Welcome to Palos Verdes
Slow living on a peaceful peninsula
Just 30 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles, Palos Verdes is a well-kept secret in Los Angeles County that consists of four smaller communities: Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, and Rolling Hills Estates. This private community, which is situated on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, boasts breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Lush green hills provide plenty of hiking trails and equestrian facilities. Single-family homes are popular in Palos Verdes with their Spanish Revival flair and charming personality.
Palos Verdes is home to a plethora of eclectic eateries that create a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Yellow Vase
is the area’s premier full-service florist and cafe with an on-site bakery whipping up decadent pastries. Malaga Cove Ranch Market
offers a delightful deli and bakery as well as a large pantry selection, but this unique market also features a wine and beer bar. If you prefer cooking at home, Lunada Market and Deli
is a locally owned organic grocery that sports a vibrant produce section, neighborhood butchery, and freshly prepared baked goods.
In Rancho Palos Verdes, Terranea
is a premier resort facility with dazzling oceanfront views. Situated on 102 acres, this resort is the perfect destination for a staycation. ITs expansive casitas are spacious enough for a getaway with friends, and The Links
is one of the top-rated par-3 courses in the nation. South Coast Botanic Gardens
is a stunning 35 hectares (that’s 3,500 acres) devoted to the preservation and celebration of global plant species. Whether you’re wandering the Banyan grove or perusing native California perennials, this garden is breathtaking any time of year.
For a piece of history, travel to Point Vicente Lighthouse.
This 67-foot lighthouse looks out over the Pacific Ocean, and visitors can explore the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, where one of the original lighthouse lenses is on display. Wayfarers Chapel
, also known as “The Glass Church” was designed by Lloyd Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright’s son, and is a stunning spectacle of architectural grandeur. Popular for weddings, this venue offers a remarkable view of redwood trees overlooking the ocean and is worth a visit regardless of your personal religion.
Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District prioritizes a world-class education for each of its students, which is highly appealing for families with children.