Welcome to Holly Glen/Del Aire
Classic family neighborhoods with excellent schools
Holly Glen and Del Aire are inviting neighborhoods running alongside I-405 on the west side of Hawthorne. Homes here are close to great schools and business parks with companies such as SpaceX, Northrop, and Mattel. They are also within easy reach of seaside cities such as Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach.
Homes in both Holly Glen and Del Aire tend to be much more affordable than those in the nearby beach cities. Both neighborhoods are characterized by well-maintained single-family homes with manicured lawns on quiet tree-lined streets.
What to Love
- Classic neighborhood feel
- Near several outstanding beaches
- Close to diverse shopping and dining
- Award-winning Wiseburn school district
People & Lifestyle
Holly Glen and Del Aire have a classic neighborhood feel with multi-generational families and kids playing out in the streets. These communities offer a welcoming vibe and close-knit atmosphere and are close to outstanding beaches, first-class shopping and dining, and many other amenities around the South Bay region. The neighborhoods are zoned within the award-winning Wiseburn school district, which has great schools for young families to choose from.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Holly Glen and Del Aire are residential neighborhoods within easy reach of the diverse shopping and dining in Hawthorne and El Segundo. Hawthorne’s has been called the best South Asian restaurant in the Los Angeles area by Eater and was featured on Vice Munchies. This unassuming grocery store is run by a husband and wife who cook up a different menu of authentic and delicious Pakistani food every day of the week. Down the street from Zam Zam, offers a more traditional dining experience with tasty kebabs, curries, and naan bread. is a great spot for authentic Mexican cooking. Just off Rosecrans Avenue south of Holly Glen, offers elegant fine dining in an attractive stone-walled dining room at the Ayres Hotel. Gourmet has called Matisse one of the best restaurants in Southern California. Its varied menu infuses American cuisine with rich European influences. The restaurant opens daily for breakfast with Sunday brunch specials that include bottomless mimosas. Recommended dinner specialties include macadamia-crusted salmon, potato-wrapped Chilean sea bass, and hearty Australian lamb rack. All meals come with recommended wine pairings from their extensive wine list. Big box retailers such as Costco, Home Depot, REI, and Walmart are clustered around I-405 and Rosecrans Avenue close to Holly Glen. More restaurants and retailers can be found at and in neighboring El Segundo.
Things to Do
Holly Glen and Del Aire are located to the northwest of Manhattan Beach. is one of the most popular oceanfront stretches in Los Angeles County. This bustling beach runs for two miles, with amenities such as a fishing pier and around 100 sand volleyball courts. Located at the end of the pier, offers free admission Monday through Friday. On the northside of Rosecrans Avenue is , which is quieter but popular with surfers because of its larger waves. The Marvin Braude Bike Trail runs for 22 miles along the beachfront, connecting Santa Monica and Venice in the north with Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, and Torrance in the south. A leisurely ride along the paved bike path will take you to over a dozen of the South Bay’s best beaches.
Holly Glen and Del Aire are zoned to the award-winning Wiseburn Unified School District. Highlights include:
- Juan Cabrillo Elementary, Public, K-2
- Peter Burnett Elementary, Public, 3-5
- Juan De Anza Elementary, Public, K-5
- Richard Henry Dana Middle, Public, 6-8
- Da Vinci Design, Public, Charter, 9-12