From neighborhood boutique hotels to five diamond retreats, it’s easy to fall in love with Beverly Hills. If you are traveling solo then luxuriate in lavish spa treatments, indulge in world-renowned shopping along famed Rodeo Drive or catch a glimpse of a celebrity at any number of star-studded events. With so many things to do in Beverly Hills, your visit is sure to be absolutely unforgettable.
Located in Los Angeles County, it’s home to more than a quarter of California’s population and is one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the country. In the more than 100 years since Beverly Hills grew from a lima bean farm, this picturesque and walkable city has become the crown jewel of greater Los Angeles.
Ditch your diet for these remarkable restaurants in the city
Dining does not get any finer than the likes of Spago Beverly Hills, Il Pastaio and Mastro’s Steakhouse, to name just a few, in a city with a vast array of culinary options. It’s no wonder that Spago has been awarded AAA’s Four Diamond rating with their varied menus and wonderful dishes. Make sure you’re camera-ready to pose for the paparazzi as they seek celebrities at this popular gathering spot. A fan favorite and always lively, Mastro’s offers thick, juicy steaks and chops and mouthwatering seafood. Beverly Hills hotels also offer impeccable dining with restaurants such as Jean-Georges at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills’ Avec Nous restaurant and The Peninsula Beverly Hills’ AAA Five-Diamond rated restaurant for over 22 years, The Belvedere.
Explore the city solo on foot
Less well-known, but equally enjoyable, are the numerous opportunities to stretch your legs and soak in the fresh California sunshine. So, lace up your shoes and leave the car behind. Beverly Hills is a 5.7 square mile city with lots of parks and open spaces which makes it a pedestrian-friendly city. One can take a nice walking tour from Beverly Canon Garden Near Montage stroll through its tranquil space filled with landscaped hedges, cascading fountains and colonnaded walkways.
The city is often chosen by designers to launch their flagship stores and boutiques as Beverly Hills continues to attract well-heeled customers, in-the-know fashionistas and celebrities. Giorgio Armani’s sleek space on North Rodeo Drive offers cutting edge fashion, while Bobbie Brown’s first west coast beauty boutique on South Santa Monica Boulevard offers the beauty guru’s full line of luxe cosmetics. Alo Yoga’s recently opened Brighton Way flagship has you covered with high-performance workout apparel. Whatever you are looking for, there are always new, enticing debuts to experience in Beverly Hills.
Relax and rejuvenate
Beverly Hills invites each visitor to pamper their mind, body, and soul. The city has long been known as an authority on five-star experiences. But at its heart is a more mindful ethos that takes a holistic approach to happiness and wellbeing, enlivened by experts who champion the city’s health and wellness offerings.
Whether you’re treating yourself to a mani/pedi, a soothing massage, or a rejuvenating body therapy, Beverly Hills has world-class spas that offer the very best in pampering services. New to the scene is Tomoko Spa, which takes a healing approach to massage. From the moment you slide into the spa’s slippers and Zen out in the pre-treatment relaxation area with tea through your last taste of post-massage mochi ice cream, the experience is pure relaxation—and pure bliss.
Additionally, The Spa at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel, combines results-driven products and state-of-the-art technology to offer an array of signature treatments catered to men, women and children. Guests can slip into a state of complete relaxation by utilizing the Five-Star spa’s ultra-luxe amenities, such as the tranquil Aromatherapy Crystal Steam Room, which is lined with heated benches, warmly lit with fiber-optic lights and enveloped with the scent of eucalyptus.