Destination guide

Travel to arty Pacific Palisades

Take a holiday to Pacific Palisades and enjoy the area's architecture, monuments and temples. Travellers to this romantic city praise the beaches, gardens and seaside. Santa Monica Beach and Topanga State Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Pacific Palisades

Are you hoping to discover 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 experience everything that makes Pacific Palisades a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Monica Pier (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • NBC Studios (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Sherman Oaks Castle Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pacific Palisades

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pacific Palisades is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Griffith Park (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Will Rogers State Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Topanga State Beach (3.4 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Las Tunas State Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Pacific Palisades

Fly into Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (10.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Van Nuys, CA (VNY), which is 10.3 mi (16.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Pacific Palisades?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 704 holiday lettings around Pacific Palisades. From 200 flats & apartments to 334 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pacific Palisades?

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 Pacific Palisades:

  • Eastern Malibu: 130 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Hills: 806 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Hills West: 761 holiday homes
  • Central Malibu: 230 holiday homes
  • Beverlywood: 29 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 Pacific Palisades? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Pacific Palisades. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Getty Villa: 3,038 holiday lettings
  • Topanga State Park: 2,981 holiday lettings
  • Will Rogers State Historic Park: 3,049 holiday lettings
  • Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine: 3,042 holiday lettings
  • PALISADES PARK: 3,047 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pacific Palisades listed on 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 Flats in Pacific Palisades?

Yes, of course. offers 200 Flats in Pacific Palisades. Our other popular types of Pacific Palisades holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 334 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 40 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pacific Palisades?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 136 holiday homes with pool available in Pacific Palisades. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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