Welcome to Bel Air
Peaceful and private, this unique community is the epitome of luxury living
One of California’s most exclusive and private communities, Bel Air is a dream come true for homeowners looking for a sense of peace and quiet in a neighborhood that prides itself on sophistication and elegance.
Surrounded by lush forests and a picturesque landscape, the beautiful modern mansions, contemporary ranches, and glorious estates in Bel Air are some of the most luxurious and well-cared-for in California. And the surrounding bucolic region allows homeowners to feel like they’ve escaped into a personal paradise without having to give up the ease and convenience of living in the Los Angeles area.
One of the most affluent neighborhoods in the state, residents take great pride in the upkeep of their homes, with many choosing to highlight the stunning scenery that naturally surrounds them. As a result, the picture-perfect views in Bel Air are some of the best around.
What to Love
- Sense of privacy and prestige
- Immediate access to all of Los Angeles
- Caring community that values elegance and sophistication
Homeowners in Bel Air appreciate the exclusivity that comes with living in this prestigious neighborhood, and neighbors take great care to respect one another’s privacy at all times. Residents can often be found enjoying late afternoon strolls and outdoor exercise routines made possible by the lack of traffic throughout this low-density neighborhood. However, the area’s fantastic location also allows homeowners to easily make their way over to the world-class shops and restaurants just minutes from their front doors.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Bel Air’s unbelievable dining scene has played a central role in the community for decades, with numerous award-winning restaurants and trendy eateries dotted throughout the beautiful streets. World-renowned chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck has a namesake restaurant at Hotel Bel Air.
Their exquisite menu includes Russian Osetra Karat caviar, saffron campanelle pasta, and a duo of Colorado lamb with fava beans that guests absolutely adore. The hotel’s Bar & Lounge
is another beautiful location where many Bel Air residents enjoy spending time after a day at work.
The talk of the town for over a decade, Shu Sushi House
offers the epitome of Japanese cuisine. Their lightly fried soft-shell crab with spicy ponzu, halibut carpaccio, and Kobe-style Wagyu beef sashimi are just a few of the favorites at this elevated establishment.
has become a community staple with dishes like eggplant parmigiana, San Daniele pizza, and pappardelle pasta with porcini mushrooms. Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Grill, Jazz, Etc.
, is the go-to place for a fantastic night filled with wonderful live music and delicious seasonal dishes like Ahi tuna tacos, whole fried New Zealand snapper, and lamb tagine with Israeli couscous.
Things to Do
While residents in Bel Air prefer a laid-back and quiet lifestyle, the area is filled with numerous fun and exciting things to do during their free time. The Getty Museum
is a beloved part of the community, showcasing the highest quality art through ever-changing exhibitions that guests are always thrilled to see.
Hotel Bel Air
offers residents a plethora of lovely experiences that can be enjoyed each and every day. In addition to the fantastic food found in this beautiful destination, guests can take advantage of their full-service spa, signature pool, and world-class gardens.
Stone Canyon Reservoir
offers a picturesque escape from the hustle and bustle of big city life. The overlook of this beautiful man-made lake offers some of the best views in the area, allowing guests to see as far as Palos Verdes Peninsula and Catalina Island.
Bel Air is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District, which is one of the best public school districts in the state. There are also several highly-rated private institutions in the area, including:
- Curtis School, K-6, elementary school that promotes intellectual independence
- John Thomas Dye School, K-6, nationally-recognized private elementary school that focuses on individualized education
- Marymount, 9-12, highly-rated private all-girls high school
- The Buckley School, K-12, a renowned inclusive institution for education at every level