Laguna Beach

A scenic haven that has inspired countless artists for more than a century.

Welcome to Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is a coastal resort city nestled midway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Located in southern Orange County, the seaside city is known for its pleasant year-round climate, thriving art community, picturesque coves, and pristine white sand beaches.
A scenic haven that has inspired countless artists for more than a century, Laguna Beach is known as one of the top coastal destinations in Southern California. Beyond its identity as a premier retreat for art enthusiasts, nature lovers, and beachgoers however, is a seaside town that offers a high quality of life, with an outstanding selection of gorgeous homes that attracts luxury homebuyers worldwide.
Those looking for an ideal home in the laidback community of Laguna Beach will find plenty of top-notch real estate options to choose from. Homes for sale in Laguna Beach are as diverse and varied as its selection of galleries, boutiques, art studios and restaurants, boasting a wide variety of architectural styles, locations, features, and scenic views.
For luxury home buyers, the finest properties in Laguna Beach are located in prestigious gated communities such as Three Arch Bay, Emerald Bay, Irvine Cove, and more. Most of the homes in these neighborhoods are ocean view estates that boast sweeping views of the serene Southern California coastline, with its breathtaking rock formations, dazzling vistas, and shimmering waters.

Things to Do and Places to Visit in Laguna Beach

  • One of the most popular events in Laguna Beach is the Festival of Arts fine art show. Held every summer, the renowned event attracts art enthusiasts from different parts of the world. The festival’s crowning jewel is the Pageant of the Masters, a unique production that combines artistry with theatrical illusion.
  • Laguna Beach is a paradise for beach lovers of all ages. The city boasts over seven miles of pristine coastline consisting of more than 30 coves nestled beneath cliffs and hillsides. Whether you’re looking to relax by a bonfire at Aliso Beach, sample some delicious cuisine at the restaurants along Main Beach, go surfing at Rockpile, or check out the tide pools in Treasure Island, the beaches around the city are sure to satisfy.
  • Laguna Beach is an art colony at its core – the city has several committees that are not only in charge of maintaining its natural surroundings, but encourage the creation of art in public spaces. The city is also famous for hosting an array of art festivals and other art-centric events such as public art and gallery exhibits, art workshops, and the First Thursdays Art Walk.
  • Laguna Beach is home to some of the most beautiful parks in Orange County, many of which are decorated with impressive public art pieces. Residents get easy access to more than 20,000 acres of lush wilderness opening up plenty of opportunities to reconnect with nature. Some of the top parks and outdoor destinations in Laguna Beach are Aliso and Wood Canyon Wilderness Park, Crescent Bay Point Park, Crystal Cove State Park, and Laguna Coast Wilderness Park.

Overview for Laguna Beach, CA

23,121 people live in Laguna Beach, where the median age is 52.5 and the average individual income is $101,782. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Laguna Beach, CA

There's plenty to do around Laguna Beach, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Baked By The Queen, Dub Fit Personal Training, and Coastline Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.52 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.93 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.03 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.52 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.93 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.27 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Beach has 10,536 households, with an average household size of 2.19. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Laguna Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,121 people call Laguna Beach home. The population density is 2,599.48 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Laguna Beach, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Laguna Beach. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Montessori School Of Laguna Beach
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St Catherine Of Siena Parish School
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Top of the World Elementary
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