When you live in Westchester Garden’s centrally located extended stay apartments, Playa del Rey and its local attractions are just down the street for your enjoyment.
Head To The Play del Rey Beach
Whether you are in the mood to spend the day lounging on the beach, want to squeeze in some outdoor physical fitness, or are looking to enjoy some time in the water – Playa del Rey beach has it all. Located at Culver Blvd. and Pacific Ave. this is the place to go. You can jog, play volleyball, swim in the Pacific Ocean, and even rent a bike and bike along the beach path. Bring a picnic with you, or make a day of it by walking to the nearby cafes, taverns, and boutiques.
Del Rey Lagoon
The Del Rey Lagoon is a manmade lagoon that is the home to a variety of waterfowl—such as geese, cranes, seagulls, and ducks. It is just one block from the Play del Rey beach, meaning that you can still enjoy the ocean view. While swimming is not on the menu—it is a perfect place to relax and unwind. The Lagoon was once part of a larger lake that reached all the way to Venice. The lagoon features a playground for the kids, a baseball diamond, grassy area to lounge, and even has a few picnic tables.
Have A Bonfire At Dockweiler Beach
Dockweiler Beach is a 3 mile long stretch of sand, which can be found at Empire and Vista del mar. While you can enjoy standard beach activities at this beach—it is unique because it is a popular location for bonfires. There are multiple fire pits spread out along the beach, making this a perfect place to roast hot dogs and make s’mores. Head to the beach early—especially on the weekends when the fire pits fill up quickly in the hours before sunset.
If you are a fan of Top Chef, head to Playa Provisions to enjoy one of the 4 restaurants by Season 10 runner up Brook Williamson and her husband Nick Roberts. Between the 4 restaurants there is something for every time of day, and everyone dining in your group. This includes handmade ice cream from Small Batch, casual breakfast and lunch at King Beach, Whisking and spirits at Grain, and fine dining with fresh seasonal seafood at Dockside.
Whether in town for work or play, the activities above will keep you busy while staying in your extended stay apartment near Playa del Rey.