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Fishing in Laguna Beach
Posted on 2015-11-14

Fishing in Laguna Beach


If you want to do some fishing during your next Laguna Beach vacation, you’ll want to know that the Laguna Beach coastline, from top to bottom, is a no fishing zone. Included in this no fishing zone is the Laguna Beach State Marine Reserve and the Laguna Beach State Marine Conservation Area, which cover an additional 6.27 square miles offshore. All marine life is protected by prohibiting the removal of any wildlife on the entire coastline and two mentioned arias. This relatively new law has resulted in larger fish size, greater variation in type, and an increase in number of fish...Continue

Wedding on the Beach
Posted on 2015-10-20

Wedding on the Beach


While most people know we’re the perfect spot for your next Laguna Beach vacation, not many know that we’re also the perfect place for a wedding on the beach...Continue

Laguna Beach Snorkeling
Posted on 2015-10-11

Laguna Beach Snorkeling


If you spent your last Laguna Beach vacation enjoying the sights above the water, you may not know about all the wonderful and interesting things going on below the water. Shaw’s Cove in Laguna Beach is one of California’s best spots to go snorkeling. Made popular by its rich sea life, large reef structures, and kelp forests, you’re going to see some memorable things you never knew where hiding right under the water. The south side of Shaw’s Cove has a rocky reef structure that extends out 50 yards into the ocean where you’ll see mostly urchins. You’ll find more life on the north side...Continue

LAGUNA’S HIDDEN HISTORIES: Main Beach Tower
Posted on 2015-10-09

LAGUNA’S HIDDEN HISTORIES: Main Beach Tower


LAGUNA’S HIDDEN HISTORIES: Do you know how the Main Beach Lifeguard Tower crossed PCH to its permanent home on Main Beach in 1937? The Lifeguard Tower at Main Beach may be the most photographed public building in Laguna Beach. Both quaint and functional, the hexagon-shaped structure is one of this community’s treasures, residents say. It’s a landmark and has been the subject of many postcards and many paintings. The landmark was once part of a gas station at Broadway and Coast Highway. In the 1920s, horse power was used to move the structure to the beach...Continue

Orcas in Laguna!
Posted on 2015-10-09

Orcas in Laguna!


A stand-up paddleboarder got a killer view of a pod of orca whales that swam under his board off the coast of Laguna Beach, California. My dream of seeing Orcas (aka killer whales) recently came true. Watch as a friendly pod of 5 orcas interacts with me on my paddle board. This was filmed with my GoPro off the coast of Laguna Beach California. You’ll see the whales come directly under my board twice. This was an amazing, magical afternoon...Continue