Welcome to Pacific Palisades
Quiet coastal village that feels like its own suburb
Tinged with colorful history, glamorous sunshine, and an appreciation for the finer things in life, Pacific Palisades is one of LA’s best-kept secrets. Residents pay top dollar to enjoy the maximum privacy and overall sense of security offered by this quiet, lush neighborhood that has drawn in families looking for a charming seaside abode with spectacular views of both oceans and mountains. Sprawling green parks and extensive hiking trails add to the town’s outdoorsy appeal. You won’t find many tourists here, but you’re sure to enjoy unlimited beach access, vibrant neighborhood events, and a wide selection of architectural styles, with a predominance of spacious single-family homes tucked behind immaculate hedges.
What to Love
- Stunning landscape views
- Suburban living with a robust community spirit
- Highly rated neighborhood schools
- Plenty of outdoor fun
- Charming Palisades Village
Pacific Palisades maintains a homely charm while putting residents within reach of big-city perks. Home to locally-owned businesses, locals cherish how much of a close-knit community the town has, hosting frequent family-friendly events that continually strengthen the Pacific Palisades' robust sense of community. It’s easy to enjoy a quiet suburban lifestyle here, without plenty of tourists, but enough attractions to keep the whole family excited.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
serves as the retail hub of the Pacific Palisades, a one-stop destination for restaurants, markets, offices, and banks. Browse chic leather boots at Tamara Mellon
and pick out trendy dresses at the sophisticated Zimmermann before heading into ANINE BING
for classy apparel.
It’s hard to go hungry in Pacific Palisades. Settle at a table with friends at the airy Porta Via Pacific Palisades
for a serving of french toast, chicken, and salad paired with a mimosa. For a fine dining experience, Wolfgang Puck Express
serves delicious pizza, sandwiches, and various light fare from a menu helmed by a celebrity chef. Satisfy your sweet tooth cravings with a stop at Laura’s Brownies
and go in for refined Italian dishes at the Beech Street Cafe
, a bistro serving artisan pizzas, chicken piccata, and cheesy garlic bread.
Things to Do
is the crown jewel of the Pacific Palisades, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this beautiful park boasts an incredible expanse of green space with baseball diamonds, dog parks, tennis courts, and kids play areas, making it a hotspot for hikers and picnickers. Take to the trails at Temescal Canyon Gateway Park
for a sunny exploration of popular inland destinations like Skull Rock
and the Bienveneda Trail.
Enchanted by Ancient Greek and Roman artifacts? A visit to the Getty Villa
will be absolutely wish-fulfilling, set on grounds with first-century Roman country house architecture and gardens where guests can enjoy Saturday afternoon “Tea by the Sea”. Step out every Sunday to grab organic fruit, deli goods, fresh-baked pastries, and meats from dozens of stalls at the local Farmer’s Market
. If you’re looking to burn a few calories, annual 5k and 10k races occur every fourth of July with routes extending from Will Rogers State Historic Park
to parts of Sunset Boulevard.
The Pacific Palisades is home to some of California’s highly-rated schools, renowned for their excellent academic programs. Top educational opportunities include: