Fact Sheet

Thank you for your interest in The Ranch at Laguna Beach.
For press inquiries, please contact:

Catherine Holden
Account Executive,
Victoria King Public Relations

12381 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 203, Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 207-5175www.vkpr.com[email protected]

  • Opened

    December 18, 2016

  • Address

    31106 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

  • Access

    An 18-mile drive from Orange County's John Wayne International Airport (SNA); 75 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and 85 minutes from San Diego International Airport (SAN).

  • Location

    Midway between Los Angeles and San Diego in the picturesque Southern California community of Laguna Beach, The Ranch at Laguna Beach is set among the steep walls of Aliso and Wood Canyons. Where the hills meet the Pacific Ocean in a convergence of Mother Nature’s own magnum opus, The Ranch at Laguna Beach represents the best of Laguna all in one place.

  • Facilities

    The Ranch at Laguna Beach offers 97 rooms providing a reimagined full-service luxury lifestyle hotel. Spread across 87 acres, the resort features an array of experiences and activities including farm-to-table restaurant, Harvest, Sycamore Spa by Hudson, 9-hole golf course, and more. Situated between canyon and sea, The Ranch at Laguna Beach provides convenient access to local activities including watersports and local hiking all within an awe-inspiring wilderness.

  • Awards and Accolades

    • Voted #13 Best Resort in California by Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
    • Awarded the Four Diamond Rating by AAA Travel Guides.
    • Voted #11 Best Resort in Southern California by CN Traveler Readers' Choice Awards

  • Sustainability

    As the stewards of an incredible natural landscape, The Ranch at Laguna Beach is committed to being at the forefront of sustainability and charitable efforts in our region. See our Sustainability Practices Document for our earth-friendly initiatives.

  • Accommodations

    Situated in the Aliso and Wood Canyons with nature at every turn, the completely renovated luxury lifestyle hotel embodies an authentic beach cottage flavor that fully captures the charm and artistic heritage of the quaint seaside village of Laguna Beach.
    • Interiors are created by Tuvalu Home Designs with casual, yet sophisticated elegance. The residential beach estate ambiance brings nature into indoor spaces, while harmonizing with the verdant canyon and coastal surroundings.
    • Panoramic canyon views are ample from public areas and upper guestrooms. Every path explores all 87 acres, which boast a 1⁄2 acre biodynamic garden, and outdoor activities unique to the canyons and Aliso Beach.
    • Vibrant coastal color schemes, distressed woods, period lighting, craft stonework and authentic coastal California landscapes combine to create the perfect ranch experience throughout all public areas and guestrooms.

    97 spacious guestrooms include:
    • 64 – 410 sq. ft. Canyon Rooms
    • 9 – 600 sq. ft. Creekside Studio Suites
    • 3 – 715 sq. ft. Creekside One Bedroom Suites
    • 20 – 1125 sq. ft. Cottage Two Bedroom Suites
    • The Treehouse: a 1,600 sq. ft. two-story residence, complete with private entrance, two bedrooms and 3 baths featuring a master suite and guest bedroom. Included is a full kitchen, a wrap-around deck, boasting inspiring golf course and canyon views.
    All rooms provide relaxation space on balconies and/ or patios.

  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

    The Ranch at Laguna Beach is pushing sustainability forward with electric vehicle charging stations. Our resort features two Tesla and two universal charging stations, conveniently located for our resort guests, as well as guests dining with us or visiting the spa and golf course.

    The Results:
    Offering these charging stations at no additional cost promotes sustainable travel. By facilitating eco-friendly transportation options, we're helping reduce carbon emissions and encouraging a shift towards more sustainable travel solutions.

  • In-Room Amenities

    • Oversized walk-in shower, dual vanities
    • Sustainable fair-trade coffee in compostable packaging
    • Chocolate amenity by local female chocolatier, Isabelle Knack
    • Malin + Goetz bathroom care products, biodegradable toothbrushes, and Huppy toothpaste tablets
    • Reusable Pathway water bottle
    • Complimentary beach gear upon request, includes chairs, umbrellas, towels
    • Tesla and universal car charging stations available

  • Special Treehouse Services

    • The Treehouse is gated with personalized gate key access
    • Complimentary items from mini bar and personalized pantry, determined by pre-arrival call
    • Convenient access to adjoining Treehouse Gazebo
    • Full gourmet kitchen including glass china, cookware, silverware, and an espresso machine

  • Rates

    Starting from $449

  • Dining

    Room Service is available daily
    Dining and cocktail venues include:
    Harvest: Available for 3 meals per day. Come savor the exceptional flavors of a true farm-to-table culinary experience, designed to expand your appreciation of terroir food, drink and hospitality led by Executive Chef Kyle St. John. Harvest marries the bounty of the season with the atmosphere and creativity of Laguna Beach into a dizzying array of local flavors, ingredients, and traditions of California cuisine.
    The Porch: Outdoor lounge and cafe with seven firepits overlooking the Aliso and Wood Canyons with daily live music. Showcasing the best seasonal ingredients, Ranch guests enjoy light California fare, homemade pastries, and a full bar.
    Lost Pier Cafe: Beachfront restaurant located on Aliso Beach, providing fresh, handheld classics, beer, wine, and iconic palm-fringed Pacific views.
    Harvest Garden: Located on the edge of the property, one 1⁄2 acre is dedicated to sustainable farming including a composting system and established henhouse. Harvest Garden acts as a test kitchen to create new recipes and seasonal specials at the resort’s signature restaurant, Harvest. The garden is managed by on- property farmer, Leo Goldsmith, who welcomes guests for weekly garden tours.
    Young’s Beach Shack: Located 15 mins. south of The Ranch at Laguna Beach in Dana Point, Young’s is beachside cafe and event venue serving up locally sourced, coastal cuisine, picnic provisions, beer and wine overlooking Salt Creek’s legendary surf breaks.

