A Luxury Collection Destination,
California, United States
A city made up of neighborhoods, Los Angeles has something for everyone. A culinary mecca, where abundant local produce begets world-renowned restaurants and taco trucks alike, this sun-soaked entertainment capital is also home to some of the world’s best art, music, and theater.
While there are plenty of places in LA to celebrate the Day of the Dead, the fête at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery is the one not to miss, with its live music, vibrant costumes, Mexican food, and more.
One of LA’s foremost art events, this month-long celebration of photography showcases local photographers in commercial, fine art, and photojournalism through events and exhibitions.
Experience classic Old Hollywood films on the big screen at some of LA’s most iconic movie palaces. Many of the festival screenings include appearances and talks by the filmmakers and actors.
Southern California’s coast is a year-round temple to surfing and skateboarding, but for a week each summer, the best in both sports come to Huntington Beach to compete.
Spend a day in the California sunshine sampling the offerings from the city’s top chefs and mixologists, while up-and-coming bands serenade you all weekend long.
Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo is one of the city’s most enduring ethnic enclaves, packed with popular Japanese shops and restaurants, so it’s no surprise that this cultural festival is also the city’s oldest.
Meaning “dream” in Catalan, Somni is an immersive, multi-sensory culinary experience as imagined by chefs Aitor Zabala and Jose Andres. The 10-seat counter removes barriers between the guest and the kitchen, fostering conversation as the chefs craft, plate and present an ever-evolving tasting menu with more than 20 dishes. On the heels of its one-year anniversary, Somni received two Michelin stars upon the Michelin Guide’s return to Los Angeles after a decade.
A celebration of culinary creativity, this indoor “piazza” at the SLS showcases the pioneering culinary creations and intricately concocted libations for which Chef Andrés has become famous.
Dine on Spanish and American comfort dishes in overstuffed armchairs and at marble counters in this sophisticated living room filled with cozy nooks, books, and fireplaces.
Pair Mediterranean-influenced Californian fare and José Andrés’ signature inventive cocktails with panoramic poolside views of LA’s rooftops and you’ve got Southern California dining at its best.
RIDE THE COLORFUL, HISTORIC FERRIS WHEEL THAT TURNS ABOVE THE HISTORIC SANTA MONICA PIER, THEN HEAD DOWN TO THE BEACH, WHERE YOU CAN JOIN A BEACH VOLLEYBALL GAME, GO FOR A SWIM, OR WATCH THE SURFERS CATCH WAVES.
A true culinary cross-section, The Bazaar by José Andrés ranges from a 40-seat chef’s tasting room to a “shop without walls” – all in the name of creating the most innovative dishes with the best ingredients.
Unwind in the sanctuary of Ciel Spa at SLS, a calming, 5,000-square-foot spa and salon with customized treatments, a serenity alcove, experience showers, and a soothing lounge.
With unrivaled views across Beverly Hills, the exclusive, guests-only Altitude rooftop pool deck includes a reflecting pool, a revitalizing plunge pool, private cabanas, and pool valets.