Sausalito is often overlooked by many when considering a move to Marin even
though it has plenty of special perks to offer. Not only does it have some of the best
oceanfront dining options in Marin, but it also offers some of the best views of the bay
as well as Tiburon and Angel Island. If you are looking to move to Marin and still
commute to a job in the city, Sausalito is an easy middle ground while still keeping your
Sausalito is mainly built up the hill which makes for breathtaking views spanning
across the bay and looking over mill valley and strawberry. By mainly being in the hills,
this also provides for quieter and less noisy neighborhoods the farther up the hill you go.
It also provides a level of privacy that still does not take away from the cozy neighborly
feel that many places in Marin county offer.
As far as food and entertainment options, the possibilities are endless. Fish, by
far the best seafood in Marin, is a restaurant on the piers with both indoor and outdoor
seating. Always stocked with fresh seafood options accompanied by perfect views
across the bay, it is a must for anyone in town. As you move farther towards downtown
the restaurant scene begins to pick up with easy Mexican, classy Italian, and a common
favorite, Sushi Ran. Known for its sophisticated preparations, Sushi Ran is recognized
as one of the top sushi restaurants in the US and has even earned high honors from
Michelin. Many restaurants will have live music, especially on the weekends and it is
always a nice time to just walk through downtown and pop in to whatever catches your
Sausalito also has many events such as the Sausalito Art Festival on Labor Day
weekend. With a wide variety of art, music, and wine from 260 nationwide artists, it is an
amazing place to just wander and enjoy the happy environment that it brings to the
town. Another fun attraction for the kids is the famous houseboat community along the
north end of the town. These colorful and quirky homes offer a little twist to the town and
are a great place to walk through and appreciate the time and effort that has gone into
making these homes so special and original. They occasionally pop off for rent as well
which make for a fun little weekend memory.
Overall, Sausalito is a quirky town with a lot to offer. If you are looking for
luxurious properties with breathtaking views, Sausalito has it. If you are looking for cozy
homes, Sausalito has it. If you want a bustling downtown with endless options,
Sausalito has it.