The Ranch at Laguna Beach Named #10 Resort Hotel in California for Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2020

The Ranch at Laguna Beach Named #10 Resort Hotel in California  for Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2020

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Laguna Beach, CA (July 8, 2020)The Ranch at Laguna Beach is pleased to announce its ranking as the #10 Resort Hotel in California for the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2020. Results of this 25th annual readers’ survey, in which discerning Travel + Leisure readers rated their favorite travel destinations and companies in the U.S. and around the globe, are now featured online and will be included in the August issue of Travel + Leisure.

“We are proud to be among the top 10 resort hotels in California for the second year straight as part of the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. This ranking solidifies The Ranch at Laguna Beach’s position as one of the best hotels in the Golden State, a competitive market filled with some of the world’s most spectacular hotels and majestic scenery,” said Kurt Bjorkman, General Manager of The Ranch at Laguna Beach. “This recognition by Travel + Leisure readers is a testament to our hospitality focused Ranch Team, warm service, and authentic Laguna experience we strive to provide every day.”

To view the survey results for the Best Resort Hotels in California, including The Ranch at Laguna Beach ranked at #6, visit

“Over the past quarter-century, our discerning readers have shown a commitment to seeking out meaningful travel experiences of the highest caliber,” says an official statement from Travel + Leisure. “For 2020, hundreds of thousands of you voted in our annual survey, sharing thoughts on favorite hotels, islands, tour operators, and more. To celebrate, this special edition features several expanded lists to honor the places and companies you think, quite simply, are the best out there. Here’s to you, to the winners — and to the big 2-5!”

View the methodology for the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2020 readers’ survey here.

For more information or reservations for The Ranch at Laguna Beach, visit  or contact Christina McGoldrick at Victoria King Public Relations 

ABOUT THE RANCH AT LAGUNA BEACH – Laguna Beach, California

The Ranch at Laguna Beach is nestled in the majestic Aliso and Wood Canyons in the heart of Orange County. The iconic piece of land, where canyon and sea meet, has been re-envisioned and is now home to Southern California’s premier boutique coastal ranch resort. The Ranch at Laguna Beach is a perfect blend of the rich history of this storied canyon and the artistry that is Laguna Beach. Spread over 87 acres, The Ranch LB offers 97 guest rooms and suites reflecting the culture and rich history of this iconic beach community.  The resort also features the only golf course in Laguna Beach and a 3,000 square foot indoor/outdoor Sycamore Spa by Hudson.  Guests indulge in seasonally handcrafted, California comfort food and drink at HARVEST restaurant. Additionally, Ben’s Pantry, reminiscent of a treasured country bakery and cafe, offers upscale grab-and-go options for beach outings and homemade pastries. The resort also features land and beach pursuits including dolphin safaris, yoga, stargazing, sand volleyball and bocce ball courts, Junior Explorers Kid’s Program, and several distinctive corporate, social and event venues.  This authentic, refined retreat is the ideal getaway for guests seeking to capture the vibe of this unique locale. The Ranch LB a member of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World. 


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