The Beach

Just 350 yards from one of the worlds most acclaimed beaches in Laguna Beach, The Ranch at Laguna Beach presents a variety of California beach resort and vacation activities. Take the beach path or complimentary shuttle to Aliso Beach and dine at Lost Pier Café. Spend some time exploring the 30 beaches and coves along the 7 miles of coastline. Surfing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), skimboarding, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, dolphin safaris, tide pool exploration and other invigorating water activities are offered locally.


Lost Pier CafeLost Pier Cafe

Barefoot beach cafe serving up fresh California cuisine + iconic palm-fringed Pacific views.

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Guests may charge Lost Pier costs to their rooms.


Young's Beach ShackYoung's Beach Shack

Young's Beach Shack is a coastal classic, reimagined. Our new beachside café welcomes locals and visitors alike to stop by for a drink and a bite, and enjoy the incredible and culturally rich Salt Creek Beach.

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Aliso BeachBeach Access

For a golf cart shuttle to Pacific Coast Hwy, dial ‘0’ from your room phone or stop by the Front Desk for guest services.

Aliso Beach and Lost Pier Café are also accessible on foot. Take about an 8 min walk on the Beach Path, turn left when you get to Pacific Coast Hwy. You’ll cross the bridge and make your way down the stairs on your left. There is a pedestrian tunnel on your left that takes you to Aliso Beach. For Lost Pier Café, take a left at the sand walk way toward the lifeguard tower. Look for the blue umbrellas!

Activities

Aliso Beach is family friendly, pet friendly and includes a seaside playground and limited fire pits that are first come first serve, public restrooms and showers.

Beach Hours

Daily 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Parking $3 per hour


Beach Cam

Special Offers

Pillows & Pancakes

Press pause to welcome Spring & Summer with a restorative stay at The Ranch. Our Pillows & Pancakes Package invites you to indulge with daily breakfast credits at Harvest, The Porch, Lost Pier or Room Service. 

Includes:

  • Daily $50 breakfast credit per room
  • Waived overnight parking 

Valid for 2+ night stays through June 2024 and 3+ night stays during July and August 2024 for select arrival dates through September 1, 2024.

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Longer Days, Longer Stays

Make the most of summer in Laguna Beach with your own curated blend of coastal adventures and total relaxation. From morning golf to beach days and sunset swims to fireside cocktails, you’ll be asking to stay even longer. Which is why when you book five nights at The Ranch, the 5th night is on us!

Includes:

  • Complimentary night when staying five nights 
  • Waived resort fee and waived overnight parking fee included on the complimentary 5th night

Valid for select stay dates between May 24, 2024 - September 6, 2024.

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