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Family-Friendly Fun in the O.C.

Just across the street from one of the world's best beaches, and only a short drive away from Orange County’s famed theme park and destinations like Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm and more, Paséa Hotel & Spa is at the intersection of stay and play for all things teen and kid-friendly in Orange County.

Whether you're a local looking for a last-minute getaway for spring break, summer break or fall break, or traveling out of town for a much-needed family vacation in the O.C., check out our weekend itinerary to get ideas for your teen, including the perfect room offer for you and your family.


You’ve just checked into Paséa Hotel & Spa, and you’re ready to get lost into the blue with the fam. The spacious guest rooms, the plush beds (with options for pack-n-plays and roll-away beds), the state-of-the-art amenities. And, not to forget, the picture-perfect ocean views from nearly every guest room or suite (plus a private balcony). Welcome to your home away from home.

Once reality sets in that you’re finally on your Orange County staycation or vacation, you’re ready to tackle your stay. Head downstairs to our new Lorea Restaurant for a post-travel meal with kid and teen-friendly dining options! And for you, perhaps a glass of wine from our premium wine selection or a craft cocktail – or two.

After you’ve satisfied your Southern California coastal cuisine craving, head next door to our neighboring mall and shopping center, Pacific City, for shopping, entertainment, dining and more. The opportunities are endless. Our recommendation? A scoop of ice cream, live music, and sunset watching from the Ocean Deck.


Day zero, complete. Ready to tackle day two! Just a short drive away from Paséa Hotel & Spa lies Orange County theme park Disneyland Resort and California Adventure. The teens and kids will love spending the day at “The Happiest Place on Earth” with famed rides and attractions, shows and parades, shopping on Main Street, and all-things Disney magic.

Take a boat ride with the family through Pirates of the Caribbean, meet some ghosts at the Haunted Mansion, or join the newest battle against the First Order in Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. For the older kids and teens, choose your mountain ride with either Space Mountain or Splash Mountain, or choose both! And when the kiddos are looking for a ride of their own, Peter Pan, It’s a Small World and all the attractions at Toon Town are all kid-friendly.

A family day at Disneyland isn’t complete with a trip over to Disney’s California Adventure Park. Get a park hopper pass to check out the new Avengers Campus for your teens and kids to meet all their favorite heroes or stick to the rides: Incredicoaster for big drops, or Radiator Springs Racers for speed.

End the day back at Disney with a spectacular firework display show, or a character parade down Main Street. And after you’ve got your theme park fix, it’s time for a good night’s sleep at the beach. Escape to Paséa Hotel & Spa for some much-needed R&R in your spacious guest room or suite complete with all the fixings for a post-theme park day.


Ah, breakfast in bed has never sounded so good. Wake up and eat until your heart’s content – all from the luxury of your guest room or spacious suite. Then take in the morning view from your private balcony. A relaxing day is all you and family need today.

For those looking to get out and explore all the kid-friendly and teen-friendly fun in Orange County, head to the Santa Ana Zoo to experience monkeys, camels, birds and more. Experience the exhibits and learn more about these animals and their environments. After that, head down to The Reptile Zoo in Fountain Valley to see snakes, gators, frogs, lizards, and all kinds of reptiles. Watch a hands-on presentation or take your picture with one of their Burmese pythons, if you’re not scared.

Or for those looking to soak in some rays beachside while letting the kids and teens play in the sand, we have the perfect set up for you. Rent some beach bikes at Paséa Hotel & Spa (or hitch a ride with our complimentary Beach Butler pedicab service), grab some beach chairs and umbrellas, snag a beach picnic basket at Blend, and head to the beach across the street. Paséa Hotel & Spa has all the makings for the perfect day on the sand.

When the day’s over and you’re searching for one last family get-together, head back to Lorea for an alfresco meal with the family with kid-friendly and teen-friendly dining options, or dine at one of nearby restaurants at Pacific City or in downtown Huntington Beach. The possibilities are endless.


After three full days in Huntington Beach, it’s time to head home. We know, we’re sad you’re leaving too. Head downstairs to order some breakfast to-go at Blend (or order directly from your mobile phone ahead of time for easy pickups), or have one last farewell meal at our Lorea restaurant.

Late check-out calling your name? Spend a few hours at our Ninth Island Pool soaking in Southern California sun, letting the kids and teen swim around in, while you sip on one last vacay cocktail. You planned a successful family vacation for the kids and teens, you deserve it.

Ready to plan your family-friendly Orange County vacation, perfect for kids, teens, adults and furry friends? Plan now with one of our special packages or promotions, and save on your upcoming trip.

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