Redondo Beach is a vibrant coastal city offering its residents an amazing lifestyle. Redondo Beach is a great beach community to raise children, housing excellent public schools. It’s also a lively surf town with a gorgeous sandy beachfront, a redeveloped pier, a recreational marina, and excellent seafood restaurants. The city is packed with fun things to do while also being close to LAX and all of Los Angeles’ major employers and universities. Redondo Beach has a diverse real estate mix, with many styles of properties spanning different time periods. Housing options range from classic early-20th-century properties to contemporary townhouses and stunning recently constructed custom homes.
What to Love
- Iconic beachfront at Redondo Beach
- Eclectic housing options
- South Bay Galleria shopping
- Pier and harbor walks and restaurants
People & Lifestyle
South Redondo Beach is the center of this exciting city’s tourism. Here, you’ll discover the golden sands of the beachfront made famous by Baywatch and other movies and television shows. This quintessential California beach town was also featured in the lyrics to the Beach Boy’s song “Surfin’ USA.” Residing here means having the best of California coastal living on your doorstep, from world-renowned beaches to world-class shopping and dining. The Redondo Beach Community Services Department organizes lots of camps, classes, and sports leagues for both children and adults.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
South Bay Galleria
is a three-level mall anchored by Macy’s, Kohl’s, and an AMC movie theater. South Bay Galleria features more than 140 retailers, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Aldo, Bath & Body Works, Foot Locker, H&M, and Victoria’s Secret.
Many more shops and restaurants can be found close to the beach at Riviera Village
. This premier shopping area has over 300 boutique retailers and dozens of dining choices. HT Grill
at Riviera Village is a fine dining destination with a diverse menu of prime steaks, fresh seafood, lobster tails, gourmet burgers, and salads. Bluewater Grill
offers delicious fresh seafood and happy hour drink specials with an outdoor patio overlooking the sailboats and palm trees at King Harbor and Redondo Beach Pier.
Things to Do
Riviera Village Summer Festival
is a summer highlight, featuring more than 300 high-end arts and crafts booths. This lively event also has a beer and wine garden with live entertainment throughout the day, plus an international food court and children’s carnival rides.
in early May is a three-day extravaganza bringing top live acts to Redondo Beach’s Seawater Lagoon. The first BeachLife festival in 2019 featured headline performers Brian Wilson, Jason Mraz, Willie Nelson, and Ziggy Marley.
Redondo Beach is full of fun places to visit at any time of year. The 6.3-acre Veterans Park
has a community center, a playground, and grassy, tree-lined lawns. The International Boardwalk
runs along King Harbor and Redondo Beach Pier, showcasing beautiful marina views and many great places to eat and drink.
The city’s world-famous esplanade is another wonderful spot to stroll and take in the ocean views. The esplanade runs along the 1.5-mile sandy stretch of Redondo Beach
. This popular surfing beach is known as the birthplace of California’s surfing culture. In October, Redondo Beach is one of the best places in the South Bay to celebrate Halloween, with a Halloween costume contest, parade, and DJ party on the pier. Another seasonal celebration is December’s Riviera Holiday Stroll
. The holiday stroll takes place in the Riviera Village shopping area, with a marching band parade, horse-drawn carriage rides, and lots of festival lights and decorations.
Redondo Beach operates its own Redondo Beach Unified School District. Highlights include:
- Alta Vista Elementary School, Public, K-5
- Beryl Heights Elementary School, Public, K-5
- Jefferson Elementary School, Public, K-5
- Tulita Elementary School, Public, K-5
- Parras Middle School, Public, 6-8
- Redondo Union High School, Public, 9-12