Institute – Location

Conference Location

Surf and Sand Resort
1555 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, Calif.
949.497.4477

Room Rates and Reservations

Our room block is now full. Please contact Brenda Plantikow at bplantikow@pac.org to place your name on the waitlist. Be sure to include your preferred check-in and check-out dates.

Reservations (Deadline: November 30, 2018)
The Public Affairs Council reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Surf and Sand Resort. The discounted rate per night is $299. In a typical year, our room block sells out prior to the reservation deadline. Therefore, it is advisable to secure your room as soon as possible. Please call 800.837.9230.

At the time of reservation, a deposit equal to one night’s room and tax is required. Cancellations must be received 7 days prior to arrival. After 7 days prior to arrival, the deposit is non-refundable. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 12:00 noon.

Alternative Accommodations
There are several hotels within walking distance to the Surf and Sand Resort.

Laguna Brisas
1600 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, Calif.
949.497.7272

Capri Laguna On the Beach
1441 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, Calif.
949.494.6533

Casa Laguna Hotel & Spa
2510 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, Calif.
949.494.2996

Getting Here

The Surf & Sand Resort is located at the southern end of Laguna Beach, just 20 minutes from Orange County Airport, 55 minutes away from Los Angeles International and Long Beach Airports and 70 minutes from San Diego Airport.

  • From John Wayne Airport (Orange County)
    Driving time: 20 minutes
  • From Los Angeles International Airport
    Driving time: 55 minutes (plus, during peak traffic times)
  • From the Long Beach Airport
    Driving time: 45 minutes (plus, during peak traffic times)
  • From San Diego International Airport
    Driving time: 70 minutes