Where to stay around Santa Monica?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,698 holiday lettings near Santa Monica. From 1,585 Houses to 1,360 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Santa Monica area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santa Monica?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Santa Monica:

  • Ocean Park: 701 holiday homes
  • Wilshire Montana: 103 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 70 holiday homes
  • Northeast: 54 holiday homes
  • North of Wilshire: 98 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Santa Monica?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Santa Monica. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Santa Monica Pier: 1,572 holiday lettings
  • Original Muscle Beach: 5,369 holiday lettings
  • Santa Monica Place: 5,371 holiday lettings
  • Bergamot Station Arts Center: 5,390 holiday lettings
  • Santa Monica College: 5,373 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Monica listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Santa Monica?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,585 Houses in Santa Monica. Our other popular types of Santa Monica holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,360 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,230 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 202 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santa Monica?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,016 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Monica. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Take in the beachside beauty of Santa Monica

    The area's art galleries and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Santa Monica. Well known for its beaches, seaside and shopping, this walkable city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

    Activities and attractions in Santa Monica

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Santa Monica a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Santa Monica Pier (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Sony Pictures Studios (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • Universal Studios Hollywood® (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
    • Warner Brothers Studio (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
    • NBC Studios (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
    • Venice Beach Boardwalk (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)

    Seasonal weather in Santa Monica

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Santa Monica

    Santa Monica is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Santa Monica is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Venice Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • La Brea Tar Pits (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
    • Griffith Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
    • International Chess Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Original Muscle Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Santa Monica Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)