Neighborhoods Around LA & Redondo Beach

Discover the neighborhoods of Los Angeles and the South Bay.

LA is actually made up of many cities and towns, each with their own distinct personality. From Anaheim to Malibu, there’s no shortage of places to explore up and down the Los Angeles coast. Find your favorite spot in LA!
Cathedral in Los Aneles


A sleeper community for people who work in metro LA, Carson is known for two things: Cal State Dominguez Hills, and the StubHub Center. The StubHub Center is home to the LA Galaxy, the five-time MLS Cup Champions of Major League Soccer.
Distance from Portofino Hotel: 11 mi

Hollywood sign

West Hollywood

West Hollywood is the edgier sibling of Hollywood. WeHo is home to the famous Sunset Strip, full of  hotels, bars, restaurants, and night clubs. For the arts inclined, visit Robertson Blvd, Melrose Ave, and Beverly Blvd.
Distance from Portofino Hotel: 19 mi

Rodeo Drive Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills is the home of posh in LA. You’ll find all the finest shops on Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Boulevard; the window shopping is unbeatable. Be sure to investigate the restaurants as well; you can find some of the best in the country here. 
Distance from Portofino Hotel: 20 mi

Hollywood sign


Hollywood has become synonymous with the entertainment industry. Places to see include the Hollywood sign, the Capital Records building, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the original Farmer’s Market, which is open daily. Hollywood is home to the Oscars, held annually at The Dolby Theatre. 
Distance from Portofino Hotel: 20 mi

Malibu swimming pool


A beach community known for its oceanfront celebrity homes along the Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu is home to some of California’s best beaches, including Zuma Beach, Malibu Beach, and Surfrider Beach. While here, take a hike in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and trail through the canyons and waterfalls. 
Distance from Portofino Hotel: 28 mi

Anaheim Angels Stadium


Within the city of Anaheim, you’ll find Angel Stadium of Anaheim, home to the Los Angeles Angels MLB team, the Honda Center, home to the Anaheim Ducks NHL team, and, of course, Disneyland. 
Distance from Portofino Hotel: 31 mi

Palm trees in Redondo Beach

Sunset Boulevard

Perhaps one of the world’s most famous streets, Sunset Boulevard began as a route between the stars’ posh neighborhoods and the Hollywood studios. It runs from downtown to the ocean, passing through the Sunset Strip on its way.

Steps From the Beach

Guests of The Portofino can hop on one of our complimentary beach cruisers or take a short stroll down to some of the South Bay’s best beaches.


Steps From the Beach

Guests of The Portofino can hop on one of our complimentary beach cruisers or take a short stroll down to some of the South Bay’s best beaches.


Breakfast by the Beach

It’s the most important meal of the day. Enjoy a delicious breakfast while lounging in bed, on your private balcony or in BALEENkitchen..


Gift Cards Now Available

Give the gift of adventure, relaxation and marina-front dining in the South Bay. Gift cards for The Portofino Hotel & Marina and BALEENkitchen are now available for purchase.