SPL ASHES Surf & Sand Resort 1555 South Coast Highway Laguna Beach, CA 92651 949-376-2779 www.surfandsandresort.com/cusine The View: Tucked away inside the Surf and Sand Resort, Splashes is a sophisticated yet casual dining experience atop the aqua blue ocean front. Every seat in this restaurant offers an extraordinary panoramic view of the Pacific. In addition to being one of Laguna’s dining destinations, it also features one of the best spas in the county, the Aquaterra Spa. The Food: Splashes serves its guests everything from Nutella pancakes and lobster omelets during breakfast to paella for two for romantic dining on the beach.
STONE HILL TAVE RN St. Regis™ Monarch Beach 1 Monarch Beach Resort North Dana Point, CA 92629 949-234-3200 www.stregismb.com The View: Located along the crystal blue coastlines in Dana Point, this resort offers a serene atmosphere and incredible attention to detail from the white adobe archways to the ocean-front golf-course and eclectic dining experiences. The Food: Michael Mina’s award-winning restaurant incorporates elegant twists on classic American cuisine. The customized menu features seasonal seafood, including habanero-infused ahi tuna, Cape Cod scallops and much more. Stonehill Tavern showcases an extensive selection of wines and handcrafted cocktails to compliment any appetizer, entree or dessert.
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