Welcome to Hermosa Beach
Where a relaxed, beachy lifestyle meets upscale amenities
Located in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County, Hermosa Beach offers everything you've imagined about a California lifestyle, with an unexpected small-town atmosphere. Hermosa Beach was featured on the Travel Channel as boasting one of the Top 10 beaches in Southern California, and the area is popular among surfers and beach dwellers alike.
Hermosa Beach real estate is divided into three distinct areas: the Sand section, the Hermosa Valley section and East Hermosa Beach. Each area has its own unique personality and architectural styles. In the Sand Section, you'll find a variety of lot sizes with stunning oceanfront views and proximity to the beach. In the Hermosa Valley section, you'll find larger lot sizes and a quieter atmosphere. East Hermosa Beach is located on the east side of the Pacific Coast Highway and offers condos, townhomes, and single-family homes, many with sweeping ocean views due to the hillside they are situated on.
Residents in all areas of this community love the friendly neighborhood feeling, excellent restaurants, and lively community events. There is always something fun to do in this energetic, outdoor-loving community.
What to Love
- Friendly, small-town atmosphere
- A bustling downtown area, well-stocked with boutiques and restaurants
- Sheltered from the hustle of LA, yet the city is easily accessible
- A highly-rated local school system
Hermosa Beach offers a unique vibe that's hard to find in nearby communities. While it boasts one of the most highly regarded beaches in the region and is packed with entertainment options, it also retains a unique small-town atmosphere. Strolling through the downtown area allows you to take in quaint shops and cafes. For outdoor lovers, Hermosa Beach is stocked with plenty of options to keep you busy. Between beach volleyball, surfing, skateboarding, or biking along The Strand, this city was built with outdoor fun in mind.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Downtown Hermosa Beach features numerous elegant spots for dining and shopping.
Experience outdoor dining at The Bottle Inn, a favorite Italian eatery. Afterward, head to Gitana Cafe for an expertly crafted coffee near the beach. For elegant dining, Sosta offers Northern Italian fare within a candlelit environment. As a health and wellness-focused community, Hermosa Beach also features many establishments offering upscale, health-conscious options. Source Café is a popular spot for juice, salads, and wraps.
When you want to do some shopping, stroll down Pier Avenue, a spot that's always bustling with pedestrians checking out boutiques, salons, and eateries. You can follow the avenue down to Pier Plaza, which is famous for its live entertainment and nightlife.
Things to Do
If you're looking for something to do in Hermosa Beach, you'll have many exciting options. Enjoy a picnic at Valley Park, which hosts numerous performing arts festivals throughout the year. In the summer, stop by Fiesta Hermosa, one of Southern California's largest music and art festivals. Hermosa Beach AVP hosts annual events that are very popular in this volleyball-loving community. For nature lovers, the Hermosa Valley Greenbelt offers miles of stunning hiking trails, and the famous Hermosa Beach Pier promises unmatched ocean views.
Hermosa Beach residents access excellent elementary and middle schools and can choose to send high schoolers to either Mira Costa in Manhattan Beach or Redondo Union High School.