Events in Dana Point

WE'VE LOWERED PRICES through mid-May!  Book early.  Book now....before prices go back up!  Earliest bookings choose from widest variety of room types!  Book online using our "Reservations" link or call the hotel direct at 1-800-232-DANA.  We look forward to welcoming you soon at Marina Shores Hotel.
February 14, 2023:  Don't end up in the dog house!  Remember your Valentine!  Book early for best room selection.
President's Day Weekend, February 17-20, 2023 - Book early for best room selection over the three day holiday weekend!
Weekend of March 3-5, 2023.  In-Person Festival of Whales is back!  Come and celebrate one of nature's wonders during the annual California Gray Whale migration as whales and their calves migrate to Alaska but pass right by Dana Point.  Book your room with us early as this popular event fills up quickly.  Our hotel is easy walking distance to Doheny State Beach and (though a bit further) the Dana Point Harbor!  See festivalofwhales.com for information and schedule of events
January-March:  Migrating California Gray Whales pass Dana Point.  Whale watching excursions are available in the harbor.  Stay overnight with us and join the whale watching excursion early in the morning. Dana Point was Awarded Whale Heritage Site by World Cetacean Alliance, the world's largest marine conservation partnership.
Pacific Coast Highway Dolphins Mural in vibrant colors
The Best Western Plus - Marina Shores Hotel looks forward to welcoming you to Dana Point.