About Marina Hills

The Community

Marina Hills Planned Community Association is a master planned community of 1,538 single family residences on a 96-acres of land within the city of Laguna Niguel, California. The community is home to eleven neighborhoods: Amarante, Bel Fiore, Cabo del Mar, Chandon, Encore, Monaco, Palacio, Siena, Terracina, The Heights and Vistara. These beautiful homes were originally built by Taylor-Morrison Homes, today known as Taylor-Woodrow Homes, beginning in 1988 thru the early 1990s with the final homes built in 1995. The concept of the community developer was to focus on open-space and parks, as well as a wide array of amenities.


Laguna Niguel was established as the 29th city in Orange County, California in December 1989. Nestled a few miles inland of the Pacific Coast, between Monarch Beach towards the south and Laguna Beach towards the north, the weather is sunny and mid-tempered nearly year-round. The city is served by the Capistrano Valley United School District with many distinguished public schools in the area. A variety of dining options, from casual bites to fine-dining, Laguna Niguel offers many delicious restaurants with an assortment of cuisine. Local attractions include shopping at Mission Viejo Mall (about 4 miles NE) and San Clemente Outlets (about 10 miles S) and many luxury resorts, including Ritz Carlton: Laguna Niguel, Waldorf Astoria: Monarch Beach and Montage: Laguna Beach. Soak up the beautiful Southern California sunshine at local nature attractions such as, Laguna Niguel Regional Park (about 3 miles N) and Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park (about 4 miles NW) for great hiking and biking trails. You can also go fishing down at Laguna Niguel Regional Park or at the Dana Point Harbor (about 5 miles S). There is so much to do in Laguna Niguel, “The Jewel of South County”. Marina Hills Community Association has enjoyed the benefits of receiving a 501 c (4) tax status many years ago, which is not easy to obtain. Associations must meet specific criteria, in order to achieve this status, and most associations are unable to. This is one more benefit of living in Marina Hills, as the savings derived from having this status impact owner assessments.


Marina Hills Community offers many beautiful facilities that residents are welcome to enjoy. The entrance to the community welcomes residents and visitors with beautiful, landscaped slopes and gorgeous fountains, all located in various focal areas. A clubhouse with a full-kitchen and fireplace are adjacent to the pool area which features a 75 ft. Junior Olympic size swimming pool, wader and spa, as well as showers and restrooms. There are also barbeque areas, six tennis courts and pickleball courts available. There are several parkways throughout the community that capture the beauty of surrounding open space. A walking path off Parc Vista (near Minori) leads down to Salt Creek Trail; this trail is 4 miles leading all the way to Salt Creek Beach. There are two parks in the community: Marina Hills Park and Parc Vista Park, that belong to and are maintained by the city of Laguna Niguel. Marina Hills Park, located off Marina Hills Drive, features many additional facilities: two grass soccer fields, two basketball courts (one half and one full), three bocce ball courts, four picnic tables, a play structure (with wood chips), a sand pit and two regular swings. Parc Vista Park features a playground a lots of open grass area with extensive views of the surrounding hills. For more information regarding the recreation facility, please click this link Recreational Facility.


Marina Hills is located in the Capistrano Unified School District.

George White Elementary School
25422 Chapparosa Park Road
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 249-3875
(949) 495-1871 – attendance

Niguel Hills Middle School
29070 Paseo de Escuela
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 234-5360
(949) 580-1100 – attendance

Dana Hills High School
33333 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 496-6666

There are (10) private school options in Laguna Niguel, CA.

  • Marina View Preschool & Kindergarten
    25301 Sweet Meadow Lane Laguna Niguel, CA: PK-K
  • Mission Lutheran School
    24360 Yosemite Rd. Laguna Niguel, CA: PK-K
  • Pacific Preschool & Kindergarten
    31341 Niguel Rd. Ste H Laguna Niguel, CA: PK-K
  • Montessori of Laguna Niguel
    31171 Niguel Rd. Laguna Niguel, CA: PK-1
  • McDowell School, Private Preschool and Elementary
    29028 Aloma Ave Laguna Niguel, CA: PK-6
  • Laguna Niguel Montessori
    28083 Moulton Pkwy Laguna Niguel, CA: K-3
  • Anne School
    32451 Bear Brand Rd. Laguna Niguel, CA: K-8
  • Grace Classical Academy
    24600 La Plata Dr. Laguna Niguel, CA: K-8
  • Laguna Niguel Junior Academy
    29702 Kensington Dr. Laguna Niguel, CA: K-10
  • Ocean View School
    30131 Town Center Dr. Ste 280 Laguna Niguel, CA: 5-12