Fire pit at Montage Laguna Beach

Recreation

Activities on Land & Sea

Explore Southern California’s natural surroundings on both land and sea through stand-up paddleboarding excursions, snorkeling, whale watching, golfing, hiking and more.

Golf Green at Montage

Golf

Golfers of all abilities will be thrilled with the beauty, variety and challenge found at nearby area golf courses:

MONARCH BEACH GOLF
Set along the dramatic bluffs of Southern California, master architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. has fashioned an intriguing layout on one of the select few oceanfront golf courses in the state. The par 70- championship layout stretches over 6,600 yards and offers sweeping ocean views, not to mention cool ocean breezes on each of its 18 holes. Located in Dana Point, Monarch Beach Golf Links will give you and your guests a unique golf experience in a truly unmatched setting for any level of golfing ability.

TALEGA GOLF CLUB
Located three miles from the Pacific Ocean and 30 minutes from the resort, Talega Golf Club is an 18-hole course co-designed by Masters champion Fred Couples.

BEN BROWN’S GOLF COURSE AT THE RANCH AT LAGUNA BEACH
Located just a block away, this Gary Roger Baird-designed 9-hole course is carved into the naturally dramatic and lush walls of Aliso and Wood Canyons, creating an ultra-private playing experience with stunning views and elevation changes on every fairway.

ARROYO TRABUCO GOLF CLUB
Set between the pristine Trabuco Creek and The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo, this 18-hole championship-length course was designed by PGA tour professional Tom Lehman and respected local golf course architect, Casey O’Callaghan. Located off Avery Parkway, the course offers both challenge and enjoyment for golfers of all levels.

People surfing at sunset at Montage Kapalua Bay

Surfing

The shores of Orange County are full of renowned surf breaks. Instructed by the best in the business, you’ll learn the proper technique and etiquette to navigate the waves like a pro. Experience the thrill of paddling into your own wave and embrace the local surf culture of Laguna. Trusted local vendors include La Vida Laguna and Expert Active.

Call (949) 715-6140 for Reservations
Kayak Tour

Kayak Tours

There’s no better way to see one of Southern California’s most storied coastlines than on a kayak tour. Launching next to the resort, these two-hour guided tours explore Laguna’s amazing coastline. Explore beaches, cliffs, caves and Seal Rock, a nature sanctuary that is home to hundreds of California sea lions.

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Whale WAtching

Whale / Dolphin Watching Tours

While you may spot whales and dolphins from your guestroom, here is an opportunity to see them up close. Complete with expert insights from experienced marine naturalists, private and group charters out of Dana Point offer a whole new perspective on the Pacific Ocean’s most majestic creatures.

Sailing on the Pacific Ocean

Sailing

Panoramic views of the California Riviera make sailing on the Pacific coast an experience like no other. Take a “hands-on” approach as you assist the captain or simply relax and enjoy a romantic sunset cruise with your beloved.

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Beautiful Scenery when Paddleboarding

Standup Paddleboarding

Experience the beauty of Southern California and soak up the sun on a standup paddleboard. Navigate the calm waters and observe Pacific sea life up close while you challenge your muscles with this total body workout.

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sidewalk overlooking the ocean at Montage Laguna Beach

Hiking

Whether you’re looking for a mild stroll with scenic views or a strenuous endorphin pumping adventure, the hills of Laguna provide just the right amount of challenge for hikers of all levels. Explore one of our beautiful hiking locations for a bird’s eye view of the beaches and diverse wildlife. Alternative hikes include exploring the Dana Point Harbor and Laguna Canyons.

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Snorkeling in Laguna Beach

Snorkel Rentals

Snorkel rentals are available through Compass Sports, Montage’s activities outfitter for those who desire an underwater adventure. Rent for a few hours or go out for an entire day and explore the coves of Laguna Beach. Contact the concierge for rentals.

Call (949) 715-6020 for Rentals