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June: Just cancelled $4000 Strands Beach!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,150 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 29 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms +King , Queen , 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4- 5)

The Cleopatra Unit is an ocean-side two bedroom unit with accommodations for four or less with a panoramic ocean view. . The unit combines nautical themes with pines and a spicy color scheme of eggplant, sage, and rust with plush carpets and white-painted woodwork.

The Cleopatra floor-plan utilizes a spacious Great Room concept, with a marble fireplace providing a wonderful and cozy centerpiece. The dining area provides seating for six, and the kitchen is completely equipped with all modern appliances.

The down-stuffed sofa for extra comfort. The master bedroom in the Cleopatra provides a king-size bed bed and has a private patio, the other bedroom has a queen size bed. Each offer access to separate, full-size baths.

From the living room there is ocean view, and the fabulous yet subtle sound of the surf. Public beach access to the private and secluded STRANDS BEACH is via stairs in the County Park directly across the street.

Keywords: June & July open Now !!!

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Beth Everett
Member since: 2001
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018

About Beth Everett

We moved here from Omaha Nebraska after we both retired to be close to our children and our rental property. We have owned this condo called Cleopatra since 2002. It is a two bedroom condo, with panoramic ocean view. . We have had guests from all over the world that have traveled here to enjoy the area. It is such fun meeting these wonderful families. This has been such a delightful way to spend our retirement, meeting our guests who are always happy when they arrive and happy when they depart. Our main goal is to see that our guests are comfortable and enjoy their visit. We live just one mile away so if they need us for any reason, we are here to help. (picture Betha, Bill and new grand baby) Beth & Bill Everett

Beth Everett purchased this condo in 2002

Why Beth Everett chose Monarch Beach

My husband and I are both retired and we were ready for California coastal weather after living in Nebraska for 25 years, plus we wanted to be close to our children and our California property plus this weather is amazing. Year round it is comfortable and delightful. It cannot be beat.

What makes this condo unique

This condo has wonderful panoramic ocean view and also over looks our heated pool year round from one of two patios. on other side. Seeing the beautiful blue ocean is like looking at a beautiful painting. The ocean has many different personalities and it has many different colors. Each day you can enjoy a different color of the ocean from this condo; sometimes it is bright blue, light blue or dark green, silver or gray when it is angry. Sometimes it is even red or gold with the sun's reflection as the sun is setting and reflecting on the ocean. Each day people from all over the city come to watch the sun go down. It is a favorite enjoyment for so many. You can enjoy our view because we are directly across from beach trails and the beach public access. Being on the ocean side of Pacific Coast Highway with this public beach access directly in front of this condo is a special advantage. Your children can run/walk right down to the sandy beach and run on walk beside the ocean as they watch the waves. It will be an experience they will never forget.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The condo was fabulous and it felt like a home away from home. My kids refer to it as the "fun" condo. My son Owen says this place is way better than home. My hips also thank you for the coffee cake. It was so worth it. We'll definitely keep you in mind for our next trip. You're the best.

Mar 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Monarch Beach in Dana Point

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Take out trash before departure
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • We have a guest bathroom with tub and shower and and also a master bathroom with shower for those that prefer a shower. .
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Sailboat
  • Sand Pit
  • Wood Decking
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
DSL Fast Internet Connection


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(10 traveller reviews)

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June: Just cancelled $4000 Strands Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews

Love the Cleopatra Condo!

