Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of West Los Angeles

The area's entertainment and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to West Los Angeles. This city's restaurants, shopping and beaches draw many visitors. Sony Pictures Studios and J. Paul Getty Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around West Los Angeles

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes West Los Angeles a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sony Pictures Studios (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • NBC Studios (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • 20th Century Fox Studio (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in West Los Angeles

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Los Angeles

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, West Los Angeles is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Griffith Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Beverly Gardens Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Will Rogers Memorial Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • International Chess Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Los Angeles

The nearest airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), located 1.6 mi (2.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 7.2 mi (11.5 km) away.

Where to stay around West Los Angeles?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,834 holiday lettings near West Los Angeles. From 718 Houses to 752 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Los Angeles is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in West Los Angeles?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Los Angeles. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santa Monica: 3,970 holiday homes
  • Malibu: 2,325 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,779 holiday homes
  • Beverly Hills: 3,222 holiday homes
  • Venice Beach: 5,750 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in West Los Angeles! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in West Los Angeles?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in West Los Angeles with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Santa Monica: 3,970 holiday lettings
  • Malibu: 2,325 holiday lettings
  • Beverly Hills: 3,222 holiday lettings
  • West Hollywood: 4,756 holiday lettings
  • Long Beach: 2,649 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to West Los Angeles?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in West Los Angeles are:

  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): 5,734 self catering accommodations
  • Bob Hope Airport (BUR): 5,424 self catering accommodations
  • Los Angeles, CA (JBP-Commerce Business Plaza Heliport): 5,924 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in West Los Angeles?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in West Los Angeles. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hollywood Hills: 1,779 holiday rentals
  • Venice Beach: 5,750 holiday rentals
  • Long Beach: 2,649 holiday rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 3,886 holiday rentals
  • Santa Monica Pier: 1,747 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Los Angeles listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around West Los Angeles

Santa Monica
3,970 holiday rentals
2,325 holiday rentals
Beverly Hills
3,222 holiday rentals
West Hollywood
4,756 holiday rentals
Long Beach
2,649 holiday rentals
4,892 holiday rentals
Marina del Rey
1,648 holiday rentals
1,741 holiday rentals
Hermosa Beach
1,296 holiday rentals
Manhattan Beach
1,644 holiday rentals
Redondo Beach
1,868 holiday rentals
3,658 holiday rentals
3,579 holiday rentals
Rancho Palos Verdes
1,336 holiday rentals
Culver City
3,097 holiday rentals
Hidden Hills
546 holiday rentals
Universal City
3,322 holiday rentals
Playa Vista
106 holiday rentals
Rolling Hills
530 holiday rentals
Signal Hill
503 holiday rentals