Dana Strands Beach, Dana Point

4.8
#4 of 10 in Parks in Dana Point
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Lots of free parking and restrooms available. There is an elevator down, but it's almost never working. There are many steps, but nice intervals of level pathway so you don't get too tired. It is a...  more »
  • If you can live with the 150+ steps down (plus a short steep incline), this is one of the best beaches anywhere. It is a long narrow strip of sand (the sand is very soft and brushes right off you...  more »
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  • Super packed and not the easiest access but great beach. Incredibly beautiful and the location makes you feel secluded with the towering cliffs. Searching for sea life when it’s low tide is a plus. I would recommend visiting during off season.
  • It has been a long time since I have been here, approximately 20 years. I have forgotten how much the ocean speaks to your soul. Orange County area has changed for the better since then, and I can say with absolute certainty that the sound of the waves and smell of the water brings back wonderful memories. A beautiful and wonderful beach; a must see and experience of a lifetime.

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