6 Homes with a Pool in Los Angeles to Stay with your Friends
Where to splash about with your pals in L.A.
It’s the city of stars, both of the red carpet of Hollywood and the black carpet of the night’s sky. In the centre, you have Downtown Los Angeles, with its Institute of Contemporary Art and the Two Bit Circus. The Chinese American Museum and the Grand Hope Park are among other highlights here. As you move out towards the ocean, you’ll reach some of the prettiest and trendiest neighbourhoods in the city, from Venice Beach to Malibu. Relax and work on your tan on the sandy strands and take a dip in the water. Unwind on the pier of Santa Monica Beach, before taking to shopping in the upscale boutiques of the district. You’ll need somewhere to take your new and shiny purchases back to, and we at Plum Guide have some real treats for you. This is our list of 6 homes with a pool in Los Angeles to stay with your friends.
Make a splash at The Big Wave
In the heart of the Santa Monica area, this is one of the best places to stay if you and your friends are keen shoppers and beachgoers. You’ve also got the Pacific Park amusement park, the Looff Hippodrome Carousel and the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium nearby. Work out at the famous Muscle Beach. Back at home, enjoy the charming style and colourful design of the furnishings. Relax in the grassy garden and jump in the pool with your pals.
Take your friends to Moroccan Poolside
This one has a much larger rectangular pool, surrounded by deck chairs and cushy loungers that’ll be perfect for you and a few friends. Inside, appreciate the textured walls and mosaics that grant the site its name. Intricate pillars and old-world furnishings make for an intriguing interior, with a fireplace adding to the retro aesthetic. Admire the chandelier that appears to drip from the ceiling beside the widescreen TV, and leaf through the huge book collection. After a day at the pool, go out shopping with your mates in the exclusive Grove Mall. Rummage through the Original Farmers Market in Beverly Grove to pick up all sorts of treasures.
Enjoy a relaxing stay at The Sailboat
This beautiful home in Mar Vista, between Venice Beach and Santa Monica, has an impressive communal pool surrounded by elegant deck chairs. Get all your sunbathing done by the water and play games in the large pool with your friends. Enjoy a meal at the garden table or get together for dinner on the long farmhouse table inside. Wander through the serene neighbourhood, and appreciate the laid-back feel, before heading into Venice for the many trendy restaurants and bars.
Reserve your stay at Shubin's Masterpiece
This home simply could not be left off our list of 6 homes with a pool in Los Angeles to stay with your friends. Between Malibu and Santa Monica, it lies perched on a cliff edge providing stunning views of the ocean. Adorning the home are all manner of geometric designs and large windows allowing light to permeate the corridors. It’s a truly artistic home, with high ceilings and modern appliances. Sunbathe and enjoy drinks on the wooden terrace, before relaxing in the small pool.
Book a luxury stay at The Zen Den
Like the Prince of Bel Air, you and your pals will head to…well, Bel Air for this sumptuous home. The pool lights up at night, and lies in a stylish well-lit garden, so you can party into the evening in this mansion. Appreciate the intriguing works of art adorning the shelves and tables of the interior, before retreating to your Balinese oasis outside. Walk down the street to admire some of the impressive properties spread across the Bel Air and Beverly Hills area. You’ll be hidden away in this exclusive and secluded home in the foothills of the Santa Monica mountains.
Soak up the sun at Sire
Finally on our list of 6 homes with a pool in Los Angeles to stay with your friends, we have Sire. Hidden away in the Hollywood Hills stands this colonial villa with a pool terrace overlooking the entire city. The views simply can’t be beaten. Relax on the sun loungers, lording it over the City of Angels, and splash about with your friends in the rectangular swimming pool. A circular hot tub straddles the pool, so you can dip between the different temperatures like you're at your very own spa retreat. Inside, you have a home cinema, a rowing machine, and a popcorn machine among other treats.