Free Time Activities

The following are just a few of the great adventures you can plan for your free afternoons!


At Miraval, we seek out one principle: life in balance. Inside our day spa walls, you’ll find quiet reflection, life-changing treatments, and stress-relieving fitness classes. Outside our walls, you’ll find the beauty of California and the Pacific Ocean: the constantly moving, endlessly balanced waves that inspire and move us. Here, we work with you to find the right treatment, class or session for you, in this moment.

For more information, view the Spa & Salon Menu



Designed by legendary golf architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the Monarch Beach Golf Links invites guests and members to play an exhilarating round of golf on its award-winning, 18-hole championship golf course.

Modeled in the traditional Scottish links style, and set along the peerless backdrop of the Pacific Ocean, this challenging 6,600-yard course features rolling greens and tight fairways to entice golfers of all skill levels. Monarch Beach Golf Links currently ranks “Best Places To Play” with 4.5 Stars (out of 5) by Golf Digest and #1 Best Golf Course in OC by Orange County Register for 2017. The course also features a “Top 100″ Golf Retail Shop, Men’s and Ladies Locker Rooms, and  Club 19 Restaurant and Grill, which showcases panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. The resort is also happy to arrange golf outings for private groups.

For additional course details, visit the Monarch Beach Golf Links website.


enjoy grand lawn games, water sports, and more

Monarch Beach Kids is outfitted with Giant Jenga, cornhole, foosball and ping-pong to keep our young guests busy.  Ocean Institute instructors introduce fascinating adaptations made by a variety of marine life including sea turtles, whales and sharks. The opportunity to touch live tidepool animals, create ocean art and imagine the undersea environment through children’s literature take the experience to an even more engaging level.
Enjoy a quintessential beach getaway with Surf, Body Board and Body Surf classes led by Southern California’s best instructors! Classes are held 7 days a week based on favorable weather conditions. 


explore DANA POINT

The official city motto is “Harboring the Good Life,” Dana Point is home to 35,110 residents and is characterized by nearly seven miles of prominent coastal bluffs and rolling hills along the Pacific Ocean.

Dana Point Harbor provides slips and mooring for over 2,500 boats along with over 50 specialty shops and restaurants. The Harbor attracts thousands of visitors annually for shopping, sport fishing, walking, bicycling, parasailing and a host of recreational activities. The Dana Point Harbor is also considered the gateway to Doheny State Park, one of California’s most popular beach facilities. In addition to Doheny State Park, Dana Point boasts several other world class beaches perfect for a day of surfing, swimming, or building sandcastles.

  • Complimentary PCH Summer Trolley service between Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point Harbor, and Laguna Beach