Beach's King Harbor is one of the most popular places along
the Southern California Coast. Besides spectacular sunsets,
the Pier and King Harbor area offer a variety of things to do
for everyone and every taste. Come just to visit or stop and
pick out your own live crab or lobster, have it cooked and enjoy
it at nearby picnic tables. Experience sport fishing, deep-sea
charters or try newly popular saltwater fly-fishing, scuba diving
or and yes kayaking in this harbor is a blast.
Beach Pier is a California landmark. Since the
early 1930's the Redondo Beach Pier, formerly called the Monstad
Pier after its developer Captain Hans C. Monstad, has been a
local and tourist destination. Today the pier offers spectacular
sunsets, shops, an amusement center and a variety of dining
amenities include: Excellent entertainment and recreational
facilities throughout King Harbor and the Pier. Close by is
the attractive regional mall, the Galleria at the South
Bay. The City of Redondo Beach has renovated the whole
Artesia Blvd Corridor making it a unique opportunity
to visit. Along Pacific Coast Highway just south of King Harbor
is Antique Row. You will find many unique shops
featuring antiques, stained glass, shabby chic and more.
Further south you will find the Riviera
Village. The Village has the charm and ambience of
a Mediterranean beach resort, clusters of shops, cafes, art
galleries and coffee bars abound.
perfect view from the Redondo
Beach Marina, is one of the renowned
Whaling Walls. Wyland, the world's Premier Ocean
artist, has been a pioneer in the marine art movement since
1971. To date, Wyland has completed more than 84 of his landmark
murals, the Whaling Walls, throughout the United States as well
as Canada, Japan, Australia, Mexico, France and New Zealand.
Redondo Beach is home to the second marine mural created by
Wyland, his depiction of California Gray Whales covers most
of the westerly exterior walls of the AES Generating Plant.
away you will find the S.E.A.
Laboratory. The Science Education Adventure Laboratory
(S.E.A. Lab) has grown into a marine science center that provides
environmental educational programs to thousands of young students
every year. The center located across the street from the AES
power company (location of the Wyland Whaling Wall). The Lab
is staffed with trained docents from the Los Angeles Conservation
Corps. The docents teach the students the complexities of the
ocean environment and how to care for it. There are a series
of interactive touch tanks throughout the compound. The S.E.A.
Lab organizes community service events such as Earth Day and
various beach cleanups. The S.E.A. Lab is open to the public
8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. For appointments
and information, contact (310) 318-7432.
Lagoon is seasonally open to the general public
between Memorial Day and Labor Day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.,
seven days a week. It has a saltwater swimming pool, sand beach,
volleyball courts, children's' play equipment, picnic areas
and more. The Lagoon is a great setting for year round special
occasions and events. For information, call (310) 318-0681.
Farmer's Market is located just a short walk from
Beach Marina, at Veterans
park south of the pier. Open every Thursday 8:00 a.m. to
1:00 p.m. you will find a wide assortment of fresh fruits, honey,
vegetables, cut flowers and more. This quaint farmer's market
is enjoyed by many Redondo locals.
Park is a 6.3-acre park just south of the Marina. The park
boasts a Community Center and a Senior Center and is the host
to the free Veterans Park Summer Concert Series
held at the band shell every Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m.
July through August.
for biking, surfing, walking, skating, and just plan sunbathing
is a popular attraction in Redondo Beach. There is 27 miles
of oceanfront walking, skating, and biking, from Torrance Beach
to Santa Monica. You can bike, skate or walk both north and
south from the Redondo
Beach Marina,. South from the harbor along
the beautiful Esplanade to Torrance Beach or north through Hermosa
and Manhattan Beach all the past Los Angeles International Airport
to neighboring Venice and Santa Monica beaches. The South Bay
beaches are some of the most beautiful stretches of sandy shoreline
along the California Coast. Our beaches are well-know as the
birthplace mainland surfing.