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Things to do in Doheny State Beach

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“In Dana Point. About a 5-10 minute drive. The most beginner friendly surf break in Southern California. This is where you or your kids want to learn how to surf. They have showers and bathrooms as well. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“THE BEST WAY TO SOAK IN THE DANA POINT HARBOR while you enjoy a wonderful meal. Of course, you'll want to sit outside or in near the window. Come with flip-flops and teeshirt or dress it up...anything goes in SoCal.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Park
“Perfect beginner to intermediate longboarding and standup paddleboarding waves”
  • 20 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“(Breakfast) - Typically long lines (get there early, before 9am to avoid the lines) but definitely worth the wait. It's located in Dana Point on PCH right up the street from Doheny. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Park
“Some hiking trails, play ground for the kids and lovely scenic ocean views. Our favorite park”
  • 10 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Anytime of year you can enjoy the Pacific Ocean and see Whales, dolphins and much mor”
  • 14 locals recommend
Warehouse Store
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“They have everything and lots of it! You'll need an annual membership to have access to the store.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Waterfront hangout with nostalgic decor featuring hearty seafood, burgers, beer & classic cocktails.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Do you want to find the most hidden gem that's actually part of Los Angeles County - it's Catalina Island - the Island of Romance - 26 miles across the sea. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great food and location! I love sitting in the top patio which is wheelchair accessible and their wild caught salmon is amazing! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great spot to sit out in the ocean view patio and watch the sun set while enjoying libations and good food! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Right on Coast Highway with a view of the beach across the road. This place has been here since the early 1970s - when President Nixon would frequent the place. Quirky decor. It's a "must see" - if anything drop in for a drink and chips and guacamole. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“Excellent Rentals: Jet skis, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, surf boards. ask about their tours: educational harbor tours, fishing trips, canoe trips with a guide. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Half mile, walking distance. Open since 1937. Excellent, homemade Mexican food. Friendly and cozy atmosphere.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Beach
“We love running on this beach. enjoy long beach days during the spring and summer months soaking in the warm waters and enjoying the bright California sun. Don't forget your sunscreen and water!”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“THE BEST WAY TO SOAK IN THE DANA POINT HARBOR while you enjoy a wonderful meal. Of course, you'll want to sit outside or in near the window. Come with flip-flops and teeshirt or dress it up...anything goes in SoCal.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“(Breakfast) - Typically long lines (get there early, before 9am to avoid the lines) but definitely worth the wait. It's located in Dana Point on PCH right up the street from Doheny. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Waterfront hangout with nostalgic decor featuring hearty seafood, burgers, beer & classic cocktails.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great food and location! I love sitting in the top patio which is wheelchair accessible and their wild caught salmon is amazing! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Right on Coast Highway with a view of the beach across the road. This place has been here since the early 1970s - when President Nixon would frequent the place. Quirky decor. It's a "must see" - if anything drop in for a drink and chips and guacamole. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Half mile, walking distance. Open since 1937. Excellent, homemade Mexican food. Friendly and cozy atmosphere.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place serves a great breakfast, brunch or lunch. It is located at the DP Harbor overlooking the yachts. It is not open for dinner, but you can rent the facility for events. Guests that rented this facility were pleased with the food, service and location. They also have flat screen TVs to watch daytime sporting events. Good Bloody Mary's too. In the Summertime take the FREE DP Trolley from PCH by our AirBnB.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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