Bright, private, and inviting, this ocean view apartment enjoys a perfectly central location in Dana Point's historic Lantern Village! Sip your morning coffee with an ocean view on the balcony, fire up the gas grill after a day at the beach, and admire spectacular sunsets with your loved ones. The full kitchen, complete with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, provides a wonderful setting for your cooking and dining experiences. Shangri Lantern welcomes you!
What's nearby: This property sits within walking distance of everything that Dana Point has to offer, including restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, shops, and the famous harbor. You'll be less than a mile north of Doheny State Beach, and a five-minute drive from Mission San Juan Capistrano and the historic Los Rios District (which boasts the oldest inhabited adobe dwellings in California). If you're seeking a bit of adventure, you can book a sport-fishing charter, hop a ferry to Catalina Island, take a sunset cruise, rent a stand-up paddleboard, or book a surf lesson at Doheny Beach.
Things to know: Free WiFi Full kitchen Free parking on premises A damage waiver, covering up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property or its contents, is included in the cost of your reservation.
You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.
Property permit ID: STR17-0750
Washer/dryer : Private
Heating & cooling
Kitchen & dining
Internet : Cox
Cable : Cox
Nearby activities & attractions
Gas grill : Private
Safety & accessibility
Keith N.Nov 2020
This is a great little place. 5 minute drive to the harbor. Close to everything you need. Only a 15 minute drive to Laguna beach.
We had a great time here. Had everything we needed. Would definitely stay again.
Kent B.Aug 2020
It was a really nice place for my wife, daughter, and I to spend a week. I loved the furnishings and the appliances are new and in good order. Also, great to have a washer and dryer. I especially appreciated the high-end linens, towels, and decorative items. The owners did not skimp; everything is very good quality and taste which, as a guest, makes you feel like they really care about the people who stay there and aren't just trying to make a buck. My parents once lived in Laguna Niguel, so I grew up going to Salt Creek Beach and though it's not as sleepy as it was when I was a kid, it was great to go there every day ... less than a five-minute drive from the apartment. We also loved walking around the neighborhood and down to the harbor. The only negative was the constant stink-eye from the neighbors. I mean, I get it. They don't like short-termers coming in and out. We tried to be respectful and quiet. We were friendly and waved and how could you not like a freckle-faced, red-headed six-year-old girl? Well, they found a way. Especially, the two couples in the building to the west. Totally hostile. My advice to the next guests: steer clear and don't take it personally.
Kent, We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Shangri Lantern. Although we have no control over the neighbors' attitudes we are sorry they treated your family unkindly.
We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Thank you for choosing Vacasa!
Lacy S.Aug 2020
My family of four rented this property so we could have a safe place to stay during Covid when we could not stay with family. It was so incredibly perfect. They had everything we needed, it was super clean and we loved being up high like in a tree house. The patio was super cute, too.
Heather P.Aug 2020
This condo is located about 5 minutes (driving) from the ocean. There is a wonderful ocean view from the balcony. I loved the area and went for walks to the marina. We also walked to dinner, as the condo was located near the PCH. I was pleasantly surprised with how roomy the condo was with updated kitchen and appliances. My kids loved the smart TV with voice activated commands. These TV's are huge and you can watch HBO and Showtime. The bathroom is small, but does the job. There are plenty of towels and mini shampoo/conditioner. We also enjoyed the gas firepit in the evening. The only things missing were: hairdryer, a swifter or vacuum for sand, a guest guide (how to operate the firepit, where is the outside trash, suggestions for restaurants), an additional standing fan for August heat, and board games. I would definitely come again and rate this condo a 4.5!
Emily F.Jul 2020
This place was perfect for us! It was super clean and adorable! The property management was friendly and helpful, the neighbors were so sweet, too. It exceeded our expectations and was the perfect staycation for us. We will be back!
Shelley S.Jul 2020
Nicely decorated, clean, cute back yard, walking distance to shops and restaurants.
Daniel S.Jul 2020
Beautiful house we loved it
Don E.Jun 2020
William H.Mar 2020
Had a great time. The condo was perfect, clean, neat, and well stocked. We loved the porch looking over the partial ocean view while listening to the birds. The location is great, near a grocery and shopping area. Will return.
Lindsay K.Jan 2020
Loved this place! Ocean views and watching the sky change colors as the sun rose and set... gorgeous! The smart TV in the bedroom was a great way to unwind with a Netflix show after our active days out at the theme parks, and the provided beverages and snacks were a very nice touch as well. One and only thing I would change is to add a fan in the bathroom - showering would make the bathroom super steamy and it would take awhile to air out once the door was opened back up. Highly recommend this condo!
Benedikt L.Nov 2019
We loved our stay. Everything was perfect. We played basketball outside, where enjoying the living room and felt home. The Hosts are very nice and friendly! We will be back!
Amy S.Oct 2019
It was close proximity to everything! It’s updated, clean, has everything we needed!! The bed was very comfortable!! We loved sitting outside in the private patio area and soaking up the sun!!
