The 48-Hour Guide to Luxury Los Angeles

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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 two days living like one with this 48-hour guide to the finest things L.A. has to offer.

DAY ONE: FOUR SEASONS HOTEL LOS ANGELES AT BEVERLY HILLS



Check into a Presidential Suite at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills to enjoy true five-star accommodations. The modern suite feels like your very own penthouse apartment, and features eight balconies with panoramic views of the Hollywood Hills and Downtown L.A. The suite – which has two king beds and two full bathrooms – also has a state-of-the-art kitchen and a walk-in rain shower that doubles as a steam room.

DAY ONE: 10 a.m. - BLACK & WHITE EXOTIC CAR RENTAL



When it comes to getting around Los Angeles, the best way to do it is behind the wheel of a Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini or Rolls Royce. Pick up a fancy set of wheels at Black & White Car Rental, and you can drive through the Hollywood Hills or along the Pacific Coast Highway in style.

DAY ONE: 11 a.m. - BRENTWOOD COUNTRY MART



Elizabeth Taylor and Shirley Temple were regulars at this outdoor shopping center, and decades later it’s still a favorite among the stars. Located in the elite Brentwood neighborhood, the Country Mart houses a number of boutiques from around the world all in one charming location.

DAY ONE: LUNCH - SPAGO BEVERLY HILLS



Wolfgang Puck’s famed restaurant serves farm-to-table California cuisine in a sleek indoor-outdoor setting. Opt for the monthly tasting menu to sample the finest seasonal dishes.

DAY ONE: 1:30 p.m. - RODEO DRIVE



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

DAY ONE: 3 p.m. - LUXURY LINERS PRIVATE YACHT



Cruise the coast in your very own yacht! Luxury Liners’ 145-foot Sun Coast Super Yacht can hold up to 12 guests, and features two main salons, a large bow perfect for partying or sunbathing, four staterooms, two indoor dining areas, three outdoor deck dining areas, multiple flat screen TVs, a Jacuzzi, a helipad and a gym. Private chefs are also available to prepare a decadent meal or snacks on board.

DAY TWO: 5 p.m. - CIEL SPA AT SLS BEVERLY HILLS



Worn out from your travels? Ciel Spa at SLS Beverly Hills offers a “Soothe Life’s Stresses” package to rid you of any jet lag or fatigue. The signature spa treatment includes an Energy Lift Ritual experience, purifying body soak, a 90-minute deep tissue, energizing massage and a scalp treatment.

DAY ONE: Dinner - Matsuhisa



In a city that's reknowned for great sushi, Matsuhisa has long been regarded as one of the best of the best. While the setting is casual, the quality of fish is top-notch. Secure a seat at the chef’s table for a more intimate dining experience.

DAY ONE: Nightlife - THE NICE GUY



Book a table at celebrity hot-spot The Nice Guy for after-dinner drinks, where you're practically guaranteed to see an A-lister while sipping on carefully crafted cocktails. The lounge regularly houses impromptu musical performances from top talent, so you may even have the chance to experience an intimate concert like no other.

DAY TWO: 9 a.m. - CYCLE HOUSE WEST HOLLYWOOD



Start the day off with a sweat session at Cycle House West Hollywood, a workout space that’s so L.A. it even has its own reality show. The motivating instructors keep your heart rate up through an intense indoor cycle ride/dance party that will definitely have you burning serious calories.

DAY TWO: BRUNCH - THE POLO LOUNGE



Enjoy live piano music while having brunch at The Polo Lounge, a favorite dining destination for Hollywood insiders. Stay discreet in an indoor booth, or enjoy the sunshine on the outdoor patio. The restaurant offers an array of menu options, from salads to burgers to truffle pasta, so you’ll be sure to find a dish to fit your mood.

DAY TWO: 1:30 p.m. - FACIAL AT KATE SOMERVILLE SKIN HEALTH EXPERTS



Step into an elegantly decorated bungalow off famed Melrose Place for a truly luxurious facial experience. The “KateCeuticals Advanced” facial is the best your skin can get, and includes a 3D crystal fibermask and ultrasound technologies to make sure the formulas penetrate your skin for optimal hydrating, lifting and anti-aging results.

DAY TWO: 2:30 p.m. - MANI/PEDI AT OLIVE & JUNE



This chic nail salon known for its incredible nail art offers the ultimate mani/pedi experience. Opt for The Alice to get a paraffin treatment, detoxifying foot bath, extra callus remover, a 15-minute massage, and a polish, nourishing treatment or specialty top coat of your choice.

DAY TWO: 4 p.m. - Maxfield



The high-end retailer describes itself as “part museum, part art gallery, part boutique,” and features luxury brands as well as carefully curated vintage finds. In addition to carrying well-established brands, Maxfield also houses many up-and-coming designers for the trend-setting set.

DAY TWO: 5:30 p.m. - SUNSET HELICOPTER TOUR



Before dinner, see L.A.’s spectacular sights and experience an unforgettable sunet during Elite Helicopter Tour’s 90-minute All-Star VIP tour. Enjoy  aerial views of many of the city’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.

DAY TWO: DINNER - CHEF’S TABLE AT PROVIDENCE



This Michelin-starred fine dining restaurant offers a gourmet twist on traditional seafood dishes. Reserve a seat at the chef’s table to watch the lively process of your meal being made, and get the chance to speak with Chef Michael Cimarusti about the inspiration behind each dish.

DAY TWO: NIGHTLIFE - WARWICK



End the trip with a bang with a private table at Warwick, one of the hottest nightlife spots in town. Dance the night away while sipping on a bottle of fine champagne or craft cocktails while surrounded by all the beautiful people L.A. is famous for.