LVH is the leader in full-service ultra-luxury vacation rentals that deliver the highest standard of excellence in Los Angeles. We specialize in providing unforgettable experiences. Each luxury home in Los Angeles is carefully curated with unrivaled amenities and unparalleled service to exceed our guests’ expectations.
Los Angeles holds many distinctions. Its ethereal and otherworldly character earns it the beloved moniker, the City of Angels. It may be the birthplace of Hollywood, but it is much more than just red carpets and silver screen stars. Having a thriving art scene, LA is an absolute cultural mecca with more than 100 museums, like the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) with seminal artwork. The city has an exciting medley of restaurants and bars to choose from, and the Art Deco Griffith Observatory high up in the Hollywood Hills, with its Samuel Oschin Planetarium, Tesla Coil, and cameos in several iconic films, is one of LA’s most distinctive landmarks. Electric with ethnic diversity and an uncanny Mediterranean climate, Los Angeles is a world unto itself.
The dedicated LVH team ensures all guests receive the ultimate in service and satisfaction during their stays. LVH can arrange for private chefs, private jets, exotic cars, luxury yachts, and anything else you might require to make your vacation stay truly remarkable. Choose a one-on-one session with a certified yoga or pilates instructor, time with a private tennis pro to up your game, or complete pampering sessions with a massage therapist, hair stylist or barber, nail technician, and makeup artist.
Luxury home rentals, with full services and support, can be arranged to accommodate groups of varying sizes and are ideal for lavish events. A wide roster of specially curated properties makes up the lists of the world’s most exquisite vacation estates. No matter what your chosen destination, when you are seeking the best homes, you have the most elite selection from which to choose when booking your stay with LVH.
Vacation rentals in Los Angeles are located in the most lavish areas. There are locations not to be missed while taking in the sights of LA. LVH suggests visiting these 11 neighborhoods:
The work of the city’s best mural artists can be found around the Arts District, filled with art studios and galleries. The creativity doesn't stop here, indulge in the area's fine food and a beverage scene with a plethora of fine options.
Lined with luxury shops like Armani, Gucci, Tiffany, and Cartier, a stay in Beverly Hills is a must for any jet setting fashionista. Like a graceful grande dame, Beverly Hills is elegant and well-known with a deserved touch of haughtiness. The shopping is nothing short of spectacular. Located minutes away from Beverly Hills, Villa Palazzo Di Amore is a grandiose estate that provides an atmosphere of serenity and sophistication.
The very opulent neighborhood of Bel Air is on the Westside of Los Angeles in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains. It is a wonderful area for vacation rental homes in LA when you’re looking for the zenith of luxury accommodations. The views in Bel Air are hard to beat. Offering panoramic views of the Bel Air golf course and the city beyond, Villa Dominica is a lavish home that raises the bar in ultimate luxury.
Brentwood can be found at the base of the Santa Monica Mountains. The three upscale commercial areas – Brentwood Country Mart, Barrington Plaza, and the San Vicente Business District all include fine restaurants, fashion-forward clothing stores, and other high-end retailers. Notable sub-districts include Mandeville Canyon and Brentwood Circle.
Today, the revived LA Downtown is popular with many highly-rated restaurants and entertainment happenings. The most extravagant luxury penthouse rentals in Los Angeles can be found here, such as Penthouse Zeus featuring 18,000 square feet of elegance.
Hermosa and Manhattan Beaches are what makes people fall in love with Southern California. Just a few miles from LAX, this is the best area to get the most authentic SoCal beach vibe. There are many elegant shops in the area providing the spot to walk or to go for a run along the oceanfront path locals call, “The Strand.”
Visitors head to Hollywood to get a peek into old Tinseltown offering places like the Dolby Theater – home to the Oscars. When in Hollywood, a stay at an ultra-modern exclusive villa like Villa Selena is ideal to experience the best of luxury living, comfort, and security. The best way to see Hollywood and the Hollywood Hills is to choose one of the exotic car rentals in Los Angeles offered by LVH. Drive through the area and up through the Hills to the apex to get the most superb view of the Hollywood sign.
USA Today calls Palos Verdes “the hidden, rural, coastal gem of Los Angeles County.” Those who love outdoor activities must visit this pristine area for hiking, biking, surfing or even e-foil boarding! The views are stunning, especially in the absolute comfort and richness of driving in one of LVH’s exotic car rentals.
