South of Golden Lantern is the area known as Laguna Niguel South, which also borders Dana Point, west of Niguel Road. Of the 69 neighborhoods or subdivisions in Laguna Niguel South, Beacon Hill, Ocean Ranch, Crest de Ville, and Bear Brand are four of the most upscale neighborhoods – not just in the area, but in the whole of Laguna Niguel.
The Shepherd of the Hills Church is located in Laguna Niguel South. Like the rest of Laguna Niguel, the South area also offers plenty of outdoor and recreational activities. Seminole Park and the Salt Corridor Regional Park are some of the great open spaces that residents frequent during their leisure time. El Niguel Country Club has a great and extensive golf course that is sure to thrill the golfer in you. Laguna Niguel South has a wealth of great shopping and dining establishments as well.