Spoil yourself in luxury
Santa Monica is Los Angeles’ beach city – a charming seaside town with all the culture, events and urban amenities of a bustling metropolis. The blend...
Santa Monica is Los Angeles' beach city – a charming seaside town with all the culture, events and urban amenities of a bustling metropolis. The blend of Santa Monica's natural beauty, award-winning dining and famed shopping options, all on one of California's most iconic stretches of shoreline, offers a truly laidback luxury experience. Find out how you can get a taste of the high life with our luxury travel experience recommendations.
Cooking: Discover your cooking skills under the guidance of a chef instructor at the Gourmandise School of Sweets & Savories. Learn the how to make a chocolate bar from cocoa beans in their "Art of Making Chocolate" class, master the revered French macarons in their French-focused class, or treat yourself with some pie in one of the school's "Seasonal Pie Classes".
Santa Monica's shopping scene is one not to be missed. With Santa Monica Place housing luxury brands such as Coach and Tiffany & Co. it's a shopper's paradise. Stop by Drybar to get a blowout and have your hair looking fabulous for your day of shopping.
Dine at one of Santa Monica's Michelin Star restaurants, Dialogue and Rustic Canyon. Located on Third Street Promenade, the intimacy of Dialogue, with only an eight-seat counter and three tables, is purposeful to encourage conversation and interaction among you and their staff. Menus are written as a story, intended to move you through the seasons as an effort to celebrate the produce available.
Enjoy luxurious views from up high, try the ONYX rooftop bar at Hotel Shangri-La, Elephante or The Penthouse at Huntley Santa Monica Beach. Indulge in incredible ocean views from these sophisticated, chic indoor/outdoor lounges.
Enjoy Santa Monica's world-famous beach like a true A-lister with Perry's Café and Beach Rental's pampering Beach Butler Service.
Relax and unwind at one of Santa Monica's many spas like One Spa at Shutters on the Beach, where superb pampering includes incredible facials, massages and more. Treat yourself with a combined treatment package — including side-by-side treatments with your partner or a friend.