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Travel to relaxing Rancho Palos Verdes

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Rancho Palos Verdes. Revered for its seaside, beaches and golfing, this city is both relaxing and romantic. RMS Queen Mary and Venice Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Rancho Palos Verdes

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Rancho Palos Verdes for its golfing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Rancho Palos Verdes has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aquarium of the Pacific (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Marineland (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Redondo Beach Pier (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Lakes at El Segundo (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Campus El Segundo (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Rancho Palos Verdes

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rancho Palos Verdes

Nature lovers will enjoy Rancho Palos Verdes for its beautiful ocean views, pristine beaches and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rancho Palos Verdes is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
  • South Coast Botanic Garden (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Torrance Beach (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Hopkins Wilderness Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Wilson Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Cabrillo Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Rancho Palos Verdes

The nearest airport is in Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 13.4 mi (21.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rancho Palos Verdes?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 905 holiday lettings around Rancho Palos Verdes. From 371 houses to 300 flats & apartments, 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 Rancho Palos Verdes?

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 Rancho Palos Verdes:

  • Eastern Malibu: 116 holiday homes
  • Venice: 396 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 130 holiday homes
  • Bluff Park: 65 holiday homes
  • Mar Vista: 466 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 Rancho Palos Verdes? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rancho Palos Verdes. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Marineland: 1,407 holiday lettings
  • Wayfarers Chapel: 1,482 holiday lettings
  • Point Vicente Lighthouse: 1,640 holiday lettings
  • Los Angeles: 3,948 holiday lettings
  • Venice Beach: 3,208 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rancho Palos Verdes 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 Houses in Rancho Palos Verdes?

Yes, of course. offers 371 Houses in Rancho Palos Verdes. Our other popular types of Rancho Palos Verdes holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 300 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 10 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 Rancho Palos Verdes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 193 holiday homes with pool available in Rancho Palos Verdes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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