Laguna Niguel is located in an ideal location in between the beach and surrounding hills. Bordering Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano and Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel is the perfect location to call home. The present-day location of Laguna Niguel was once part of an expansive 8,000-acre ranch originally owned by San Juan Capistrano resident Juan Avila, and purchased in 1895 by wealthy landowner Lewis Moulton. In 1959, the Laguna Niguel Corporation was established for the purpose of creating a master planned community.
Hills and mountain ridges makes up for much of the Laguna Niguel area and approximately one third of its land is designated as open space. Laguna Niguel resides a few miles from the Pacific Ocean, with easy access to many different cities, schools, and entertainment districts. Laguna Niguel is home to many upscale neighborhoods including Bear Brand Ranch, Ocean Ranch, and Monarch Pointe, to name a few. These communities offer city, canyon, and ocean views. Other major neighborhoods include Marina Hills, El Niguel, & Rancho Niguel where you’ll find tree lined streets, parks, and a fantastic sense of community.
Laguna Niguel is home to several regional parks, including Aliso & Wood Canyons Regional Park, Laguna Niguel Regional Park, Badlands Park. There are many outdoor activities to enjoy including, extensive walking, hiking, or biking trails, fishing in the Regional Park, swimming, golf, tennis and skateboard parks are also available. Laguna Niguel is close to world-renowned beaches and surfing spots, as well as, fishing and sailing in the Dana Point Harbor. Laguna Niguel also has wonderful entertainment developments hosting great restaurants, shopping, and movie theaters. Along with award winning schools districts, Laguna Niguel was ranked one of the safest cities in California.