If you like the thought of being part of an oceanfront community, then you will love Monarch Bay in nearby Dana Point. Monarch Bay is an exclusive guard-gated community that provides residents with a host of luxury amenities. Homeowners pride themselves on the close community atmosphere, and many residents feel this is the best place to raise a family.

About Monarch Bay

Monarch Bay is an exclusive community nestled along the oceanfront. 214 custom homes are situated on 80 acres, surrounding pristine Monarch Beach as well as a private beach club. The community has 24-hour, guard-gated entry, giving homeowners a sense of both privacy and security.

Monarch Bay Homes

Though the community is more than 50 years old, the architecture of the homes is anything but dated. In Monarch Bay you’ll find unique home designs and award-winning architecture, not to mention stunning landscapes, which add to the resort-like feel of the neighborhood. Houses range in size from 1,500 square feet to 9,000 square feet and above, with many featuring breathtaking ocean views. Home prices in Monarch Bay begin in the low millions and can go upwards of $17 million for oceanfront lots.

Monarch Bay Amenities

The Monarch Bay Club is one of the best features of this community, where members can feel like they’re on vacation 365 days a year. The club includes an exclusive sandy beach with chair, towel and beach umbrella service. Cozy up to the fire pits, get some exercise in the volleyball areas, or take advantage of any of the other recreational activities available like surf lessons, snorkeling, kayaking or tennis. During the summer, bring the family and enjoy weekly movie nights.

The centerpiece of the Monarch Bay Club is an elegant clubhouse with full-service dining and banquet facilities. Chef Tommy Kim serves up a menu of California Pacific Rim-inspired cuisine, full of local seasonal fare infused with a global influence. The club offers several indoor and outdoor venues for gatherings of various sizes, whether it’s a corporate meeting or a bridal shower. Be sure to stop by the club for their amazing Sunday brunch!


Monarch Bay is situated on the north side of Monarch Beach. It is located between Three Arch Bay in Laguna Beach and Salt Creek. Nearby Monarch Bay Plaza offers residents everything they need in one easy location. Here you'll find a gourmet grocery store, pharmacy, pet store, restaurants, specialty stores and boutiques.

Nearby Attractions

Do you love golf? Then you must visit Monarch Beach Golf Links, one of the few oceanfront golf courses in California. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the par-70 championship course features stunning natural beauty while offering an unending variety of play. Other nearby attractions include the St. Regis, Ritz Carlton and Montage Resorts. Or take advantage of the excellent location to enjoy a day out in either Laguna Beach or Dana Point.

More Information

Would you like more information about luxury homes for sale in Monarch Bay, or in any one of our beautiful coastal communities? Then please click here to speak with an agent from The Stanaland Group.