9. MONARCH BEACH RESORT
Location: Dana Point, California Website: monarchbeachresort.com Accommodations: Rooms, Studio Suites and the Premium Suites Collection
As one of Orange County’s premier luxury resorts, Monarch Beach Resort is simply stunning. Southern California at its best: where guests enjoy an array of activities, world-class dining, exceptional services, and the Miraval Spa. Robert Trent Jones, Jr.’s Monarch Beach Golf Links features rolling greens, tight fairways and dramatic views of the Paci c Ocean.
Photography: Monarch Beach Resort