Monarch Bay is a private 24-hour gated community in Dana Point, California, that offers its residents a truly resort-type lifestyle.
Residents at Monarch Bay enjoy being part of a private beach club that offers services like beach umbrellas, chairs, food service, and towels. This is the ultimate in beach front dining and drinking. These single level estates have many amenities, and living here is compared to being on vacation full time. Homes sit on large level lots with spectacular views.
As a part of the Monarch Beach neighborhood, Monarch Bay is located near the Montage Resort, Salt Creek Beach, Ritz Carlton, and the St. Regis Hotel. There are many water sports and wilderness trails here, as well as plenty opportunities to play golf or tennis. Monarch Bay club membership rights are part of being a homeowner here, and benefits include access to the restaurant, bar, and fire pits.
The Monarch Beach Tennis Club not only has eight championship tennis courts it features a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, and spa treatments like facials and massages. There are also community tennis courts, and the world’s best surfing, fishing, and diving. Nearby is the Monarch Bay Plaza which has merchants like Chase Bank, CVS, Gelson’s, and Chevron as well as many specialty boutiques and restaurants.
Monarch Bay is served by the Capistrano Unified School District, which offers highly ranked facilities like Moulton Elementary School and Marco Forster Middle School. Dana Hills High School is also top notch and opened in 1972 making it one of the oldest high schools in the region. There are also several private schools in this city, including West River Academy, Broderick Montessori School, Gloria Del Lutheran Preschool, and Capo Beach Christian School.
The City of Dana Point has easy access to State Route 1, which brings in surfers and beach lovers to this popular destination. It is one of the only cities in Orange County with its own harbor.
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