Dana Point and Capistrano Beach
Travel & Vacation Guide
Capistrano & Dana Point beaches are renowned for great swimming, surfing, or snorkeling. Rent a surfboard, roller skate or bike, the beaches at Capistrano and Dana Point offer a wide variety of activities for you to do while on your beach vacation.
Dana Point Harbor – At Dana Point Harbor you will not only find wonderful dining and night life at the harbor mall but also unique shops and a ferry for excursions to Catalina Island. At Dana Point Harbor you can charter a boat for some sports fishing, book a dinner cruise or just enjoy the beautiful coast line you might even spot a whale or two as well as pods of our sea friends dolphins.
There are many events held at Dana Point harbor including the Doheny Blues Festival that draws national acts and features blues, R & B, Gospel and roots music, Tall Ship Festival and the Turkey Trot 5 & 10k race.
The Dana Point Visitor’s Center, The center directs visitors to local landmarks, restaurants, activities and provides information on area demographics. Maps, publications, brochures, and boating information and more are available at the Dana Point Visitors Center.
Catalina Ferry – Dana Point to Avalon – Round Trip — Fast, comfortable ferry service between Catalina Island and Dana Point on the Southern California coast.
At 60 miles south of Los Angeles, and 65 miles north of San Diego, we are just 45 minutes to Disneyland, 25 minutes to Lego Land, 60 minutes to Sea World and within an hour of all the other great attractions Southern California has to offer. Our rental is very centrally located to all major airports, shopping, theme parks, wineries, and fine restaurants.
Fun Beach Activity Ideas
All within a days play
While many of our guests are content with relaxing and playing on the beach many of Southern California’s vacation activities are within a close drive.
- Knott’s Berry Farm
- Sea World San Diego
- Catalina Island Tours from Dana Point Harbor
- Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure
- Wild Animal Park / San Diego Zoo
- Explore Hollywood: Mann’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Kodak Theatre or Griffith Observatory
- Ocean Institute at Dana Point
- The Queen Mary at Long Beach
- Aquarium of the Pacific
- Jet Ski Rentals
- Rental Paddle Boards and Surfboards
- Rental Bicycles