Capistrano Beach is situated along the coast on the southern end of Dana Point. Homes range from beach cottages to some of the finest real estate in Orange County. Many multimillion-dollar homes can be found in the area, with some situated atop the cliff on Camino Capistrano overlooking Coast Highway and the Capistrano Beach park below.There are more modest homes in Capistrano Beach, namely older homes located off Camino Capistrano a little farther from the shore.
The Habig children, Taylor and Dane, attended Palisades Elementary School which is within walking distance from much of Capistrano Beach. There is some notoriety with a host of surfing related developments including Hobie Alter conceiving his industry changing Hobie Cat catamaran and the creation of the Hoffman Fabric dynasty.