South Bay Resorts & Hotels
During the summer months especially, family, friends, and visitors flock to our beautiful beach towns here in the South Bay. Whether a weekend staycation or a week of fun in the sun is on the docket, resort hotels are popping up all around us thanks to intuitive entrepreneurs capitalizing on the captive audience.
Shade I & II
Locally owned Shade I (Manhattan Beach) and Shade II (Redondo Beach Marina) offer a modern upscale experience with rooftops decks and lively bars. Both locations are super convenient for putting up guests for the weekend and have facilities for hosting private events. Shade I is conveniently located in the heart of Manhattan Beach in the Metlox Center, the town’s main plaza; while Shade II is located along the water’s edge in the Redondo Marina.
West Drift Hotel
Part of the Marriott’s Autograph Collection, the West Drift is designed in a beach chic motif for a relaxing atmosphere. One can enjoy the cocktail bar and lounge or go for a dip in the pool after playing the 9-Hole golf course located on the hotel’s property. The close proximity of this hotel to both the beach, which is less than a mile, and LAX Airport, make this property convenient for visiting relatives and business colleagues.
The Beach House
Right on the Hermosa Beach Strand, The Beach House is a South Bay institution. The Nantucket style exterior and easy-going manner offers the best opportunity to relax beachside in the South Bay. Literally steps from the sand, and the famous Hermosa Pier, guests can enjoy walking to dinner with a variety of great restaurants on the promenade followed by lively nightlife.
The Portofino, in Redondo Beach, is a waterfront hotel with views of King Harbor and the Pacific. The hotel recently underwent an $11 million renovation project. The ocean-inspired nautical theme compliments its surrounds that overlook the Portofino Marina. The hotel’s well-known restaurant Baleen has a loungey-vibe and serves up American seafood classics amid harbor views.
The oceanside resort, Terranea, is a destination hotel with beautiful natural grounds set on one-hundred acres of California’s secluded Palos Verdes Peninsula. The hotel offers incredible scenic views, multiple pools, a gorgeous relaxing spa, and oodles of restaurant. Live music in the lobby bar can be enjoyed in a living room style setting for a relaxing experience. During summer months, food, wine, and music festivals are held on the property for hotel guests and visitors.