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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.
Massage Envy Spa – Laguna Beach. A national leader in affordable spa and massage services, Massage Envy offers its guests a range of pampering services and treatments by professional therapists. Find a wide range of massages for every preference—from a sports massage to deep tissue and prenatal.
Twenty one artists, both local and international, are represented at the Lu Martin Galleries, which was founded in 1988. The gallery focuses on gathering a diverse range of paintings from impressionist to abstract movements.
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.
Bodies meet art at this tattoo parlor that embraces the artistic environment of Laguna Beach. Visitors can choose between an ink session in one of the gallery’s private tattoo rooms or browsing the art on canvas done by local artists.
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.
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.
With an ocean view and skimboards as tables, this upbeat sushi restaurant is located across from Main Beach. Come enjoy the fresh and unique cuisine of Miki Izumisawa, a renowned woman sushi chef. Open Mon.–Sun. for dinner.
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.
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.
Located on the grounds of Art-A-Fair, Tivoli Too! features an airy courtyard and scenic seating overlooking a waterfall. The Southwestern-inspired menu offers options such as stuffed jalapenos, sandwiches, south-of-the-border favorites like enchiladas and chile relleno, and desserts like Tivoli’s ice cream mud pie. The restaurant’s margaritas are also a must try.
Concerts in the Park – Heisler (September). Enjoy an evening of live music in one of the many parks across Laguna Beach.
Specialty American Indian art found its niche in the Laguna Beach art scene for 44 years and counting with the help of Len Wood’s Indian Territory Gallery. The gallery hosts the largest selection of antique American Indian art, including rugs, blankets and baskets, from the 19th and early-20th centuries.
Housed in the Villa, a charming, pastel-colored historical building overlooking Main Beach, Gallery McCollum specializes in landscape paintings from around the world. The gallery represents seven artists that rotate on a monthly basis with different styles and techniques.
Carrying the art theme throughout the property, Art Hotel showcases beach-inspired works in its outdoor pool area and guest room balconies. The environmentally-sensitive boutique hotel features 28 rooms with coastal views, a heated pool and jacuzzi. The hotel is pet-friendly and offers free covered parking and wireless Internet. During the summer, head across the street to catch the free trolley to downtown.
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.
El Morro Elementary School is one of two elementary schools that serve Laguna Beach. It is located on Pacific Coast Highway, directly across the street from Crystal Cove State Park. Its cliffside location makes for spectacular ocean views from the campus. El Morro accepts students for grades K-5 and feeds into Thurston Middle School.
This year’s festival is located at the Laguna Playhouse and bringing world-class musicians from Brooklyn and Los Angeles to present a diverse range of concerts and events in Laguna Beach. The festival will include a world premiere by composer/musician Gabriel Kahane and the week promises to be an exploration starting from the annals of classical music to the most contemporary and avant-garde new works coming out of the Brooklyn music scene.
Sue Greenwood Fine Art represents more than 40 artists from across the United States, focusing mainly on painting and sculpture works. Primarily a contemporary realism and figurative art hot spot, the work shown here comes from a diverse range of artists, from highly refined to distinctive and emerging.