A quintessential beach town that’s perfect for the whole family
Located just west of Torrance, South Redondo boasts breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, and this compact community takes full advantage of its proximity to the beach. With wide streets perfect for bicycling, South Redondo’s laid-back atmosphere is perfect for anyone dreaming of a slower pace of life without sacrificing the nearby amenities of Los Angeles. Beloved by people from all walks of life, South Redondo is a chic neighborhood that appeals to young professionals, a safe and welcoming environment for families, and a peaceful solace for empty nesters and retirees. Homes in South Redondo exude beach town charm, with intricate craftsmanship and plenty of ocean views to spare.
South Redondo’s beachfront living can be described as dreamy, picturesque, and community-driven. Whether attending a block party in South Broadway or relaxing under the shade of a beach umbrella, South Redondo has eclectic eateries for the adventurous foodie, plenty of boutique shopping for a weekend shopping spree, and a stunning beach that’s perfect for fun in the sun.
South Redondo’s selection of restaurants is unparalleled. For casual, homestyle Italian cooking, Mama D’s is South Redondo’s go-to. With red checkerboard tablecloths and outstanding charisma, this local joint is serving homemade pasta with house marinara, oven-fired pizzas, and beer and wine. Tony’s on the Pier, sometimes affectionately referred to as Old Tony’s, is a relaxed beachfront dining room with old-fashioned panache. Fresh seafood and craft cocktails pair well with spectacular sunsets that have locals coming back for seconds. If you’re craving upscale seafood, BlueWater Grill puts a sophisticated spin on surf and turf favorites. Its waterfront patio is strung with lights so that you can enjoy dinner under the palm trees and stars. When you live in paradise, staycations are the perfect way to become a tourist in your own town. Shade Hotel in South Redondo’s first luxury hotel, and it’s only 6.5 miles from Los Angeles International airport. With a rooftop pool, waterfront dining, and glamorous amenities, staying at Shade Hotel is a rejuvenating retreat. Additionally, the seaside views and opulent interior make this boutique hotel an excellent wedding venue.
BeachLife Music Festival, South Redondo’s premier outdoor music festival, celebrates contemporary music by showcasing international artists on the town’s pristine beach. Past performers have included Willie Nelson, Jason Mraz, and Brian Wilson. Historic Redondo Beach Pier is an irreplaceable attribute of South Redondo’s nostalgic beach town vibe. Sit down for a family meal at Redondo Beach Crab House, or sign up for a boat ride into the Santa Monica Bay and throw off the bowlines at the marina. There is a myriad of ways to enjoy the outdoors in South Redondo. Veterans Park features a memorial to local Redondo Beach military servicemen and women as well as plenty of green space, a playground, and beach access. Further south, Hopkins Wilderness Park is an excellent place to get a dose of fresh air, where you can camp, picnic, or enjoy a show at the amphitheater. Families with children will love spending a summer afternoon at Seaside Lagoon, where they can splash in the waves, duck beneath a waterfall, and speed down a waterslide.
South Redondo is fortunate to have schools that reflect its devotion to the community. Students in South Redondo receive a world-class education that prepares them for adulthood and fosters a lifelong love of learning. A few of South Redondo’s standout educational facilities include:
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