Dana point is a city which is located in the southern Orange County in California about 30 nautical miles in the southeast of Los Angeles and 60 nautical miles in the northwest of San Diego. The Dana point is a famous destination for surf break known as the Killer Dana. It is also a very popular yacht charter destination in the West coast of USA. The beautiful coast of Dana Point is just a few steps away and is a perfect place to escape and relax. Within the harbor of Dana point, you can find the famous Baby’s Beach which is a calm little beach where you can swim or launch a kayak or paddle board. The Salt Creek Beach is to the north of Dana Point, while Doheny State Beach is to the southeast of the Dana Point Harbor. While yacht chartering in the region, you can head a little further down to the Pacific Coast Highway and you will see the Capistrano Beach Park on the right and several hotels and motels on the left, facing the ocean. The beach is sandy and has a metered parking lot, with picnic tables, restrooms and basketball courts.
Dana point also stands out as one of the best places to shop and dine with 25 intriguing shops which are loaded with unexpected treasures and about 20 restaurants which offer food for every mood. Dana Point is also Orange County’s renowned whale watching destination, and yacht charter cruises are organized all the year round( The migrating grey whales can be seen from November to April and the blue whales can be seen from May to December). The harbor is the most interesting spot where these animals are most often seen. Dotted with a mild climate and an average maximum temperature at about 26?C, Dana point attracts many yacht charterers every year. There are many possible destinations that yacht charterers can take while visiting Dana Point: Avalon, Newport Port beach, Long beach, San Diego and even further to the Catalina islands.
The Dana point harbor is a beautiful and busy portside community which is divided to the East and the West basin. The Dana Point Harbor is one of the most spectacular marinas along the California coast, from San Francisco to the Mexican border. It is always full of the highest-quality of boats and yachts and is home thousands of watercraft and enthusiasts who enjoy all types of water sports activities throughout the year. The natural cove where Dana point is located has 2 marinas, the Dana West marina and the Dana East marina. The Dana West marina is the largest marina and is among one of the most famous in the West coast, it is considered as a haven for yachts due to its calm environment. The marina is home to nearly one-thousand boats; Dana West Marina is nestled comfortably beneath the cliffs of Dana Point and set in a natural park like environment. Fast and easy access to the Pacific Ocean makes Dana West Marina one of the most desirable marinas in the world. The Dana West Marina is ideally located in South Orange County in Dana Point Harbor offering boaters a myriad of amenities. The Dana East marina is also an interesting marina for anchorage and there are some shopping villages, a hotel, and waterfront restaurants nearby. From the Dana Wharf, yacht charterers can easily cruise to Catalina, go sportfishing or take a whale watching trip. There is also a boardwalk along the marina with outdoor tables.; you can grab a bite at Coffee Importers & Deli (wraps, bagels, soup, coffee) or the Scoop Deck & Espresso Bar (ice cream, coffee, pastries) or sit and enjoy the waterfront atmosphere.