Top 5 Reasons To Move to Manhattan Beach
Considering a move to Manhattan Beach? Manhattan Beach is a small coastal city with big-city amenities. It’s a place where you can live, work and play all year round. And it’s home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Southern California!
You’ll find everything you need here – from great schools to top-rated restaurants, from luxury shopping centers to award-winning golf courses. Plus, there are always plenty of things going on for residents and visitors alike. From festivals and concerts to art walks and farmers markets, there’s never a dull moment in this seaside town!
Come see what makes Manhattan Beach so special today!
South Of LAX on the Coast, surrounding cities include El Segundo, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, and Torrance
Manhattan Beach Weather
If warm-weather activities are what you’re looking for, you’ll want to visit Manhattan Beach from June to the middle of October, when the weather is sunny and pleasant mostly sitting at a perfect 74°F. The perfect weather is ideal for strolling around this classic California area, full of Beach Town character.
Manhattan Beach Schools
If you’re looking to enroll your kids in school, Manhattan Beach is a great place to start! Ranking as the third-best performing school district in all of California, many of the schools were recognized as a “California Distinguished School.” MBUSD is also known for stellar green initiatives and big commitments to reducing, reusing and recycling.
The Manhattan Beach Unified School District has 8 schools and is ranked one of the top districts in the state with a graduation rate of 99%!
There are also excellent private school options including American Martyrs Catholic School, Manhattan Academy, Montessori School of Manhattan Beach and Journey of Faith Christian School. You can get our full list of over 50 South Bay Pre-Schools here.
Manhattan Beach Shopping
Downtown Manhattan Beach
Founded in 1912, Downtown Manhattan Beach is home to fashionably chic shopping, award winning restaurants and chefs, mouth-watering dining options steps from the beach, and amazing sunsets.
Manhattan Beach Farmer’s Market
Located at Metlox Plaza behind Shade Hotel
With over 80 great stores and restaurants to choose from Manhattan Village is your destination for fashion, dining and entertainment in LA’s South Bay. The center features stores like Macy’s, Apple, Mercado and so much more!
Manhattan Beach’s shopping is known for its local beach boutique charm. With tons of unique local stores, a stroll through Downtown Manhattan Beach can easily turn into a shop-till-you-drop if you want it to! Boasting around 100 locally owned shops, Manhattan Beach has something for everyone, including shops for kids!
Restaurants and Local Eateries
Known for so many delicious food options, Manhattan Beach has been described as a “food lover’s paradise!” Offering 50+ local eateries, with pretty much every kind of cuisine and vibe you could want, you can change up your dining experience every day. The dining scene is a major part of Manhattan Beach and the restaurants are abundant, making Manhattan Beach perfect for all foodies and families alike!
There are so many great Manhattan Beach restaurants choose from, you can find many of our favorites on our Local South Bay Restaurant Guide! You’ll find local Italian, Steak Houses, Burgers, Salads, Sandwiches, and more. If you have a sweet tooth, check out our list of the best Ice Cream or Bakeries. Maybe you just need a good brew of local coffee?
If you are looking for a great date night location check out our 35 South Bay Date Night Restaurants
Manhattan Beach is also known for Year Round Community Events. Check out our Community Calendar for up-to-date info.