Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains is a tropical oasis awaiting your arrival. Why spend hours flying to Hawaii when you can enjoy tropical South Seas ambiance in Pasadena. Located in Historic Highlands, a quiet Pasadena residential neighborhood two miles north of downtown Pasadena, this guest house has lots of charm and character. The neighborhood has beautiful tree lined streets and is great for walking. The rental comes complete with exclusive use of outdoor dining area, large gas grill, swimming pool (unheated), heated spa, volcano fireplace and sauna.
Enjoy a relaxing day poolside or a refreshing swim in the lagoon pool. A heated spa for 6 adults can be found amongst the rocks, surrounded by a small stream and waterfall feature. A sauna disguised as a vintage fishing shack is located by the beach entry to the pool. When your hungry, grill the perfect meal alongside the pool and enjoy a quiet dinner overlooking the beautiful, lush tropical foliage surrounding the lagoon pool. You can dine outdoors at the teak table, capable of easily seating 8. During the day the dining table is shaded from the afternoon sun by a thatched roof cover. In the evenings, the tiki bar provides the perfect atmosphere for an intimate cocktail party. For those cooler evenings, cuddle-up beside the Volcano fireplace.
Pasadena, located 9 miles north of downtown Los Angeles, is a vibrant city, rich in history and culture, and home to the world famous New Year’s Day Tournament of Roses. Average year round temperature is 76 F daytime to 54 F nighttime. You are minutes away from sports and recreation areas, and 30 to 60 minutes from all the major Los Angeles attractions. For details of the area visit the Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau. You can also visit the City of Pasadena’s website at City of Pasadena.
Activities and Attractions:
The Pasadena area contains everything you need for a fun filled, relaxed vacation. There are 5 major shopping areas in the city: Old Pasadena, One Colorado, Pasadena Playhouse District, Paseo Colorado, South Lake Avenue and Antique Store and Galleries throughout. Museums and cultural activities in the area include The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Norton Simon Museum, Descanso Gardens, San Gabriel Mission District, The Arboretum, Pasadena Museum of History, and The Gamble House. There are dozens of hiking trails into the San Gabriel mountains within 10 minutes. We are 30 minutes away from downtown Los Angeles, most major studios, Universal Studios and City Walk, Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Los Angeles Zoo. We are 45 minutes to 60 minutes away from the ocean, Mount Wilson, and all other major Los Angeles area attractions.
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