Venice, Los Angeles CA
Venice, a popular tourist destination in Los Angeles, CA today is Venice. Venice has been a cultural hub in Los Angeles since its early days when it was home to Beat Generation artists and poets.
Find out about the top L.A. neighborhoods, whether you are looking for fun in the sun or unique shopping experiences, as well as a refined evening of music and art.
The Hotel Erwin is located on Pacific Avenue, 200 feet away from the beach. It has a vibrantly-colored, quirky design that captures Venice’s creative spirit. Barlo Kitchen + Cocktails, located on the hotel’s premises, is open for breakfast or dinner. It serves “barn-to-belly” cuisine made from seasonal farm products. High Lounge on the hotel’s roof is a great place to relax after an active day or start a party. Specials on rooms include the Ink and Stay Package. This includes $100 off a custom-made tattoo by the Venice Beach Hotel’s graffiti and tattoo artist, as well as a bottle of tequila to “numb the pain”.
Are you looking for activities in Venice? From the Hotel Erwin’s doorstep, you can access the world-famous Venice Ocean Front Walk. From colorful locals all the way to tourists from across the world, the boardwalk is one the most popular places in L.A. The concrete boardwalk has something for everybody: there’s a side with specialty shops and restaurants, as well as unique residences and countless street performers. Our Local’s Guide To the Venice Ocean Front Walk will give you all the details on how to enjoy this sensory overload.
VENICE BEACH CALIFORNIA
Los Angeles, with its 75-mile coastline, and many world-famous surfing spots, makes it the ideal city for the Endless Summer. Venice Beach, one of the many wonderful beaches in Los Angeles is the one that has the vibrant Venice Beach Boardwalk. Venice Breakwater, a popular local surfing spot is built in 1905 by Abbot Kinney to guard his amusement pier. It is situated north of Venice Pier, Lifeguard Headquarters, and south of Santa Monica Pier.
This breakwater is where the waves can break both ways. The sand here is said to be the best for making sand sculptures. Go Surf LA provides beginner and intermediate lessons at Venice Beach as well as Santa Monica, Santa Monica and Zuma. The lessons last 90 minutes and are available seven days per week. Each $80 lesson includes a wetsuit and soft-top surfing board.