  • Sycamore Spa by Hudson

    Sycamore Spa embraces the healing properties of both earth and sea to quiet the mind, dissolve stress, and restore health and well-being. Spanning over 3,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, this Laguna Beach haven captures the bohemian vibe of the city’s laid-back beach lifestyle. The attentive staff and coastal- inspired offerings converge to provide an intimate and nurturing experience tailored to one’s every need.

  • Golf Course

    Our 9-hole GEO Certified Laguna golf course and country club is situated among a serene and natural setting in Orange County. The course is carved into the naturally dramatic walls of the Aliso and Wood Canyons, creating an ultra-private playing experience with stunning views and elevation changes on every fairway.

  • The Pool and Palapa Bar

    Our saline pool is heated year-round and features a soothing hot tub and palapa bar, open during peak season. Complimentary sunscreen and towel service available. The pool is open daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. The Pool Bar and pool services are available for hotel guests only and is open seasonally.

  • Fitness Program

    The fitness center is complimentary for resort guests and available 24 hours a day, featuring free weights, and Technogym’s Unity personal fitness experience- based treadmills and elliptical machines. Guests may also enjoy weekly, complimentary fitness classes, including yoga-inspired movement classes and strength training workouts.

  • Indoor and Outdoor Experiences

    Land: gardening, mountain biking, sand volleyball, bocce ball, stargazing, guided hiking at nearby preserves, and golf.
    Water: surfing, paddle boarding, skim boarding, snorkeling, dolphin safaris, deep sea fishing, tide pool exploration and much more.
    Beach Access: Located 350 yards from The Ranch, Aliso Beach is perhaps one of the most widely renowned in Laguna Beach. Home to the only fire pits along Laguna Beach, Aliso also hosts the annual Victoria Skimboards World Championship, the longest running contest of the professional circuit. The resort’s Lost Pier Cafe can be found at the south end of Aliso Beach. Fire pit rentals and s’mores packages are available through Lost Pier Café.
    • Guests are invited to ask our concierge for local biking and hiking trails, minutes from the property including 4,500 acres of wilderness and natural spaces.

  • Fees, Taxes and Service Charges

    • Resort fee: $45.60 (includes 14% occupancy tax)
    • Overnight parking fee: $25
    • City of Laguna Beach Transient Occupancy Tax: 14%
    • California Tourism Assessment Fee: 0.3%
    • Retail, food & beverage and banquet sales tax: 7.75%
    • Banquet and group service charge: 26%
    (taxable at 7.75% sales tax)

  • Parking

    • Valet and self-parking

  • Guest Services

    Personalized services at The Ranch at Laguna Beach include:
    • Fully equipped fitness facilities, spa services
    • Room service
    • Daily e-news including New York Times and Financial Times
    • Daily laundry/valet service is available, excluding Sundays and holidays
    • Bell services

  • Meeting and Event Space

    6,000 square-feet of indoor meeting space includes:
    • 3,100 square-foot Sage Ballroom (divisible by two)
    • 3,000 square-foot adjacent outdoor patio
    • 600 square-foot Willow Boardroom
    • 600 square-foot Private Dining Room located in Harvest Restaurant
    • 800 square-foot Canyon View Boardroom
    • 3,100 square-foot Canyon View Patio and Lawn
    • 500 square-foot Cottage Meeting Suites
    • Additional outdoor meeting space features event lawns adjacent to the golf course
    • Scout Camp – perfect for daytime outdoor food and beverage events and teambuilding activities up to 150 people
    • Full-service audio-visual services

  • History

    Rich in history, the legacy of this land is distinctive, appreciated and showcased throughout the resort. As you stroll the grounds, the history comes alive through historic site plaques and old photo displays.
    • 1879 George and Sarah Thurston lay claim to a 152-acre homestead and one-room wood shack
    • 1940s William “Bill” Bryant purchases an 87-acre site within Aliso Canyon and begins construction on the golf course
    • 1950 The 9-hole golf course is established as “Laguna Beach Country Club”
    • 1956 Ben and Violet Brown purchase the golf course and make plans for a destination resort
    • 1963 The “Laguna Beach Country Club and Village” is introduced
    • 1967 Ben Brown’s Restaurant and a new Golf Shop open
    • 1970 The property is renamed “Ben Brown’s Motel & Golf Course”
    • 1978 The name changes to Aliso Creek Inn & Golf Course
    • 2003 The inn is purchased by Aliso Creek Properties retaining it’s former name
    • 2014 The Ranch at Laguna Beach arrives

  • Who We Are

    The Executive Team at The Ranch at Laguna Beach includes:
    • Mark Christy, Managing Partner
    • Kurt Bjorkman, Chief Operating Officer
    Owned and operated by:
    • Laguna Beach Golf and Bungalow Village LLC.

  • Reservations

    Please contact The Ranch at Laguna Beach toll-free at (949) 499-2271 Ext. 1; or visit our website at theranchlb.com

  • Media Contacts
    Kurt Bjorkman
    Chief Operating Officer
    E-mail: [email protected]
    O: 949-715-1407
    C: 949-637-1365
    Catherine Holden
    Account Executive, Victoria King Public Relations
    12381 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 203
    Los Angeles, CA 90025
    E-mail: [email protected]
    O: 310-207-5175

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