If the lifestyle of the rich and famous is of true interest to you, you need to head for your holidays in West Hollywood, my friends. This part of the Californian city of Los Angeles is less than 2 square miles in terms of area, but don’t be put off - there is more crammed into this space than you would ever believe. This is the suburb of L.A. where you will find some of the plushest self catering accommodation in all of America and you can pretty much guarantee that the property you plug for will be appointed in a style that will be befitting of any star.
Your holidays in West Hollywood will reveal that you have probably opted for one of the best locations in the whole of Los Angeles. After all, you have everything on your doorstep: Sunset Strip is in West Hollywood, as is Santa Monica and many other popular tourist spots in the city. The celebrities are reputed to hang-out in this part of the city more than any other and this means that there is a fantastic night life to be found here. Some of the best restaurants and night clubs in Los Angeles are located smack, bang in the West Hollywood district and the exclusive shopping boutiques are an absolute must for any diehard shopaholic.
If you have a hankering to vacate your apartment in West Hollywood for a while, why not wander down to Santa Monica for the afternoon? This must rank as one of the most cosmopolitan areas in the entire world and people watching along Santa Monica Pier is an activity that you are guaranteed never to get bored of.
Whilst enjoying your holidays in West Hollywood, you will be perfectly placed to enjoy some amazing ‘all-American’ theme parks. Universal Studios is within your neck of the woods and Disneyland and the new Disney California Park are a short drive away, in Anaheim. For some real adrenaline-pumping and white knuckle rides, keep an eye out for Knotts Berry Farm - definitely one of the best parks I have ever been to.
The weather on your holidays in West Hollywood will be reminiscent of a Mediterranean climate. This will mean that you can look forward to hot and dry summers and mild and only slighter wetter winters. Temperatures during the hottest months will easily hit the thirties degrees Celsius and during the winter they can still hit the low-twenties.
Starting your holidays in West Hollywood could not be any more simple. Book your flights to and from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) which is very close indeed to the area. Airlines such as Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Continental Airways and American Airways all offer frequent services to this part of the US. You may depart the UK from airports such as Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) and London Heathrow (LHR).