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Crystal Cove State Park

8471 Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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8471 Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Crystal Cove State Park is several parks in one. Located along PCH south of Newport Beach and Costa Mesa along the shore you'll run into the park's many entrances. The four parking lots are in chaparral with numerous walkways and hiking paths among the cacti,...More

Thank Aiptasia
Reviewed 1 week ago

With grand children we went to the beach A nice day at the beach. We went in the water and enjoyed the sand. A clean beach great waves and just a nice time. A short walk from across the highway under the road to the...More

2  Thank Colby R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little beach, uncrowded and clean. There is a lifeguard stand, but don't imagine there are lots of people here, even in the summer, which is great!

Thank AlixBarry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best beaches to stroll in Orange County. The beach is about 3 miles wide and has a restaurant right on the sand near the middle. Enjoy the rehabilitated beach cottages that bring back the good ole day when things were...More

Thank wallyworld2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When at Crystal Cove State Park stay at Moro Campground. Every unit is surrounded by shrubs and has sea view. The whole place is well kept and looked after. In the morning we would see and hear a whole lot of birds and in the...More

Thank michamexi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely walk at crystal cove. Laguna beach is clean and serene. Not much wildlife on the tide pool but we got some nice pictures of the view. Walked to the end and reached the famous Beachcomber Restaurant. Wasted opportunity to eat here without...More

Thank edwint650
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never miss an opportunity to go to Crystal Cove when I am in Orange County. This unspoiled strip of coastline and its cottages are a blast from the past! There are many manageable hiking trails that are beautiful, but the main draws for me...More

Thank Jaron K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's beauty is just ....magical You'll get mezmerized by its sunsets.... (so much that you won't want to leave until the sunset is completly gone, just take into consideration that when it gets dark, it is a little difficult to find your way back up).

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Laguna has an amazing coastline. We had a magical walk on the beach at sunset. Very quiet. Very beautiful.

Thank lisabinnyc
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Crystal Cove State park draws folks from dawn till dusk. It is a beautiful stretch of Nature you will want to spend hours walking, resting and hiking.

1  Thank Peter F
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2 October 2017|
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Response from Luihana | Reviewed this property |
If you are staying at one of the cottages, there is a loading area close by. Parking itself is further away. Follow the road down from PCH toward the Beachcomber restaurant to get to the turnabout where you can drop off your... More
4 August 2017|
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Response from dsarend | Reviewed this property |
October, you'll have have the warm off shore wind and the crowd will be down.
1 November 2016|
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Response from PalmSpringsReb | Reviewed this property |
I would call their office and ask questions. It would be a fun stay. I don't know how long the wait list is for cottages. When I go there this week, I will try to find out more info.