Welcome to Westlake Village
A charming, suburban community with a Mediterranean-like climate
Westlake Village is a master-planned community that caters to many celebrities and high-profile families. Many films have been shot in town or on the hillside throughout the years, which attests to the area’s beauty. After all, Westlake Village is at a convenient location near Los Angeles and the major production studios. The homes of this charming community feature Mediterranean, contemporary, and California Mission architecture.
What to Love
- A private, secluded community
- Mediterranean-like climate with very mild winters
- Quiet and removed locale just over the canyon from the ocean
- Charming, trendy, and aesthetically pleasing
- Green spaces for hiking, cycling, and sports
The residents of Westlake Village have all the best beauty and self-care options at the local spas. When it's time to shop, locals have many boutiques that carry designer brands and specialty stores at their fingertips. This community also has lake access, in which many people spend their free time boating or walking along the lake. The neighborhoods in Westlake Village aren't far from Los Angeles, so locals are known to drive to the city for a night on the town.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Tucked in the Westlake Village Inn
, The Stonehaus
creates elaborate, fresh dishes and has its own private wine label. Also near the inn and underneath frescoes, the Spa Relais
lets guests experience all-day treatment and relaxation sessions.
Should you prefer the Four Seasons Hotel and Spa
, the Coin & Candor
is a brasserie known for cooking entrees with ingredients from Southern California on its wood-fired grill. Mediterraneo
is a Zagat-starred restaurant poised on the mountainside. The 101 North Eatery & Bar
is named for Highway 101 and treats patrons to New American classics prepared by a Michelin-rated chef.
When it's time to browse, the Shoppes at Westlake Village
is known for its many upscale restaurants and how visitors can take a trolley through the mall instead of carrying armfuls of heavy bags. The Promenade at Westlake Village
has shops with stylish clothing, investment firms for those in the financial sector, numerous restaurants, and spas.
Things to Do
The hip Westlake Village crowd frequents the Four Seasons Hotel
and Spa Westlake Village
. Since many enjoy golfing and making connections, the Sherwood Country Club hosts PGA events and is the setting for the two early Robin Hood films.
The city holds Saturday Concerts in the Park on select summer weekends. This festival is held at The First Neighborhood Community Center
. It features awesome live bands that play everything from country and classic rock to pop and jazz.
Also, in the summertime, Westlake Village celebrates the Fourth of July with a parade that has become a family tradition, complete with decorated bicycles, wagons, and strollers. The local firetruck is decked out in festive red, white, and blue spangles. The parade culminates at a local park where residents and guests can gather for lawn games and food.
The City Annual Celebration is at the civic center and gives residents a chance to participate in family-friendly events, dance to live music on the patio area, and support local businesses.
Students in Westlake are considered part of the well-respected Conejo Valley Unified School District or are zoned to Las Virgenes Unified School District.
- Westlake High School, Grades 9-12, National Blue Ribbon School
- Oaks Christian High School, Grades 9-12, Western Association of Schools and Colleges Member
- Oaks Christian Middle School, Grades 5-8, Western Association of Schools and Colleges Member
- Westlake Elementary, Grades K-5, Gifted and Talented Program Available
- White Oak Elementary, Grades K-5, students perform far above the state average on tests