Spring has sprung at Villa Carlotta! There’s no better time of the year to enjoy the California sunshine, pleasant weather and crisp blue skies. Situated in Los Angeles, our beautiful residences provide you with easy access to all the outdoor attractions the city has to offer. With a variety of things to see and do in the city of dreams, the possibilities are endless. Read on to discover our favorite activities to partake in this season.
What better way to take advantage of the outdoors than by taking a hike? Runyon Canyon Park is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Los Angeles. The 160-acre park is dog friendly and offers a variety of loops for walking, jogging and hiking. Celebrated for its views of Griffith Park and the Hollywood sign, Runyon Canyon Park is the perfect spot for getting those daily steps in all while taking in the breathtaking views of the city. That’s not the only hike you can do, Los Angeles has a plethora of other trails you can explore to take in the natural beauty of the city.
Los Angeles parks are also the perfect spot for a leisurely afternoon of spring sunshine. Pack your favorite snacks for a picnic, bring a book and head over to Echo Park Lake or Grand Park. Now relax on the grassy area and enjoy some fresh air. Come sundown you can also visit the best drive-in outdoor movie series in Los Angeles with food trucks – Street Food Cinema. During the evening, you can go out to dinner on one of the many beautiful rooftop’s bars in LA like Skybar where you can enjoy sprawling city views. Spring is also the best time to visit the Hollywood Farmers’ Market. They boast some of the best produce and goods in town.
After a full day of adventures, cap off the day at Villa Carlotta and enjoy our outdoor amenities. Relax and dip in our heated saltwater pool which is enveloped by greenery and lined with chaise lounge chairs for guests to revel in the California sun. Another great spot to take in the spring beauty is at The Palm Garden here at our residences. The perfect tranquil urban refuge. You can also enjoy beautiful city views from our rooftop.
What are you waiting for, darling? Book your stay with us today to enjoy the spring months in paradise. There are plenty of options nearby for savoring the outdoors. Call us at 213.460.5559 and reserve a room today.
Best Coffee Spots Near Villa Carlotta
Explore all the craft coffee that LA has to offer when staying at Villa Carlotta! The temperature here in Southern California is finally dropping with the winter months, so it’s time to go pick up a hot beverage to warm things up. Here are our top three favorite spots to get your morning off on the right foot when staying on the iconic Franklin Blvd in Hollywood.
Rubies + Diamonds
Ready to try something different? Rubies + Diamonds is an out of the box woman-owned coffee shop off of Sunset Blvd. Try their famous coconut sea salt cold brew- we promise you won’t regret it! Postmates delivery is also available- so you can order from the comfort of your own home.
Good coffee is all in the groundwork. Head over to Groundwork Coffee for organic, ethically sourced and fairly traded coffee. We love this local gem for their commitment to properly sourced ingredients. And on top of that, the coffee is delicious!
Rise N Grind Café
Last but not least, Rise N Grind Café is the peak of LA culture. It’s the only coffee shop in LA with cold brew on tap, and they also have an extensive food menu. Head over to pick up a delicious and hearty lunch paired with your perfectly crafted cold brew.
One of the many benefits of staying at Villa Carlotta, is that you are provided with the convenience of in-suite kitchen amenities to start each day with ultimate ease. Pick up your coffee shop favorites and enjoy in your Parisian-style dining area. The perfect way to satisfy your morning caffeine cravings.
Residing in well-appointed spaces that are perfect to rest, work, create, and dream. No matter your daily goal, Villa Carlotta is here for you. Give us a call to inquire about our current availability: 213.463.2722.
Nothing sparks romance like a relaxing evening at Hollywood’s most desirable address. Living at Villa Carlotta makes date night easy with a plethora of shops and restaurants at your fingertips. Set in the heart of Hollywood’s eclectic Franklin village, here are three easy ways to impress that special someone with an out-of-this-world evening.
Scenic rooftop date night
Grab your favorite bottle of wine and an assortment of the best cheese from Gelson’s Market– the most exquisite gourmet market that Los Angeles has to offer – just steps away from our marvelous property. Head to the beautiful rooftop of Villa Carlotta with your decadent snacks- and sprawl out on our plush outdoor patio. A rooftop is one of the most magical date night settings imaginable.
Date at the Villa Carlotta Pool
Poolside libations is the ideal way to bring about a spark of romance. A day at the pool at Villa Carlotta will not disappoint. Lounge around and take a dive in our state-of-the-art heated salt water pool. Enveloped in greenery and lined with chaise lounge chairs- it’s the perfect setting to soak up some sun in the company of that someone that matters the most.
Takeout in the Palm Garden
Nestled in the heart of Los Angeles- the world is your oyster. Satisfy any craving your heart desires by picking up takeout in the iconic Franklin Village. Bring back your chosen treats to the Palm Garden- Villa Carlotta’s central courtyard.
When trying to choose a place to eat with your significant other, here are a few of our favorite eateries just moments away from Villa Carlotta. Take your taste buds on a trip to France by stopping by La Poubelle Bistro. Or, stop by for a late night coffee run at the Bourgeois Pig– a funky coffee shop with a jungle theme. And finally- curb your sweet tooth with some homemade ice cream from Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream.
For decades our building has inspired creatives in art and love. Give us a call at 213.463.2639 or visit www.villacarlottala.com for more information. We’re looking forward to hosting you and that special someone.