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: ''Laguna Beach may also refer to [[Bang Tao]], [[Phuket]], [[Thailand]].''
 
: ''Laguna Beach may also refer to [[Bang Tao]], [[Phuket]], [[Thailand]].''
  
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==See==
 
==See==
  
*'''Visit Laguna Beach ( Official Visitors Center)''' 381 Forest Avenue. 949-497-9229 , 800-877-1115. It is in the heart of town and distributes lodging, dining, and art gallery guides. It's open Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5PM, and Saturday from 10AM to 4PM (plus Sundays in the summer).
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Before seeing anything, visit the '''Laguna Beach Visitors Bureau'''[http://www.lagunabeachinfo.org], 252 Broadway (tel. 800/877-1115 or 949/497-9229). It is in the heart of town and distributes lodging, dining, and art gallery guides. It's open Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5PM, and Saturday from 10AM to 4PM (plus Sundays in the summer).
  
*<see name="Art-A-Fair" alt="" address="777 Laguna Canyon Road" directions="" phone="949-494-4514" url="http://www.art-a-fair.com" hours="Su-Th 10-9; Fri &amp; Sat 10-10" price="$7.00" lat="" long="">The Art-A-Fair Festival is one of three premier outdoor art shows held annually in Laguna Beach.  Located in Laguna Canyon between the Sawdust Festival and Festival of Arts in a beautiful garden setting, it features over 125 artists, plus live entertainment, fine food, demonstrations and workshops.  Artists from California as well as many other states and countries apply annually and are accepted through a jury system, which contributes to the high quality of art and master crafts among participants.</see>
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*<see name="Art-A-Fair" alt="" address="777 Laguna Canyon Road" directions="" phone="949-494-4514" url="http://www.art-a-fair.com" hours="Su-Th 10-9; Fri & Sat 10-10" price="$3.50-7.00" lat="" long="">The Art-A-Fair Festival is one of three premier outdoor art shows held annually in Laguna Beach.  Located in Laguna Canyon between the Sawdust Festival and Festival of Arts in a beautiful garden setting, it features over 125 artists, plus live entertainment, fine food, demonstrations and workshops.  Artists from California as well as many other states and countries apply annually and are accepted through a jury system, which contributes to the high quality of art and master crafts among participants.</see>
  
 
* <see name="Festival of Arts" alt="" address="650 Laguna Canyon Rd" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.lagunafestivalofarts.com/" hours="10AM-11:30PM during the summer" price="">This fine art festival showcases Orange County’s most accomplished artists during the summer months.  Held on the same grounds as the Pageant of the Masters, there are demos, music, and food available in addition to the artwork.</see>
 
* <see name="Festival of Arts" alt="" address="650 Laguna Canyon Rd" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.lagunafestivalofarts.com/" hours="10AM-11:30PM during the summer" price="">This fine art festival showcases Orange County’s most accomplished artists during the summer months.  Held on the same grounds as the Pageant of the Masters, there are demos, music, and food available in addition to the artwork.</see>
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*<buy name="SoCal Sports Massage" alt="" address="1000 No Coast Highway" directions="" phone="949-903-4639" url="http://www.socalsportsmassage.com" hours="Daily by appointment" price="" lat="" long="">A professional therapeutic and sports massage practice as well as spa party planners. Modalities practiced include Neuromuscular, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue, Therapeutic & Sports Massage.</buy>
 
*<buy name="SoCal Sports Massage" alt="" address="1000 No Coast Highway" directions="" phone="949-903-4639" url="http://www.socalsportsmassage.com" hours="Daily by appointment" price="" lat="" long="">A professional therapeutic and sports massage practice as well as spa party planners. Modalities practiced include Neuromuscular, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue, Therapeutic & Sports Massage.</buy>
 
*<buy name="Costa Azul Itn'l" alt="" address="689 S. Coast Hwy" directions="" phone="949-497-1423" url="http://www.coastaazul.net" hours="9AM-8PM 7days" price="" lat="" long="">Stand up paddle & surf lessons $95 for private.  $75/person for semi-private.  Lessons include wetsuit and board.  </buy>
 
