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Family Fun in Orange County

For an enriching and extraordinary beach vacation that is catered to guests of all ages, Monarch Beach Resort offers a variety of experiences to create lasting memories for families to share. Our family-friendly resort has developed customized programs and special packages for kids that exceed expectations. Upon request, our youngest guests will receive a child size robe, child size slippers, a helpful sink-side stool, a Caterpillar Club Passport, and a special welcome amenity to keep as a memento.

Discover the endless possibilities for memorable family beach vacations at Southern California’s Monarch Beach Resort.

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Nestled hillside overlooking a private beach, discover an array of adventuresome experiences at our coveted Orange County resort. RESERVE ONLINE

Activities & Services

For those traveling with children of all ages.

Treasure Hunts

Search for the lost treasure of Captain Stonehill McGee every Saturday at Camp Caterpillar Pirate Party. Please see a Resort Experience Planner for more details and to sign up. Ideal for ages 5-12 years, children younger than 5 years of age must be supervised.

Grand Lawn Games

Our Coastal Caterpillar Club is outfitted with Giant Jenga, cornhole, foosball and ping-pong.
to keep our young guests busy, Please see a Resort Experience Planner for more details and to sign up for a full day of fun.

Family Tee Time

Spend quality family time at Monarch Beach Golf Links – a definite hole-in-one. Juniors (18 years and under) golf for free during the four hours prior to sunset when playing with a paid adult – valid on same day reservations only.

Babysitting Services

If your child is too young to participate in the Coastal Caterpillar Club, "Caterpillars Night Out,” or our other children’s activities, the Resort Experience Planners would be delighted to connect you with a trusted child care provider. Please contact a Resort Experience Planner at 949.234.3900 for additional details.

Children's Amenities

Complimentary child sized robes, slippers and a sink-side stool are available for our youngest guest’s convenience. Please inquire when making your reservation.

Water Sports

Enjoy a quintessential beach getaway with Surf, Body Board and Body Surf classes led by Southern California’s best instructors! Classes are held 7 days a week based on favorable weather conditions. Reservations are required, and classes are limited. Children must be in good health and have at least moderate swimming skills, no experience necessary.

Coastal Caterpillar Club

The adventuresome Coastal Caterpillar Club provides an exciting schedule of half or full day energetic and creative activities for children 5-12 years. From art projects and board games inside to treasure hunts, dodge ball, and beach exploration outside, children will revel in daily enriching playtime.

Ocean Institute

Ocean Institute instructors introduce fascinating adaptations made by a variety of marine life including sea turtles, whales and sharks. The opportunity to touch live tidepool animals, create ocean art and imagine the undersea environment through children’s literature take the experience to an even more engaging level. Curiosity and questions are welcome! After the program, we hope you will find time to visit our nearby campus in the Dana Point Harbor.

Family Classes

Join Miraval Life in Balance Spa on the Grand Lawn for Family Yoga Play, or work up a sweat, dancing and drumming on oversized exercise balls in Family Cardio Drumming.


Additional Questions

For insider tips and tricks when planning your next getaway, contact a Resort Experience Planner at 949-234-3900.
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