Laguna Beach Holidays - Holidays in California
- By Greg Rose -
- May 24, 2009
Laguna Beach holidays
Laguna Beach, in California, is part of the well known Orange County, famous for decadent beaches and great shops. Many a Hollywood scene has been filmed on these beautiful sands and there're plenty of attractions for visitors to see. There are over 30 beach areas along the vast 7 mile sands of Laguna, Main Beach is the jewel in the crown and it's always full of people relaxing and having fun.
Surfing is big in Laguna so be ready to don your wetsuit to catch the best surf and crest the biggest thrilling waves. Laguna has a strong conservation ethic, the Pacific Marine Mammal Centre helps to look after and rescue marine mammals that have come in harm's way. A stop off at the centre is a great opportunity to see some of the marine life close up. You'll also have the chance to go whale and dolphin watching so nature lovers will have lots to see.
Laguna has a strong community of local artists so make sure you take some time to check out some of their work. There are a number of galleries, like Laguna Art Museum, that showcase and sell some of local work - you may even find a stunning piece to take back home.
Foodies will find lots of wonderful establishments to try out. Laguna is home to a wealth of great beachside restaurants, giving you the chance of having a delicious meal under the California night sky. Wine and Cheese connoisseurs can go to the Laguna Culinary Arts to enjoy a tasting session. If you like wine but not cheese, go to a session at California Taste Fine Wine.
What To Do
While it is well known for featuring in a procession of TV shows, Laguna Beach also has a deserved reputation as a haven for artists. Gallery lovers will be in their element, while the likes of the Laguna Art Museum stand out from the crowd. The wildlife is equally stunning at the Pacific Marine Mammal Centre and the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. The shops are renowned for being ahead of the competition too. If nothing else tickles your fancy, there are 30 beaches spread across seven miles to rejuvenate and relax upon.
Where To Eat
The artistry ever-present on Virgin trips to Laguna Beach doesn't end before dinnertime – the restaurants embrace the little details that make all the difference too. Go wine tasting at Laguna Culinary Arts or California Taste Fine Wine to ensure you wash down those tasty meals with suitable quality drinks.The artistry ever-present on Virgin trips to Laguna Beach doesn't end before dinnertime – the restaurants embrace the little details that make all the difference too. Go wine tasting at Laguna Culinary Arts or California Taste Fine Wine to ensure you wash down those tasty meals with suitable quality drinks.
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