Redondo Beach

Fresh seafood by the pier and beloved community recreation trails in an oceanfront neighborhood.

Redondo Beach touts all the trappings of its fellow Beach Cities, Hermosa and Manhattan, but it's decidedly more reserved. This ocean-view neighborhood's quainter nature stems from its distance from Downtown. What it lacks in big-city proximity it makes up for with surf, sun, and pier side amusements. Pedal away the day along Redondo's favorite recreation trail, The Strand, and feast on fresh seafood on the pier by night—this organic oceanfront neighborhood embraces exercise and wholesome living.

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On the Map

Redondo Beach is bordered by Hermosa Beach, Lawndale, Torrance, Manhattan Beach, and Hawthorne

LAX Airport: 15 minutes by car or 36 minutes by public transit
Santa Monica Pier: 30 minutes by car
Hollywood Walk of Fame: 40 minutes by car
Venice Boardwalk: 30 minutes by car
The Grove: 35 minutes by car

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Possible

Laid-Back Beach Attitudes In Southwest Los Angeles

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One of the South Bay's beach communities, Redondo Beach skirts the shores of the Pacific Ocean and entertains fishermen, bikers, boarders, and sun bathers pier-side.

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It's equal parts quaint neighborhood and bohemian beach town.

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Redondo Beach is quieter than its neighbors to the north, Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach.

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It's easy to trade Redondo Beach's reserved demeanor for Hermosa Beach's funkier feel—bike The Strand from south to north.

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Pier Play: Redondo Beach's King Harbor

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The Redondo Beach Pier offers the perfect perch for spectacular sunsets, souvenir shopping, carnival amusements and seaside dining.

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The Redondo Landing, home to some of the pier's most popular restaurants, greets the eyes of visitors as they step from dry land to anchored dock.

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Float on.

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Beachfront Recreation

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Stretching twenty-two miles along the sand, The Strand connects Redondo Beach with its northern neighbors, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, and Venice Beach.

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Sunning, surfing, and skimming are popular pursuits in Redondo Beach.

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You can rent a board and buy lessons or charge the water on your own.

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Oceanside Dining and Drinking

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Beach goers have refreshed themselves at sunset with Tony's Mai Tais since 1952.

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Fresh seafood reigns supreme in Redondo Beach.

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Off the pier, patio tables await you outside Redondo Beach's cafes.

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Some establishments require you to wear a shirt and shoes for service.

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Others are a bit more casual.

Shopping In Redondo Beach

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Boutiques specializing in beach wear and bohemian attitudes line Redondo Beach's commercial streets.

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From Seaside Escape to Residential Escape

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Off the shore, Redondo Beach's residential streets remain as steady and stable as the tide.

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Constructed in the early 1900s and one of the oldest residences in Redondo Beach, The Morrell House is now a preserved landmark.

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Charm for miles.


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Lauren Devon is an editorial and commercial lifestyle photographer based in Los Angeles. She loves the adventure of her work, as well as the creativity and collaboration that goes with it. With the help of locals, Lauren explored the heart of each community for Airbnb, and discovered neighborhood gems that made each story diverse and fresh.