Top 4 Happy Hour Spots in Santa Monica


The Penthouse at The Huntley Hotel

Take in unmatched ocean views from this upscale bar located at the top of the upscale Huntley Hotel. This hip destination is popular for sunset cocktails and a lively bar scene. Enjoy drinks and bite specials Monday through Friday, from 4 pm to 7 pm.


Bodega Wine Bar

A casual laid back atmosphere meets the fun & exciting beach vibes of Santa Monica.  Bodega Wine Bar offers some pretty killer happy hour deals on drinks and food! The wine bar is chill and perfect for intimate conversation.  Late night happy hour is also available 10 pm to close Sundays – Thursdays!


Lago Santa Monica

Locanda Del Lago

Situated on the famous Santa Monica Promenade, Locanda del Lago aka Lago Santa Monica, offers high-quality service and a Northern Italian taste experience. Lago boasts a premium bar with market-driven, artisanal cocktails, a popular locals Happy Hour Daily from 4 pm – 7 pm, and a wine list awarded Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 1999.

onyx shangri rooftop

Onyx at Hotel Shangri-la Santa Monica

The view from Onyx Santa Monica, an indoor-outdoor rooftop bar and lounge atop the Hotel Shangri-la in Santa Monica, is unparalleled.  You can see for miles and miles – Malibu to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the west – which just happens to make it the perfect venue for watching the sun melt into the ocean. And with a chilled craft cocktail in hand, you might just think you’ve found your paradise.  Here you’ll find a carefully curated and maintained drink menu, small plates, and a work-week happy hour from 4:30 – 7  p.m. (Via SantaMonicaBeaches)


Guide to Your Santa Monica Summer Hot Spots

In celebration of this summer season, we are excited to kick off the first blog on “Things to do” for our Santa Monica communities!

As a resident at 1410 SM Apartments, the list of entertainment options is endless! From stunning beaches to scenic hikes to the tastiest restaurants, this coastal neighborhood has so much to offer.

Here’s a guide to 4 hot spots you must take advantage of when living in Santa Monica:

Ferris Wheel

Santa Monica Pier

One of the most popular destinations in Santa Monica since 1909 is the iconic Santa Monica Pier.  Get some wind in your hair on a roller coaster ride, explore the aquarium, take your next Instagram pic of the 360- degree views from the Ferris Wheel, and enjoy local music while strolling to the end of the picturesque pier to get some authentic Mexican grub at Mariasol.

Beach House

Annenberg Community Beach House

Whether you prefer a pool or the beach, you can have the best of both at the Annenberg Community Beach House. Conveniently located just north of the pier off PCH, for $10 per adult you can enjoy the pool, splash pad, game room, Yoga classes and beach sports! Take advantage of their “Half Priced Mondays” too! Eat and kick back on the beach, (literally!) at Back on the Beach Cafe.

Farmers Market

Santa Monica Farmers Market

The perfect start to your Wednesday and Saturday mornings! Make your way to the Santa Monica 3rd Street Promenade and smell the fresh flowers (and produce) at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market.


Arclight Santa Monica

Can you believe the Arclight Santa Monica is the first cinema complex to open anywhere in Santa Monica in over 20 years?! Located steps away from the Pacific Ocean in Downtown Santa Monica, the unique, all-outdoor Santa Monica Place hosts the state-of-the-art Arclight Santa Monica.  Enjoy high-end amenities including reserved seating, black-box auditorium, commercial-free movies, gourmet cuisine and more.