The famous horseshoe-shaped pier at Redondo Beach
Dolphins swimming in the sea off Redondo Beach
Huge waves crashing into the breakwater off Redondo Beach pier
International Boardwalk at the King Harbor marina
View of the Palos Verdes peninsula from Redondo Beach
Quintessential laid-back beach town
This laid-back, beautiful beach city is just 11 kilometers south of Los Angeles International Airport, 29 kilometers from downtown Los Angeles and easily accessible to major freeways, recreation and Southern California attractions. You’ll also find plenty of fantastic hotels and restaurants at every price level.
Redondo Beach is home to some of the best shopping in Los Angeles’ South Bay area. South Bay Galleria offers more than 135 stores and restaurants to enjoy, while the Riviera Village – nestled next to beautiful beach coves – is a charming collection of more than 300 eclectic shops, restaurants and services. South Bay Marketplace is a winning mix of fashion and dining in an open-air setting. And as you cruise along The Pacific Coast Highway in Redondo Beach, you’ll find a nearly five-kilometer corridor of antique stores and boutique shops.
Travelers and locals alike can enjoy spectacular oceanfront dining and world-class cuisine at local eateries. The Redondo Beach Pier is a South Bay landmark offering oceanfront dining, shopping and entertainment. Enjoy a romantic dinner followed by a scenic stroll along The Pier with breathtaking panoramic ocean views and live music almost any night of the week.
Play & Explore
What kind of adventure are you in the mood for? Whether you’re kayaking along the coast, taking a Gondola ride, getting up close and personal at the SeaLAB on Harbor Drive, watching a musical at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, visiting the Wyland Whaling Wall, or riding a Segway through the city, Redondo Beach has plenty of playtime activities to fill your vacation.
Enjoy the thrill of whale watching from November through April, when magnificent gray whales migrate to Baja, Mexico. The whales can often be seen from shore or from on board the Voyager, which offers the area’s premier whale watching, harbor and nature cruises. Scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, boating, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing, kayaking, pedal-boating and sailing are other pastimes you’ll find in Redondo Beach.