From robust entertainment to natural landscapes, Gardena has it all! Many local activities will quench your adventurous spirit’s thirst in this diverse South Bay community. When you live at Azalea Walk, you become a part of the eclectic culture, and you’ll have everything you need to thrive at your fingertips.
Access to LA Beaches
Spend your weekend lounging at the beach, walking down the boardwalk, and learning how to surf at the nearby LA beaches. Manhattan, Redondo, and Hermosa Beach are lively coastal hangout spots, offering many fun experiences and activities. Join a beach volleyball team, play flag football, wake board, or enjoy a sunset yoga class.
Shopping Experiences Galore
Several lively shopping malls are dispersed throughout the South Bay, including the South Bay Pavilion, South Bay Galleria, Plaza El Segundo, Manhattan Village, and Del Amo Fashion Center. There, you can tend to all your fabulous fashion needs and shop for coveted treasures. For simple, everyday convenience products, visit the nearby Gardena Valley Shopping Center, home of grocery stores, beauty supply stores, pharmacies, Amazon hub lockers, and more.
Delicious Nearby Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking up your next meal, try one of the satisfying restaurants or delicatessens in the area. From fast food to international cuisine, you’re sure to find your next favorite dining hub just around the corner. Some of our local favorites include:
- Gianni’s Burgers
- Louisiana Fried Chicken
- Nuevo San Miguel
- Mr. Fries Man
- The Shawarma Factory
- Loaded Cafe Restaurants
- Oh My Burger
- The Original Giuliano’s Delicatessen
- Lomeli’s Italian Restaurant
- La Villa Mexican Food
Exciting Local Entertainment
Whether you like hanging out at the beach, bowling on a Friday night, or catching a ballgame, Gardena is close to a ton of entertaining activities. If you’re a sports enthusiast, you may enjoy the Alondra Golf Course, K1 Speed, SoFi Stadium, Toyota Sports Performance Center, Porsche Experience Center, Banc of California Stadium, or Dodgers Stadium. Catch a game, a show, or a festival at one of the incredible complexes and take your social life to the next level.
Enjoy a ‘Peace’ of Nature
If you enjoy the soothing sounds and scents of nature, the Gardena Willows Wetlands Preserve is the perfect spot to enjoy your next afternoon off. Spend a few hours meandering the 13.6 acres of vibrantly preserved natural habitat and acquaint yourself with the local landscape. Enjoy a picnic, passing the frisbee, a friendly game of baseball, or a gentle stroll through some of our other favorite parks like Rowley Memorial Park, Hellen Keller Park, or Vincent Bell Memorial Park. As a Southern California local, you’ll want to check out the golden coastline by visiting the renowned Manhattan, Hermosa, and Redondo beaches for sublime surf and stunning sunset views.
Our new Gardena community brings you closer to lively downtowns, restaurants with international cuisine, premium shopping, and world-class beaches. Choose from a mix of spacious floorplans and make Azalea Walk your haven in the South Bay!