About Costa Mesa
While most visitors know Anaheim, California as the home of Disneyland, few visitors know that near the Anaheim resort area is the vibrant, diverse and elegant Orange County community of Costa Mesa. One of the more affluent suburbs of northern Orange County, Costa Mesa is perhaps best known as the home of the upscale shopping center, South Coast Plaza. Featured prominently in shows such as The Real Housewives of Orange County, the South Coast Plaza is filled with luxury retailers such as Barney's and Saks Fifth Avenue. Also located in the Costa Mesa/Anaheim area are the Orange County Fairgrounds, Opera Pacific, and the South Coast Reperatory Theater. Adjacent to Costa Mesa is the Anaheim Resort area, famous worldwide for being the home of Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure theme parks. Both Costa Mesa and Anaheim have a huge selection of lodging at all levels of price and amenity. For visitors planning to visit Southern California, Costa Mesa is a comfortable and convienent place to use as a home base due to its easy freeway access. Visitors to Costa Mesa or Anaheim can find themselves at the beach in the morning, and enjoying fine dining and cultural events in the evening, with only a short drive in between the two.