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Statue of filmmaker Bruce Brown joins other surf icons in Dana Point

Hobie Alter shaped his iconic surfboards, ridden by style master and friend Phil Edwards. John Severson created Surfer Magazine, running ads and features on surf world happenings. Bruce Brown documented and shared with the world surf adventures that transported people to the waves.

Phil Edwards Gets His Moment: A New Bronze Sculpture in Dana Point.

With a view stretching from Dana Point to Cotton’s Point in San Clemente, Phil Edwards sits on his back porch watching the sailboards ride the breeze. Silver hair smartly parted, he’s every bit the humble, dignified waterman he’s always been as he stares down 81 years old. Eyes trained on the ocean, he’s in a reflective mood.

Work Begins on 20 New Homes

Zephyr, the developer of South Cove in Dana Point, has begun work on Phase 5, which will bring 20 new homes to market, including six live/work units, by year’s end.

Zephyr Announces the Release of South Cove Phase 5

Zephyr, creators of South Cove, Orange County’s premier barefoot living destination and Dana Point’s newest coastal home community, today announced the public release of Phase 5, which will bring twenty new homes to market, including six live/work units.

Polishing the Details

The feature placement details the inspiration for the Hobie Memorial with an accompanying quote from Chris, and notes South Cove's rich community ties. The piece is a direct result of our work with writer Lillian Boyd and earned a score of 83 according to our Barcelona Principles.

Zephyr Announces Public Release of 10 New Homes in South Cove

On Aug. 21, Zephyr, developers of South Cove has announced the public release of Phase 4 that will bring ten new luxury condo residences to market.

Real estate news: More condos, townhomes coming to South Cove in Dana Point

Zephyr, developers of South Cove in Dana Point, is starting work on Phase 4, which will bring 10 luxury condos to market.

Zephyr Announces the Release of South Cove Phase 4

Four Unique Floorplans Now Available in Dana Point’s One and Only Barefoot Living Community.

Update: City Parks Outside South Cove

Announced in early 2017, the City of Dana Point and Zephyr, the developer of South Cove, are creating two new public plazas which will pay homage to Dana Point’s history and the region’s vibrant surfing culture.

Dana Point Residential Housing: South Cove

Dana Point’s latest residential real estate development, Dana Point South Cove, located at the intersection of Del Obispo and Pacific Coast Highway, promises a luxurious and fresh future for our favorite city by the sea.

How Coastal Markets Stack Up For Development

San Diego density is happening inland, while Orange County is seeing density in the coastal markets, and it is attracting local developers.

Zephyr Announces the Release of South Cove Phase 3

Three Unique and Customizable Floorplans Now Available in Dana Point’s One and Only Premier Barefoot Living Community.

South Cove Bringing Luxury Living to Laid-Back Dana Point

A quick perusal of high-end residential, mixed-use, and hospitality development company Zephyr’s properties shows a focus on San Diego County.

South Cove FAQs

Your one stop shop for everything South Cove.

Zephyr’s “South Cove” Celebrates Grand Opening with Over 1,250 Guests

South Cove, Zephyr’s condominium community featuring 168 luxury residences in the heart of Dana Point, is now open. The community welcomed more than 1,250 guests during its grand opening weekend Dec. 9-10, which featured catering from Lattes on Location, a Pixster photo booth, entertainment and more.

Dana Point Harbor Set to Make Waves

Dana Point revitalization efforts continue to make strides as the County of Orange has named developer Dana Point Harbor Partners LLC to head the estimated $300 million dollar renovation of Dana Point Harbor.

New Methods For Drawing Luxury Residential Buyers

Many developers are using luxury cars and frequent-flyer points to incentivize buyers to purchase high-end real estate, while others are using something more unique, Zephyr’s Amber Frankhuizen tells

Bioluminescence Night Cruise

Discover a luminous underwater world!

Debra S. Corley knows a thing or two about Dana Point

A longtime resident and Dana Point Enthusiast.

San Diego Developer Offers Artwork Perk

Photographs of local landmarks help incentivize luxury buyers at new California beach community.

Photographer Aaron Chang Creates Series Exclusive to South Cove

Discover the Aaron Chang Series made for South Cove.

Doheny State Beach Clean Up

South Cove and Surfrider partnered to clean Doheny State Beach.

Dee-Dee Devin’s Guide to Living Holistically in Dana Point

A Day in the Life of a Dana Point Resident

Benefits of Being Barefoot

Discover what barefoot living is all about.

