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Dana Point/Doheny Beach 1 BR Condo - Walk to the Harbor and Beach!

Bedrooms 1
Space 765 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath. .Walk To Beach, Harbor And Shopping.

Pack your bags for your best vacation, ever! This beautiful condo is only a few minutes walk to Doheny Beach and Harbor. Everything inside has been updated -- including carpet, furniture, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The ground floor unit is tastefully decorated and is exceptionally comfortable.

We provide everything you need, including pantry items, a well equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, fresh linens, bar-b-cue, and a washer/dryer to use during your stay. There's a portable a/c unit for those (occasional) warm summer nights. WiFi, NetFlix and cable TV are also included. There's even beach chairs, an umbrella, ice chest and boogie board on hand!

Enjoy the Association pool and spa, or take the beach chairs down the paved creek trail for an easy stroll to the beach. Walk over to the Harbor for breakfast or a sunset dinner. Take the creek trail to the nearby dog park. Or, hop in the car and visit some of California's famous sites -- Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Los Angeles, and San Diego are all one hour (or less) from Dana Point. The Amtrak station is only a few miles up the road, in the heart of historic San Juan Capistrano, making traveling up and down the coast a breeze! (Public transportation also has a stop right outside of the complex.) For the adventure minded, jet skis, sail boats, paddle boards, and kayaks can all be rented at the harbor. Or, book a day of whale watching, deep sea fishing or spend the day on nearby Catalina Island. Enjoy the park like setting of our unit, get some outdoor exercise via the adjacent tennis and basketball courts and walking trails. There is even a "par course" in the adjacent pet-friendly park. You can make use of the classes offered at the Dana Point Community Center, located just down the block.

Perfect for sun and snowbirds, this condo sleeps 4 (king sized bed plus sofa sleeper.) Everything you need is within walking distance -- the grocery store, bank, pharmacy, vet, Baskin Robbins, and even a Starbucks! Our ground floor unit includes one assigned parking space in a gated lot. We always find the condo complex quiet and well maintained. We take pride in our clean, comfortable, home away from home, and know you'll enjoy it, too!

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2018

About Katie

We are a beach loving couple who spent many years camping at Doheny. We are thrilled to finally own our own piece of the 'California Dream.'

Katie purchased this condo in 2013

Why Katie chose Del Obispo

Clean and comfortable, plus Location, location, location!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Del Obispo in Dana Point

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 765 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • The bath has been newly remodeled with a new sink, granite counter and new fixtures.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The bedroom is furnishes with a comfy king size bed, triple dresser, and walk in closet and 32" smart TV.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
The property is adjacent to a community center with lots of classes/activities available for a small fee. A bus stop is right outside the gate, if you prefer to use mass transit.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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Dana Point/Doheny Beach 1 BR Condo - Walk to the Harbor and Beach!
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 13 reviews

Dana Point Doheny Beach

  • 4 of 5

As we had a 6 week stay it was a big plus that the unit was totally equipped (bedding, utensils, paper supplies, cooking equipment, etc.). It was also neat, clean and everything was in working order. Whenever we had a question Mrs. Smith provided almost immediate feedback.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed our condo!
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So cozy!

  • 5 of 5

This is a really nice place with nice furniture and a super comfortable king bed! The owner has a really nice smart TV in the unit and lots of stations to watch. This is a really nice place that is well situated walking distance to the beach and Dana Point harbor and really close to Los Rios historical village near San Juan Capistrano. After a nice day at the beach its nice to come back to a really cozy place. Katie the owner is really super nice and great to work with. I even made a mistake with my reservation and needed to extend a day and she made it happen! Hugs to Katie!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Karen! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and our condo. You summed up our feelings exactly -- it's comfy and convenient!
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San Clemente

Great place to visit with many choices to see. Loved the whole experience of the area & the people!

