Orange County, California’s pristine coastline stretches 42 miles and is comprised of six classic beach towns each with its own distinct style and vibe. Hotels located within each of these coastal communities range from casual to upscale luxury. Make the most of your time traveling along Orange County’s classic beach towns with transfers from BEST-VIP, the transportation company of choice with each property. BEST-VIP will make transfers to and from the airport, hotel and beach easy and fun.
For a real taste of the Southern California lifestyle, take a trip down the coast stopping at several stunning beaches along the way. BEST-VIP can take you and/or your group from Seal Beach to San Clemente for a full day in the California sun.
The northern most point of the county’s best beach cities, Seal Beach is named for the numerous seals that enjoy this portion of the coast. The town has a friendly, hometown appeal, where it seems everyone knows each other. Main Street is lined with one-of-a-kind boutiques and restaurants.
Best known as Surf City USA®, Huntington Beach is synonymous with California Surfing! This is the home of the US Surfing Open, which takes place for one week each summer. Main Street is lined with several boutiques and surf shops and a wide variety of restaurants offering fine dining to casual fare. If you’re looking for a true California fun-in-the-sun surf experience, this is it!
Hotel Properties: Hilton Waterfront, Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, Pasea Hotel & Spa, Shorebreak Hotel.
The stylishly chic Newport Beach is situated on miles of diverse coastline, from sandy beaches to rocky cliffs. Home to the largest small craft harbor in the United States, Newport Beach is casually luxurious. The city is also a golfer’s and shopper’s paradise with championship golf courses and plenty of shopping at either the sophisticated outdoor shopping mecca, Fashion Island or the eclectic boutiques of Balboa Island and Lido Marina Village. With plenty of beaches and the Upper Back Bay natural estuary, Newport Beach offers numerous aquatic recreational activities.
Perhaps best known for the famous Festival of the Arts and Pageant of the Masters, Laguna Beach is a charming seaside art colony. The natural beauty of Laguna was first discovered and captured by a group of landscape painters in the early 1920’s and soon attracted artists from all over the globe. The rugged beauty of Laguna Beach is in sharp contrast to the manicured lawns and lush landscape of Newport Beach yet both communities are home to many of Hollywood’s rich and famous. The casual beach atmosphere, posh villas, exquisite dining, trendy shopping and secluded beaches put Laguna Beach in a league all its own.
Located just off Highway 1, aka Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point is just south of one of the best beaches in Orange County, Salt Creek Beach (situated just below Ritz Carlton). Salt Creek is known for it’s wide open sandy beaches and great surf. Just below the rocky cliff’s of Dana Point is Doheny State Beach, made famous from the Beach Boys song Surfin’ USA. Adjacent to Doheny is Dana Point Harbor. Much smaller than Newport Harbor, Dana Point offers easy access to the ocean making this a perfect departure point for fishing expeditions, whale watching tours and sailing adventures. Dana Point was given its name by explorer, Richard Henry Dana, who considered Dana Point one of the most romantic spots in California.
Hotel Properties: The Ranch at Laguna Beach, Laguna Cliff’s Marriott, Monarch Beach Resort, The Ritz Carlton.
Orange County’s southern most beach city San Clemente, sits just south of Dana Point. Like it’s counterpart, Seal Beach to the north, San Clemente is a neighborly beachside community that supports local merchants lining the town’s main street, El Camino Real. San Clemente, (Spanish village by the sea) looks like a town one would find along the Mediterranean with Spanish-style architecture dotting the hillsides of this charming beach town.
Nearby Hotel Properties: The Ranch at Laguna Beach, Laguna Cliff’s Marriott, Monarch Beach Resort, The Ritz Carlton.
Take a relaxing trip to the best beaches in Orange County with BEST-VIP Chauffeured. You can trust BEST-VIP to go beyond transportation, delivering first-class, safe and reliable transportation to and from all the classic beach cities and resorts along the coast or just about anywhere your travel plans may take you.