Welcome to Palos Verdes Estates
A beachside community with luxury homes overlooking the Pacific Ocean
Palos Verdes Estates is an elegant city of nearly five square miles southwest of Los Angeles. With a population of just over 13,400, Palos Verdes Estates is a picturesque beachside community hugging the Pacific Ocean. Frequent travelers love its proximity to the Los Angeles International Airport and outdoor adventurers take full advantage of the city’s many trails and parks.
Residents love the city’s many waterfront villas that are a true picture of beauty and tranquility. Palos Verdes Estates is also home to luxury condominiums, single-family homes, and quaint townhouses.
What to Love
Life in Palos Verdes Estates is upscale and charming. The suburban, coastal community is tucked into the Palos Verdes Peninsula, minutes from Rolling Hills, Rancho Palos Verdes, and Redondo Beach. Palos Verdes Estates boasts plenty of options for those who want to enjoy the 270 days of sunshine each year and it hosts plenty of indoor entertainment options, such as theater performances and live music.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Located on Yarmouth Road, Black Bamboo Sushi is part of the Lunada Bay Plaza. Residents love the specialty rolls and tempura, praising Black Bamboo as the best sushi in the area. For a taste of Mexico, Residents visit Salsa Verdes on Palos Verdes Drive West. They serve lunch and dinner and provide catering and private events with indoor and outdoor dining. Start your dinner with the traditional House Nachos and follow them up with the Enchiladas de Carne or Chile Rellenos.
With Palos Verdes Music Salon, you can bring the concert home. They host concerts in private homes throughout the peninsula. At the Lobby Bar & Terrace in Rancho Los Verdes, you can sit by the fireplace and sample a Japanese whiskey flight while listening to live music. It is in the Terranea resort, a 102-acre luxury resort on the tip of the peninsula where you will also find restaurants like the Mar’sel where you can dine al fresco with a Berkshire Pork Porterhouse or a Coastal White Sea Bass.
The Palos Verdes Performing Arts and its Norris Theatre have a mix of concerts, shows, and conservatory workshops on their stage. Adults and families can attend performances ranging from Queen tribute concerts to musicals, like West Side Story. They provide beginner through advanced dance and theater classes for the area’s youth.
You can shop at the Lunada Bay Plaza, a neighborhood market with local produce and locally-owned restaurants. Annie’s Boutique is a stylish women’s clothing store in the plaza. Locals also shop at the Malaga Cove Plaza. A mall housed within gorgeous Mediterranean Revivals and gift shops like Corners of the World.
Things to Do
At the Palos Verdes Shoreline Preserve the beach and bluffs are flanked by the Lunada Bay to one side and Bluff Cove to the other. You can take a picnic to the park or hike one of the many trails connecting to the Preserve. For plant lovers, the South Coast Botanic Garden is less than 10 minutes from downtown. It is home to more than 30 collections and offers audio tours in addition to exhibits and classes.
Palos Verdes Estates is also known as the home of the Neighborhood Church, a stunning 1920’s Italian villa with two Sunday services and a beautiful venue for weddings. Another beautiful wedding venue is the Palos Verdes Golf Club, where they also host events, offer club memberships, and provide dining.
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