Playa Vista Vacations
Located on the west side of Los Angeles, California, Playa Vista is a destination within its own right. At Playa Vista, tech hubs, entertainment complexes, superb shopping facilities, extraordinary dining, and vast luxury mansions and villas all come together to allow Silicon Beach to play the main stage in this magical location. Facilities and amenities are all within easy reach of each other, usually just a small, leisurely walk to your destination.
Getting to Playa Vista
Fly into the LAX airport, and you’re within easy reach of Playa Vista, which is just a short ride away. The airport is frequented regularly by a-list celebrities, film stars, and major sports players. As a major airport within the United States, you’ll find plenty of flights in and out of the airport that suits your convenience, making your business or leisure trip super easy and off to a ‘flying’ start.
The airport has a range of boutique duty-free shops including Burberry, Gucci, and Dior, among the many choices available.
Where to Stay
Staying in Playa Vista is a unique experience, allowing you to indulge in luxury mansions and villas for rent and take in the culture of glamour and Hollywood showbiz. With private chefs and chauffeur-driven limousines to private hire stylists and shoppers, Playa Vista is the ultimate chic lifestyle, having everything to suit your particular requirements.
The exclusive villas to rent in Playa Vista are available on Airbnb or Home Away. The villas feature stunning gardens of beautiful blooms and managed borders, ocean blue swimming pools, and decadent verandas with ornate fire pits and loungers for your pleasure during the whole stay.
Getting Around Playa Vista
Once in Playa Vista, you’ll see that getting around is easy. The city has great local services available including the beach shuttle, yellow cabs, Ubers, Lyfts, and if you’re feeling a little more energetic, bike hire for the Ballona Creek bike path.
However, if you’re visiting on business or if you’re looking for that touch of luxury during your stay, then exclusive car hire is the way to go. With many chauffeur-driven car services available, you can tour around the city in style.
Legend has a collection of premier cars, all chauffeured, which will collect you from the airport and transport you to your luxury Playa Vista mansion or villa. The company provides hassle-free travel and a reliable car service in luxury limousines, town cars, SUVs, and elegant stretch limos of all shapes and sizes. With flat rates across the board, booking a limousine or car service online could not be easier. Legend also provides individual or group leisure tours, sightseeing trips in mini shuttles, coach charter buses, and party buses. For something a little more exclusive, take a VIP tour to Universal, Hollywood Tours, Star Tours, and more.
Chamber of Commerce
If you’re visiting Playa Vista on business, then be sure to take a look at the LAX Chambers of Commerce. The LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce is a network of local businesses working together to develop and promote events, programs, and services within the communities of Westchester/LAX, Marina del Rey, Playa Vista, Playa del Rey, Del Rey, and surrounding beach cities. The Commerce speaks for the business community and connects with the government and other community leaders to improve the facilities, business, commerce, and tourist industry within Playa Vista.
Places to Visit
The Getty Center is a must-see when visiting Playa Vista. Located on Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles and funded by billionaire oil tycoon, J. Paul Getty, the center is home to serene and tranquil gardens, exquisite art exhibitions from European collections, and a research library located inside the Getty Research Institute. Attend a concert, visit the art galleries for a particular exhibition during your stay, or enjoy sweeping views over the city of Los Angeles.
Head to Universal Studios in Hollywood for a VIP visit to the theme park. Universal Studios offers rides, mazes, shows, and studio tours. Some of these exciting rides include the Transformers 3D Ride, King Kong 360 3D, The Revenge of the Mummy Ride, The Jurassic Park Ride, and The Adventures of Curious George. Universal Studios Hollywood is a must-see if you are a movie lover looking for some thrills during your free time.
The Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles is open to all, Wednesday to Sunday. Get inspired with free-to-use telescopes and exquisite exhibits like the Ahmanson Hall of the Sky, which features one of the largest solar telescopes in the US. If you visit at the right time, you can find free monthly star parties where families can try different types of telescopes and ask questions for the many experts and astronomers who attend the event.
IRIS by Cirque du Soleil is situated on Hollywood Boulevard. This is a must for the art lovers. IRIS is a lyrical, fanciful, kinetic foray through the world of cinema, bringing together dance, acrobatics, live video, and filmed sequences. The show takes spectators on a fantastic voyage through the history of cinema and its genres.
Where to Eat
Da Kikokiko offers fine dining with island vibes and a contemporary feel. The interior colours of Pacific Ocean blue, turquoise ivory, and clover tones deliver a relaxing but refreshing dining experience. Taking inspiration from Hawaiian cuisine, the menu features an exciting mix of home-cooked food interspersed with fresh ingredients and a magical imagination. From chicken teriyaki to hamachi to create-your-own poke bowl, this one should be on your visit list for sure.
Hal’s Bar & Grill, found at The Runway, Playa Vista, is an eclectic mix of fine dining, art, and music, delivering an exciting and unique dining experience. Emphasising diverse cultures, the restaurant prides itself on freshly cooked meals using local ingredients, serving farm-to-table Californian cuisine. Familiar food options with their very own fine dining twist ensure each diner a magical experience that will leave you wanting more.
In case of emergency
Playa Vista Police Dept – http://www.lapdonline.org/
Playa Vista Fire Dept – https://www.lafd.org/
The Los Angeles Fire Department is a full-spectrum life safety agency protecting more than four million people who live, work, and play in America’s second largest city.