Welcome to Hermosa Beach
Beautiful and vibrant coastal community just outside of Los Angeles.
Just outside of Central Los Angeles lies the charming and idyllic small-town community of Hermosa Beach. Known for its incredible year-round weather, breathtaking beaches, and vibrant community, this neighborhood is one of the most desirable in Southern California.
Originally a rural and agricultural area, the pastures of Hermosa Beach began seeing development in the early 1900s, and in 1907, it became the 16th official city to be incorporated into Los Angeles County. Since then, the town has built up a thriving coastal community and residential area, with a thriving entertainment scene, outstanding dining opportunities, and world-class beach bars.
Young families are especially drawn to the area for its family-friendly atmosphere. In addition to having some of the highest-rated schools, there are also several recreational activities and designated children’s areas in the neighborhood that make it the perfect place to raise smaller children.
What to Love
People & Lifestyle
Being one of Southern California’s most attractive neighborhoods, Hermosa Beach is also one of the area’s most affluent. Over half the population holds a bachelor’s degree or higher, and many residents work in professional and executive positions. The average annual household income is well over twice the national average, and homes in Hermosa Beach are often valued at well over $1.5 million.
People living in Hermosa Beach enjoy living a much more active and healthy lifestyle, taking full advantage of the sports and outdoor activities available throughout the neighborhood. The city itself has created a number of small parks, trails, and exercise spaces which has helped it to become the first South Bay Beach City officially certified by the Blue Zone project
celebrating health-conscious communities.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The dining scene in Hermosa Beach is undoubtedly one of the best around, with world-class eateries and outstanding restaurants around every corner. Barsha Restaurant
is one of the most popular and widely regarded restaurants in the area. Their innovative and delectable menu includes chicken liver pate with pistachios, lamb meatballs, grilled prawns with harissa carrots, and a mouthwatering branzino with couscous risotto.
Riviera Mexican Grill
is another local favorite. Serving classic and authentic Mexican cuisine with a twist, their menu includes lobster taquitos, pozole verde, salmon tacos, and an outstanding carne asada plate.
The Hook & Plow
is dedicated to serving world-class cuisine made with locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. Their elegant and elevated menu includes Ahi tuna poke, panko-crusted avocados, scallops and mussels in a charred green garlic sauce, and a blackened brick chicken breast that guests absolutely adore.
Things to Do
One of the many advantages of living in this stunning coastal community is the number of entertainment opportunities and recreational activities spread throughout the neighborhood. The Hermosa Beach Pier
is undoubtedly a hotspot, offering visitors the chance to enjoy one of the world’s best beaches, exceptional food, and fantastic live entertainment throughout the year.
Meet other members of the community at Fiesta Hermosa, an annual festival held over Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends that features musical performances, fun amusement park style rides, and delicious food. There’s also the Hermosa Beach Farmers Market, which is held each Friday
The Hermosa Beach Community Theater
is a fantastic opportunity to see some exciting productions put on by the local youth musical theater groups, as well as a variety of dance productions, cultural shows, and film premiers. The local Comedy and Magic Club
is another fantastic entertainment venue, hosting several local performers as well as nationally recognized artists.
If you’re looking to catch up on your local history, you may want to visit the Hermosa Beach Historical Society and Museum
. Dedicated to preserving the rich and important history of this beautiful area, this society offers numerous exhibits and events throughout the year for residents to enjoy.
- Hermosa Valley School (K-2)
- Hermosa Vista School (3-4)
- Hermosa View School (5-8)
- Students choose to attend either Redondo Union High School or Mira Costa High School