The 24-Hour Guide to Luxury Los Angeles

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Private suite at STAPLES Center | Photo courtesy of LA Clippers

Fully embrace the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles at some of the country’s finest restaurants, spas and attractions. Even if you’re not a celebrity, you can spend a day living like one with this 24-hour guide to the finest things L.A. has to offer.

Hotel Bel-Air, Dorchester Collection



The legendary Hotel Bel-Air recently emerged from a two-year, multi-million dollar renovation that invites new generations of travelers to experience the style of Hollywood’s Golden Age. The hotel is the site of the Forbes Five-Star Spa by La Prairie, which offers one of the top hotel fitness and wellness programs in LA. The hotel is designed in a Spanish mission style and is nestled on 12 lush acres in the exclusive Bel-Air Estates.

Elite Helicopter Tours

10 a.m - All-Star VIP Tour - Elite Helicopter Tours



With a limited time to explore L.A., you can still see all of the city’s best sights during Elite Helicopter Tour’s All-Star VIP tour. Enjoy aerial views of many of L.A.’s most famous attractions, including the Malibu Pier, the Playboy Mansion, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Dodger Stadium, Griffith Park Observatory and the Hollywood Sign.

LUNCH - NOBU MALIBU



Head to Nobu Malibu for incredible sushi – and even more incredible ocean views. Take in the scenery while feasting on some of the restaurant’s signature dishes, which include tiradito, yellowtail sashimi with jalapeño and black cod miso.

2 p.m. - MASSAGE at Hotel Bel-Air Spa by La PraIrie



Indulge in a massage at The Enclave at the Hotel Bel-Air Spa, a private suite that includes its own shower, bathtub, shaded patio, outdoor seating, and even its own waterfall. There’s no better setting to indulge in a Caviar Luxury Massage, in which Skin Caviar Luxe Cream is applied to the body to firm and revitalize the skin.

3:30 p.m. - Rodeo Drive



After a relaxing massage, browse the shops at Rodeo Drive, perhaps the most luxurious shopping destination in L.A. Nearly every high-end designer has a storefront in this beautiful, walk-able outdoor shopping area. Whether you’re looking for the latest Chanel bag or Rolex watch, you’ll find it here.

The Grove

4:30 p.m. - The Grove



A-listers flock to The Grove, a beautiful outdoor mall that's complete with trolley rides and a picturesque dancing fountain. The Grove features a number of designer stores, including Diane von Furstenberg, Elizabeth and James, and Michael Kors.

Dinner - Trois Mec



Celebrity chef Ludo Lefebvre’s Trois Mec is hidden behind the façade of a pizza place – but the food served inside is a far cry from dollar slices. The restaurant – which is consistently on the top of best restaurant lists – serves a seasonally rotating tasting menu, and diners will have the chance to watch Lefebvre in action as they enjoy their five-course meal. Book your ticket in advance of your trip, as the restaurant does not accept walk-ins.

STAPLES Center

STAPLES Center

8 p.m. - Private Suite at STAPLES Center



Check out a Los Angeles Lakers, Clippers or Kings game from a private suite at STAPLES Center, which can accommodate eight to 18 guests. Enter the arena through a private VIP entrance, then enjoy the game with a premium view while noshing on catering provided by Levy Restaurants.

10 p.m. - Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles



Have a post-game cocktail or two at Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles, a poolside venue with breathtaking views of the Hollywood Hills. Planning on staying a while? Bottle service is also available.