The 72-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 three days living like one with this 72-hour guide to the finest things L.A. has to offer.

Chateau Marmont 1

DAY ONE: CHATEAU MARMONT



Check into a private bungalow at the iconic hotel to get the feel of a home away from home. Chateau Marmont’s poolside bungalows offer two- and three-bedrooms options, each with two bathrooms, a large living room, and a full kitchen and dining room. The hotel has been a favorite with celebrities old and new – James Dean and Leonardo DiCaprio are just two of the generations of stars that have spent time at Hollywood’s perpetual hot spot.

Black & White Car Rental

DAY ONE: 10 a.m. - 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: 11a.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 ONE: Lunch - NOBU MALIBU



After a few hours at sea, dock in Malibu and head to Nobu 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.

Brentwood Country Mart

DAY THREE: 2 p.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: 4 p.m. - SKYBAR



Have a pre-dinner cocktail or two at Skybar, a poolside venue with breathtaking views of the Hollywood Hills located at the Mondrian Los Angeles.

DAY ONE: Dinner - CHEF'S BAR AT BESTIA



The Downtown L.A. hot spot serves up modern Italian cuisine in an industrial meets traditional setting. Seats at the chef's bar ensure an inside look into the creation of the creative pizzas and pastas the Arts District restaurant is known for.

STAPLES Center

STAPLES Center

DAY ONE: 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. Your group of eight to 18 guests will enter the arena through a private VIP entrance, and then enjoy the game with a premium view while noshing on catering provided by Levy Restaurants.

1 Oak Los Angeles

DAY ONE: Nightlife - 1 OAK



Keep the party going with a private table at 1 OAK, one of Hollywood’s hottest nightlife destinations. The offshoot of the New York location provides a club-going experience that is truly “one of a kind.” You may even end up rubbing elbows on the dance floor with a celebrity or two.

DAY TWO: 9 a.m. - SOULCYCLE



After an indulgent day of eating and drinking, dedicate your second day in L.A. to focusing on your health and wellness, beginning with a class at SoulCycle. The celebrity-loved cycling class will have you torching calories in a dance-party like environment.

The Ivy

DAY TWO: Brunch - THE IVY



Have a healthy lunch at The Ivy, which serves classic California cuisine in an idyllic garden-like setting. You can’t go wrong with the Ivy Lobster Cobb Salad.

DAY TWO: 1:30 p.m. - FACIAL AT MILA MOURSI



Book an appointment at Mila Moursi Skin Care Institute & Day Spa to get your skin glowing like Jennifer Aniston, who swears by her treatments. The signature 60-minute facial promises to remove any skin impurities, and leave your skin looking hydrated and supple.

DAY TWO: 2:30 p.m. - MASSAGE AT Hotel Bel Air Spa by La Prairie



Indulge in a massage at The Enclave at the Hotel Bel-Air Spa by La Prairie. The private suite 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.

DAY TWO: 4 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.

Elite Helicopter Tours

DAY TWO: SUNSET HELICOPTER TOUR



Watch the sun set and the city lights come up during Elite Helicopter Tour’s All-Star VIP tour, where you can see many of L.A.'s world-famous attractions from above, 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-rated fine-dining establishment 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 - HYDE SUNSET



Finish off the night at Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails, a chic nightlife destination located in the heart of the famed Sunset Strip. Come for a cocktail, or stay later to dance into the early morning.

DAY THREE: 9 a.m. - BLOWOUT AT DRYBAR



Get ready for a day of shopping with a blowout at Drybar, where you can sip on champagne while getting your mane primped with perfect Cali-girl waves.

DAY THREE: Brunch - POLO LOUNGE



Enjoy live piano music while having lunch at The Polo Lounge, a favorite dining destination for Hollywood’s elite. 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 THREE: 1 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 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.

Barneys New York

DAY THREE: 3 p.m. - BARNEY’S NEW YORK BEVERLY HILLS



Prefer to do all your shopping in one place? Barney’s New York carries all your favorite designers in one sleek and chic location. And you just may run into a famous face while perusing the racks!

DAY THREE: 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 THREE OPTION: SPA MONTAGE BEVERLY HILLS



You can never get too much pampering, so an optional stop after lunch is Spa Montage Beverly Hills featuring L.RAPHAEL, offering the finest in spa, skincare, beauty and wellness. Inspired by the traditional Spanish Colonial Revival style architecture found throughout historic Beverly Hills, this 20,000 square-foot urban oasis is comprehensive, warmly appointed and luxurious. From state-of-the-art diamond facials to holistic wellness therapies, cutting edge fitness classes and world-class salon services, Spa Montage Beverly Hills offers a memorable spa experience in a serene sanctuary nestled near the exclusive shops and acclaimed dining of Rodeo Drive.

DAY THREE: Dinner - MAUDE



Every table is a chef’s table at Maude, Chef Curtis Stone’s intimate 25-seat restaurant. The menu – which changes every month - features nine courses based around a single seasonal ingredient of the chef’s choice.

DAY THREE: NIGHTLIFE - THE TERRACE AT SUNSET TOWER HOTEL



Finish off your trip with a poolside drink at The Terrace at Sunset Tower Hotel. The hotel is an Art Deco masterpiece dating back to the 1930s, and the bar still has the feel of an old school Hollywood haunt. With breathtaking views of the city, there’s no better spot to wind down after an eventful three-day luxury adventure.