Hermosa Beach is among South Bay’s Beach Cities, bordered on the north and south by Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach. The city’s beach is popular for sunbathing, beach volleyball, surfing, paddle boarding and bars. Most homes in Hermosa Beach are within walking distance of the sand. Those who live in the area tend to be young professionals. Hermosa Beach is also a city of artists. The area has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America– This concentration of artists helps shape Hermosa Beach’s character.