Welcome to the North Laguna Beach Business Directory where you can find everything your are looking for from places to stay, shopping, fashion, restaurants, real estate and much more.
A haven for both art connoisseurs and neophytes, the Laguna Art Museum houses only California art across all periods and styles from the 19th century to present day. Summer exhibitions include “Faux Real” (June 2 -Sept. 29)—a group exhibition that features installation artists and sculptors who recreate reality with a twist, using offbeat materials.
Big Bend-Bommer Ridge-Laguna Ridge Loop (3.2 miles). This trail is categorized as easy to moderate. This Wilderness Park is a diverse underdeveloped 6,500-acre parkland located between Laguna Canyon and Crystal Cove State Park. Once a working cattle ranch, it is now a protected landscape and part of a 38,000-acre South Coast Wilderness. Length of the trail is 1.5 hours and covering 3.2 total miles. Trail is open year round. Visitors will enjoy sage-covered hillsides and oak woodlands in Emerald Canyon.
Although part of the Umami Restaurant Group empire, the Laguna location of the specialty burger maker has its own unique identity with a casual, beach cottage feel and nostalgic photos and artwork adorning the walls. The restaurant also offers a specialty Laguna burger, the lemon miso crab melt, in addition to its signature burger options, which pair well with a selection of wines and beers.
Andrew Myers Art is conceptually unique: he creates stunning sculpture-portraits using thousands of screws. Next he inserts and meticulously paints each individual screw so that in the end, the sculpture achieves the look and feel of a painted portrait. Myers, an LCAD graduate, says that one of his favorite memories was watching a blind man experience his work for the first time. As the man ran his hands over a three-dimensional portrait constructed with tens of thousands of screws, his blank expression transformed into a warm smile. He could feel what others could only see.
More than just a retail store, the staff at Lightopia has extensive knowledge about the role lighting plays in architecture and interior design. From the latest LED energy-efficient bulbs to the most modern and sophisticated designs, this store will light the way to your desired decor.
Rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit at Pacific Blue Yoga in Laguna Beach, where masterful instructors will teach you the art of Bikram yoga’s 26 postures.
Open for lunch and dinner, Mandarin King serves Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine free of MSG. Since 1984, this cozy and casual restaurant on Coast Highway has been a go-to for Chinese food favorites such as orange peel chicken, kung pao dishes and more. Also available are a lunch menu and family dinner options.
Fisherman’s Cove is considered ideal for kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving. The plant and sea life a mere 10 ft. off of the shoreline makes it a great spot for beginners. Fisherman’s is a small and secluded beach that lies just south of Shaw’s Cove.
Laguna Nails and Spa provide personalized care and exemplary services of nail, feet and skin care. Using high quality products and equipment helps provide an ultimate and satisfying visit for our customers.
Formerly known as Schaar Galleries, Schaar Art Studio is now primarily an artist studio with a gallery available by appointment only. Artist Robert Schaar specializes in both American and European scenery, but has a knack for painting golf and thoroughbread racing as well. The gallery features acrylic on canvas, giclee, serigraphs and lithographs.
Crescent Bay and its crystal clear waters sit at the corner of Cliff Drive and Pacific Coast Highway. Seal rock is a main attraction of the bay, as visitors can enjoy the sun and sand while observing the many seals and sea lions that inhabit the rock. The beach itself is sandy, with rocky areas at either end. Dolphins can be observed off the coast during certain times of the year.
Lawn Bowling in Heisler Park. Laguna Lawn Bowling in Heisler Park is located just north of Downtown Laguna Beach. Although you have to be part of the club to join the fun, passing by the green to watch the games and enjoying the view is worthwhile.
Tucked away in the canyon, the cottage studio of Ken Auster houses his fine art paintings. Most recently Ken began painting with a contemporary impressionist style, however, many of his early works and available prints feature exotic and local beach scenery.
Located in the canyon, “Vic Skim” carries skimboards fir beginner, intermediate and advanced riders, as well as skate decks, accessories and apparel that carry the store’s signature label.
Artist Martin Robert’s and nature/scenery photography Dan Witte’s one-of-a-kind pieces adorn the walls of the Martin Roberts Gallery. While Dan focuses on photography alone, Martin’s artistic creations begin with black and white photographs and then undergo and extensive process during which acrylics, oils and watercolor paints to result in a detailed, 3-D mixed media piece.
Gooch offers casual athletic T-shirts, hats and more featuring the work of local artists. In addition to browsing the apparel and accessories, find hidden gems like sculptures, painting and jewelry on display and for sale.
Known as both Studio Arts Laguna and John Barber Glass Designs, this location doubles as both a studio space and gallery to display artistic glass designs. John honed his skills in glassblowing in Germany, where he attended glass design school and apprenticed under acclaimed master artists. He now has tumblers, stemware, vases, ornaments, sculptures and more on display and for sale in the gallery.
From Alta Laguna Park, follow West Ridge, Mathis, Wood Canyon, and Cholla Trails (8 miles). This park with many interior trails offers every visitor amenities including water, restrooms, picnic area, children’s play area, and plenty of parking. Mountain bikes are popular in this park with trails for beginners and advanced. Length of this trail is 8 total miles with a 600 foot elevation gain.
Intimate and relaxed, the Inn at Laguna Beach has 70 rooms and suites in an ideal downtown location atop a bluff near Heisler Park overlooking Main Beach. In-room spa services and a daily wine reception with wines from around the world are available to guests.
A drive-in style burger joint that serves the ultra-casual crowd, Husky Boy Burgers is known for its namesake burger, which includes pastrami atop a beef patty with cheese. Plenty of other burgers, sandwiches and breakfast items populate the menu; for something sweet, try the classic banana split or root beer float.