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  • Destination in California
  • Family getaway
  • Outdoor adventures
  • Spring break destination
  • Hiking trails

Best Vacation Rentals in Dana Point

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Dana Point, Orange County
Vacation Rental • 1841 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
With approximately 1850 Sq Ft. this detached two story home has two master bedrooms plus a loft upstairs. The main master has a Cal-king bed and balcony with golf course, Ocean and Catalina Island views + 40' flat screen TV, Roku with Netflix and many other streaming channels and Blue Ray DVD player. Smaller master bedroom has a twin bed with a pullout twin Trundle. Loft has a full size sofa/click-clack bed with golf and ocean views. Downstairs includes formal dining room, with 4 chairs. Kitchen with stainless steel appliances, 5 burner gas stove with oven and 8 bar stools. The golf front b...
from $454 / night
Dana Point, Orange County
Vacation Rental • 1066 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(10 reviews)
Beautifully upgraded upper unit condo across from Strand Beach. Enjoy ocean breezes from the beach across the street and a peekaboo view from the Living Room. Lounge at the pool and jacuzzi or hike the trails to Dana Point Harbor!This condo is surrounded by multi-million dollar homes and the Ritz Carlton. This is one of the most highly-upgraded units in the complex. Designer touches in every room highlighted by soft recessed lighting and a beautiful creek stone fireplace, huge flat screen TV and stylish white leather sofas. All new furnishings throughout and a completely remodeled kitchen w...
from $216 / night
Dana Point, Orange County
Vacation Rental • 1195 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(20 reviews)
Located near restaurants, beaches, hotels, and the harbor in Dana Point! 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, dining room, and living room with sofa bed. Master bedroom includes a king size bed, TV & cable, shower & private bathroom, and large walk in closet. Second bedroom includes a queen bed, full dresser, comfy armchair, and also a large walk in closet. Second bathroom is located next to second bedroom. Fully functioning kitchen with small breakfast table, Keurig 2.0, microwave, oven, & large fridge. Large dining room table seats 8! Living room includes 50" flat screen sma...
from $186 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Dana Point

$343for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$496 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Dana Point

15%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
19% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Dana Point

Amazing rental locations in Dana Point

Plan your next trip to the stunning beachside city of Dana Point. This city is located in the southern part of Orange County within the state of California, United States of America. With a population of 33,351 inhabitants, this is the ideal place to go if you are looking to be at the beach in a less crowded destination. Dana Point has one of the only harbors on the coast of Orange County and it's known to be a popular destination for surfers. The city takes its name from the popular author Richard Henry Dana Jr. who wrote Two Years Before the Mast describing the area where Dana Point is located.

Vacation Rentals in Dana Point

The city has a stunning location along the Orange County coast which will certainly provide a scenic view from plenty of the rental properties in the area. Have your breakfast on your patio in the morning while feeling the fresh sea breeze. Spend your afternoon sunbathing or swimming in your private pool. Have your friends over for a delicious barbecue in your garden. These are some of the memories you could be making with accommodation in Dana Point.

Vacations in Dana Point

The area and getting around

There are plenty of ways you can make your journey to Dana Point. If you are looking to drive to your destination, the coastal city of Dana point has ready access via State Route 1 which connects to many of the neighboring cities. On the other hand, you will also be able to do the journey by bus using regional buses as well as private coach buses such as Greyhound. Lastly, if you want to fly to your destination, the closest airports you will be able to find near Dana Point are the Santa Ana Airport, the Los Angeles Airport and the San Diego Airport. These airports will be able to provide you with commercial flights to international and national destinations.

Where to eat in Dana Point

You will be able to find plenty of delicious eateries in the coastal city of Dana Point. If you want to have some fresh seafood, head over to the Salt Creek Grille. Here you will find a welcoming restaurant that is open for lunch on weekends and Sunday brunch, while dinner is served only from Tuesday to Friday. The menu will provide you with a selection of appetizers, salads, seafood chowder, sandwiches, burgers, and main entrees. Another great spot for breakfast can be found at the Stacks Pancake Ho use. The menu here features creative omelets, pancakes, waffles and egg dishes, as well as Mexican-inspired entrees.

Travelers and activities

Dana Point for outdoor explorers

There are plenty of ways for you to explore the great outdoors while visiting Dana Point. Explore the waters of the coast with Dana Point Harbor Kayaking Adventure. Here you will be able to rent out a canoe or a kayak and go on tours of the coastal part of Dana Point with expert guides. Another great outdoor activity can be found at Lantern Bay Park. This popular park features an ocean view, path lighting, as well as a basketball court and playground.

Dana Point for family activities

You will be able to find plenty of ways to enjoy quality family time together while visiting Dana Point. Head over to Doheny Beach for a day out in the sun with the kids. Here you will find Wheel Fun Rentals where you can rent out beach cruisers, boogie boards, and paddleboards. If you wish to keep it simple, you can always just go for a swim and build sandcastles. On the other hand, another great activity can be done with Westwind Sailing. Take the family to sailing lessons and explore the coasts of Dana Point on board a boat.

Did you know that Dana Point is known to be the most romantic spot in California?

Top 5 travel tips for Dana Point

1.Heritage Park

Spend your afternoon at the park with your dog. This is one of the most popular parks in the area and it also allows you to bring dogs and let them off the leash.

2.Capistrano Beach

Enjoy a day under the sun at the beach. This place is located in south Dana Point and it's perfect to play beach volleyball, take a bike ride, and just relax.

3. Go Surfing

One of the most popular activities in Dana Point is surfing. At Girl in the Curl, you will be provided with surfing lessons for ages 5 years to adult.

4.Ocean Institute

Learn about the local marine life. This ocean museum will teach you all about the science and maritime history of Orange County.

5.Movies in the Park

Spend a splendid evening watching movies. Here you will be able to bring a blanket and some snacks to enjoy a movie in the open air.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Dana Point

How much did it cost for a vacation rental in Dana Point last year?

Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average price of around $496 per night.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

If it is your aim to save the maximum during your visit to Dana Point, pack your bags and travel there in March ($429 per night on average), January ($466), or July ($470), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Dana Point?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Dana Point, the months when you will pay the most are, in order of highest to lowest, November, September and May, with average prices per night of $565, $562, and $516, respectively.

Do I need to plan a trip to Dana Point well in advance?

If you decide to put Dana Point on your bucket list, we recommend planning your vacation ahead of time because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 94% of rentals booked the previous year.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

Last year, the months with more available accommodation of the year in Dana Point were August, October and January, with average availabilities of 12%, 12%, and 8%, respectively.

Are there many vacation rentals in Dana Point?

In Dana Point we have an extensive catalog of approximately 150 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 2 local and international providers.

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