Maywen's Guidebook

Maywen
I am from France and have been involved with art, design and fashion for most my life. I like to create something new each day and I strive to live in balance with nature. I have a passion for heal... read more

Things to do in Los Angeles

245 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Plant-based restaurant in Venice. Excellent food and atmosphere.

401 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great area in Venice for shopping, food, drinks, and people watching. Look up first fridays, a local street fair.

129 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Coffee (excellent), lunch, and dinner in Venice. Hip scene, counter service. Sandwiches, pizza, salads, etc.

69 local Airbnb hosts recommend

My favorite in Malibu! Beautiful ocean views. A must for breakfast or lunch.

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great supermarket that stocks mostly organic foods. 15 minutes from home.

28 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Single screen theater that primarily plays old movies, classics, etc. New films come occasionally with special guests who were involved in their making. Check their calendar out.

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great to watch the surfers. Near shopping, entertainment, etc.

#8

Country Kitchen

Food SceneRestaurants
21239 Pacific Coast Hwy·Map·Hours·

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Looks modest, but this is many local's favorite spot. We fought to keep this place around! Located at the bottom of Las Flores and PCH. Must try the breakfast burrito!

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

My absolute favorite Sunday Farmer's Market. A little longer drive, but I think it outshines the market in Malibu. Make sure to grab brunch at Maison Giraud.

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Newly renovated independent film center, about 25-30 minutes from our home. They play a great selection of independent, documentary, and foreign films.

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Neighboring canyon. Has tons of great trails and many cute cafes, stores, etc. A rich artistic history.

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great people-watching. Don't let the "private" signs fool you, this is a public beach. Also known as "Millionaire's Beach."

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Local staple. Counter service for sandwiches, salads, smoothies, and burgers. A lot of healthy options, outdoor seating only.

#14

Nobu Malibu

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$$· 22706 Pacific Coast Hwy·Map·Hours·Website·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

all about see and be seen! ;)

#15

Malibu Lagoon

ParksParks
3835 Cross Creek Rd·Map·Website·

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Attached to Surfrider Beach. Great for birdwatching and surfer-watching!

#16

Malibu Creek State Park

ParksParks
1925 Las Virgenes Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

101 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful trails for hiking.

#17

Solstice Canyon

ParksParks
3455 Solstice Canyon Road·Map·Website·

48 local Airbnb hosts recommend

More great trails, a little further away than Malibu Creek State Park.

#18

Starbucks

$$· 3900 Cross Creek Road·Map·Hours·Website·

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Malibu hasn't yet opened a great coffee shop, so a lot of people just go to Starbucks. There are several locations. Has an old Malibu, local vibe.

#19

Adamson House Museum

MuseumsMuseums
23200 Pacific Coast Hwy·Map·Hours·Website·

83 local Airbnb hosts recommend

historic

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Bigger theater on the valley side-- easily accessible from our home. They play the big movies.

174 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A more wild and secluded beach on the north/remote end of Malibu.

33 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Little movie theater 15 minutes from the house. Nice for a quiet night out.

#23

Saddle Peak Lodge

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$$$· 419 Cold Canyon Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

34 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful setting, great food and great bar! Very close to house.

#24

Nobu Malibu

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$$· 22706 Pacific Coast Highway·Map·Website·

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Excellent Japanese food on the beach, great atmosphere!

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Grocery on the valley side. Great organic selection. Excellent hot food and salad bar. Coffee, smoothies, and juice too. Pricey.

#26

Vitamin Barn

23823 Malibu Road·Map·Hours·

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great organic juice/smoothie bar located in the town-center.

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

simply the best and most natural and right next door to us!

#28

Ralphs Pharmacy

$$· 23841 Malibu Rd·Map·Website·

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

More typically grocery store, larger selection of budget items. BEST cheese selection in Malibu-- Murray's Cheese of New York.

#29

Ranch at the Pier

23000 Pacific Coast Hwy·Map·Hours·Website·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

just because.