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NORTH MANHATTAN BEACH MAY BE KNOWN AS A SLEEPY BEACH TOWN OR A LOCAL FAVORITE FILLED WITH BREATHTAKING BEACHES, BUT IT’S ALSO HOME FOR DOERS AND DREAMERS. IF YOU HAVEN’T BEEN BY TO CHECK OUT WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THIS TRENDY PATCH OF SOUTH BAY LATELY, IT’S TIME TO SEE WHAT THE BUZZ IS ABOUT.

NORTH MANHATTAN BEACH IS AUTHENTIC. THE COMMUNITY IS THRIVING, WITH VIBRANT ARTS AND WELLNESS SCENES REMINISCENT OF ITS MORE FAMOUS COUSIN TO THE NORTH, VENICE BEACH. NO MATTER WHERE YOU STAND ON THE PUSH TO RE-BRAND THE HISTORIC EL PORTO NEIGHBORHOOD AS NORTH MANHATTAN BEACH –THERE’S NO ARGUMENT THAT THE COMMUNITY’S LAIDBACK VIBE OFFERS VISITORS A QUINTESSENTIAL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EXPERIENCE.

BE ON THE WATER IN UNDER 30 NORTH MANHATTAN BEACH IS ONE PLACE IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY WHERE YOU CAN LEAVE LAX AND HAVE YOUR BARE FEET IN THE SAND IN UNDER 30 MINUTES. WHILE SHOELESS, TREAT YOURSELF TO A PEDICURE AT POLISH NAIL BOUTIQUE BY SAND SPA. THIS WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ANCHORS A WALKABLE, WELLNESS HUB. DUAL ROLL-UP GARAGE DOORS, GIVE THE NAIL BOUTIQUE A CHIC INDOOR-OUTDOOR AESTHETIC. IF YOU’D LIKE MORE HANDSON TREATMENT, THE SAND SPA IS JUST UP THE BLOCK, AND ACROSS THE STREET. THERE, GUESTS CAN ENJOY A DEEP-TISSUE MASSAGE FOR UNDER 50 BUCKS, OR SELECT FROM A FULL ARRAY OF DAY-SPA SERVICES.

AFFORDABLE LUXURY AWAITS ALL ALONG HIGHLAND AVENUE. AN ASSORTMENT OF SPAS AND FITNESS CENTERS DOT THE MAIN THOROUGHFARE, AND NMB IS ALSO HOME TO A RANGE OF STANDOUT YOGA STUDIOS, INCLUDING HOT 8 YOGA, THE GREEN YOGI, AND HAUTE YOGI. ECLECTIC EATERIES LINE THE STREET TOO, INCLUDING WORLD-FAMOUS SHARKEEZ, FISH BAR, NORTH END CAFFE, SLOOPY’S AND PANCHO’S. CAFÉ WILD, HAS RECENTLY ADDED TO THE STAR-STUDDED RESTAURANT ROW, AND RAPIDLY EXPANDING TWO GUNS ESPRESSO ADDED A NEW LOCATION TOO. ONE PLACE YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS IS PISCES, GOURMET SUSHI TO-GO. AT THIS COUNTER-SERVICE SHOP, OWNERS SARA OR KIYO WILL HOOK YOU UP WITH A BENTO OF SUSHI OR TERIYAKI THAT YOU CAN TAKE OUT AND ENJOY RIGHT ON THE BEACH. YOU CAN ALSO CAN GRAB A BITE ON THE SAND ITSELF, AT SURF FOOD STAND, WHICH ALSO RENTS SURFBOARDS, LOUNGE CHAIRS AND OTHER BEACH ESSENTIALS. NEED TO LAY YOUR HEAD SOMEWHERE? LOOK NO FURTHER THAN SEA VIEW INN, WHICH HOLDS THE DISTINCTION OF BEING THE ONLY HOTEL IN MANHATTAN BEACH – NORTH OR SOUTH – WITH TRUE OCEAN VIEWS. STILL ‘EL PORTO’ ON GOOGLE MAPS - CALL IT NORTH MANHATTAN BEACH OR EL PORTO, WHICHEVER YOU PREFER. BUT IF YOU’RE TRYING TO FIND IT ON GOOGLE MAPS, LOCALS WILL BE PLEASED TO KNOW THAT IT CONTINUES TO APPEAR BY ITS ORIGINAL MONIKER, RECOGNIZED BY SURFERS EVERYWHERE FOR THE NEARBY PORT AFTER WHICH IT WAS AFFECTIONATELY NAMED.

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Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce 2018-2019 Destination Guide & Business Directory  

2018-2019 Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce Destination Guide & Business Directory

Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce 2018-2019 Destination Guide & Business Directory  

2018-2019 Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce Destination Guide & Business Directory