Santa Monica: California’s Most Celebrated Beach City
Awards Season Doesn’t End After the Oscars, As Santa Monica Touts More Than 50 Accolades Received By Local Businesses And Organizations In 2010February 28, 2011 05:03 PM Eastern Time
SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Fresh off the excitement of the 83rd annual Academy Awards, California’s quintessential beach city, Santa Monica, CA, is celebrating a successful year of awards and accolades. Recently named one of National Geographic’s “Top 10 Beach Cities in the world,” Santa Monica – and its hotels, restaurants and other attractions – have much to celebrate. From Zagat-rated restaurant decor and one of Angeleno magazine’s “Top 50 Restaurants in Los Angeles,” to Travel + Leisure’s “Best Hotel for Business in Los Angeles,” and the “Best Hotel Spa” according to the readers of Condé Nast Traveler, the list of honorees and recognition spans an esteemed array of local businesses.
“Santa Monica offers an abundance of options for virtually anyone visiting here. Health and fitness travelers can find a wealth of active, outdoor activities and fantastic spas, while foodies love that they can enjoy creative, specialty cuisine by top chefs, with fresh ingredients directly from our local farms.”
“We recognize that such esteemed accolades don’t come easily,” said Santa Monica Mayor, Richard Bloom. “To be distinguished as ‘the best’ by so many discerning publications and organizations is a true testament to the standard of excellence our city and our tourism community maintains.”