Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

2030 Ocean Avenue
Surf surf and sizzling sex bodies are to be had around these parts; indulge in some high-octane beach volleyball to get the best out of the beach.
Abalone Cove
Natural beauty awaits at Abalone Cove where skinny-dippers and fishermen alike come to explore the tidepools.
An Ode to Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier is the old-school focal point of the whole Santa Monica community and the tourists who troop along the boardwalk
Angel Stadium
Heaven must be missing an angel - a few of them in fact - but luckily we've found them; they're here at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim home to the minor-league Angels. Grab a hot dog a foam finger and enjoy.
ArcLight
This self-professed 'cinerama' offers a complete experience for movie lovers. The schedule has a mix of current blockbusters and retrospective screenings of old
Argyle Salon & Spa
Visitors flock to Los Angeles hoping for three things: sun, relaxation and the chance to live like the fabulous. The Argyle Salon & Spa in the Sunset Tower
Argyle Spa
Barrington Recreation Center
A great place to come and play Barrington Park Recreation Center offerings everything from competitive sports right through to picnic tables. Personally we pref
Black’s Beach
Most of us prefer to cover up on the beach but some prefer to sprawl on the sand and frolic in the surf without so much as a stitch. And for those there's Black Beach.
Bluewater Sailing
Skippers ahoy! Grab your blue-and-white striped t-shirt and head to Bluewater Sailing which will have you sailing the Seven Seas - or at least one of them - in no time. We can feel the wind in our hair already.
Brentwood Country Club
Burke Williams
Burke Williams Day Spa
Rest relax and rejuvenate at Burke Williams; super-luxurious it's where celebrities and their various hangers-on go when they've jetted into town to make sure t
Dodger Stadium
Baseball is huge here in Los Angeles and there's no better place to watch it than at Dodger Stadium - home to the almighty Dodgers. Go wild in the crowds.
Dtox Day Spa
When you're feeling a little jaded - and let's face it who doesn't? - treat yourself to a treatment or three at Dtox Day Spa. Unwinding here is practically compulsory.
El Capitan
For a piece of that old movie palace glamour, take a look inside El Captain, one of the few left of its kind.
Esotouric Bus Adventures
Don't get put off by the idea of a bus tour, when Esotouric takes you on a tour of LA's most hidden treasures it's got to be worth it. And it is ten-fold.
Harding Municipal Golf Course
Honda Center
No it's not a car showroom - it's an indoor arena for the almighty Anaheim Ducks ice hockey's much-beloved team.
Huntington Beach
Like something straight off a postcard Huntington Beach offers the kind of orange-hued dreamscape that would make anyone want to pack up and move to LA. Sun sand surf and so many damn sexy people.
Inspiration Point Loop
They don't call it Inspiration Point Loop for nothing; this trail offers some of the most spectacular scenery in the area from lush greenery to ocean vistas.
LA Horseback Riding
What's not to love about going out in LA horseback riding, galloping through the Santa Monica Mountains upon a fiery steed? Giddy up!
Learn to Surf LA
Surfing and LA go together like a horse and carriage which is why Learn to Surf LA - one of the best surf schools in the city - is a must for those serious about the surf.
LeSpa
Sumptuous treatments are the order of the day at Le Spa the in-house spa at Sofitel Hotel. Expect decadence by the bucketload.
Los Angeles Conservancy
For a deeper cultural or architectural insight (beyond the obvious glitz and glam’) join one of LA Conservancy’s tours.
Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
As you'd expect animals abound inside Los Angeles Zoo - particularly of the primate variety. So quit monkeying about and get yourself a ticket.
Massage Therapy Center
You can't always rely on your other half to massage out your knots particularly if you don't have an other half which is where the Los Angeles Massage Therapy Center comes in; sure to put a smile on even the most stressed-out city-dweller's face.
Nuart
Go along on a Friday to see the Nuart's 'midnight movie', with a different choice every week, and experience one of LA's most beloved cinemas.
Perry’s
Perry's is something of an institution on LA sands; offering bikes and burgers in equal measures (not at the same time mind) this is the perfect place to get some exercise and refuel in suitable calorific fashion afterwards.
Regency Car Rentals
Runyon Canyon
If views are your thing a ramble along Runyon Canyon is an incredible way to see the city - from all kinds of awe-inspiring angles.
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Recreating that authentic safari vibe San Diego Wild Animal Park is an ideal way to see exotic animals without having to traipse to Africa. All are well cared f
Santa Monica Beach
Like something straight out of Baywatch this is LA's signature stretch of sand; expect bronzed bodies lifeguard posts and more sexy scenery than you can shake a very large stick at.
Santa Monica Surf School
Surf's up! So grab your board and head down to Santa Monica where there's plenty of swell and the Santa Monica Surf School to get you started.
Segway Los Angeles
It may look a little daft whizzing about on a Segway but it's an ideal way to comb the city without having to actually move your legs.
Silent Movie Theatre
Devoted to reinvigorating the movie-going experience, the owners of the Silent Movie Theatre believe that movies work best as social experiences. Get involved and pay a visit to this quirky cinema.
Solstice Canyon
Be sure to take your camera with you to Solstice Canyon which offers more superb scenery than you could ever imagine.
Staples Center
Like the gates of heaven for sports fiends and fans alike the Staples Center is also a great place to spot a-listers in the crowds that congregate here.
Starline Tours
Renowned operator Starline Tours takes celeb-lovers to the homes of the rich and famous and now beyond.
Surf Academy
Nobody likes to wipe out which is why Surf Academy is a must when thinking of taking to the waters to impress bikini-clad girls.

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