Santa Monica and the Beaches
L.A.’s beaches are an iconic and integral part of Southern California, and getting some sand on the floor of your car is a rite of passage. Hugging the Santa Monica Bay in an arch, the desirable communities of Malibu, Santa Monica, and Venice move from ultrarich to ultracasual to bohemian. Continuing south to L.A.’s three beach cities, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa, and Redondo, the scene shifts from posh to working class, but the sand remains the center of the action.
EXPLORE SANTA MONICA AND THE BEACHES
This energetic beach city boasts some of the priciest real estate in the country. But down by the sand, the…Learn More >
North of Santa Monica, up the Pacific Coast Highway, past rock slides, rollerbladers, and cliffside estates, Malibu is home to…Learn More >
Chic boutiques, multimillion-dollar homes, and some of the best restaurants in Los Angeles dot the hilly downtown streets of this…Learn More >