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About Pacific Palisades


Pacific Palisades lies North of Santa Monica and South of Malibu, with the Pacific Ocean and Will Rogers State Beach on its southern boundary.  The Western boundary is located in the Castellammare area at the J. Paul Getty Museum.  The Northeast boundary is at the periphery of the Riviera Country Club.  The Northern boundaries are provided by the picturesque and rugged Santa Monica mountains.


27,000 residents, 9,400 homes, residential units and businesses.  Area: 23,431 acres.

Pacific Palisades Aerial View


Six major canyons, winding their way from the Santa Monica mountains to the sea, create beauty, contrast and interest to this coastal villa.  Some canyons are unique with lush vegetation, underground springs, meandering streams and brooks, and some abound with wildlife.  Due to the terrain created by the canyons and mountains, panoramic vistas prevail throughout the Palisades, offering sweeping views of the ocean shoreline, forested canyons and dramatic, undeveloped mountain landscapes.


With the village located on the palisades above the shores of the ocean and with ocean breezes prevalent throughout the year, the Palisades enjoys clean air, with mean summer temperature at 69.2 degrees and mean winter temperature at 56.1 degrees.  Average rainfall, normally between October and May, is 15.53 inches.  One can usually plan outdoor events without the threat of inclement weather from June to September.  Check the current weather conditions.


The altitude of Pacific Palisades ranges from sea level to Temescal Peak, 2,126 feet.


Pacific Palisades is within the city of Los Angeles jurisdiction.


The commercial district consists of approximately 500 retail shops, service businesses and professional offices.

Neighborhood Map:

Pacific Palisades Neighborhoods