Live Like A Local

Adventure, explore, and live like a local.

A popular destination for those in search of adventure and exploration, the expansive region of the South Bay is comprised of Redondo, Hermosa, and Manhattan Beach. With close proximity to all the top activities nearby such as, local retailers, famous amusement parks, and stunning stretches of sandy beaches—The Portofino Hotel & Marina offers guests the perfect jumping off point for those ready to live like locals. Our expert team invites you to explore our curated list of local recommendations from hidden restaurants to tourist landmarks, ensuring that your South Bay getaway is full of adventure.

Kayaking near Redondo Beach, CA

Adventurers

Located along the glorious Pacific Ocean, warm weather South Bay offers a plethora of water activities including sailing, surfing, scuba, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and more. Or take to The Strand to bike the 27 mile golden shoreline. And hiking fans of all levels can enjoy water views while taking to the trails.

ADVENTURE

Nearby Beaches

Swim in the ocean just outside our doors. For families who prefer calmer waters, Seaside Lagoon offers a saltwater pool with sandy beaches perfect for kids.

BEACHES NEAR REDONDO BEACH & LA

people at beach in Redondo Beach, CA
Korean Friendship Bell

Culture Seekers

Craving a little West Coast culture? Explore the many museums, historical sites, landmarks, and of course zoos and aquariums located in the South Bay. Music lovers will also enjoy a variety of live shows, concerts, and ongoing events in the local area.

CULTURE

Families

Home to some of the most beautiful beaches and coastline in the world, fun-filled sunny days are an everyday occurrence in the South Bay. Also, as the amusement park capital of the world, LA has no shortage of amazing attractions for kids of all ages.

FAMILIES

family biking on redondo beach
Golden Retriever By The Marina.

Pet Lovers

It’s no secret that Californian’s love their pets like family, and the South Bay is no exception. Explore a variety of dog parks, beaches, can’t-miss boutiques, and of course pet-friendly restaurants.

PET LOVERS

Foodies

A foodie’s paradise – the culinary options in the South Bay are seemingly endless. Offering a vast array of unique international food options and experiences, it’s a true epicurean adventure in flavor. From incredibly fresh Farmer’s Markets to the most elegant fine dining experiences – there’s always something new to taste.

FOODIES

Platter Of Food On A Wooden Cutting Board.
Lady Shopping At A Local Boutique.

Shoppers

Local boutiques. Large-scale malls. Outdoor experiences. The South Bay is a shopper’s dream come true destination. Discover unique local finds and specialty items, prestigious world-renowned brands and virtually everything in between, our community has it all.

SHOP

LGBTQ2+

Long known for its LGBTQ2+ friendly establishments, the South Bay offers an array of fantastic restaurants, bars and clubs to enjoy.

LGBTQ2+ DETAILS

rainbow color on sidewalk
Road Lined With Palm Trees.

Neighborhoods of LA and 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!

NEIGHBORHOODS

Kayaking near Redondo Beach, CA

Adventurers

Located along the glorious Pacific Ocean, warm weather South Bay offers a plethora of water activities including sailing, surfing, scuba, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and more. Or take to The Strand to bike the 27 mile golden shoreline. And hiking fans of all levels can enjoy water views while taking to the trails.

ADVENTURE

Lifeguard tower in Redondo Beach ,CA

Nearby Beaches

Swim in the ocean just outside our doors. For families who prefer calmer waters, Seaside Lagoon offers a saltwater pool with sandy beaches perfect for kids.

BEACHES NEAR REDONDO BEACH & LA

Korean Friendship Bell

Culture Seekers

Craving a little West Coast culture? Explore the many museums, historical sites, landmarks, and of course zoos and aquariums located in the South Bay. Music lovers will also enjoy a variety of live shows, concerts, and ongoing events in the local area.

CULTURE

family biking on redondo beach

Families

Home to some of the most beautiful beaches and coastline in the world, fun-filled sunny days are an everyday occurrence in the South Bay. Also, as the amusement park capital of the world, LA has no shortage of amazing attractions for kids of all ages.

FAMILIES

Golden Retriever By The Marina.

Pet Lovers

It’s no secret that Californian’s love their pets like family, and the South Bay is no exception. Explore a variety of dog parks, beaches, can’t-miss boutiques, and of course pet-friendly restaurants.

PET LOVERS

Platter Of Food On A Wooden Cutting Board.

Foodies

A foodie’s paradise – the culinary options in the South Bay are seemingly endless. Offering a vast array of unique international food options and experiences, it’s a true epicurean adventure in flavor. From incredibly fresh Farmer’s Markets to the most elegant fine dining experiences – there’s always something new to taste.

FOODIES

Lady Shopping At A Local Boutique.

Shoppers

Local boutiques. Large-scale malls. Outdoor experiences. The South Bay is a shopper’s dream come true destination. Discover unique local finds and specialty items, prestigious world-renowned brands and virtually everything in between, our community has it all.

SHOP

rainbow color on sidewalk

LGBTQ2+

Long known for its LGBTQ2+ friendly establishments, the South Bay offers an array of fantastic restaurants, bars and clubs to enjoy.

LGBTQ2+ DETAILS

Road Lined With Palm Trees.

Neighborhoods of LA and 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!

NEIGHBORGHHOODS

PACKAGES & OFFERS

Portofino Pups

Treat your furry family member to an unforgettable vacation in the South Bay. From our curated list of dog-friendly beaches and parks, to luxurious beds and in-room dog bowls, this is one trip you’ll all wish lasted forever.

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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.

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