Salt Creek Beach Park is a 1 .5-mile-long beach strand that stretches between Dana Point and Three Arch Cove in South Laguna. The popular surfing beach is divided by a point, on which the Ritz Carlton Hotel is perched.
A paved pedestrian path leads through the Ritz Carlton Hotel grounds to Bluff Park, a seven-acre sloping grassland park with benches and picnic tables overlooking the beach. It is a great spot to view migrating gray whales and Catalina Island. A paved path follows the bluffs, with stairways and paths leading down to the beach.
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