Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Pacific Palisades

Take a holiday to Pacific Palisades and enjoy the area's architecture, monuments and temples. Well known for its beaches, gardens and seaside, this romantic city won't disappoint. J. Paul Getty Museum and Santa Monica Pier are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


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.

Where to stay around Pacific Palisades?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,590 holiday lettings near Pacific Palisades. From 657 Houses to 23 Villas, 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 Pacific Palisades is on HomeAway.

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:

  • Santa Monica Canyon: 253 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,777 holiday homes
  • Hollywood: 873 holiday homes
  • Venice: 704 holiday homes
  • Silver Lake: 452 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?

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

  • Will Rogers State Beach: 5,700 holiday lettings
  • Getty Villa: 5,638 holiday lettings
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,777 holiday lettings
  • Venice Beach: 5,743 holiday lettings
  • Long Beach: 2,661 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pacific Palisades 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 Pacific Palisades?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 657 Houses in Pacific Palisades. Our other popular types of Pacific Palisades holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 632 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 83 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 Pacific Palisades?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 363 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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