With its laid-back, beachtown atmosphere and a diverse mix of shopping, dining, entertainment, and outdoor recreation, Santa Monica is the perfect place for you to immerse yourself in the California experience. You can find boutiques that carry clothing, shoes and handbags from designers like Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Missoni, and Prada.
There’s a distinct hip vibe to Silver Lake. It hardly feels like it’s part of a bustling city with its small lake and hillside homes. On Silver Lake Boulevard, near the lake, there are a number of trendy coffee shops, restaurants, and locally owned boutiques.
Venice is LA’s “out there” beach town – artsy, edgy, and a little quirky. The area is full of hip, new condos, and funky beach cottages. Enjoy the boardwalk before heading to boho-chic Abbot Kinney Boulevard, one of LA's best shopping districts offering unique boutiques focusing on furnishings and fashion.
Los Angeles has a vibrant restaurant scene, arguably, the best in the country. LVH has luxury vacation rentals located in some of the best areas of LA offering superb dining options. Check out these six fine establishments for a savory dining experience.
Husband and wife Chefs Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis own and operate Bestia, a seasonal, multi-regional Italian restaurant in the Arts District. The lobster crostini is popular, but also try caserecce al pomodoro – pasta made from semolina and tossed in tomato sugo and ricotta.
When you’re on the hunt for a chic destination for elevated Italian cuisine, you must head to Elephante. Located in downtown Santa Monica, you will be dining in a breezy, lounge-like setting with lovely ocean views. The al fresco situation has become very popular in LA. Consider the grilled octopus, cacio e pepe pizza, or whole lobster.
Guests will find an upmarket standard for Peruvian-accented Japanese fare served in a chic, happening setting at Nobu. The interior and vibe are sleek, sexy and gorgeous. Many guests start their evenings off with a trip to the elegant bar, where they can enjoy crafted libations. Off the menu, favorites are Wagyu gyoza, Kaba ribeye, fresh sushi, and sashimi.
Majordōmo pulsates with energy, notably from its open kitchen concept. The restaurant’s take on Asian cuisine offers hit after hit. Chinese bing bread topped with duck liver mousse is a classic, or try the smoked roe and egg or spicy pulled lamb. Another favorite is mafaldine with crab and uni with broken tofu.
The motto at Hollywood’s oldest restaurant is that when something works, it doesn’t need changing; hence, the eatery has had the same interior and menu for 100 years. The kitchen is best known for its meat, from bone-in ribeye to filet mignon to calf's liver steak. Try the martini, it’s stirred (never shaken) and considered to be one of the best in the world.
Diners at n/naka get a 13-course modern kaiseki meal nightly served by chef Niki Nakayama. The menu offers seasonal, chef inspired creations, with meals adhering to Japanese traditions. The three-hour experience is orchestrated beautifully and paced, leaving guests pampered, and thoroughly satisfied.
For a deeper dive into LA’s burgeoning culinary scenes, click here. Alternatively, do as the Romans do, and discover the city’s kaleidoscopic breadth of street food and casual eats options. A haven for the epicurious, LA is home to a growing craft brewing scene, endowing beer with all the sophistication of a fine glass of red.
Since the 1950s, the arts in LA have been in a state of flux. Today, however, many critics and collectors feel that Los Angeles is on par with New York, one of the reasons art lovers make the trek to LA. These three arts venues are worth checking out:
At the forefront of the Avant-Garde since 1961, LACMA has accrued international stature as a forerunning arts and culture institution. As the largest museum in the Western United States, nearly a million patrons enter through its doors annually. A steward of more than 150,000 priceless works spanning from ancient times to the present, LACMA retains a keen eye on the future. The highly anticipated Alexander McQueen retrospective promises to be the event of the decade.
The Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) was established in 1979. It houses one of the most compelling collections of contemporary art globally, comprising about 7,000 pieces. The museum also has a diverse history of ground-breaking, historically significant exhibitions of art created post 1940.
The works of artists who challenge humans to view the world in a more positive way, to allow people to experience the unexpected and help people light their imaginations to inspire change can be found at The Hammer Museum at UCLA. Visitors are encouraged to take part in other events at the museum such as film series, musical performances, lectures and readings.
The Underground Museum is a beautiful space to enjoy and celebrate the works of black artists, located in an underground space. The contemporary museum is engaging and exciting with most events reaching capacity.
