Halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, situated on California’s fabled Pacific Coast Highway atop a 150-foot bluff with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is an elegant coastal retreat inviting guests to relax, indulge and pamper themselves in the ultimate home-away-from- home that offers a first-class, luxury hotel experience. The hotel is reminiscent of a classic Mediterranean villa with fountains and French doors that open onto private terraces from each of the 396 guestrooms.

Raya is a restaurant by acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval with Chef de Cuisine Greg Howe at the helm. Raya showcases Pan-Latin Coastal Cuisine prepared with seafood, local produce, grass fed meats and signature Latin flavors. With panoramic views from every table, dining with the sunset over the Pacific epitomizes the ultimate California experience.

The intimate The Ritz-Carlton Spa entrance is filled with the soothing sound of running water evoking the ocean and creating a unique, serene sanctuary. Each of the 12 treatment rooms includes its own water feature, highlighted by a crushed crystal glass ceiling. The spa also includes two Vichy showers and two couple’s massage rooms. The spa offers a variety of health, beauty and wellness treatments, including massage therapy, facials, manicures and pedicures. Separate ladies’ and gentlemen’s locker areas feature eucalyptus steam, dry sauna and shower facilities.

Making your stay unique is the ability to learn about the environment or community. Partnering with Jean -Michel Cousteau you can enjoy eco-adventures led by expert naturalists that promise to open your eyes to Southern California’s unique ecosystems. Give Back Getaways is an opportunity for Ritz-Carlton guests to volunteer under Community Footprints, The Ritz-Carlton social and environmental responsibility program which provides guests with an experience both memorable and personally enriching.

A luxurious destination that will enrich your body and your spirit, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel makes a perfect ESCAPADITA.