Public Affairs Institute – Location

17 Mar, 2021


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


Guest rooms at the Surf and Sand Resort are $319/night plus tax. The standard resort fee has been waived by the hotel. Call (855) 231-1321 to make a reservation. Please plan your travel so you can attend all sessions. The orientation for first-year participants begins on October 4 at 3:30 p.m. The general session for everyone begins at 5:00 p.m. The Institute concludes on October 7 at 6:00 p.m., with an optional reception immediately following.


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