Anne C.Aug 2019
We stayed here for a wedding and it was easy to walk to Heritage Park and comfortably situated and cozy. It was on the warm side without central AC (only a window unit in the living room) so I’d be cautious if you want to come in summer and are sensitive to heat. Otherwise it was lovely!
alicia s.Aug 2019
This is the 2nd time we have stayed at this cute little cozy beach house. Great location, super clean and fresh and bright. You can even sit on the patio and enjoy the ocean in the distance. The only reason I left the 5th star out is because the living room furniture is NOT the coziest at all to relax and watch TV other than that it's a great place to rent.
Juliana M.Jun 2019
Great location. Looked exactly like the pictures.
gabriel b.May 2019
Quiet and clean awsome location
Guadalupe V.Apr 2019
1 bedroom apartment perfect for family of 5 with small children and dog, decorated very cute. All the essentials kitchen accessories provided to help save on eating out. Conviniently close to beach, harbor, grocery stores.
Lisa .Jan 2019
This lovely home is as beautiful, light, clean and fresh as the photos portray! Easy waking distance to stores and the harbor - I absolutely recommend this fabulous apartment and was grateful for the extra touches, such as snacks and beverages, from the attentive hosts!
Louanne .Jan 2019
Fantastic experience! I loved the apartment for a lot of reasons...clean, safe, secluded. But I loved the neighborhood and the neighbors just as much. I met some of the nicest people on walks with my dog. I even exchanged contact information with a couple of them! Terrific all around. Can't go wrong with this airbnb.
Troy .Jan 2019
Our family of 5 had a great time staying with A.C. in Dana Point. For a small unit it fit us great. We loved the location and A.C. was a great host! Highly recommended!
Alexandra .Dec 2018
We absolutely loved everything about the place! So much that I’m afraid I may never find availability again:). It was by far the best we’ve ever stayed at with my family since we started using (Hidden by Airbnb) ’s and Airbnb’s.
Rachel .Dec 2018
We were so happy with our stay here, it was just my husband and I but we could have been very comfortable with our two kids as well. The location was great, just a few minutes to the beach and we had a dedicated parking spot which was awesome because the parking is tight in that area. There were also some pleasently surprising amenities such as coffee, snacks, nice soap and beach supplies. I would stay here again for sure.
Meredith .Nov 2018
This place is great! Very clean and many extra detailed touches. We thoroughly enjoyed staying here.
Nicole .Nov 2018
Very clean, nice place, easy check-in and out, great communication, lots of amenities.
Emily .Oct 2018
Great location, and extremely comfortable bed! Also it was nice to have a fridge full of waters and the bathroom amenities were great! WiFi worked well. Great stay!
Hannah .Oct 2018
Was the perfect spot for a weekend in Dana Point. Apartment is just as pictured! Communication was a breeze. Would definitely recommend and would love to stay again.
Alicia .Sep 2018
Great place to stay for a couple trying to get away to a very cool little beach community. Great LG TV's to watch sports, upgraded kitchen and bathroom. the décor was adorable beachy but classy. Host left us waters a bottle of wine and some snacks, she was in touch during our stay to make sure all was good.
Evey .Sep 2018
What a great place! It was so nice to come home each night to such a lovely space. We had multiple couples and it really was wonderful. I would absolutely rent this place again!! I wish we had more time in the actual apartment!
Kim .Sep 2018
This place is clean and the host provides water and snacks for you in the fridge. It was close to the wedding venue we were attending. Wifi is included, which is always a perk when staying at an Airbnb. There is a long intro document they send you with all the information you will need for your stay. It's a bit of a read but it covered everything from check in to check out. Be careful, they are very strict with the check in time and check out time. We showed up ~40 mins early and the cleaning crew was still there.
Pati .Sep 2018
We had a wonderful time at A.C.'s place. The location was very convenient, and the unit was clean, well equipped, and very comfortable. Instructions were clear and helpful. The host was quickly available to answer questions. It was a great experience. I highly recommend this place!
Lisa .Aug 2018
Great space! Nice and bright, clean and stocked with all the essentials. Sweet peek-a-boo view of the ocean and super comfy beds! Great location and communication :)
Jennifer .Aug 2018
We truly enjoyed our stay in Dana Point and this wonderful place! Our 3 nights here went by so quickly. The quiet location was great, with so many different things to do within a short distance. The amenities made this Airbnb top notch, including wine and snacks upon arrival, super comfortable beds, and beach chairs, umbrella, and coolers. Everything was sparkling clean and inviting. We’d love to come back for another beach vacation!
Wendy .Jul 2018
Great place - all as advertised: very clean, newly renovated/up to date, everything you need, and just a short walk to restaurants, park, beach views, etc. We also really appreciated the nice touches, such as wine and cheese in the fridge waiting for us! Also, super-easy communications. Would definitely stay there again. Thank you!
