At Capo Beach Watercraft Rentals you can rent a Sea Doo, Waverunner or Kayak, and at Paddle Surf Warehouse you can rent a quality paddle board and paddle and get a free orientation. The Sampson Overview Gazebo is a perfect place to view Catalina Island, and the Harry Otsubu Community Gardens is a favorite with locals. The Bluff Top Trail exemplifies the beauty and history of Dana Point, and the beautiful Embarcadero Marina is located in the panoramic Dana Point harbor along with is fabulous shops and restaurants, and the marina provides services to both boaters and non-boaters alike. The Dana Point real estate market benefits from possessing the Salt Creek Trail which interconnects two large coastal canyons, and at Lantern Bay Park you will find picnic tables, basketball courts, physical fitness cluster, turf areas and a playground area.
There are all kinds of fun events and activities going on throughout the year in the city of Dana Point. In June you will find the Doheny Surf Festival which includes, exhibits, demonstrations, environmental education, surf star autograph signings, tandem, outrigger and SUP exhibitions for all ages. In May you will find the Doheny Blues Festival as well as the Dana Point Symphony at St. Edward's Church on Calle La Primavera Drive. In April you can check out the National Woodie Club, and in October eat to your heart’s content at the Dana Point State Barbecue Championship. The Dana Point Oktoberfest features live German bands, great authentic German food and the largest selection of German and Craft Brews on tap of any event in Southern California, and the annual Dana Point Food, Wine and Music Festival takes place at Sea Terrace Park.
The Dana Point homes for sale are not far from world-class shopping at the Shops at Mission Viejo, however it you travel just a bit further north you will run into the open-air Spectrum of Irvine, and continuing a bit further north you will run into South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island/Newport Center. The Dana Point properties are found approximately 50 minutes south of Downtown Disneyland and the Anaheim Convention Center and a similar distance from Angel Stadium and the Honda Center. To the south of the Dana Point residential you will run into the sleepy, beachside city of San Clemente which is famous for its surfing scene, the city is also close to San Juan Capistrano, and its historic Mission.