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August is the hottest month in Los Angeles and what better way to spend those hot days than playing water sports! Thankfully, Culver City is just a short drive to the best beaches in town for your water adventures. Fill your summer 2022 memories by the beach and soaking in sunrays and Vitamin D. Here is a guide to the best water sports to enjoy near Upper Ivy.

Water Sports to Enjoy Near Upper Ivy

Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.

  • Surfing – Learn to surf this summer in Manhattan Beach. Surfing is a great workout and perfect for those adrenaline junkies! Many people say they experience better awareness and appreciation of the natural world. Keep in mind that learning to surf can be frustrating and difficult in the beginning. Keep practicing to hone those surfing skills! Remember those frustrating moments are overshadowed by all of the fun moments! Here is a link to Soul Surf Sessions in Manhattan Beach.
  • Jet Ski – Spend the day in Marina Del Rey jet skiing. Jet skiing is a true thrill. With the wind in your hair, water splashing, and catching breathtaking waves, you’ll have a fun time! Check out Marina Water Sports Rentals for more information on jet ski rentals plus experience paddle boarding and kayaking.
  • Yoga by the Beach – Have a zen day and practice breathing and stretching by the beach! Beach Yoga Social is located in Santa Monica that offers weekend Signature Beach Flow classes. Start your early morning right with an inspiring yoga session that’s suitable for all ability levels. Enjoy feeling energized on the beach with experienced instructors.
  • Boogie Board – Have a fun day boogie boarding Santa Monica Beach. This activity is great for those who want to catch smaller waves.
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Surfing at Manhattan Beach

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Beach Yoga

After getting a good workout in by the water, head back to your apartments at Upper Ivy. Unwind in your cozy bedrooms or in our luxury amenities.

Discover More Water Activities

Explore more water activities near you!

  • Duffy at Newport Beach – Have a day getaway to Newport Beach! Check out Lido Marina Village and rent a Duffy. We recommend renting the electric Fantail, inspired by the most majestic vaulted boats, like sailing on the French Riviera. Enjoy having a picnic and a glass of wine under the shade, while witnessing the beautiful ocean views of Newport. Afterward, discover fine dining and boutique shopping at the Lido Village.
  • Weekend Getaway – Take a romantic weekend getaway to Catalina Island. You can find schedules and fares on the CatalinaExpress website. Book your vacation homes on Airbnb and discover the beauties of Catalina Island. Experience the picturesque town of Avalon filled with activities on land and sea. Check out the rustic village of Two Harbors, with striking campgrounds and beautiful beaches. From scenic views, adventurous activities, and lavish relaxation, Catalina Island has it all.
  • Beach Day in Malibu – Have a relaxing beach day at Zuma Beach with your friends and family. Play a fun game of frisbee or volley on the warm sand or sunbathe while reading a book!
  • Pool Day at Upper Ivy – Enjoy hanging poolside at Upper Ivy. Invite your friends and family over to relax under the sun! Afterward, explore fine dining and shopping in Culver City. Check out places like the Platform and Downtown Culver City.
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Duffy Boats at Newport Beach

Upper Ivy offers top-notch amenities for our residents to experience fun all summer long!