Welcome to Pacific Palisades
A tranquil and private coastal community nestled between the mountains and the sea
Pacific Palisades is an affluent residential neighborhood in the Westside of Los Angeles and nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Monica Mountains. Situated in the hills just off the scenic Pacific Coast Highway, it is known for its private, luxury homes on sprawling estate properties with sweeping ocean views. In addition to single-family luxury homes, it also features upscale luxury condominiums and townhomes in private communities like the Palisades Highlands.
Pacific Palisades' geographic location provides residents with relative seclusion and a rural feel while offering easy access to the beach, mountains, and the metropolis. Charming Palisades Village sits in the center of the neighborhood and features a selection of upscale boutiques and eateries that line Palisades Village Lane.
What to Love
- A 15-minute commute to the Santa Monica pier and beach
- Private and exclusive residential communities
- Breathtaking coastline views
- Easy and convenient beach access
- Chic and upscale shopping and dining in charming Palisades Village
- Easy access to the best of coastal and city life
Private estate properties and secluded hillside homes in proximity to vibrant city centers like Santa Monica and greater West Los Angeles make Pacific Palisades a popular choice of residence for affluent families and celebrities. Residents enjoy easy access to the best of coastal and city life. Its ideal location and fair Southern California climate provide locals with many outdoor recreational opportunities like surfing, boating, golfing, hiking, and even skiing and snowboarding on nearby Mount Baldy in the winter.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Situated in the heart of the neighborhood, Palisades Village is home to a selection of posh eateries and chic boutiques. On Palisades Village Lane, Sasabune is known for its fresh seafood and masterclass sushi prepared by Chef Nobi Kusuhara.
Porta Via is a classy bistro and bar that is known for its eclectic breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus of health-conscious modern American, Italian, and Mediterranean cuisines. Diners choose from a selection of popular dishes like the grilled ora king salmon and Parmigiano crusted halibut while enjoying a chic and elegant dining atmosphere with both indoor and patio seating.
One of the city’s most cherished long-standing beachside restaurants, Golden Bull chophouse, was dubbed by Eater Magazine as one of the “20 Best Classic Los Angeles Restaurants”. Its menu has everything from classic steakhouse dishes to fresh, locally sourced seafood and inventive veggie-based creations. Diners soak up iconic L.A. vibes while enjoying menu favorites like beer-battered halibut fish and chips or the Golden Bull burger with an impossible veggie patty.
Hank’s is the go-to spot among locals seeking quality classic American fare and seafood served in a laid-back atmosphere suitable for letting loose with friends and family. It features popular dishes like seared ahi tuna and the bordelaise burger with Havarti, provolone, and crispy onions.
Things to Do
Pacific Palisades residents enjoy access to countless family-friendly recreational activities, events, and venues. Will Rogers State Beach is a popular spot among local beachgoers as it receives less traffic than neighboring tourist beaches like Santa Monica and Malibu. It features classic beachside amenities, like volleyball courts and picnic tables, and is also a hotspot for surfing, fishing, and sailing.
Situated in the hills above the coastline, The Getty Villa is a celebrated art museum, gallery, and research library that offers visitors a culturally enriching and educational experience. In addition to classic and modern art exhibits, it is also home to several gardens with sweeping views of Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean.
The Palisades Village is the center of community life in the neighborhood and is home to a selection of chic boutiques and eateries. It is also home to the weekly Palisades Farmers Market. Every Sunday, community members have the opportunity to buy fresh produce and other farm-fresh goods from local farmers and growers.
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