Surf and Sand Resort

1555 South Coast Highway

$US 355 per day

Starting Based on 2-3 people

  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside
  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

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Boutique meets flip-flops at this wonderfully located Laguna Beach retreat. The elegant yet casual hotel, with 154 guest rooms and 16 suites, sits on the sand, with rooms that are incredibly close to the ocean and have spectacular views of the California coastline. The location is a convenient 15-minute walk to downtown Laguna Beach, where there are restaurants, shops, and a beach with a playground, volleyball nets, and tidepools. Service is outstanding and the knowledgeable staff go out of their way to assist guests. Rooms are spacious with good-sized balconies. Splashes, the popular restaurant, has both indoor and outdoor seating, as well as some of the best views in the city. Summer beach activities bring many repeat families.

Favorite Features

  • Baby Ready: Crib and highchair available
  • Toddler Fun: Near park or playground
  • School Age Action: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
  • Cool For Teens: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
  • Spectacular views of the California coastline
  • Oceanfront rooms and suites sit right over the sand
  • Convenient location near downtown Laguna Beach
  • Outstanding service
  • Excellent onsite dining

Families Should Know

  • Heated and fenced swimming pool sits right on the sand
  • No kids’ pool
  • Structured kids’ activities offered over summer months
  • Kids’ tent available with room package
  • Sand bucket to-go lunches available
  • Restaurant indoor dining area can be adult-oriented and quiet
  • Babysitting starts at $US 20 per hour
  • WIFI is free

Ciao Bambino Recommends For Ages:

  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens

More To Know & Do

Sports + Activities

  • beach
  • biking
  • swimming
  • surfing
  • water sports
  • volleyball
  • golf
  • shopping
  • whale and dolphin watching

Local Excursions

  • Laguna Beach
  • Newport Beach
  • Disneyland
  • Crystal Cove State Park
  • Dana Point Harbor
  • Catalina Island
  • Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • Legoland
  • San Diego Zoo


  • rooms and suites
  • air-conditioning
  • TV/iHome
  • safe/hair dryer/mini-bar
  • coffee maker in some units
  • fireplace in some units
  • whirlpool tubs in some units
  • private balcony
  • WIFI in rooms and public areas
  • daily housekeeping
  • swimming pool
  • spa
  • restaurant/lounge/bar
  • summer programming for kids
  • concierge
  • babysitting on request
  • disabled access
  • private parking