*<buy name="Costa Azul Itn'l" alt="" address="689 S. Coast Hwy" directions="" phone="949-497-1423" url="http://www.coastaazul.net" hours="9AM-8PM 7days" price="" lat="" long="">Stand up paddle & surf lessons $95 for private.  $75/person for semi-private.  Lessons include wetsuit and board.  </buy>
*<buy name="The T-Shirt Company" alt="" address="387 S. Coast Hwy" directions="" phone="(949)494-3217" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">An assortment of Laguna Beach t-shirts, sweatshirts and souvenirs.</buy>
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*<buy name="The T-Shirt Company" alt="" address="387 S. Coast Hwy" directions="" phone="(949)494-3217" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">They have a variety of Laguna Beach t-shirts and sweatshirts.</buy>
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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*'''Orange Inn''', 703 South Coast Hwy, (949) 494-6085.  Good for breakfast & brunch, sandwiches, smoothies, coffee and tea. Freshly made baked good include delicious peach muffins. Small indoor seating area, but right next to a lovely stretch of beach if you get your items to-go.
 
*'''Orange Inn''', 703 South Coast Hwy, (949) 494-6085.  Good for breakfast & brunch, sandwiches, smoothies, coffee and tea. Freshly made baked good include delicious peach muffins. Small indoor seating area, but right next to a lovely stretch of beach if you get your items to-go.
 
*'''Penguin Cafe''', 981 South Coast Hwy (at Anita Street), (949) 494-1353. Family-run and very friendly. Popular for breakfast and also serves lunch including malts and milk shakes.
 
*'''Penguin Cafe''', 981 South Coast Hwy (at Anita Street), (949) 494-1353. Family-run and very friendly. Popular for breakfast and also serves lunch including malts and milk shakes.
*'''Taco Loco''', 640 South Coast Hwy, (949)497-1635. Fast-food ambiance, but quality of the food equals many higher-price restaurants.  Favorites include Cajun-spiced seafood tacos, blackened lobster tacos, and the mushroom-and-tofu burgers. Avoid the chips, however...they're cheap, grocery store brand and have the taste and texture of balsa wood.  Opens late on Friday and Saturday, til 2AM.
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*'''Taco Loco''', 640 South Coast Hwy, (949)497-1635. Fast-food ambiance, but quality of the food equals many higher-price restaurants.  Favorites include Cajun-spiced seafood tacos, blackened lobster tacos, and the mushroom-and-tofu burgers. Opens late on Friday and Saturday, til 2AM.
 
*'''The Stand''', 238 Thalia St. (near South Coast Hwy), (949)494-8101, 7AM-7PM Daily.  If any eatery can be called typically Laguna, this might be it. Only organic vegan ingredients are used in preparations.  Smoothies, salads, and pita sandwiches are favorites.
 
*'''The Stand''', 238 Thalia St. (near South Coast Hwy), (949)494-8101, 7AM-7PM Daily.  If any eatery can be called typically Laguna, this might be it. Only organic vegan ingredients are used in preparations.  Smoothies, salads, and pita sandwiches are favorites.
 
*'''Wahoos Fish Taco''', 1133 South Coast Hwy (at Oak Street),(949) 497-0033, [http://www.wahoos.com/]. Popular local chain making fresh, delicious and inexpensive Mexican food.
 
*'''Wahoos Fish Taco''', 1133 South Coast Hwy (at Oak Street),(949) 497-0033, [http://www.wahoos.com/]. Popular local chain making fresh, delicious and inexpensive Mexican food.
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===Mid-range===
 
===Mid-range===
 
*'''C'est La Vie Restaurant and Bakery''', 373 South Coast Hwy (in the village), (949)497-5100, [http://www.cestlavierestaurant.com/].  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Dinner main course $15-18.
 