  • 5 of 5

I have been renting from Betha for over 15 years now. So you can say that this on-line review is long over due. I love all of Betha's condos but the Cleopatra is by far my favorite of them all. I always feel right at home when I stay at her condos. The condo is well equipped with all of the amenities that you will ever need. Betha is extremely attentive to all of your needs. The ocean is just steps away from the condo. I love to get up early and go for a long walk along the beach before the sun rises. The walking path will take you right down to the beach where you can see the beautiful homes that overlook the ocean. I also like to take a short walk across the street after dinner and enjoy the beautiful sunset. The area is so peaceful. Everyone is always so friendly. Laguna Beach, Dana Point Harbor, San Clemente and Newport Beach are all a short driving distance from the condo. There are many great restaurants to choose from. There is a great deli less than a mile away called Beach Hut Deli. It has the best gourmet deli sandwiches and it is reasonably priced as well. It is a great place to go when you just want to get a quick bite to eat or just pick up something after a long day and head back to the condo. It is located off of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) and Ritz Carlton Drive. I love to drive to Dana Point Harbor to enjoy the ocean views and the sunset. You can park at the Ocean Institute and walk around the back of the building toward the ocean. There are several benches to sit on. I can just sit there for hours watching the waves. It is so serene. There is a Cultural Center and Gardens in San Clemente called Casa Romantica. It has the most amazing gardens and views of the ocean. Bring your camera, I promise you will get some of the most beautiful pictures. I always look forward to going back to the condo after a long day. I like to kick back on the comfy sectional sofa and turn on the huge flat screen TV in the living room. I almost always fall asleep while watching TV. It is so peaceful and comfortable. If you open the windows in the living room and the sliding glass door in the dining room there is an amazing ocean breeze that blows through the condo. It is such a safe area that I often open the front door to enjoy the ocean views and breeze while watching TV. I am looking forward to staying at the Cleopatra again in a few weeks.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deb: Wow what a wonderful review. Thank you for that. I really enjoyed reading it but most of all I want you to know, you have been such a wonderful guest along with your family members too... It has been my pleasure having you come and enjoy beautiful Dana Point. The weather is hard to beat any time of the year. I look forward to seeing you very soon and thanks again for the the five star rating. Betha
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Purple Jewel

  • 5 of 5

Here is a list of several reasons this is a 5 star property.

1. Beth is Awesome

2. The pool is right out back

3. The beach is right across the parking lot

4. The ocean can be seen from the living room

5. The beds are very comfortable

6. Easy access to Highways and quick to all of Orange County

7. We love purple:-)

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Scott: What a clever review.!!!! Thank you so much. I love it! Having guests like you and your wonderful family, is the main reason I love doing this so much. It brings joy to my soul. Thank you so much for your kind words. Cheers. Betha
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Loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is perfect for a family of 4 but does sleep 6. The beach is stunning and so close - just a short walk and your there! You can see both the ocean (front window) and the pool (back window) from the condo living room. So So quiet!!! Perfect for a picky sleeper. The people around are very respectful and noise is practically non-exsistant. Kitchen had everything we needed and more. Rooms had lots of closet and drawer space. It was pretty clean. There are a few decorations small children may be tempted to touch (mine are both over 9yrs and were just amused). Condo owners were such lovely people and were just a phone call away if needed (I forgot the condo code, had to call after 10:00, they were so sweet about it). My kids want to make this vacation a yearly event. We felt so lucky to have such a great place in such a beautiful location!

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Leslie & Casey: Another wonderful surprise review from Calgary, Alberta Canada. I Love It !!!. Thank you for that. It was such fun talking to you and having your family as our guests. I know the children had a blast. Such fun for your children to come here and enjoy the sandy beach and Pacific Ocean. with their parents. Dana Point and the surrounding area is so pretty, we just love it here. Having Strand Beach and Salt Creek Beach so close makes the Cleoaptra condo special. Please come back soon. You have a very special family. We love Calgary too, we hope to go back there again one of these days soon.. Cheers. Beth & Bill Everett
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Dana Point Condos are Excellent

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at the Dana Point Properties in Dana Point CA while my little girl attended the Endless Summer Surf Camp in San Clemente. The amenities were perfect for our family, my older children enjoyed the ambiance of the condo, the nearby pool, and of course the beach right across the street. The location was just minutes from Laguna, San Clemente and was nearby all kinds of convenience stores. My children all stood up on surf boards and had a great time at the camp. Everything I needed was in the condo, from paper towels and toilet paper, to kitchen equipment, silverware, and detergent. I only had to buy food. Think I save money on the fact that I didn't have to eat out every day. Shopping nearby was convenient. My condo was neat, clean, and had TV, internet, good ventilation with fans and windows open, and my landlord couldn't have been nicer! I almost don't want to share my opinions about this to keep it a secret, but I guess I just have to let others know how nice it was!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anna: Thank you so much for your kind review about your vacation experience here in Dana Point. I just knew you would like Dana Point and our beaches here. I am so glad your daughter especially enjoyed the surfing camp she attended. She will be our little surfer of the future. I think 10 years old is a perfect time to begin lessons. I am glad she enjoyed it and was so successful too. People love to surf here. Those surfers have so much fun every day of the year on that Strand Beach and Salt Creek Beach too. They never tire of surfing it seems; it is such a popular and healthy sport.. Thanks again for taking such great care of the condo and taking the time to write such a nice review. You are welcome back any time. It was such a pleasure having you as our guest. Thanks a million. Cheers!!! Beth Everett
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7 d slight full days

