HotelsAdventure Sport Hotels in Los Angeles

Adventure Sport Hotels in Los Angeles

Many people would agree that both Los Angelenos and tourists in the city fall into one of two categories: Those who love the ocean and those who love the surrounding hill sides. Whether you’re looking for surf lessons or a challenging hike, here are a few hotels that will put you close to the action.
from $107
The Hollywood Hotel is affordable and central
Hollywood Hotel is a casual hotel set in the center of Hollywood. Initially established in 1903, this historic hotel is an excellent base for hiking and horseback riding in nearby Griffith Park. Comfortable rooms are decorated with cherry and mahogany furniture, and suites include Jacuzzi tubs and minibars. Outside, guests will find a heated pool pleasantly surrounded by palm trees.This budget-friendly hotel is less than a mile away from Griffith Park, one of the largest urban parks in North America. Spanning 4,300 acres of land, the park encompasses a 53-mile network of hiking trails with plenty of scenic overlooks. With two privately owned stables found inside the park, it’s also possible to arrange horseback riding excursions along the trails.
from $264
The Four Seasons is your outdoor spa escape
Located in suburban Los Angeles, the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Westlake Village is surrounded by 9 acres of landscaped gardens. The hotel offers outstanding spa services, including an extensive selection of steam rooms, saunas, outdoor cabanas, and hot tubs. Guests can relax with personalized programs that combine Western and Eastern medicine, fitness sessions, spa treatments, and health-oriented workshops.Active excursions, such as surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, and cycling can all be arranged through the hotel’s concierge. The hotel is set in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, providing easy access to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Covering 154,000 acres, the park is a perfect place for mountain biking, camping, and horseback riding. Follow the red markers to access the most challenging hiking trails, many of which require backcountry orienteering, river crossings, or rock scrambling.
from $550
Shutters offers laid-back luxury
With white-wood trimmings, four-poster beds, and cashmere throws, Shutters on the Beach is reminiscent of an upscale Nantucket summer home. Rooms were designed by Obama White House interior designer Michael S. Smith and feature hardwood floors along with dreamy blue and white colors. The hotel offers a spa, a pool, and two restaurants, including One Pico, where wines are selected by on-staff sommelier Peter Neptune.As the name suggests, the hotel is one of the few in the Los Angeles area to sit directly on Santa Monica Beach. The beach’s strong waves make it popular with surfers, and the hotel’s concierge can arrange lessons for newbies. Guests can also try boogie-boarding or play a game of beach volleyball at the Santa Monica Pier courts.
from $111
The Portofino is lazy maritime bliss
Portofino Hotel & Marina epitomizes Southern California’s relaxed pace of life with its marine-inspired décor and welcoming atmosphere. Set on a tranquil peninsula on King Harbor near the Redondo Beach Pier, the hotel offers stunning views; multi-paned windows in the lobby overlook yachts and kayaks setting sail into the Pacific. The hotel’s laid-back style continues in the rooms, which feature private patios or balconies.The hotel is within walking distance of the 27-mile Coastal Trail, and complimentary bikes are available for navigating this flat path to Santa Monica. The hotel also offers convenient packages for adventurous travelers, including the “Surf & Sand” which includes accommodations for two nights, surf lessons for four, a $100 family dinner credit at the hotel’s Baleen Restaurant, and free Beachcomber cruisers rentals.
from $346
, Oceana Beach Club Hotel offers Californian class
Located a stone’s throw from the beach, this boutique hotel is in the perfect spot for those who love biking and walking. The hotel features an excellent spa, a restaurant, an outdoor fireplace in the courtyard, a pool, fitness facilities, and more. Nearby activities will satisfy any outdoor enthusiast. Enjoy golfing, sailing, surfing, mountain biking, and even yoga classes on-site
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