Located in the hills west of the San Fernando Valley, the city of Calabasas has exclusive low-key hidden gems to offer. Ranging from the great Malibu Hindu Temple featuring original architecture and an authentic taste of traditional Indian food to the Commons at Calabasas where you can shop and spot celebrities out and about. Whatever you’re looking for, don’t skip over your backyard, you’ll find special places to check out!
Malibu Hindu Temple
1600 Las Virgenes Canyon Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302
Established in the 1980’s and regarded as the most iconic attraction in Calabasas, the temple was one of the first large scale Hindu temples created in the greater Los Angeles area. The temple provides a traditional place for Hindu worship and has a very nice auditorium for shows and a restaurant where you can get an authentic taste of traditional Indian food. The staff, Monks, and people who you will meet here are all very friendly and welcoming.
King Gillette Ranch
26800 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, CA 91302
Looking for that perfect staycation retreat? King Gillette Ranch is considered one of the most stunning settings in the Santa Monica Mountains! The 588-acre ranch offers a rare unspoiled view of California’s rich archaeological, cultural, and historic resources. The most known features include a haven for larger mammals of the Santa Monica Mountains and some of the original formal landscaping of Gillette’s estate including a grand entry, a serene pond, sweeping lawns, bridges, and the historic Spanish Colonial Revival style mansion.
Shop and spot a celebrity at The Commons at Calabasas
4799 Commons Way, Calabasas, CA 91302
The Commons at Calabasas is a chic shopping and entertainment complex owned and operated by American billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Rick Caruso. The high-end shopping center has become somewhat of a tourist destination that is regularly frequented by celebrities. Since its opening in 1998, it has become home to many retail, lifestyle, and specialty shops, as well as entertainment and dining venues. Even if you’re not in the mood to shop, it’s still worth a visit to take in the architectural beauty of the structure which resembles a Mediterranean style Tuscan hill town center in rural Italy.
Regal Edwards Calabasas
4767 Commons Way, Calabasas, CA 91302
Conveniently located in the classy Commons at Calabasas, the Regal Edwards Calabasas is a high-end movie theater with kick-back recliner chairs and plenty of legroom! It’s super clean with a great sound system and bar so you can even enjoy a glass of wine with your featured movie. The staff behind the concession stand is very friendly and efficient so you’ll be sure to get the service you deserve. With plenty of parking and the comfortable leather reclining chairs the Regal Edwards Calabasas is the best movie experience in the area!
Leonis Adobe Museum
23537 Calabasas Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302
Get transported back in time at the Leonis Adobe Museum. Great for kids and adults, the museum connects 83 historic and cultural sites, including historic houses, cultural centers, and art and maritime museums from San Diego to San Luis Obispo. There are even ranch animals preserving, and sharing California ranch life in the late 1880s. If you’re looking for an authentic experience for the whole family the Leonis Adobe Museum is for you!