Rent this secret garden for yourself.

By Allen B. Bunting
April 30, 2008

Accommodations: One bedroom with queen bed, queen-size pull-out sofa in living room, one bath

Rates: June 15-September 15, $1,590 weekly; September 16-June 14, $400 for two nights, $600 for three nights, $760 for four nights, $1,260 weekly

Availability: Year-round

Location: Ocean view in Laguna Beach, California

Nearest airport: 15 miles from John Wayne Airport (SNA)

Amenities: Garage, well-equipped kitchen; wood-burning fireplace; cable TV and DVD player; Internet access; charcoal grill and equipment; beach chairs, towels, coolers, and toys

Need-to-know info: $75 cleaning fee. Pets will be considered. High chair and portable crib available.

Don't miss: In summer, The Festival of Arts presents its Pageant of the Masters and the Sawdust Art Festival;

Contact info: 949/494-4554 or

(published June 2008, updated April 2010)