL

                                                            Chris G.

                                                            Our stay at Casa Maria made us feel like we were at home. Having everything that was needed and being so close to everything made it all so perfect for what we needed.The peace and quite of the early mornings and the dark star filled nights were amazing. The view was absolutely stunning and looked over the big blue ocean.

                                                            Casa Maria Weekend

                                                            Marcos B.

                                                            Awesome experience,,hope to stay many more times.


                                                            Woods Cove, Laguna Beach, CA, USA

                                                            Hike to the beach. Rare Laguna Beach property with 1/2 acre of enchanted wild garden land with gorgeous unobstructed 180 degree Ocean Views! This property is truly a historical gem, private, intimate and tucked away in the magnificent hills of Laguna Beach over looking the Pacific Ocean! Stand up paddle boarding, whale watching, 24 miles to Disneyland, close to John Wayne Airport, LegoLand, Knott's Berry Farm, within 50 miles of Los Angeles and San Diego. Close to Laguna Beach art festivals, theater, restaurants, shopping and activities. Free summer open air shuttle takes guests to local city attractions.


                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            From $4,200 - $7,200/per month October through May: $4,200 per month ($140/night when entire month is booked); October through May; daily rates: $200/nt weekdays Sun-Th and $300/nt weekends Fri-Sat ; June through September: $7,200 per month ($240/night when entire month is booked); June through September: daily rates: $295/nt weekdays Sun-Th and $395/nt weekends Fri-Sat; One time Cleaning fee $200

                                                            20 Reviews
                                                            Exceptional 5/5
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