With coastal attractions like Venice's hip Abbot Kinney boutiques, Malibu's picturesque sands and San Pedro's bustling marketplace, LA’s beach communities are the epitome of Southern California’s Endless Summer.
With coastal attractions stretching from Malibu all the way south to San Pedro and the Port of Los Angeles, LA’s beach communities are the epitome of Southern California’s Endless Summer. Santa Monica delights beachgoers with the iconic Santa Monica Pier and the endless shopping of Third Street Promenade. Malibu is the home of the Getty Villa, 27 miles of beaches, and numerous activities in the Santa Monica Mountains. Known for its Ocean Front Walk, Venice Beach is also home to Muscle Beach, the Venice Skate Plaza and numerous basketball, handball and paddle tennis courts. Venice’s Abbot Kinney Boulevard is known for its eclectic shopping and sophisticated eateries. Marina del Rey is one of the world’s largest man-made, small-boat harbors. South of LAX, San Pedro is home to LA’s World Cruise Center, Battleship IOWA, as well as CRAFTED, a marketplace for hundreds of local artisans.