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2-hour Surf Lesson at Laguna Beach
"Our instructors are experienced professionals who pride themselves on getting you up and keeping you safe. We have a very high ratio of students standing up the first time and launching into a lifetime of passion for surfing and surf culture. We love beginners. No prior experience necessary though you must be able to swim and have a healthy love of the ocean. This is a high-energy group activity and we maintain a small guide to student ratio.Arrive at the surf shack and get geared up for surfing and get greeted by a clean and profes walk down to the semi-private Laguna community beach to a local Laguna Beach break known as Thalia. Learn and practice on the beach and enjoy 90mins in the water with a trained professional surf instructor. Standing up during first lesson is extremely li"""Our semi-private lessons are limited to 3 students to every instructor. We teach at Thalia St Laguna's best location for beginner waves. Our 2 hour lessons allow you ample time to learn paddle out
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Laguna Beach Kayak Tour with Sea Lion Viewing
"Experience the mind-blowing beauty of the Southern California coastline from ocean to harbor to bay. You will launch out of Fisherman’s Cove one of the calmest wave-protected coves in Laguna Beach then paddle the North Laguna coastline teeming with marine life in its crystal clear waters. You’ll see hidden reefs where bright orange garibaldi fish swim just beneath you and giant starfish attach to the rocks. You’ll explore the expanding and magnificent kelp forest growing up to a foot a day
From $85.00
 
Dana Point Whale Watching Excursion
"Your vessel the 95′ Dana Pride was built exclusively for Dana Wharf whale watching customers. The Pride comes complete with a full-service bar and snack bar flat screen TVs large salon area and two-story seating arrangement and it can accommodate up to 149 passengers. This adventure cruise offers rare glimpses into a huge variety of underwater wildlife and gorgeous scenic views with narration from your captains. In addition to whales
From $45.00

More Local Customs in Laguna Beach

Color "trails" off the eyelashes before sunset

The warmth of the sun....© Brian WilsonIf you click on the link below, then on 'View slideshow' "The Life of Brian"Let's go away for a while..you can see a Quicktime slideshow / pics of Brian &...
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davequ
Aug 30, 2010

Art Festivals

Seems there is always an art festival going on in Laguna Beach any time of the year.Good points: some of the art is interesting and very good;Bad points: like anything in SoCal, if something cool is...
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davequ
Dec 07, 2006

See "blue" in a sea of "red"...

or, in the end, see "purple"! OK, what is the deal, you ask? Here it is:California is commonly a blue state- blue representing the Democratic party in general election voting. However, regions within...
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marinarena
Nov 16, 2006

Laguna mores and gays

Since the end of the the Great Depression era, Laguna Beach has been a haven for gays and lesbians. Though prosperity was lacking in this time of the late 1930s, gay-friendly bars and other...
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marinarena
Nov 16, 2006

Art Festivals.

Laguna Beach is known as an art town or artists colony. In the summer there are a bunch of different art festivals. Sawdust Festival features local artists. You can get ceramics and tons of different...
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Rachel
Sep 15, 2005

Canyon Kahunas

Houses atop Laguna Canyon: some great views of the beach and Pacific Ocean. Supposedly most of 'em average around $1.75 - $2-million in price.Sometimes when there is a particularly wet or long rainy...
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davequ
Jun 01, 2005
 
 
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Take in Art + Beach in One

Great art and ocean go hand-in-hand everyday in Laguna Beach where one take in awesome beach views and explore an array of art styles- either as a painting, sculpture, or in whichever form in museums,...
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marinarena
Jun 01, 2005

Beach Kiss

The beach has a tendency to bring out the romantic.As I snuck this pic of a couple kissing in one of the more private beach coves, (due to my tendency to be paranoid) I couldn't help but flash back to...
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davequ
Jan 14, 2005

Bougainvillea

In Colorado, we don't take mountains or snow for granted.I hope in California, they don't take their beautiful bougainvillea for granted.Every spring we buy some.... every fall it dies.Here in CA it...
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davequ
Jan 04, 2005

A good Laguna Beach 2-4-1: Tacos & tongue barbell

Laguna beach has good places for tacos, and it is also a great place (especially the beach) to admire creative body art.At this place (Taco Loco on PCH) you can get pierced upstairs ("Rocket 3") and...
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davequ
Dec 29, 2004

Beach Art

Laguna Beach is a very tightly controlled and "covenant-restricted" community, so I thought it was very cool of them to let local artists go freestyle all along the many cliff & sea walls on the...
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davequ
Dec 13, 2004

Live like the locals .... a house on the beach

I would be lying if I said I am not jealous of anyone who lives in a house like this on the beach.Beach property here is very expensive:Big bucks to purchase, and due to its proximity to the beach...
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davequ
Dec 11, 2004

Walking the beach

I never get tired of doing this. Laguna Beach is beautiful and one of the more scenic in southern California. Any time of the day or evening.
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davequ
Nov 19, 2004

This is a fairly new mural...

This is a fairly new mural painted on a building next to a candy store that makes fantastic chocolate-dipped strawberries.
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bluefelt
Oct 04, 2002

Top Hotels in Laguna Beach

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30801 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, California, 92651, United States
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211 North Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, California, 92651, United States
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1555 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, California, 92651, United States
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1441 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, California, 92651, United States
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696 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, California, 92651, United States
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Top Things to Do in Laguna Beach

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Sunset and Dusk at the beach

We had a very nice beach in the back of our resort at the Montage. It was very nice for relaxing, sunbathing and just taking in the beauty of the area. We were able to see a gorgeous sunset before our...
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Heisler Park

This park offers one of the best scenic views of Laguna Beach. There's a Lawn Bowling court at this park. People who bowl at this park dress in white outfits and try to talk in with a British...
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Brown's Park

Joe Brown was the grandson of a businessman and artist who had arrived during the 1930s to purchase one of the grandest brick waterfront beach houses of Laguna Beach. Joe Brown's father and later he...
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Laguna Beach Galleries

Laguna Beach is an artist colony of sorts, with a substantial number of artists in residence as well as a number of world-class galleries selling art by artists from all over the world. Most of these...
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The Cliff

Spend easily 2-3 hours at The Cliff, an oceanfront dining spot that is combined with Laguna Village, an artist crawl with some of Laguna's best talent. There is always a buzz here with locals and...
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Laguna Playhouse

While you're in Laguna Beach, you can catch a performance at the wonderful Laguna Playhouse. This is a very popular theatre in Southern California, and more than 110,000 theatregoers attend...
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Top 5 Laguna Beach Writers

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davequ

"Davequ's Laguna Pages"
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cnango

"Laguna Beach"
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Rachel

"My Hometown"
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"Environmentally Conscious Orange County City"
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"Open Laguna"
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