*'''C'est La Vie Restaurant and Bakery''', 373 South Coast Hwy (in the village), (949)497-5100, [http://www.cestlavierestaurant.com/].  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Dinner main course $15-18.
*'''French 75 Bistro''', 1464 South Coast Hwy (near Mountain Rd), (949)494-8444, [http://www.culinaryadventures.com/restaurants/f75/index.html].  Contemporary renderings of classic bistro dishes.  Dinner only.  Entrées about $18-$38; Prix Fixed Menu $30.  Early Entrées at half price 5-6:30PM.
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*'''French 75 Bistro''', 1464 South Coast Hwy (near Mountain Rd), (949)494-8444, [http://www.culinaryadventures.com/restaurants/f75/index.html].  Contemporary renderings of classic bistro dishes.  Dinner only.  Entrées about $18-$38; Prix Fixe Menu $30.  Early Entrées at half price 5-6:30PM.
 
*'''Hotel Laguna''', 425 South Coast Hwy (in the village). The deck has great views of the beach and (relatively) cheap food like burgers and salads.
 
*'''Hotel Laguna''', 425 South Coast Hwy (in the village). The deck has great views of the beach and (relatively) cheap food like burgers and salads.
 
*'''Las Brisas''', 361 Cliff Drive (off North Coast Hwy), [http://www.lasbrisaslagunabeach.com/]. Mexican restaurant that has a patio with some great views of the ocean.  Mediocre and expensive food, but excellent views for having a cocktail.  It gets pretty packed on a nice summer day.
 
*'''Las Brisas''', 361 Cliff Drive (off North Coast Hwy), [http://www.lasbrisaslagunabeach.com/]. Mexican restaurant that has a patio with some great views of the ocean.  Mediocre and expensive food, but excellent views for having a cocktail.  It gets pretty packed on a nice summer day.
 
*'''Olamendi's''', 1100 South Coast Hwy, #202 (at Oak Street), [http://www.olamendis.com/index2.html].  Mexican restaurant with a view and an extensive menu, including a Lite Menu (300 calories).  Dinners about $15.
 
*'''Olamendi's''', 1100 South Coast Hwy, #202 (at Oak Street), [http://www.olamendis.com/index2.html].  Mexican restaurant with a view and an extensive menu, including a Lite Menu (300 calories).  Dinners about $15.
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*'''Rock'n Fish''', 422 South Coast Hwy (in the village), [http://www.rocknfishmb.com/]. 11:30AM-10PM Su-Th, 11:30AM-11PM Fr-Sa. New Orleans influenced seafood and steak menu, a dozen taps of draft beer and a full bar. Second-floor location has views onto the Main Beach area. Dinner $20 and up.
 
*'''Ti Amo''', 31727 S. Coast Hwy. (in South Laguna), (949)499-5350.  Creative Mediterranean cuisine. Try the seared ahi with a sesame-seed crust.
 
*'''Ti Amo''', 31727 S. Coast Hwy. (in South Laguna), (949)499-5350.  Creative Mediterranean cuisine. Try the seared ahi with a sesame-seed crust.
  
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
 
===Coffee===
 
===Coffee===
*'''Andree's Patisserie''', 1456 South Coast Hwy (near Mountain Street), (949) 494-1577. M 7:35AM-12PM; T- F 7:35AM-3PM; Sa 7:35AM-1PM; Su closed. A fantastic little bakery tucked away near French 75 restaurant. Highly recommended to grab some pastries and coffee, then head to the sand for breakfast on the beach.  They often run out of product and are forced to close early on crowded weekend days.
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*'''Andree's Patisserie''', 1456 South Coast Hwy (near Mountain Street), (949) 494-1577. M 7:35AM-12PM; T- F 7:35AM-3PM; Sa 7:35AM-1PM; Su closed. A fantastic little bakery tucked away near French 75 restaurant. Highly recommended to grab some pastries and coffee, then head to the sand for breakfast on the beach.
 
*'''Heidelberg Cafe & Bistro''', 1100 South Coast Hwy (at Brooks Street). See description above under "Eat".
 
*'''Heidelberg Cafe & Bistro''', 1100 South Coast Hwy (at Brooks Street). See description above under "Eat".
 
*'''Koffee Klatch''', 1440 South Coast Hwy (near Mountain Street), (949) 376-6867. 7AM-11PM M-Th & Su, 7AM-12AM F-S. Locally owned, you can get breakfast in the morning and treat yourself to dessert at night. Eclectic decor, big comfy chairs, patio seating and friendly staff. Some of the best coffee in Orange County.
 
