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Get an overview of this hotelElegant resort overlooks Orange County coastline


Coastal landmark

On the California coast between San Diego and Los Angeles, this 172-acre resort is in Orange County's beachside community of Dana Point, 3 miles from the 200-year-old Mission San Juan Capistrano.

Spa, golf, and sand

The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort features a 7-story resort overlooking the Pacific Ocean and 3 swimming pools. Leisure amenities include an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, private beach club, extensive spa, a fitness center with ocean views, and a free shuttle to the beach.

Custom comfort

Guestrooms at The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort provide custom-designed furniture, floor-to-ceiling mirrors, 42-inch HDTVs, beds with down comforters, and a furnished balcony or patio. Marble bathrooms feature soaking tubs.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 03 November 2015 to 31 March 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Dining venue
  • Lobby
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool
  • One of the dining venues
During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Spa Gaucin at The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort has 24 treatment rooms, including rooms designed for couples, where guests will enjoy massage, aromatherapy, body wraps, facials, pedicures, nutrition consultation, and so much more. Separate men's and women's locker rooms have steam rooms and herbal saunas. Beauty services are available at the adjacent Salon; bath, beauty, and fitness products are sold in the spa boutique.

With views of the ocean, the 24-hour fitness center has treadmills, stair machines, and stationary bikes with personal entertainment systems. Guests of the resort can take advantage of complimentary daily aerobics, mat Pilates, and yoga classes; ask about personal trainers (surcharge).

In addition to a family pool and outdoor lap pool, there's an ocean-view pool with 10 private cabanas (surcharge) featuring bottled water, fruit, refrigerators, cordless phones, ceiling fans, TVs, and DVD players. There are supervised activities through the Sandcastle Kids Club (surcharge) for children 5 to 12 years old. Guests of this Orange County resort may follow landscaped trails from the resort down to the 6.1-acre ocean beach. In addition to swimming and other recreation, the private sand beach has attendant service during the summer and access to a private beach club year-round. Both the beach and pools provide beach umbrellas, lounge chairs, and towels (included in resort charge). A complimentary shuttle takes you to the shore.

The resort's 18-hole golf course was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr.; it features ocean views and a clubhouse. The course is 1 of the few oceanfront championship golf courses in California. The tennis club has 6 outdoor courts, in addition to private lessons (surcharge).

The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort makes an apt choice for weddings or large-scale business functions, with more than 30,000 sq. feet (2787 sq. meters) of indoor meeting space, including 2 ballrooms and 25 conference rooms, plus 60,000 sq. feet (5574 sq. meters) of outdoor space. The St. Regis also has the capacity to cater your event. A 24-hour business center provides secretarial services, equipment rental, computers, photocopying, faxing, boarding pass station, and cellular phone rental; fees may apply. Pets are accepted (surcharge).

Additional amenities included in the resort charge are wireless Internet access, tram access throughout the property, and overnight shoe shine.

Please note that the hotel is undergoing renovations to a dining venue, lobby, spa, and swimming pool through 31 March 2016.

  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2001 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Garden 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Terrace 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 6 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Children's pool 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Health club 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 400 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Picnic area 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 30000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2700 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 25 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Room Amenities

  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Down comforter 
  • Frette Italian sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Climate control 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Stonehill Tavern - Designed by Tony Chi. Chef Michael Mina's modern American menu features signature small plate trios, which allows guests to enjoy their favorite menu items in three distinct preparations.

Motif - European-style café cuisine. Ocean view. Scenic indoor and outdoor dining available. Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday champagne brunch.

Monarch Bay Club - Beachfront dining for lunch and dinner with grilled meats and fish at a restaurant for members and resort guests only. From the hotel, guests can walk a landscaped path to the restaurant or take a complimentary shuttle.

Club 19 - The clubhouse restaurant at the Monarch Beach Golf Links serves à la carte breakfast, lunch, and late-afternoon drinks on a patio overlooking the first tee, or indoors next to a fireplace.

Pool Bar & Grill - Light fare during lunchtime and early afternoon. Seasonal hours.

Crust - Coffee shop offering specialty sandwiches, salads, and baked goods from breakfast through early evening. Diners can thumb through newspapers and enjoy the resort view.

Lobby Bar - Beautiful setting for afternoon tea or cocktails. Indoor and ocean-view terrace seating. Fireplace.

Wine cellar - Available for private dining. Century-old, French, paved flooring and stone walls, mahogany and iron furnishings, tasting table. International wine inventory of 17,000. (Food and beverage minimums required.)

Nearby Things to Do

The rolling fairways and greens of the Monarch Beach Golf Links course stretch from the resort down to the beach. Robert Trent Jones, Jr. designed this 18-hole course. Guests can also use hard-surface outdoor tennis courts; a tennis pro is on-hand to provide lessons (surcharge). In addition to treadmills, stationary bikes, and step machines, guests can take advantage of complimentary daily aerobics, mat Pilates, and yoga classes inside the resort's fitness center. The adjacent outdoor lap pool has views of the ocean and an underwater sound system.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Aerobics on site 

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 24 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Body treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 30.00 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Spa tub access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
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