Shawn .Jul 2018
We are a family of four and they provided any and everything that I could think of and more I will have very fond memories of this place I would recommend anybody to come stay
Jennifer .Jul 2018
We had a very nice stay in Dana Point! The space was a little tight for 2 adults and 2 kids but was not a big issue since we spent our visit outside sightseeing. The two beds we're so comfortable! Extra touches like wine and treats were so appreciated!
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Kris .Jul 2018
Excellent space in a beautiful setting. The kitchen was well stocked with good cooking supplies and I was able to feed my family healthy and prep food for the day. I was able to walk to the beach. The view and breeze sitting on the deck was lovely. We enjoyed our stay.
Rachel .Jun 2018
Wonderful location. Extra special touches (snacks, wine, cheese)! Clean, cute apartment. Excellent communication! Highly recommend!
Jenni .May 2018
I can't say enough great things about our stay! The house was very clean and had so many amenities! We had everything we needed and more! The hosts even left 2 bottles of wine and alot of yummy snacks for us. The bed was super comfy and the entire vibe of the house was relaxing, warm and inviting. We fell in love with our home away from home and can't wait to return one day!
Nick .May 2018
Great place and exactly what we were looking for at a reasonable price
Liviu .Apr 2018
My family and I had a great time at Dana Point in this apartment. The place was beautiful and quiet. The amenities where outstanding. Even had wine and cheese for us. Couldn't ask for a better experience. Would definitely stay again.
Michael .Apr 2018
Excellent host, property and location for a great visit to Dana Point.
Gene .Apr 2018
This location was one of our favorites. We loved the location, cleaniliness and all the comforts of home. We highly recommend this location to all looking for a respite in Dana Point!!
Marcus .Apr 2018
Where to begin??? We are longtime AirBNBers and have a bunch of stays under our belt. This home is by far one of the best we have visited. The home is beautifully furnished and full of little extras like the Keurig coffee maker and a bottle of wine in the fridge, beautiful kitchen, and luxury bathroom. We had a great place to park our car with all our surfboards and roof carrier. This location was ideal for surfing with the kids at Doheny State Beach. The house guidebook answers all your questions and Anna is on hand to help you with anything else. 5 STARS on everything for this property... We would highly recommend and are already planning our next stay! Cheers... THE ZABO's
Chris .Mar 2018
Perfect place in Dana Point. We had a wonderful time. Our host was very responsive and went out of their way to make our stay as comfortable as possible. I would recommend it to anyone!
Julie .Mar 2018
I've stayed at a bunch of airbnbs and this one really exceeded my expectations. The place looked exactly like the photos (not smaller or shabbier, as some end up looking). It was so clean comfortable and cute. The location was so close to everything (harbor, beaches, restaurants) and was also a very cute peaceful neighborhood with birds chirping and wind chimes and a little view of the ocean. Additionally the host left us several "goodies" including wine, cheese, grapes, and LOTS of little snacks. We loved the fact that they went the extra mile to make our stay so perfect. I would highly recommend this place if you're looking for a little beach getaway or even a long term stay!
Michelle .Mar 2018
We picked this location because it was central to the places we were going, wish we had more time to spend in the immediate area to explore more of what it has to offer! Dana Point and surrounding areas are beautiful and quaint with plenty to do! The amenities are better than we expected, we were traveling with our children ( 3 young adults) and expected to be a bit cramped but were pleasantly surprised at how comfortable and roomy the space is! Granted we did not spend allot of time inside, but it was perfect for what we needed. Loved, loved, loved that there was (good) coffee- thank you!! The decor was clean, simple and stylish, but added cute touches. they added a cute little leprechaun ( it was St. Patrick's Day weekend)! Well thought out supplies in the kitchen and bath, everything was clean and of good quality. It was convenient to have a washer and dryer and a few beach necessities... we borrowed the cooler one day. The off street parking is so convenient and the location is close to town and easy access to the freeways. Thank you again!!
Elly .Mar 2018
My family and I stayed at this charming and adorable beach house for 3 days while visiting my mother-in-law. The location was perfect close to everything and the house was beautiful decorated and cute as can be. The amenities were top notch, they even provided a closet full of snacks. Beds are comfortable, place was sparkling clean with plenty of towels, supplies, blankets. We highly recommend this perfectly appointed beach house for your visit to Dana Point!
Karen .Mar 2018
Exceptional. I have traveled with Airbnb multiple times and this place rates at the top. The apartment has a nice vibe. It is just like the photos indicate. Clean bathrooms are a must and this one was inviting so much so that my grand baby used the tub for a bath. The kitchen appliances are wonderful (double wide refrigerator, gas range, etc.) and it is well stocked with lots of silverware, pans and plates/cups for preparing meals. This place is a dream for weary travelers. We will definitely return.
Margo .Mar 2018
The Lantern Village Hideaway was exactly as depicted. Extremely clean, very good location as you can walk a lot of places and seemed like a very safe area. The host provided coffee (Keurig style), water bottles and even a bottle of wine plus cheese and crackers - outstanding!The television sports channels were also great. Highly recommend this place!
Alyssa .Jan 2018
We loved our stay here! The location is great, and the view of the ocean was a bonus!