Bel Air is a beautiful affluent residential area in the West LA Hills of Los Angeles. Prices start in the $1.5 million range for homes in this area. It is situated about 12 miles west of Downtown Los Angeles and includes some of the foothills of the Santa Monica mountains. It lies across Sunset Boulevard from the northern edge of the main campus of the University of California, Los Angeles. At the heart of the community sits the Bel-Air Country Club and the Hotel Bel-Air. Together with Beverly Hills and Holmby Hills, Bel Air forms the Platinum Triangle of Los Angeles neighborhoods.