Where to stay around Dana Point?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 955 holiday lettings near Dana Point. From 371 houses to 294 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dana Point is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Dana Point?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Dana Point:

  • Lantern Village: 161 holiday homes
  • Monarch Beach: 210 holiday homes
  • Monarch Bay: 28 holiday homes
  • Marquesa: 80 holiday homes
  • Del Obispo: 121 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dana Point?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dana Point. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Coach House: 2,141 holiday lettings
  • Dana Point Harbor: 2,128 holiday lettings
  • Salt Creek Beach Park: 2,172 holiday lettings
  • Lantern Bay County Park: 2,133 holiday lettings
  • Nature Interpretive Center: 2,152 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dana Point listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Dana Point?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 371 houses in Dana Point. Our other popular types of Dana Point holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 294 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 76 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 65 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dana Point?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 346 holiday homes with pool available in Dana Point. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make holiday rental accommodation a holiday condo in Dana Point, California your home away from home

    Dana Point is a beautiful coastal town in Orange County, California, famous for its luxury marina, Marine Institute and top water sports credentials. For anyone with a love of the sea or of the beach, a holiday condo in Dana Point, especially those on the coastline, will be a dream come true. Described many years ago as ‘the only romantic spot in California’, it is still obvious to those arriving for the first time at their self catering accommodation in Dana Point that you may as well take this as true; it would take a very long time to discover anywhere even rivalling Dana Point for beauty and character.

    Things to do on holiday in Dana Point, California

    Life in a holiday condo in Dana Point will almost certainly revolve around the sea. The beaches are wonderfully picturesque, with the long stretches of sand in the Salt Creek Beach Park being particularly popular with those staying in holiday condos in Dana Point’s beachside areas. There is plenty of scope for swimming, snorkelling and fishing from the beach, and self catering accommodation in Dana Point is particularly popular with California’s many surfers as when conditions are right, the Pacific rollers break off the coast, surging towards the golden sands which line the coast. Doheny Beach is considered one of the finest surfing spots in southern California, and the famous sands of Huntington Beach are close by, housing the International Surf Museum. If you have an interest, the Ocean Institute in Dana Point is a fascinating centre for a maritime education. The museum is one of the best organised, displayed and arranged museum I know of, and is well worth exploring from a Dana Point holiday condo.

    There are some fantastic routes for kayaks along the coast too, weaving in amongst the bluffs and inlets which make up the coastline. During the annual whale migration, you can get some magnificent sightings from a beachside holiday condo in Dana Point, and if you are struggling to spot a whale, try looking out towards Catalina Island.

    Dana Point Harbour is a magnificent feat of engineering, and is a great centre of activity in the town. There are some fantastic shops, restaurants and cafes surrounding the harbour, which houses over 2,500 boats when at full capacity. Renting catamarans to sail, boats for fishing out in the Pacific, jet skis and speed boats for water skiing is all very easy from self catering accommodation in Dana Point, and if you do not wish to captain your own vessel for the day, there are numerous charters to rent too.

    Places to visit on holiday in Dana Point, California

    Huntington Beach is a surfer’s paradise. There is a long and rich history between Huntington Beach and surfing, which is displayed with pride in the fascinating International Surf Museum. In the summer, Huntington Beach is also the host to the USA’s Surfing Masters, and is within easy striking distance of a holiday condo in Dana Point.

    Weather in Dana Point, California

    Dana Point has a wonderful, reliable climate, with warm summers and very mild winters. January, February and March have the only rainfall worth mentioning, but even then, monthly temperatures still average over 16˚C. During the summer (June until the beginning of October) sees average temperatures reaching up to 30˚C in a good year.

    Travel to Dana Point, California

    Orange County’s ‘John Wayne’ Airport (SNA) is located within an hour’s drive of Dana Point, but doesn’t receive any direct flights from the UK. There are however, plenty of internal flights to John Wayne Airport from airports throughout the USA.

    Sightseeing in and around Dana Point

    Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Travellers enjoy Dana Point for its whale watching, boating and camping. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Dana Point a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Shorecliffs Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
    • San Clemente Pier (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
    • Talega Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Bella Collina Towne and Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
    • San Clemente Municipal Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Dana Point

    Travellers enjoy Dana Point for its boating. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Dana Point

    Dana Point is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Dana Point is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Main Beach Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Lantern Bay County Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Dana Cove Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Harbor Point Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Sea Canyon Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Doheny State Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)