Just a few blocks from downtown Laguna Beach, this hotel is fantastic for visitors new or returning to the city. It's within walking distance of shops, art galleries, surf shops and great California cuisine. Walk out of the hotel and you are just steps away from the beach. La Casa also offers a rooftop bar that is packed with locals and tourists alike. Quaint but classy, this is our favorite place to rest our heads when on vacation in Southern California.
Ever hear of the Culinary Olympics? Probably not, but they do exist, and they're a big deal among the high-stakes sauce-and-cleaver crowd. Think Iron Chef without the medieval-castle sets, snappy overlord, rockin' music and cheesy English... More »