If you are a potential home owner and are looking into the Emerald Bay residential market for the first time, or perhaps you are new to the Laguna Beach community altogether, here is some additional information that should prove useful. The Emerald Bay properties are found to the east of the Laguna Beach State Marine Conservation Area and the Crystal Cove State Marine Conversation Areas, and to the west of the Aliso and Wood Canyons Regional Park which is a wildlife sanctuary scattered across over 4,200 acres and features undulating hills with trails and a plethora of different species of trees. The Emerald Bay real estate market is north of Aliso Beach which is recognized for being a busy spot for surfing and swimming, and the waterfront park offers a concession stand and public showers. To the north of the Emerald Bay homes for sale you will find Heisler Park where the beach area offers artsy park benches, sculptures, ocean views, rocky shores and tide pools.
If you are in the area looking at the Emerald Bay properties, and then need a place to spend the night afterwards, the Montage is a favorite where you will find a Craftsman-style beachfront hotel with suites, bungalows and villas, along with a spa and fine dining. Further north you will find the Laguna Riviera Beach Resort which is considered a casual, beachfront hotel that offers relaxed rooms, and the hotel is famous for its indoor saltwater pool. The Ranch at Laguna Beach is a luxurious canyon golf and spa resort with rooms, cottages and a posh 1,500 square foot plus tree house. The Emerald Bay real estate market is in close proximity to Crescent Bay Point Park where the green space sits on a bluff that provides panoramic views of the ocean and tide pools. The Emerald Bay homes for sale are found east of the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park which is a 6,500 acre plus park with many trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding, plus a nature center.