Ever Have A Perfect Week?
Submitted: April 27, 2012
Stayed: August 2011
If not, spend some time at Anne's magnificent home. You owe it to yourself and family, at least once in your lifetime. Yes, there are dozens of other rentals up and down the coast, but I am certain you won't find one as perfect.
The entrance immediately sets the tone; once you walk through the gates, time dissolves behind you, the vast Pacific comes into view, and you're well on your way to experiencing your own perfect week. My wife and I have spent considerable time in some the world's most exotic destinations - Bali, Phuket, Nice, Barcelona, and more - but our week here has become one of the most memorable of our lives.
Our daughters (ages 4 & 6) loved walking up and down the beach, swimming, relaxing in the sunroom, eating food we cooked on the grill, watching the dolphins swim by, and reading books at night to the sound of the ocean in the background. For those lunches or dinners we didn't feel like cooking, we ate Thai food at Cholada, a short walk across the PCH (please be careful crossing!).
The location is extremely convenient to the rest of LA, although I don't know why you would ever want to leave. Of course, we took little trips to Santa Monica/Venice (so close!), Disneyland for the kids (an hour's drive), up to Topanga Canyon for breakfast at Pat's (10 minutes), but we always wanted to just get back "home".
It's been nearly a year since our perfect week, but our family has been thinking about it nearly every week since. So I'm finally getting around to writing this review, looking for just the right words to describe a feeling you can only really "feel" by being there yourself. If you are seriously looking on this site for a great vacation experience, I encourage you to stop looking for other places, contact Anne (she's awesome!), immediately and book your own perfect week.
Thanks again, Anne!
Robert & Shoba
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