Welcome to Bel Air / Little Holmby
Remote residential oasis suffused with upscale sophistication
Massive mansions and multimillion-dollar estates boost the elite character of LA’s Bel Air/Little Holmby neighborhood, one of the most prestigious and highly sought-after destinations of the Platinum Triangle. Cloaked in nature’s beauty and tranquility amid the Santa Monica Foothills, this secluded oasis is a renowned hotspot for Hollywood big shots and entertainment industry moguls, providing a private escape from prying eyes. Its central location places residents mere minutes from the trendy hotspots of downtown Los Angeles, while its exclusively residential character makes it home to only a few local shops. With near-perfect sunny weather, access to excellent schools, and postcard-worthy vistas of the verdant hills, Bel Air/Little Holmby offers the quintessential SoCal glamour without the downsides of big-city bustle.
What to Love
- Topnotch exclusivity
- Proximity to LA’s retail meccas
- Spectacular landscaping
- Notable public and private schools
Draped in an air of exclusivity, a step into the distinguished Bel Air neighborhood is enough to entice anyone to want to live within such abundant luxury, enviable seclusion, and tranquility. Life here is laid-back and filled with a wealth of the finer things, including abundant greenery for those who enjoy nature. Mark your calendars for social engagements at the five-star Hotel Bel-Air or dig into scrumptious feasts at the Bel Air Restaurant. VIP status and a life of ease await in Bel Air and Holmby Hills.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Despite being primarily residential, Bel Air residents enjoy a sprinkling of culinary gems and quaint local shops within the neighborhood bounds. Go in for Elevated Californian cuisine at the upscale Bel Air Restaurant for an unforgettable dining experience in a beautiful setting where guests are served from a healthy and delicious menu of locally-sourced meals. The swanky ambiance and vibrant art displays imbue the restaurant with warmth.
Be sure to dig into the amazing club sandwiches, omelet, and Mexican pozole on the menu at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air, or stop in for refined Neapolitan dishes at the elegant, warmly decorated II Segreto at the Bel Air Glen Center, offering classic pasta dishes, pizza, and other Italian entrees.
Things to Do
The five-star Hotel Bel Air is an idyllic escape to luxury. Nestled in the hills, this posh retreat boasts deluxe suites with marble bathrooms, an outdoor pool, bar, and a glamorous spa for transformative relaxation. Experience a quiet, restorative break from the outside world for a holistic session to heal mind, body, and soul.
The lush Holmby Park is speckled with benches, shaded by trees and a great spot for casual walks through lush greenery or sunset walks with your dog. Home to high-caliber entertainment industry personalities, the neighborhood of Bel-Air hosts an annual Film Festival known as the Town of Bel-Air Film Festival, celebrating filmmaking and bringing industry pros together with aspiring filmmakers across the nation. Play a round of golf with neighbors and colleagues at the Los Angeles Country Club, then take your dog out in the evening for a hike along the Getty View Park — a wide dirt trail sweeping out from the top of Casiano Road in the neighborhood of Bel Air and perfect for those looking to get in a quick workout on a 3-mile round trip hike.
Bel Air and Little Holmby fall under the acclaimed Los Angeles Unified School District and provide some prominent private school options as well. A few of the area’s most coveted schools include: