The Lighthouse Near the Terranea Golf Course
Beautiful Lighthouse Guides Our Private Tour to Terranea Golf Course
When our guests are staying at the Terranea Resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula and wish to have a private tour around Los Angeles in one of our luxury helicopters we do not have to pick them up and drive them to one of the several airports that we usually fly from in the city. We can land the helicopter just above the Terranea Golf Course and the resort will shuttle our guests to their awaiting aircraft. The first grand sight we see as we lift off is the Point Vicente Lighthouse. This jewel on our dangerous coast has been keeping ships safe since 1926. The lens, originally crafted in Paris in 1886 (and used in a lighthouse in Alaska until coming to California), stands more than 250 feet above the water. Despite the technological advances in shipping navigation and safety the lighthouse was a functional part of the National Lighthouse Service until the U.S. Coast Guard took control. Since 1979 this structure has been listed on the National Registry of Historic Sites and is open to the public one Saturday a month. You might be interested in reading about the ghost, the Lady of the Lighthouse, who one of our guides growing up nearby witnessed.