A well-heeled selection of LA society frequents some of the poshest and upscale nightclubs in the city. From the hottest annual galas or the famed Maxim Super Bowl parties, in LA there is never a shortage of celebration. These seven nightclubs are among the most exclusive venues in which to party the night away.
VIP bottle service and rich leather seating is what Avenue is all about. David Rockwell designed the space complete with. colored lights with a floor-to-ceiling LED screen behind the stage. When you need a breather from the dance floor you can find a more relaxed vibe and craft cocktails at the outdoor garden patio bar.
This retro-chic night spot looks like it belongs in a scene from Mad Men. With its rosy hues paired with green accents and live house plants everywhere, Bootsy Bellows has a 1960s vintage vibe that partiers love as much as they love the cocktails.
When the clock strikes midnight, Hyde Sunset turns into a venue for affluent club goers. It’s the place to be if you want to see and be seen. Hyde Sunset is a top-notch hip-hop venue in one of the busiest tourist areas of the city.
With its sculpted fireplace, mid-century banquettes, and state-of-the-art dance floor, there is something for everyone at Nightingale. There are mirrored panels over the dance floor and as the energy gets electric during the night, the panels gradually unfold revealing a digital light show above.
Expect to be whisked away into a surrealistic dream to find a whimsical bohemian cast of modern mermaids, peacock poppies, garden gypsies, baroque decor layers, and human “animals.” Storytellers at Poppy provide visual entertainment with a musical backdrop of high-energy hip-hop hits. Guests can dance, socialize, or lounge in the beautifully decorated labyrinth of indoor and outdoor areas.
It has been said that Warwick is one of the best nightclub experiences in the world. It has the glamorous spirit of old Hollywood with a dash of modernity. Like a Hollywood Starlet of days gone by, Warwick is continually changing its look to keep fresh and vibrant. Wednesday nights at Warwick is what Hollywood partying is all about.
The VIP guest experience will not soon be forgotten at 1 OAK – an acronym for “1 of a kind.” And it certainly is that. Revelers are met with unparalleled service and a timely design. 1 OAK is one of the most popular dancing, lounging, and hip-hop spots in the city.
In a city of nearly four million people, there are a multitude of events happening at any given moment. Here are four of the most popular and well-attended events in LA:
There are so many prestigious awards shows in LA you might want to be a part of. One of the biggest and most elaborate nights in the music industry is The Grammy Awards when the Recording Academy honors some of its most creative and prestigious artists. The Oscars are the same for the film industry. There are also The Golden Globes, The Emmys, The People’s Choice Awards, and The American Music Awards. You could party shoulder-to-shoulder with these artists by obtaining VIP tickets to the awards and after parties. Get to awards in style in one of LVH’s luxury car rentals.
The annual NoHo Theater and Arts Festival is one of the largest and longest-running theater and arts celebrations in Southern California, featuring live theater, live music, fine arts, dance, crafts and food from around the world. This fun festival is a unique arts and culture event for your entire family!
Head over to Monterey County to take in Monterey Car Week, one of the most anticipated annual automobile events in California. Some of the most exciting aspects of the week include The Porsche Monterey Classic, the Rolex Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance, the annual Ferrari Owners Club gathering, and the Russo & Steele Collector Automobile Auction.
There are many things to experience in Los Angeles, many come for the shopping and for the amusements. Here are a couple you don't want to miss:
Walking through the gates at Disneyland brings out the inner child in everyone. No one can visit this place and not feel the whimsy and the pulse of the park. Parents will be especially delighted to see the magic through their children’s eyes. Give Space Mountain a go or spend some time with the family hanging out with Mickey Mouse and his pals.
LA’s status as a global behemoth of luxury retail is undisputed, with the heart of retail therapy in Beverly Hills. Whether guests are spending time with a loved one, Christmas shopping, or perusing the displays for a spontaneous treat, it’s never a bad idea to kick it up a notch and head to Rodeo Drive. Home to international flagship stores and world class designers from Armani, Prada, Gucci, Valentino and Cartier, on this shopping strip the pursuit for the exquisite is sacrosanct. Rodeo Drive has more than 100 boutiques offering apparel, shoes, handbags, jewelry and more. Remember to visit the flagship shops on Rodeo Drive for designers such as Chanel, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, and Harry Winston. \ \ For more distinct L.A experiences, click here!