A Day in the Life of a Dana Point Resident

Resident Michael Power's Favorite Weekend Itinerary.

Initial Pricing Revealed!

The first phase of South Cove is framed and we are getting closer to opening every day!

Purchasing a Home at South Cove

Here is your guide to purchasing a home at South Cove.

Beach Inspired Interior Options At South Cove

Your First Look at South Cove Interiors

South Cove Goes Green

South Cove Embraces Sustainability.

California Wine Festival

April 21-22, 2017

You Have Arrived [VIDEO]

A New Perspective on Dana Point

Ocean Institute Jazz Festival

The Ocean Institute celebrates its 40th anniversary with a Jazz Festival.

Dana Point’s Newest Park to Honor Surf History


South Cove Residents to Enjoy Front Row Access to Dana Point’s New Public Park Celebrating Surf Culture

The Orange County Register

Dana Point Artist Memorializes Hobie Alter – Famed Surfing Icon

Lance Jost commemorates Hobie Alter.

Welcome Home [VIDEO]

Experience South Cove from a whole new perspective.

San Diego’s Zephyr breaks ground on $185 million Dana Point community

The Daily Transcript

Parks honoring surf legends and PCH history break ground as part of new Dana Point development

The Orange County Register

Zephyr Breaks Ground on $185M Condo Development in Dana Point

San Diego Business Journal

Zephyr Breaks Ground on “South Cove,” Dana Point’s Premier Barefoot Community

The Orange County Register

South Cove & Public Park FAQ

Learn the basics about South Cove and the adjacent public park.

Developer Breaks Ground on Dana Point Community


Zephyr, City Breaks Ground on Residential, Park Project along PCH

Dana Point News

Examining OC’s First Barefoot Community

Dig This News

South Cove breaks ground!

Luxury ‘Barefoot’ Condos Break Ground in Dana Point

Connect Media

Introducing Bill Limebrook

Progress on the Park Plaza fronting Pacific Coast Highway is well underway.

The Team

Meet the South Cove Dream Team!

Community Update

Rain is great for the state of California, but not for construction progress at South Cove.

Get Outdoors in 2017

Explore the many trails in Dana Point.

Birth place of the surf industry

The Orange County Register

Discover Coastal Luxury

South Cove welcomes you home with new virtual tours.

City Council Approves to Help Pay for Hobie Memorial

Dana Point Times

42nd Annual Boat Parade of Lights

A Dana Point tradition, the 42nd Annual Boat Parade of Lights will bring boaters and spectators from all around Orange County to see vessels "decked" out with lights, decorations, music and more.

Put on Your Santa Hat… Ocean Institute Seeks Donation For Local Schools

Looking to give back?

Introducing Strands

Meet the best of barefoot living.

Trestles First Look

Get the first look inside the Trestles residence at South Cove.

Zephyr to Provide Living Space, Park

Dana Point Times

Aliso Sneak Peek

Get a first look at the Aliso residences renderings.

Featured Photo

Take in this aerial view of Dana Point's coastline.

Relaxation Awaits

Pamper yourself at Miravel Spa at Monarch Beach Resort.

New Restaurant Building Rich in History

The first commercial building in Dana Point, the structure now holding Coastal Kitchen, was constructed in 1924.

Thar She Blows

Blue whales, gray whales and dolphins - oh my!

Surf’s Up

As any native will attest, surf culture is woven into the fabric of Dana Point.

And the Livin’ is Easy

SummerHouse, another beach community by Zephyr.


Fifty years have passed since the 1966 Dana Point Harbor time capsule has been sealed.

Ohana Fest

Local event August 27 & 28.

Tuna Block Poke

This Hawaiian staple has finally reached Dana Point!

Dana Point Lobster Fest

Local event August 20.

Dana Point Harbor

South Cove is mere steps from this beautiful, serene location in Dana Point.

Craft House

Spotlight on Dana Point's newest restaurant, Craft House.

Orange County Food, Wine & Music Festival

Taste on June 25.

Doheny Surf Festival

Local event June 25 & 26.

Life is Better at South Cove

Progress on South Cove, the best-kept secret in Orange County, is moving full-speed ahead.

Imagine Your Life at South Cove Dana Point

Get a glimpse of the scene at South Cove.

Can You Keep a Secret?

Neither can we, especially one this good.