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.
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.
Rohrer Fine Art, located one block from the beach on the North Coast Highway, displays artwork of artists from around the world. The gallery houses a large collection of landscapes and portraits, in addition to works of realism, impressionism and expressionism.
Concerts in the Park – Heisler (September). Enjoy an evening of live music in one of the many parks across Laguna Beach.
Fulfilling a dream … Laguna-based JoAnne Artman of SpaceOnSpurgeon in Santa Ana opens her new gallery on North Coast Highway. Mixing it up and bringing a Santa Ana attitude to an exciting showcase of works! An eclectic mix of media from photographs and pastels to watercolors, oils, acrylics and Sculpture. All artists are award-winning, and their works have been shown and collected in museums and private collections in Southern California, around the country and internationally.
Chic Nails is a full service nail salon specializing in Nail art, Callus treatment, Paraffin hand wax, French style manicures and more.
Operated by Dolores C. Colin, certified tourism ambassador, Laguna Beach Art Tours takes guests on informative walks that showcase what Laguna is most well known for—art. From galleries to artists’ homes, guests will receive a comprehensive look into the local arts culture.
Serving Mexican-inspired, California coastal cuisine, Las Brisas also offers diners some of the best views in town. Popular for their weekend brunches, tropical margaritas and impressing out of town visitors or clients, the Las Brisas menu is seafood-heavy with signature dishes such as the Frutas Del Mar (half a lobster tail with shrimp, scallops, mahi mahi and crab claws) and grilled seafood skewers.
Experience a new angle on art in Laguna Beach. [seven-degrees] is not only an architectural wonder but an idea lab for the promotion of artistic endeavor. Visiting artists work and live on the premises. Their studios are open to the public during gallery hours and their latest works are available for discussion. Mon.–Fri. 10am–5pm, Sat. and Sun. by appointment.
The Quorum Art Gallery is the longest established member-owned gallery in Laguna Beach, celebrating its 50 year Anniversary this Summer, 2013. The Gallery has twelve member artists and hosts one guest artist every month. It showcases a variety of art including plein air landscapes, seascapes, portraits, florals, still lifes, figurative works, abstract works, photography and collages created in oil, acrylic, watercolor, and mixed media.
Charming, fanciful homestyle shopping experience with a delightful garden cafe/patio. Located in North Laguna Beach, the heart of Gallery Row on Pacific Coast Highway. Featuring unique elements for home, plus yard and plantscape exteriors. Children & pet friendly. Open for breakfast/lunch 8am–3pm. Closed Tuesdays.
Nestled in a restored 1920s Spanish bungalow on North Coast Highway, Morrison Hair brings the utmost in luxury hair care to Laguna Beach. Owned and operated by the wife of celebrated hairdresser James Morrison, co-founder of Toni & Guy/Tigi USA, the salon is dedicated to making each visit memorable.
Crystal Cove State Park (6 miles). This trail consists of the very last stretch of open coastal land in Orange County. Trail visitors will enjoy lush valleys, rolling hills, ocean view, and a beautiful State Park known as Crystal Cove. Length of this trial is 6 total mile loop and categorized as moderate, steep, and technical. Trail is open year-round.
Pacific Marine Mammal Center. Pacific Marine Mammal Center is a nonprofit dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of stranded or injured marine mammals along the Orange County coastline. Guests are welcome daily to say hello to the center’s sea lion and seal guests. The center is open daily from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with free admission (donations encouraged).
Enter through Gate 14 (Dunnegan Dr. and Dartmoor St.) of Laguna Canyon Wilderness to connect with a trail that can be a strenuous workout for elevation, distance and pace. Be prepared for a long, gradual incline, a steep downhill, and breath-taking views.
Sawdust Art Festival (July – Aug). Take part in Laguna’s world-renowned art festival, where guests and locals gather to view the work of more than 200 Laguna Beach artists. A staple since 1965, Sawdust features demo booths in techniques such as glass blowing, complimentary hands-on art workshops, a children’s art booth, ceramics, refreshments from outdoor cafes, live musical entertainment and more. The Sawdust Art Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public and promoting the art created in Laguna Beach. Visitors are invited to shop along sawdust-covered paths through a handcrafted village of fine arts and superb craftsmanship.
Fetneh Blake introduced the town to avant-garde fashion when she opened this eponymous boutique in 2001. Find progressive runway and ready-to-wear styles while enjoying an intimate shopping experience in this upscale, modern shop.
Owner Loraine Fiore finds great joy in acquiring memorable vintage pieces for clients and their homes. Each unique piece can be adopted and have a whole new life, just as Fiore did when she moved to Laguna Beach and opened her business. Once & Again carries a plethora of beautiful antique furnishings that will accent any home perfectly. All of the vintage merchandise is hand-selected by the shop’s owner and reflects a classic beach house aesthetic. Finds include sleigh back chairs, bistro table sets and beautiful birdcages. Merchandise is updated regularly, so vintage enthusiasts will want to check in often to ensure that they don’t miss out on a great piece.
We want to share with you the serenity that comes from gliding through blue water, passing a pod of dolphins, and inhaling deeply the scent of salt air; The feeling of the sun on your skin, and a breeze on your cheeks, as you explore the ocean environment and the boundaries of your own comfort zone. Out there, the moment comes when awareness of the beauty around you blossoms, a smile spreads across your face, and the bliss sets in. So regardless of whether you can balance on one foot, stand on your head, or run a mile- don’t worry about it. Come paddle with us. Let yourself surrender to the joy of being outdoors, on the ocean, engaging your balance and breath. Bliss is waiting. Paddle out.