Redondo Beach is a beautiful little city located about 15 minutes south of the LAX airport. So it’s a quick jaunt, within 40 minutes of landing you can be laying by the beach, enjoying funnel cake or taking a relaxing bike ride around the pier. It’s a perfect place to take your family to enjoy a family vacation or take that special someone for a romantic getaway.
Accommodations are an important part of any vacation. While sometimes they can be a headache, I promise you that if you choose to stay right in Redondo Beach the headache is non-existent. There are many places to choose from and something for everyone’s budget or needs.
Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach Hotel: This is a great choice if you are planning a vacation for your family or if you are planning a meeting. The hotel has a great location very close to the pier and beach. Guests can pamper themselves with a weekend stay in one of the hotel’s stunning guestrooms and a treatment at the European Day Spa. Energize with a workout at Gold’s Gym, free 24 hours a day. Book a sailboat or a whale-watching cruise. Discover South Bay surf and sand. Stroll or bike along miles of beachside trails; walk to over 15 ocean view dining spots; take a free shuttle to area shopping malls.
Enjoy great steaks, seafood, pizza, salads, and more in the casual, affordable Splash Bistro and Lounge featuring daily Sunset Dinner, the South Bay’s best Chef’s Table, weekend live piano, private parties and corporate events.
Portofino Hotel Yacht Club: If you are planning a romantic weekend for your special someone and really want to wow them make sure you don’t miss taking them here- even if you just stop by for drinks, dinner and a romantic walk in the sunset. The hotel offers breathtaking scenes – from sunsets and sailboats to dolphins and pelicans – are framed in the floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies of 163 rooms in this luxurious Los Angeles hotel. Renovated just last year at $11 million, The Portofino is a stunning representative of all that a hotel can be.
One of Redondo Beach’s landmarks, the Portofino is steps from the Redondo Beach Pier and a 27-mile oceanfront path. Complimentary bicycles are available to cruise the beachfront from Palos Verdes to Malibu. Breakwater is a delightful waterside restaurant featuring coastal cuisine.
Best Western Redondo Beach Inn: If you are on a budget but still want quality this is a great choice for you. Located just a short walk to the beach, the Best Western Redondo Beach Inn offers quality rooms in an attractive, resort-like setting, with such amenities as heated pool, spa, sauna and exercise room. Visitors can rent a bike at the front desk and cruise the 20-mile oceanside bike path, relax in a cozy, poolside restaurant or cool down with a frosty drink in the hotel’s intimate cocktail lounge. For a treat, reserve the two-room Spa Suite with a Jacuzzi, fireplace and wet bar. When it’s time to play, famous Redondo Beach is less than a 1⁄2 mile stroll from the hotel.
These are just a few to look into. In most cases I would say you probably aren’t going to spend that much time in your bedroom when you are going on a beach vacation but these places you really will want to make time to enjoy the amenities offered by these fabulous hotels.