Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel has catered for the world's most discerning guests for more than 20 years. And upon arrival it is instantly easy to see why. The striking location is accompanied by an impeccable standard of service, unexpected luxuries, the timeless elegance of the sea and a variety of activities to please the young, old and most intrepid of families. This truly is Californian living at its finest, the gorgeous beach should be the focus of your relaxing day, whether it's sitting reading, or dozing to the sound of the crashing waves. While those looking for a little more adventure (and fit-in with the locals) will relish the opportunity to don the wet suit, grab a surf board, brush up on the latest surf-speak and hit the waves!