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time we had rented through VRBO & feel like we hit the lottery. The pictures on the site are very accurate and when we arrived we were even more impressed.It is a fairly quiet area and the people that live near by are super helpful.Very centrally located, nicely decorated and stocked with most everything you need to feel at home. It was so nice to have a washer & dryer at your fingertips and the King size bed was so cozy it was hard to get up n the morning Loved being able to walk to the beach or harbor on the bike path where you can enjoy some wonderful restaurants & shops or take the Sycamore trail with exercise stops on the way for a daily challenge. The property is well maintained & although we did not use the pool as the weather was on the cool side it looked very inviting. The owners were very helpful in suggesting many places for activities & are easy to contact if you have any concerns or questions. Parking was nice as you have an assigned spot with guest parking areas for any visitors you may have . There are three markets close to the condo & both offer many choices. We liked the Ralph's on Golden Lantern and Del Avion the best even though there is an Albertsons close by on Del Obispo and another Ralph's on Coast Highway in Dana Point. We loved going to RJ's Restaurant for breakfast or lunch as they are not open for dinner, Peking Dragon for out of this world Chinese food, Lupe's that is by Albertsons for Mexican take out or eat in and the Harbor Grill located in Dana Point Harbor. There is also the local hangout in the Harbor called Turks which has a wonderful menu. Heading to San Juan Capistrano is always a fun day visiting the Mission & the local shops & restaurants as well as heading to San Clemente walking out to the Pier & enjoy The Fisherman's restaurant there or you could reserve a boat cruise to Catalina Island from Dana Point Harbor. There are so many things to do you run out of time which is great because you will want to revisit this place again.

We can not say enough good things about this place and the area. The condo is very easy to find and you can go North to South with easy access on and off the freeway. There was some construction going on at the time we were there on the freeway but nothing that kept us from getting around. We hated to leave and look forward to our return to Dana Point again. We highly recommend this place to everyone and hope if you stay there your time was a fabulous as ours.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you -- we feel the same way!
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This is a solid no frills place to hang your hat

  • 3 of 5

Great location but the condo is small and dark and each condo sits right on top of the other so privacy is an issue. Owners are great to work with and Dana point has lots to offer.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry you only found us worthy of three stars, Michael. Our condo is a down stairs unit, and so you're correct in saying it is dark and stacked, However, we take pride in our "home away from home" and wouldn't consider it "no-frills"(unless you're comparing it to The Ritz!). Everything has been updated over the past few years (new carpet, tile, granite, fixtures, sinks, paint, etc.) and we challenge you to find anything in the area that's as clean, comfortable and updated for the price. We use the condo ourselves, and consider the neighbors (most of whom work during the day) to be friendly, quiet, and very private. And, you've got to admit, the location within walking distance to the harbor and beach can't be beat!
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Great location. Comfortable. Everything for a great beach vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great property for our family. My children had a competition at Doheney State Park and the location made it quick to get to the beach. The condo is well set up - with everything needed for cooking, beach chairs and bbq, and relaxing. The bed was very comfortable and the outside patio area was handy for the boys stand up paddle boards. Katie was very quick to respond with great email communication. There is a grocery store within walking distance which was helpful. I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Tammy, for the kind remarks. So glad that our condo was a good home base for your family!
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Perfect home from home.

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time at Dana Point, just like last year. Perfect for all our needs, lovely condo, every need catered for, plenty of walks, and public transport very helpful and convenient. Thank you. Hope to visit again next year. From Pat and Rosina.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind comments. So glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
John Wayne - Santa Ana
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Monarch Beach
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Amtrak- San Juan Capistrano
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 5, Highway 1
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Doheny State Beach, Monarch Beach
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £72.21
Pet Fee £72.21
Damage Insurance £57.05

Change/Cancellation Policy -- if the condo is available, you may adjust your arrival/departure dates at no charge to accommodate those "life happens" moments. If you need to cancel, no charge if cancelling 31 or more days prior to arrival. For cancellations 30 days or less before arrival, one-half of one month!s rental is charged.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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