Take in the unspoiled natural beauty of southern California's coastline at Crystal Cove. The 1,592 ha (3,936 ac) park offers 5.1 km (3.2 mi) of clean beaches and tide pools, as well as a 566 ha (1,400 ac) marine conservation area and bluffs and canyons throughout. Take a shuttle from the parking lot along the highway to avoid the strenuous walk down to the shore. The surf is gentle and ideal for swimming, boogey boarding, and searching for shells and sea creatures. Visit the restored cottages in the Crystal Cove Historic District to see where people first settled before southern California had its population boom. If you plan in advance, these quaint cottages can be rented out quite affordably. Plan a trip to Laguna Beach easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
Crystal Cove reviews
Used hotel shuttle to go there, they dropped us off near entrance, otherwised handicapped parking is inside but you still have to pay to park or go across the highway and park pay and walk under the..... more »
I almost regret to review Crystal Cove because I want to keep it all to myself! Lovely beach with a nice restaurant/ bar. more »
Plan your trip to Laguna Beach
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Laguna Beach
Side trips from Laguna Beach
Hidden gems in Laguna Beach
Kid-friendly things to do in Laguna Beach
Nearby attractions in Laguna Beach
Beaches in Laguna Beach
Trips to Crystal Cove by other users
14 days in Billings & Huntington Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Billings Huntington Beach 14 days in Huntington Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Vietnam War Memorial Walk Wine and Dine Huntington Beach Pier 6 days in San Diego & Anaheim BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES San Diego Anaheim 40 days in United States BY A USER FROM ISRAEL Los Angeles Jackson Hole Grand Teton National Park 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM San Francisco Los Angeles San Diego 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM CHILE New York City Miami Orlando