Welcome to Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a true oasis where the city's lively atmosphere combines effortlessly with beachside tranquility. Meander through pedestrian-friendly streets where boutiques sport the latest fashions and sea-scented breezes make every moment feel like a holiday. From sun-up to sundown and beyond, this vibrant locale is a buzzing tapestry of luxe living and oceanic allure.
What to Love
- Excellent schools
- Fantastic ocean views
- Pedestrian paradise: Leave the car; explore by foot
- A globally sought-after locale
- Investment nirvana: Your home’s value is always trending up
- The blissful blend of city thrills and beach chills, all in one
- Outstanding restaurants
Life in Santa Monica offers a lush mix of urban energy and laid-back beach vibes. Imagine starting your day in a high-rise penthouse, jogging along sun-kissed sands by afternoon, and perhaps launching your next startup by evening. Yes, entrepreneurial spirits will find their muses here. The city’s liveliness is accented with the twang of a pickleball hitting the court — a community favorite that encapsulates the area’s charming yet kinetic lifestyle.
Dining and Shopping
For those who find solace in culinary adventures, R+D Kitchen
is a sanctuary of savory delights in a posh setting. The atmosphere elevates comfort dining to an art form. Similarly, Spumoni Pizza Restaurant
sends your taste buds on an Italian escapade without needing a passport. The ambiance? Bellissimo! If you desire a side of sun, surf, and sport with your meal, Big Dean’s Ocean Front Cafe
delivers a laid-back yet luxe experience, underscored by the ceaseless symphony of Pacific waves.
Never miss a beat when you stroll along the always-bustling Promenade on 3rd Street
. It’s not just shopping; it’s an expedition into the very soul of high-end retail. Plus, the grandeur doesn't end there. Main Street
offers a carnival of cuisines, eclectic boutiques, and energetic street festivals that morph the avenue into a lively concourse of local celebration.
Things to Do
is an outdoor haven where Santa Monica's cosmopolitan flair takes a bow and lets nature shine. Sand volleyball courts, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, wide-open spaces, and even a fitness course create a refreshing escape within city bounds. For those who prefer their green with an ocean view, Palisades Park
provides serenity elevated — quite literally. Situated on a bluff overlooking the Pacific, this beloved park offers awe-inspiring vistas while you unwind or work out, making your daily routine anything but ordinary.
The Open Main Street Festival
is an annual celebration that transforms the city's iconic Main Street into a vibrant and lively hub of arts and community. Featuring live music, art exhibits, delicious cuisine from local restaurants, and an array of family-friendly activities, it's a must-attend event that embodies the spirit of Santa Monica's fun and creative community.
Santa Monica Pier
offers a myriad of exciting activities. You can take a leisurely stroll along the iconic wooden planks, savor delicious treats from the various food vendors, and even enjoy thrilling rides at Pacific Park, an amusement park located right on the pier.
- Lincoln Middle School
- Roosevelt Elementary
- Franklin Elementary
- CrossRoads School for the Arts
- Palisades Preschool