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Catching Sunset in Hermosa Pier
Los Angeles, California, United States
Category: Beach Exploring

Hi guys, this is my first trip to California. Actually, I go there for business trip, but I want to explore a little bit about this City of Angels.

Posted on 20 December 2017, 14:51:07
marthagaul
Tourist
Location on Google Maps
Hermosa Pier
1001-1099 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, USA
How to Get There

Starting my journey from Medan to Jakarta by Garuda Indonesia and continue to second stop in Guangzhou by using China Southern. I arrive in Los Angels in the afternoon and feeling jet lag bacause this is my very first long flight. So, I get some sleep for charging my energy before going to official meeting.

What to Do

This is my second day in LA and I don't going anywhere from I woke up in the morning, because I still feel little bit jet lag. Beside, I have to prepare myself for meeting on the next day. But, Laura, my officemate who stay in LA, suggest me to come outside to feel the weather. So, I decided to enjoy this city before got some bored office routinity tomorrow. 

After take a bath, Laura take me to the famous beach in California, it's Hermosa Beach. We go there by car and need 30 minutes driving from LA City Center. Before I tell you more about this beach, kindly watch this video first :)

Video by Lars Lindroth

We arrive at Hermosa beach in the afternoon and the situation is not too crowded. Hermosa Beach is located in the heart of the South Bay area of Los Angeles. You can do so many things in this beach, such as bike trail, volleyball, surfing or paddle boarding. Also, this beach has white soft sand where you can do sandcastle building. 

Along way to this beach, you can find some restaurants, coastal-cool shops and bar where very crowded. Laura just sit on the sand and waiting for the sunset, I said to her that I'll taking picture near Hermosa Pier. Well, Hermosa Pier is also famous and many things you can do here, such a fishing or taking picture. If you ever watch La La Land movie, this place is one of movie set.

     

This pier has beautiful sunset and I really love it!! Hermosa Pier is romantic place to spend with your loved ones, moreover this place also the best choice for relieve stress from your daily routine.

 

 

Tips and Trick

Finish enjoy the sunset, I'm going back to hotel for prepare myself meeting tomorrow. Before that, I'd like to share some tips for you who wants to visit this place:

  • Wear casual shirt and slippers
  • Bring good camera for caoturing sunset
  • Wear sunscreen, beach hat and sunglasses
  • Bring extra shirt if you're going to swim or surfing
  • Take your loved ones (if you have :D)

 

 

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