  • 5 of 5

Excellent condo with everything a family would ever need. Condo was very clean and a short walk down steps or a vehicular railway to a great beach that I walked on every morning. Dana Point is a nice place and a great place to explore the wider area.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve: I was just thinking about you and your family today hoping you had arrived safely back in Wales, and then your review comes to me from Home Away. I guess that is called ESP?. It was a delight meeting you and your entire family. I really appreicate the nice review you sent for others to share. Thank you. The weahter is to die for here ao I hope someday you and your family can return again soon. . Betha. .
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5 star condo!

  • 5 of 5

We just stayed and this condo has everything and I mean everything you could need/want and then some! Nicely decorated, soft blush linens, towels, beach towels, chairs, games, books, appliance all top of the line....better than staying at the Ritz and didn't think there was any better! Nice pool with jaquzzi, grounds well just cant find anything wrong...such a beautiful location, just walk down the stairs and a few steps away you are at the beach! We loved it and will come back again....Every attention to detail is covered...just bring your clothes

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2011
  • Date of Stay: October 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cherie: You are so kind writing such a nice review. Thank you for doing that and thanks for being such wonderful guests. I am so glad you and Roberto enjoyed your visit in Cleopatra. Having guests like you makes this job so much fun. I am glad I got to join you by the pool for a couple hours Sunday afternoon. It was a great way to spend a beauitful afternoon. When the weather gets to hot in Phoenix, you know where to come and cool off. Betha
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Funicular to Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Dana Point Harbour
Nearest Point of Interest
Marine Institue
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Knotts Berry Farm
Nearest Point of Interest
Santa Anna Zoo
Nearest Point of Interest
Sea World
Nearest Point of Interest
Lego Land
Nearest Point of Interest
Universal Studios in Hollwood
Nearest Point of Interest
Ritz Carolton
Nearest Point of Interest
Boat Rental for Fishing
Nearest Point of Interest
St. Regis Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Monarch Beach Golf Course
Car: necessary

Whale Watching - 2, 0 mi/3, 2 km, Sportfishing - 2, Ocean Institute - 2, Catalina Island - 2, Dana Point Harbor - 2, Doheney State Park - 3, 0 mi/4, 8 km, The Mission San Juan Capistrano - 5, 0 mi/8, 1 km, Laguna Art Museum - 8, 0 mi/12, 9 km, Fashion Island Shopping Mall - 12, 0 mi/19, 3 km, Balboa Island - 15, 0 mi/24, Orange County Performing Arts Center - 20, 0 mi/32, Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim - 25, 0 mi/40, Edison Field - 25, Disneyland - 26, 0 mi/41, Movie land Wax Museum - 30, 0 mi/48, Lego land - 30, Knot's Berry Farm - 30, Richard Nixon Presidential Library - 40, 0 mi/64, 4 km, San Diego Wild Animal Park - 48, 0 mi/77, Universal Studios - 58, 0 mi/93, Sea World - 60, 0 mi/96, 6 km, San Diego Zoo - 65, 0 mi/104, Staples Center - 65, Anaheim Convention Center - 25 LA Angeles Stadium of Anaheim, Discovery Science Center, Orange County Muyseum of Art, Balboa Island, Newport Harbor Holiday Boat Parade, Festival of Arts, Pageant of the Masters, Crystal Cove State Park,

Intertional Surfing Museum, Shipley Nature Center.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Monarch Beach, California

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
29 night minimum stay
for 29 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
29 night minimum stay
for 29 nights
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
29 night minimum stay
for 29 nights
My Standard Rate
29 night minimum stay
for 29 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £187.98

All payments will be made through VRBO or Homeaway. I am on Instant booking so feel free to book immediately if you desire. Pictures are all recent. I request $750 deposit that will go toward your full rental fee and 30 days before arrival full amount is due.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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