LAGUNA BEACH, CA — Need a break from the rigors of everyday life? Take advantage of these lodging packages during the winter season. Retreat to Laguna Beach, where the sunshine is plentiful, the climate balmy and the waves are waiting to energize you as well as lull you to a restful sleep.

Here are just a few packages….

Inn at Laguna Beach

Receive 20% off the best available rate, a $25 gas card and free parking (a $25 value). When you book your stay, be sure to mention the “Visitors Center Special” if calling to reserve.

Pacific Edge Hotel – Beach Bound Babies

A two-night stay in an oceanfront room with connecting kiddo room, Children’s Amenity, Cool Kids Club Cabana Package, Oceanfront Indoor/Outdoor day-use cabana for up to 10 guests from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., VIP Cabana Host-Catered Food and Beverage (Mama’s Special Sauce: 1 Pitcher of Specialty Cocktails, 2 Adult Platters, 1 Children’s Platter) for a total of $1,324. Visit or call 949-281-5704 to book this package.

Pacific Edge Hotel – Romantic Dreams & Romance Package

Overnight Accommodations, Exclusive reserved table at The Beach House Restaurant (includes a prix fixe menu by Chef Michael), chocolate-covered strawberries & Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label Champagne delivered to your room, Two 60-Minute Couples Massages by Athena Day Spa, distinctive pillow from the Dream Menu for a most relaxing and restful sleep, Edge Card Perks (10% Discount throughout Laguna Beach), Access to the Laguna Health Club. Package valid through December 30, 2012. Three (3) days advance purchase required. Rates subject to space availability and minimum night stay requirements. Taxes and gratuities not included. Visit or call 949-281-5704 to book this package.

Sunset Cove Villas – Getaway Special

Stay 3 or more nights between November 17, 2012 and February 28, 2013 and save 20% off of the standard nightly rate. Enjoy welcome champagne, two breakfast or lunch coupons to the famous Orange Inn, enclosed garage parking for one car, and Wi-Fi Internet access, all included. Special offer subject to availability at time of reservation. Call 949-376-5396 to book.


Visit for a complete list of hotel packages.


What is there to do in Laguna Beach during winter?

During your stay in Laguna Beach, enjoy some of these activities to take advantage of the offerings of our quaint village. Most are within walking distance of your lodging.


1st Thursdays Art Walk

Tour art galleries throughout Laguna Beach from 6-9 p.m. with artist demonstrations, exhibition openings and wine & cheese receptions. Admission is free to the galleries and Laguna Art Museum. Free shuttle service.


Artist Open Studios

Explore the private working studios of some of Laguna Canyon’s best-known professional artists as part of a self-guided tour held every first Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., from October through March.


Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruises

Hop aboard an excursion to view sea life up-close all year round.

Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Safari


Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching


Newport Landing Whale Watching


Discover downtown Laguna Beach

The walkable downtown is filled with an array of dining and shopping options,  charming galleries and public art. Dining and spa choices with Pacific Ocean views also await. Stop by the Visitors Center at 381 Forest Avenue for guide maps.


Eco Bike Tour

View historic neighborhoods rarely seen by visitors, bucolic canyons and vast green belts in this guided tour. Safe, scenic and invigorating.


Eco Kayak Tour

Paddle our magnificent coastline to view sea lions in their native habitat, plus fish, marine birds and perhaps even dolphins and whales in this guided two-hour tour twice daily.


Laguna Art Museum

Current Exhibitions:

The Permanent Collection through Jan. 20, 2013 and Feb. 24-April 28, 2013

Timothy J. Clark through Jan. 20, 2013

ex·pose: macha suzuki through Jan. 20, 2013

Permission to Play through Jan. 20, 2013


Laguna Culinary Arts

Take a cooking class or enjoy wine & cheese pairings at the wine & cheese shop.


Laguna Playhouse

The oldest continually operating theater on the West Coast in an intimate setting, take in the production of “Plaid Tidings” through Dec. 23, 2012.


Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Plan a visit to this Laguna Canyon gem, the only marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation center of its kind in Orange County, Calif. Free (donations welcome) and open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


The 22nd Annual Sawdust Winter Fantasy, “Art for the Holidays,” open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the following weekend days: December 1, 2 and December 8, 9, 2012. Features more than 170 artisans, live entertainment, carolers, as well as art demonstrations, glass blowing and hands-on art projects for adults and children. And of course, Santa will be there.


Sawdust Studio Art Classes at the Sawdust Art Festival grounds every Friday & Saturday at 10 a.m and 2 p.m. Classes are taught by professional artists in a variety of media. Gift certificates are also available. Cost: $95 per class (includes materials).



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