With summer officially in full swing, it’s no surprise that Los Angeles is climbing up the ranks of top poolside destinations. And with gorgeous coastal views and perfect weather, wouldn’t you want to rough it under a chic cabana?
We checked out seven of the swankiest cabanas in Southern California that take the concept of shade and relaxation to a haute level–just in time for your poolside getaway.
The SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills
465 S. La Cienega Blvd
With stunning views of the city and Hollywood sign, it’s no wonder this poolside retreat is one of the most popular in LA. What draws Angelenos to their luxe cabanas is the opportunity to order exotic cocktails and bites from the famed chef Jose Andres.
The London West Hollywood
1020 N. San Vicente Blvd.
Pop champagne or indulge in Gordon Ramsay-prepared bites as you lounge poolside atop The London West Hollywood’s English garden-style rooftop pool, where the cabana experience includes a flat-screen TV and fully stocked mini fridge.The rooftop pool is exclusive to hotel guests, however, outside guests can have access by booking a cabana for up to 6 people.
Montage Laguna Beach
30801 South Coast Highway
Choose from six fabulous pool cabanas tucked away with the lush foliage at the Montage Laguna Beach. You’ll gaze over your view of the stunning Mosaic Pool as you catch some sun in your poolside retreat equipped with an iPad 2 that has access to Netflix, in addition to other cabana amenities.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills
9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd.
Once a luxury reserved only for hotel guests, cabanas at The Peninsula Beverly Hills can be reserved for private cabana parties or casual summer retreats. The heated cabanas are furnished with an iPod station, flat-screen TV and JANUS et Cie patio furniture.
St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort
1 Monarch Beach Resort
With eight luxury cabanas, this AAA Five-Diamond awarded resort is everything you could ever ask for in a poolside paradise. Each private cabana offers delectable food and bar service, a flat-screen TV, and access to the resort’s three swimming pools.
Viceroy Santa Monica
1819 Ocean Ave.
With room for up to 25 guests, you’ll feel like you’re on a mini-vacation with friends and family as you take advantage of The Viceroy Santa Monica’s beachside cabana oasis, draped in sailcloth and appointed with blush banquettes and armchairs so you can dine al fresco chic.
8822 Cynthia St.
You can choose to have lobster and champagne poolside in your own private rooftop club at one of Petit Ermitage’s swanky cabanas. Pottled succulents and Kumquat trees grace the cabanas, and when the trees fruit, the Kumquats are muddled into one of their signature cocktails.