Manhattan Beach, with its rich past, exciting present and promising future, is primarily a residential community. A city of lovely homes on tree-lined streets, year-round sunshine and beautiful beaches; a city of fine schools and places of worship; a surfer’s paradise; and a city filled with friendly people.With its small town living atmosphere, it will steal your heart, relax your mind and warm your spirits.
Located in the choice coastal edge of Los Angeles County, just twenty miles from downtown Los Angeles, Redondo Beach has been a preferred resort destination for more than a century and one of the most desirable areas to live in the country.
A sunny small beach city of 1.3 square miles, Hermosa Beach sits at the center of Los Angeles County’s South Bay coastline, just 5 miles south of Los Angeles. The town is the very essence of the Southern California lifestyle, with temperatures ranging from highs of 77 degrees in the summer to 67 degrees in winter and nighttime temperatures that rarely below 50 degrees
El Segundo is a unique Beach City. Unlike the neighboring beach cities, it has a quality of lifestyle that is akin to that of a small town. Its residents enjoy the easy going, friendly atmosphere which lends to a sense of security and serenity. Yet, the city has the Second highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies such as Aerospace, information technology, manufacturing, health care, oil refining and other key industries making it one of the most desirable locations in all of the South Bay.
An affluent suburb of Los Angeles, it is known for large tracts of open space and expansive views of the Pacific Ocean. The city’s most notable geographic features are the Palos Verdes Hills and cliffs, with grand vistas of the Pacific Ocean and of Santa Catalina Island. The city is also home to Trump National Golf Course, one of eleven in the Trump portfolio of courses and The Salvation Army’s School for Officer Training.
Playa del Rey is a coastal neighborhood with rolling hills as a result of ancient, wind-blown, compacted sand dunes which rise up to 125 feet above sea level, originally referred to as “The Bluffs”. The down-to-earth vibe doesn’t leave much room for super hip bars and restaurants. Instead, apartment complexes, beach bungalows, and modest, shingled single-stories share elbowroom connected by the ultra-urban convenience of nearby LAX airport.
Dreaming of living in a high-rise condo overlooking a flashy beachside neighborhood? Or do you find living in a century-old Craftsman bungalow in a vibrant urban neighborhood more your style? Or do you want to replicate your suburban childhood with a brand-new house in a safe, family-friendly community a short drive from the mall and playground? Well, you can find all this and more in Los Angeles.
A star was born when production studios relocated to Culver City in the early 1900s. Blending nostalgia with right-now trends, Culver City tugs on the heartstrings and pushes the envelope. Ice-skating rinks, tree-lined streets, and community theaters temper Culver City’s pool-sharking bars, bare-faced art galleries, and restaurants that sound best when their name is whispered. Even better, Downtown is reachable by public transit, but like most of LA, it’s still more convenient with a car.
Hand-tailored suits and couture handbags strut through Beverly Hills, a label-friendly Los Angeles destination whose celebrity status only soars higher when grouped with its star-studded neighbors, Bel Air and West Hollywood. Away from famed Rodeo Drive’s designer boutiques and swanky cafes, exclusive mansions hide in the hillsides to shield themselves from the paparazzi.
The popularity of the modern sport of SUP has its origin in the Hawaiian Island in 1944 while the first board was actually built in the 1930’s. Laird Hamilton and Dave Kalama re-introduced the ancient sport of paddle surfing to the modern sports world. SUPing has become the fastest growing water sport in the history of water sports and in the past few years, the sport has been spreading across the mainland and adapted for every style, from leisurely cruises in placid waters to surfing waves in the Pacific. The sport benefits men and women of all ages. SUPing is popular at warm coastal climates and resorts, and is gaining in popularity as celebrities are sampling the sport, and cross-over athletes are training with SUP. SUPs have been spotted around the globe, anywhere where there is easy access to safe waters, as well as the surfing line ups of the world. The rise in popularity of stand up paddle-boarding can also be attributed to how easy it is to learn. Within a very short time, you can become comfortable in the water and on your board.