Five Reasons to Visit Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village This Spring


March 13, 2020,
Los Angeles, Westlake Village, U.S.A.

There has never been a better time to escape the city, take in fresh air and discover the newly transformed Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village.  

Tucked within the Santa Monica Mountains, just twenty minutes north of Malibu, this urban retreat is a sun-soaked hamlet set against the backdrop of endless outdoor recreation and activities for the entire family.  

1. Breathe Easy and Step Outside with Nature  

A sunny Southern California vibe meets stunning mountain landscapes in Westlake Village resulting in endless outdoor adventures. Enjoy ocean views from scenic hikes, spend the day on the green at Sherwood Golf Club, or hang ten while surfing the shores of Malibu. Saddle up and ride the winding mountain trails on horseback with Malibu Riders or power one's own transportation and explore the more than one hundred local trails with a state-of-the-art mountain bike.

2. Stay Healthy with World-Class Wellness

Take time to visit the award winning 40,000 square foot (3,700 square metre) spa and California Health & Longevity Institute to experience one of the more than 128 restorative spa therapies before basking poolside in the sun or relax under a private cabana.  Sharpen knife skills with a cooking classes inside the Wellness Kitchen and become inspired to develop a more well-balanced lifestyles through transformative eating habits taught by registered dietitians.

3. Take Time to Connect with the Past

Take a walk through the past at The Reagan Library.  Just moments away from Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, the expansive centre offers panoramic valley views, replicas of the White House's Rose Garden and the Air Force One craft that flew President Reagan during his presidency.   For history that spans centuries, visit The Getty Villa where the ancient past continues to inspire. The ocean-facing museum features art and artefacts, manicured gardens and is the perfect setting to enjoy a lunch picnic while taking in dramatic coastal views.

4. Indulge in Grape-to-Glass Afternoons 

One of California’s lesser-known yet equally as notable wine regions is located in the Hotel’s backyard. Here, discover an abundance of local wine makers including Malibu Wines, a family-owned winery that offers tastings of locally grown Semler wines, including cabernet sauvignon, sauvignon blanc and viognier. Head to Rosenthal Estate’s Malibu Wine Tasting Room for a prime selection of varietals grown in Malibu Newton Canyon. And don’t miss Cornell’s for savoury sips, intriguing people watching and celebrity sightings.

5. Step into Spring in Style

A California retreat wouldn’t be complete without an afternoon of shopping. The Malibu Lumber Yard is home to a sophisticated collection of boutiques (as well as the largest outdoor, free-standing aquarium in Los Angeles). Other upscale shopping districts include the Malibu Country Mart and the Topanga Mall.