*'''Koffee Klatch''', 1440 South Coast Hwy (near Mountain Street), (949) 376-6867. 7AM-11PM M-Th & Su, 7AM-12AM F-S. Locally owned, you can get breakfast in the morning and treat yourself to dessert at night. Eclectic decor, big comfy chairs, patio seating and friendly staff. Some of the best coffee in Orange County.
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**184 South Coast Hwy
 
**184 South Coast Hwy
 
**180 North Coast Hwy
 
**180 North Coast Hwy
 
 
===Bars & Pubs===
 
===Bars & Pubs===
 
*'''Marine Room''', 214 Ocean Avenue in downtown
 
*'''Marine Room''', 214 Ocean Avenue in downtown
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*<sleep name="Casa Laguna Inn &amp; Spa" alt="" address="2510 South Coast Hwy" directions="" phone="(800) 233-0449" url="http://www.casalaguna.com" checkin="3PM" checkout="11AM" price="$159-$649" lat="" long=""> Bed and Breakfast across from the ocean in Laguna Beach. Rooms designed for one or two adults. Romantic, terraced gardens. Full service spa, charming unique rooms and suites with modern amenities, gourmet breakfast prepared with local ingredients, afternoon wine and cheese, high speed internet, and ocean view garden hot tub. </sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Casa Laguna Inn &amp; Spa" alt="" address="2510 South Coast Hwy" directions="" phone="(800) 233-0449" url="http://www.casalaguna.com" checkin="3PM" checkout="11AM" price="$159-$649" lat="" long=""> Bed and Breakfast across from the ocean in Laguna Beach. Rooms designed for one or two adults. Romantic, terraced gardens. Full service spa, charming unique rooms and suites with modern amenities, gourmet breakfast prepared with local ingredients, afternoon wine and cheese, high speed internet, and ocean view garden hot tub. </sleep>
 
* '''Holiday Inn Laguna Beach''', 696 South Coast Highway, (''at Cleo Road, northeast corner'') ''+1 949'' 494-1001, [http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/hi/1/en/hd/laxlg].  Convenient location, across the street from ocean access and a Ralph's supermarket open 24 hrs.
 
* '''Holiday Inn Laguna Beach''', 696 South Coast Highway, (''at Cleo Road, northeast corner'') ''+1 949'' 494-1001, [http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/hi/1/en/hd/laxlg].  Convenient location, across the street from ocean access and a Ralph's supermarket open 24 hrs.
* '''Laguna Reef Inn''', 30806 South Coast Highway, ''+1 949'' 499-2227, Toll-free: ''+1 800'' 922-9905, Fax: ''+1 949'' 499-5575,  
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* '''Laguna Reef Inn''', 30806 South Coast Highway, ''+1 949'' 499-2227, Toll-free: ''+1 800'' 922-9905, Fax: ''+1 949'' 499-5575, [http://www.lagunareefinn.com/].  Formerly Best Western.  To close in 2010; bought by Montage across the street.
[http://www.lagunareefinn.com/].  Formerly Best Western.  To close in 2010; bought by Montage across the street.
 
* '''Laguna Beach House''', 475 N Pacific Coast Highway, '', ''+1 800 297 0007 '',  [http://www.thelagunabeachhouse.com/specials]. Complimentary perks include coffee and croissants in the morning, a nightly wine reception, and milk and cookies before bed. There's also a heated outdoor pool and hot tub.
 
 
 
 
* '''Laguna Riviera Resort on the Beach''', 825 South Coast Highway, ''+1 949'' 494-1196, Fax: ''+1 949'' 494-8421, [http://www.lagunariviera.com].
 
* '''Laguna Riviera Resort on the Beach''', 825 South Coast Highway, ''+1 949'' 494-1196, Fax: ''+1 949'' 494-8421, [http://www.lagunariviera.com].
 
* '''Montage Resort & Spa Laguna Beach''', 30801 South Coast Highway, Phone: 1-866-271-6953, [http://www.montagelagunabeach.com/index.html]  Sumptuous oceanfront hotel on a bluff with superb service, gorgeous grounds, and delightful views.  Facilities for meetings, weddings, spa retreats, as well as a variety of fine dining restaurants.   
 
