Surf Air Recommends: Los Angeles

Surf Air Recommends

Discover the hidden gems of Los Angeles as you explore culinary delights from around the world, serene reservoirs that offer a peaceful escape from the city’s hustle and bustle, immerse yourself in coastal havens that boast pristine beaches, and treat yourself to fine spirits and cigars. Los Angeles offers extraordinary experiences waiting to be discovered. Here are a few we recommend:


Nestled in East Hollywood, Saffy’s on Fountain is a hidden gem that transports diners to the Middle East. From the moment you step inside, the warm and inviting ambiance sets the stage for an unforgettable culinary journey. Indulge in their mouth-watering kebabs, mussels, and delectable cocktails, all expertly crafted with the finest ingredients, offering a true taste of the region’s rich culinary heritage.

42 minutes away from Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR).

Hollywood Reservoir

Tucked away amidst the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, lies the tranquil Hollywood Reservoir, a serene oasis for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Surrounded by rolling hills and picturesque scenery, this hidden gem offers a refreshing escape. Take a leisurely stroll along the reservoir’s scenic trails, breathe in the crisp air, and marvel at views of the iconic Hollywood Sign, creating a perfect backdrop for an Instagram-worthy moment.

50 minutes away from Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR).

Carbon Beach

Situated along the pristine coastline of Malibu, lies Carbon Beach, a haven for beach enthusiasts seeking a coastal getaway. Known as ‘Billionaire’s Beach,’ this hidden stretch of golden sand offers beauty and privacy. Take a dip in the water, bask in the sun, and enjoy the views of the beachfront estates.

57 minutes away from Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR).

Pijja Palace

Located in Silverlake, Pijja Palace is a culinary gem that goes against all norms. An Indian sports bar in an unassuming location serving Indian cuisine that pulls from American and Italian influences. This fusion restaurant offers a tantalizing array of dishes from tikka masala burgers to spicy curry pizza, a visit to Pijja Palace promises an extraordinary dining experience, making it a must-visit for adventurous food lovers.

40 minutes away from Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR).

Sur Le Vert

Nestled in the heart of Beverly Hills, Sur Le Vert is a new wine bar that creates the perfect way to start your night. With its sophisticated ambiance and a collection of curated natural wines, this hidden gem caters to wine enthusiasts of all kinds.

38 minutes away from Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR).