Venice Beach

Many of the homes in Venice Beach are modern and newly designed, lending an urban feel to this beachside community.

Welcome to Venice Beach

A trendy spot, where vibrant food, fashion, and art meet
Located next to Santa Monica along the south side of the Pacific Coast Highway, Venice Beach, also known as Venice, is a highly artistic and trendy neighborhood. Founded in 1905 by Abbot Kinney as a seaside resort town, Venice Beach was annexed by Los Angeles in 1926. Over the past years, many creative designers, restauranteurs, celebrities, and artists have migrated here, creating a bohemian, relaxed atmosphere. 
Venice Beach is well-known for its Ocean Front Walk, a two-and-a-half-mile promenade featuring restaurants and shops. You'll find plenty of outdoor activities here, from exploring the beach and boardwalk to wandering the beautiful canals. Abbot Kinney Boulevard is a spot you can't miss, filled with high-end restaurants and boutiques.
Many of the homes in Venice Beach are modern and newly designed, lending an urban feel to this beachside community. Still, you'll find a number of unique architectural styles here. From laidback bungalows to large, concrete ultramodern structures, there's something for everyone in Venice Beach. 

What to Love

  • Fun and artistic community vibes
  • Access to world-class art, fashion, and food 
  • Stunning oceanfront views
  • A laid-back atmosphere, where quiet residential streets provide an escape from the beachside crowd

Local Lifestyle

Venice Beach is home to diverse lifestyles. Here you'll find entrepreneurs, artists, and surfers alike. The neighborhood has a creative atmosphere that makes it fun to explore and spend time outdoors. Venice Beach is perfect for those who want to immerse themselves in a hip and trendy local culture. Daily life in Venice Beach involves visits to posh art galleries and award-winning restaurants, as well as experiencing quirky waterfront activities like the Venice Beach Drum Circle

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

You'll never run out of exciting entertainment and dining options in Venice Beach. Some of the most popular spots in this area include Gjelina, an imaginative American cuisine restaurant within a rustic setting. The Rose Venice is another outstanding option, with traditional Californian dining options served within a boho-chic environment. 
For an abundance of upscale dining and retail options, head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard. This bustling street houses chic and interesting shops and numerous highly-rated restaurants. Stop by The Tasting Kitchen for creative Mediterranean dishes and cocktails. 

Things to Do

The first Friday of every month in Venice Beach marks the Premiere Food Truck Event. If you stop by Abbot Kinney Boulevard, you can take your pick among dozens of highly-rated food trucks for a delicious and unique dining experience. In fact, Abbot Kinney is an interesting and stylish place to visit any day of the year. This posh block features excellent boutiques, unique art galleries, and more. 
Take a stroll along the Venice Beach boardwalk and take in the stunning cerulean ocean views. Afterward, you can experience the beachfront skate park, which is an iconic Venice location. The Mosaic Tile House is another location you can't miss. This 1940s home has been transformed into a stunning art installation, completely covered in glass mosaic tiles. 
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