One of our favorite destinations, The Ritz Carlton’s Laguna Niguel Hotel, is having a great celebration (and great rates) this summer. You must take advantage of this:

Starting today, The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel hotel will offer a spectacular Silver Anniversary rate for a limited time. The Silver Anniversary weekday rate starts at $205 and the weekend rate starts at $275. Guests will need to reserve by June 27, 2009 for stays through September 30, 2009.

Twenty-five years ago, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel hotel set the standard for luxury resorts in Southern California. Today, we invite guests to help us celebrate our Silver Anniversary and enjoy savings up to $200 a night on the perfect summer getaway. Reserve by June 27 to enjoy this special offer.

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel provides a true Southern California beach experience.

Sun, swim and surf at Salt Creek Beach
Enjoy ocean view dining at Restaurant 162′
Recharge at The Ritz-Carlton Spa
Soak in the resort’s breathtaking ocean views
Our Dana Point hotel is conveniently located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, just 20 miles south of Orange County’s John Wayne Airport.
*Silver Anniversary rates are valid for pool/garden view rooms. $205 rate is valid Sunday through Wednesday; $275 rate is valid Thursday through Saturday, subject to availability. Advanced Laguna Niguel hotel reservations are required and offer must be booked before June 27 for stays through September 30, 2009. Rate is per room, per night, single or double occupancy, exclusive of taxes, gratuities and other charges; does not apply to groups; and cannot be combined with any other package, promotion or offer. Savings based on published rates. Other room categories and rates available. For reservations contact your travel professional, call The Ritz-Carlton at 800-241-3333 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com

The mild California summer invites guests of our Laguna Niguel hotel to enjoy a variety of sporting activities at the resort and surrounding areas. Located on the property are four tennis courts with a full-time teaching professional; two heated swimming pools; two outdoor whirlpools and an ocean-front Fitness Center with exercise equipment and classes. Adjacent to the hotel is an 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and two-miles of sandy beach.

With the Pacific Ocean just steps away, guests may walk or shuttle to the beach with complimentary beach chairs and umbrellas, boogie boards, fins and beach towels. Family board games and videos, Ping-Pong and volleyball are also available for a fun-packed stay. Within an hour’s drive by car or boat, guests of our Dana Point hotel can enjoy Disney’s California Adventure, Disneyland, Santa Catalina Island, Dana Point Harbor, Balboa Island, Knott’s Berry Farm, the San Diego Zoo and South Coast Plaza or Fashion Island, California’s premier shopping centers, and nearby Laguna Beach with more than 70 art galleries.

Consistently ranked among the best resorts in the world, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego and sits on a 150-foot bluff with panoramic white-water views of the Pacific Ocean. The dramatic and elegant resort and offers 393 guestrooms that indulge guests with stylish comfort and an array of pampering amenities including 42-inch flat screen plasma televisions and DVD players. The resort offers the finest dining opportunities including The Club Grill & Bar and Restaurant 162′, which provides magnificent ocean views. For refreshment and relaxation, guest can enjoy The Ritz-Carlton Spa, the ocean front fitness center, two heated pools and two outdoor whirlpools. Adjacent to the resort is an 18-hole golf course and two miles of sandy beach. For more information or reservations call 800-241-3333, the hotel directly at 949-240-2000, a travel professional or visit the web site at www.ritzcarlton.com.