Set just two blocks from the icon that is the Santa Monica Pier with its brightly lit Ferris wheel perched over the indigo waters of the Pacific Ocean and jam-packed with family friendly attractions and street entertainers. This may well turn out to be your favourite seaside experience. The collection of stylish rooms and suites are the epitome of California-cool, shades of the sea and sky combine to create restful accommodation to retreat to after a day in the sun, some rooms have ocean views, their own firepits and patios. If you need a respite from exploring take some time to relax by the swimming pool and soak up the expansive ocean views, letting the pool concierge bring you a refreshing cocktail. Alternatively, take a swim in the rolling waves of the Pacific and a stroll along the 3.5 miles of beautiful beach, how much more ‘California’ can you get! Dining at the hotel comes care of Blue Streak serving innovative, uncomplicated Californian cuisine, For Five Coffee Roasters is the in-hotel pop-up offering fresh coffee and a range of grab and go snacks to keep you on the move. For those who like to focus on their health, Los Angeles is epicentre of all thing’s wellbeing, and the Loews is no exception with a state-of-the-art fitness centre and wealth of wellness-led experiences.