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6 ways to enjoy spring break in Los Angeles

March 19, 2018 / Los Angeles

Spring break is fast approaching, and Los Angeles offers plenty of ways to entertain locals and visitors. From fancy spas to a hotel frequented by celebrities, there’s something for everyone in the City of Angels. Based on anonymized rider trip data, here are the 6 top bars, parks, and spas where you can celebrate spring this year.

1. Chateau Marmont

This hotel is a great place to unwind while experiencing a true Los Angeles institution. Enjoy a traditional meal at the restaurant, which features an intimate indoor dining area and a beautifully landscaped garden terrace. You can also spend the night in one of the hotel’s luxury bedrooms, bungalows, or garden cottages. The Chateau is known to be a celebrity hangout, so keep your eyes peeled for your favorite movie star.

When: Always open

Where: 8221 Sunset Blvd

2. Perch

This 15th-floor French-inspired bistro boasts a rooftop terrace offering outdoor fireplaces and unrivaled views of downtown Los Angeles. The menu offers seasonal items, from small sharing plates to main courses including pepper filet and pan-roasted salmon. Gin lovers will enjoy the Hemingway on the Beach cocktail, and those with a sweet tooth will have plenty to decide from. The venue also hosts live entertainment ranging from jazz bands to DJs.

When: Mon – Wed, 4pm – 1am; Thu and Fri, 4pm – 2am; Sat, 10am – 2am; Sun, 10am – 1am

Where: 448 S Hill St

3. Venice Boardwalk

This famous boardwalk stretches for 1.5 miles along the Pacific Ocean and is a great day out for the entire family. Take a stroll and experience everything this famous area has to offer, from street performers to funky shops. Stop for a tarot card reading if you’re so inclined, and keep an eye out for bodybuilders who frequent Muscle Beach. If you get hungry, there’s an abundance of bars and restaurants to choose from.

When: Mon – Sat, 8am – 7pm; Sun, 10am – 4pm

Where: 1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice

4. Burke Williams

This spa is a great place to let your stress melt away. Treat yourself to a traditional massage or pedicure, or opt for something a little more exotic. The Savannah’s Surrender wet room treatment involves mineral salts and organic mud being massaged into your skin before a specially designed shower head washes away any tensions. The alchemy bar lets you create your own aromatherapy lotion or oil to be used during your treatment.

When: Mon – Fri, 9am – 10pm; Sat and Sun, 8am – 10pm

Where: 25 N La Brea Ave

5. Beverly Hot Springs

This hot springs spa is fed by water containing beneficial minerals including silica, sodium bicarbonate, and magnesium carbonate. Close your eyes and relax as your body soaks up the minerals, encouraging an increase in circulation and oxygen flow. Refreshing treatments such as massages and facials are also on offer. The atmosphere of this spa is incredibly relaxing, featuring stones, tiles, and a man-made rock waterfall.

When: Every day, 9am – 9pm

Where: 308 N Oxford Ave

6. Runyon Canyon Park

This 160-acre park offers 3 trails that vary in difficulty. The Hero Trail is known for its views of the Hollywood sign and the Sunset Strip. It’s a favorite location among just about everyone, from hikers to walkers and runners. Furry friends are also frequent visitors, as they’re allowed to walk off-leash in certain parts of the park. Heading here is a great way to get in touch with nature without actually leaving the city.

When: Every day, dawn to dusk

Where: 2000 N Fuller Ave

Los Angeles is packed full of exciting things to see and do this spring break. From spa treatments to delicious cuisine, the city offers plenty of options for some R & R this spring. something for everyone.