Laguna Beach

Welcome to Laguna Beach

Experience the art-infused lifestyle of a beachfront paradise
Located in luxurious Orange County, California, the beachfront city of Laguna Beach is nothing short of a breathtaking gem on the Pacific coastline. Characterized by pristine beaches, scenic coves, and a mild climate all year round, this enchanting city is a mesmerizing blend of natural beauty and cultural vibrancy. A former artist colony, this seaside retreat radiates a unique charm which attracts many to its shores.
Established in the late 19th century, Laguna Beach has managed to conserve its exceptional appeal through its preserved greenbelt, hills that guard against urban encroachment, and limited highway access. Its captivating coastline enjoys over 7 miles of protected marine and conservation areas. As a popular vacation destination, it plays host to millions of visitors each year, who come to enjoy its world-class beaches and its vibrant arts scene, highlighted by notable events such as the Pageant of the Masters and the Festival of Arts.

What to Love

  • Exceptional artistic heritage and vibrant cultural scene
  • Pristine and top-rated beaches offering stunning views
  • Breathtaking panoramas influence property valuations
  • Location and views contribute to premium real estate
  • Turnkey amenities and attractions within easy reach

Local Lifestyle

Laguna Beach offers residents the luxury of California beachfront living, perfectly married with a lively artistic ambiance. The city exhibits an atmosphere that feels simultaneously like a quaint suburban neighborhood and an exciting cultural hub. A majority of residents own their homes, illustrating the investment in this community's lifestyle and its idyllic setting.

Dining and Entertainment

Laguna Beach offers a multitude of exceptional dining options. A visit to Nick's Laguna Beach promises a blend of fantastic cuisine, top-notch service, and stunning ocean views. Splashes Restaurant offers locally sourced dishes and impressive wine selections, all set against the backdrop of the Pacific.
For those who love a refreshing drink with an unmatched view, The Rooftop Lounge is a must. Enjoy a relaxed evening with friends or a romantic date night at this scenic spot. The Cliff Restaurant offers an unforgettable fine-dining experience featuring delectable cuisine and exquisite views. Las Brisas, with its diverse menu and amazing ocean view, offers a memorable dining experience. If you're looking for a getaway in the heart of the city, The Ranch provides a unique retreat with an array of activities and delicious food.

Things to Do

Laguna Beach is the place to indulge in a vibrant arts scene. One of its signature events, the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters, offers an incredible display of art that comes to life right before your eyes. Meanwhile, the Sawdust Art and Craft Festival is an open-air festival showcasing the works of local artists.
For music enthusiasts, the Laguna Beach Music Festival offers an immersive experience. Whether you're a fan of classical, contemporary, or a mix of both, the festival has something to offer. Meanwhile, if you're looking for a luxurious retreat with stunning ocean views, Montage Laguna Beach provides an escape unlike any other.


Laguna Beach High School: A highly-rated public high school known for its academic and extracurricular excellence.

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Overview for Laguna Beach, CA

23,121 people live in Laguna Beach, where the median age is 52.5 and the average individual income is $101,782. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Laguna Beach, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Laguna Beach. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Montessori School Of Laguna Beach
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No rating available
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St Catherine Of Siena Parish School
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Top of the World Elementary
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Demographics and Employment Data for Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Beach has 10,536 households, with an average household size of 2.19. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Laguna Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,121 people call Laguna Beach home. The population density is 2,599.48 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.96 / 48.04%

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Around Laguna Beach, CA

There's plenty to do around Laguna Beach, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Meesh's Baklava, Mercado Laguna, and Chone Hot Sauce.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.46 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.06 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.83 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.88 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.95 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.27 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars

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