* '''Montage Resort & Spa Laguna Beach''', 30801 South Coast Highway, Phone: 1-866-271-6953, [http://www.montagelagunabeach.com/index.html]  Sumptuous oceanfront hotel on a bluff with superb service, gorgeous grounds, and delightful views.  Facilities for meetings, weddings, spa retreats, as well as a variety of fine dining restaurants.   
 
*<sleep name="Inn at Laguna Beach" alt="" address="211 North Coast Highway" directions="" phone="(949) 497-9722" url="http://www.innatlagunabeach.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">A luxury hotel in Orange County featuring oceanfront suites, for business and leisure travel. This Laguna Beach hotel also offers romantic vacation packages, wedding venues, catering and meeting rooms.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Inn at Laguna Beach" alt="" address="211 North Coast Highway" directions="" phone="(949) 497-9722" url="http://www.innatlagunabeach.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">A luxury hotel in Orange County featuring oceanfront suites, for business and leisure travel. This Laguna Beach hotel also offers romantic vacation packages, wedding venues, catering and meeting rooms.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="La Casa Del Camino" alt="" address="1289 S. Coast Highway" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.casacamino.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Built in 1929 as a seaside retreat for Hollywood movie stars, this elegant Mediterranean style landmark offers lodging accommodations with their own unique characteristics and antique furnishings.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="La Casa Del Camino" alt="" address="1289 S. Coast Highway" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.casacamino.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Built in 1929 as a seaside retreat for Hollywood movie stars, this elegant Mediterranean style landmark offers lodging accommodations with their own unique characteristics and antique furnishings.</sleep>
*<sleep name="Pacific Edge Hotel" alt="" address="647 South Coast Hwy" directions="" phone="949.281.5709" url="http://www.jdvhotels.com/hotels/california/orange-county-hotels/pacific-edge-hotel/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Two heated pools, Jacuzzi, poolside lounge, onsite Beach House restaurant, health club and beach butlers.</sleep>
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*<sleep name="Pacific Edge Hotel" alt="" address="647 South Coast Hwy" directions="" phone="949.281.5709" url="http://www.pacificedgehotel.com/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Two heated pools, Jacuzzi, poolside lounge, onsite Beach House restaurant, health club and beach butlers.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="The Retreat In Laguna" alt="" address="729 Gaviota Drive" directions="" phone="949-376-7170" url="http://theretreatinlaguna.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Completely renovated in 2010, the villas of The Retreat offer luxury vacation rentals and extended-stay accommodations that sleep 4 comfortably.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="The Retreat In Laguna" alt="" address="729 Gaviota Drive" directions="" phone="949-376-7170" url="http://theretreatinlaguna.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Completely renovated in 2010, the villas of The Retreat offer luxury vacation rentals and extended-stay accommodations that sleep 4 comfortably.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Sunset Cove Villas" alt="" address="683 Sleepy Hollow Lane" directions="Located off of Pacific Coast Highway at the intersection of Cleo St." phone="" url="http://www,sunsetcove.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long=""> Has one, two and three bedroom accommodations at a central downtown location with panoramic ocean views.  Each villa has fully equipped kitchens, entertainment centers, satellite  television and internet access and key-card security doors.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Sunset Cove Villas" alt="" address="683 Sleepy Hollow Lane" directions="Located off of Pacific Coast Highway at the intersection of Cleo St." phone="" url="http://www,sunsetcove.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long=""> Has one, two and three bedroom accommodations at a central downtown location with panoramic ocean views.  Each villa has fully equipped kitchens, entertainment centers, satellite  television and internet access and key-card security doors.</sleep>
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*<sleep name="Best Western Allamanda" alt="" address="29 Moo 4, Srisoonthorn Road,
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Cherngtalay,Thalang" directions="Located in around a lagoon offering great views and a tranquil setting." phone="" url="http://www.allamandaphuket.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="Best rates on official website start at 3,300.00 THB" lat="" long=""> Unwind and indulge with Best Western Allamanda Laguna Phuket in Thailand, a restful sanctuary near a lagoon. Check availability and rates today.</sleep>
  
 
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