This upscale shoreside community resides amongst the bluffs that overlook the Pacific Ocean. It’s tucked away along the Santa Monica mountains, and most of the residents take advantage of its exclusive, yet serene atmosphere. Malibu home to many famous beaches including Zuma, Topanga, Point Dume, Surfrider, County Line, and Dan Blocker Beach. Pepperdine University resides just off the Pacific Coast Highway and overlooks Malibu Bluffs Park.
About Santa Monica
This beachfront city in western Los Angeles was named after the Christian Saint, Monica. Situated on Santa Monica Bay, the city is comprised of a diverse mixture of Hollywood celebrities, executives, families, surfers, and students. It’s robust beaches and revitalized downtown area, featuring the stunning 3rd Street Promenade and Santa Monica Pier, reveal just a small part of its charm. It’s no coincidence why Santa Monica has become a popular resort destination.
A picture of affluence and beauty, Brentwood is situated at the foot of the Santa Monica mountains, bordered by the San Diego Freeway to the east and Santa Monica to the south. The Brentwood Country Club has been open since the golden age of Hollywood and hosted parts of the 1932 Summer Olympics. The coral trees that line San Vicente Blvd are considered a historical-cultural monument.
About Pacific Palisades
If you drive up the coast from Santa Monica, you’ll be greeted by the mostly residential, but incredibly scenic Pacific Palisades. Because of its special geography, it has cooler temperatures than inland Los Angeles, yet still avoids the fog that rolls into Santa Monica. A small shopping district lines a strip of Sunset Blvd that runs through the town called, The Village. Its also home to Will Rogers State Beach and Topanga Canyon Park.
A vibrant and unique town, Venice is a quintessential picture of Los Angeles beach city living. As part of developer, Abbot Kinney’s plan to make this city the “Venice of America,” he recreated the canals of Venice in 1905 and many residents and tourists today take advantage of its peaceful charm. The boardwalk is a beautiful menagerie of bike riders, skateboarders, gym rats, artists, tourists, and everything in between -- making Venice an experience unto itself.