Recently travel writer Mai Pham (@femme_foodie) visited Laguna Beach for an assignment with Forbes Magazine. She fell head over heels in love with our town. 

“Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and Laguna Canyon, and spanning just 8.8 square miles, is the artist’s colony and beach community known as Laguna Beach. A local treasure in Orange County located 30 minutes south of John Wayne Airport, Laguna Beach is synonymous with near-perfect weather year round, gorgeous sunsets, water sports, fresh California cuisine and afternoons frolicking in the sand. In other words, it’s the perfect beach vacation waiting to happen.”

Here’s a tour of her time with us...

Just arrived @montagalaguna where it's now 80 degrees, and the pool is calling my name...

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Enjoying my welcome amenity of make-your-own-mojitos @montagelaguna!

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Oh, you know, just taking in the spectacular views from my Oceanview room @montagelaguna!

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Brekkie on the terrace at The Loft @montagelaguna #montagememory

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Postcards from picturesque, sunny Laguna Beach! @visitlaguna #mylagunabeach

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Because avocado toast. ???? #breakfast @montagelaguna

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Raspberry mojito ?????? @surfandsandlaguna @visitlaguna #mylagunabeach

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For more of her story, visit Forbes Travel Guide