10 Best Places to Propose in Los Angeles (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Los Angeles, California is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for waterfronts, beaches, gardens, parks or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in Los Angeles to ask that special woman or man.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Los Angeles For Outdoor Lovers
  • Santa Monica Pier
  • Malibu Beaches
  • Los Angeles County Botanic Garden
  • Descanso Gardens
  • Venice Canals
  • Getty Center 
  • Griffith Observatory
  • Romantic Destinations in Los Angeles
  • Exposition Park Rose Garden
  • Inn of Seventh Ray
  • Little Door
  • Best Places to Propose in Los Angeles

Romantic Locations in Los Angeles for Outdoor Lovers


1. Santa Monica Pier

The Santa Monica Pier is a popular destination with its vibrant atmosphere, carnival rides, and beautiful ocean views. Consider proposing at the end of the pier or on the beach as the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean.


2. Malibu Beaches

Malibu is known for its stunning coastline and pristine beaches. Zuma Beach, El Matador State Beach, or Point Dume are all fantastic options for a romantic beach proposal with scenic cliffs, rock formations, and golden sands.


3. Los Angeles County Botanic Garden

Located in Arcadia, this expansive botanical garden features beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, and a variety of gardens. Propose in a secluded area or amidst the blooming flowers for a romantic setting.


4. Descanso Gardens

Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Descanso Gardens is a tranquil oasis with stunning botanical displays, a rose garden, and a Japanese garden. Find a serene spot within the gardens to propose surrounded by natural beauty.


5. Venice Canals

Inspired by the canals of Venice, Italy, the Venice Canals in Los Angeles provide a unique and romantic atmosphere. Take a stroll along the canals and propose on one of the charming bridges overlooking the water.


6. Getty Center

The Getty Center is not only an art museum but also a picturesque destination with its stunning architecture, gardens, and panoramic views of Los Angeles. Find a quiet spot in the gardens or on one of the terraces to pop the question.


7. Griffith Observatory

Perched atop Griffith Park, the Griffith Observatory offers breathtaking views of the city skyline, the Hollywood Sign, and the stars above. Propose under the stars or during a beautiful sunset for a truly memorable moment.


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Romantic Destinations in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is full of romantic gardens, restaurants, and parks. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, a spectacular garden, or at a beautiful beach.


8. Exposition Park Rose Garden

Located in Exposition Park near downtown Los Angeles, the Exposition Park Rose Garden is a beautiful public garden with over 20,000 rose bushes. Plan your proposal amidst the vibrant colors and fragrant blooms for a romantic gesture.



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9. Inn of the Seventh Ray

Nestled in a picturesque woodland setting in Topanga Canyon, the Inn of the Seventh Ray offers a rustic and romantic dining experience. The outdoor patio, surrounded by nature, creates a magical ambiance for a proposal.


10. Little Door

Tucked away in a charming courtyard in West Hollywood, The Little Door offers a cozy and intimate atmosphere. The candlelit tables, rustic decor, and Mediterranean-inspired dishes create a romantic setting for a special moment.


Best Places to Propose in Los Angeles

Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Los Angeles has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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