The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel announced that as it approaches its 30th anniversary, the transformation of the resort is continuing with the unveiling of recent enhancements to all 396 guestrooms. The resort opened on Aug. 27, 1984 at the coast of south Orange County.
The new design reflects the sparkle of the Pacific Ocean and creates a sense of warmth. Outdoor fireplaces are included on the patios of first floor oceanfront rooms, providing a respite for guests.
In additional to the guestroom enhancement, other major aspects of the re-imagination project included four new restaurant concepts, an eco-adventure center, a complete upgrade of the more than 26,000 square feet of meeting space, and a major enhancement to the gardens and landscape.
Chief among the updates was the addition of 180blũ, an outdoor oceanfront lounge with panoramic views of the California coast and the Pacific Ocean. Raya, a dining experience fashioned by chef Richard Sandoval; enoSTEAK, a boutique steakhouse featuring local organic produce and grass fed meats; and The Market Place, a grab-and-go lifestyle outlet, highlight new dining options at the resort.
The transformation also included the launch of the resort’s Eco-Adventure Center. Led by naturalists, each excursion is dedicated to showcasing Southern California’s natural wonders.