Santa Monica

Welcome to Santa Monica

A vibrant coastal community with exciting attractions, fabulous shopping, and delectable dining

 

Santa Monica is a spectacular shoreside community famous across the globe for being one of Los Angeles County’s most iconic neighborhoods. Nestled along the coast of the Pacific Ocean, it has no shortage of beachside activities and attracts visitors from all over the world. Many professionals, families, and celebrities reside in the neighborhood, and its property selection includes an array of beautiful homes, ranging from chic condominiums to lavish waterfront estates. 

 

With ocean excursions, magnificent restaurants, stylish shopping, and live entertainment, the Santa Monica neighborhood truly has it all. As a hospitality hub, its social environment is outstanding. It offers plenty of opportunities to meet new friends or make memories with old ones in its many entertainments, recreation, and leisure facilities. As one of the most sought-after communities in all of California, Santa Monica is a magical place to live. 

 

What to Love

  • Beautiful beaches and picturesque scenery 
  • A trendy neighborhood with a vibrant atmosphere 
  • Outstanding restaurants and delicious eateries 
  • A trendy shopping scene with high-end brands
  • Live entertainment and social events 

Local Lifestyle

Life in Santa Monica is lively and fun. The neighborhood’s coastal setting, combined with its urban amenities, blends to embody the best of Los Angeles living. Most residents lead an active lifestyle, spending ample time in gorgeous outdoor spaces, and the community's quality of life is very high. 

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Santa Monica is bursting with trendy establishments just waiting to be explored. The neighborhood’s culinary scene is fabulous, providing plenty of delicious cuisines and a variety of elegant ambiances to choose from. 

 

Serving delectable Italian dishes, Elephante is one of the hottest places to dine. There’s no better spot to enjoy a sunset meal with waterfront views and a lounge-like environment. Ivy at the Shore is also very popular, serving creative cocktails and California-inspired meals in a flower-adorned space. Many locals also adore Hillstone’s modern setting and gourmet comfort foods, like juicy burgers and prime steaks. 

 

Santa Monica also boasts a wonderful shopping scene with incredible commercial districts full of stores, eateries, and entertainment. Spanning multiple levels, Santa Monica Place is a retail paradise. From beauty products to children’s games, an excellent array of items can be found in its directory. With fashionable brands like Free People, Nordstrom, and Louis Vuitton, it’s a premier place to pick up stylish apparel. 

 

Montana Avenue is another popular shopping area, lined with many boutiques, cafes, and services. The community also has several supermarkets and pharmacies for groceries and convenience items, and residents love stopping by the Santa Monica Farmers Market to get fresh produce and artisan goods. 

 

Things to Do

Residents and visitors of Santa Monica have loads of exciting places to attend just outside their doorstep. Soaking in the sun at the magnificent Santa Monica Beach makes for a glorious way to spend a day. Those with an adventurous spirit can embark on any number of thrilling excursions into the ocean, with jet skiing, kayaking, sailing, and more all available in the neighborhood. The iconic Santa Monica Pier captures the heart and soul of the coastal community, entertaining people of all ages. 

 

There are fantastic indoor destinations to attend, such as AMC Theater, which always shows the best new films. Catching a show at Westside Comedy Theater is always a blast for lovers of live entertainment. An ever-changing event roster makes it a go-to spot for a night on the town. 

 

Schools

Residents of Santa Monica have a blend of public and private schools to choose from. Students attend the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, a top-performing district in the state that encourages academic excellence through features such as small class sizes and top-notch equipment. 

 

 

 

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