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Make a holiday rental house or accommodation in Santa Monica, California your home away from home

The stunning golden beaches of Santa Monica have made holiday rental houses in Santa Monica, California some of the most sought after beach properties in the world. Santa Monica is a wonderfully vibrant city, set on a magnificent beach, known for its healthy lifestyle and vast amount on entertainment on tap. Whatever you decide to do from accommodation to rent in Santa Monica, California, you will be pining for a return visit as soon as you leave for home.

Things to do in Santa Monica, California

The beach is a huge attraction in Santa Monica. The 3.5 mile beach is a magnificent natural wonder, lined with soft white sand and blessed with over 340 days of blissful sunshine each year. The beach offers the finest of Californian beach life, and if you are lucky enough to be staying in accommodation in Santa Monica’s beach districts, waking up with a view over the Pacific, where dolphins frolic in clear view of the coastline, will provide images that will stay with you forever. The huge beach side theme park, with huge, dipping roller coasters and adrenaline pumping rides are a huge hit on family holidays in Santa Monica houses, California too. The Pacific Park has no entry fee, and is a great place to get a taste for Santa Monica life day and night.

There is no end to the activity possibilities you can enjoy from accommodation to rent in Santa Monica, California. The gentle surf striking Santa Monica Beach is ideal for learning to surf, swimming, fishing and even scuba diving. On land, there are some wonderful walking, horse riding and mountain biking opportunities leading you along the coastline, towards LA, or south into the countryside. There are also some wonderful golf courses within a 5 mile radius of the city centre the vast majority of which are open to the public all year round.

The nightlife of Santa Monica is legendary. Whether you would like to enjoy live music in the famous jazz clubs or simply enjoy a chilled drink in a beach bar, you will be fantastically catered for from accommodation in Santa Monica. The shopping is also renowned throughout California.

Places to visit on holiday in Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica is just moments from Los Angeles, and if the perfect place to stay for day trips into the famous American city without getting caught up in the frenzy of life that is a day in LA. There are almost endless attractions in Los Angeles, from Hollywood to Long Beach, Venice Beach to Malibu, and all are fantastically easy to reach from self catering accommodation in Santa Monica, California.

Weather in Santa Monica, California

California’s sublime climate means that houses in Santa Monica, California are a real treat to visit at any time of year. With over 340 days of sunshine to bask in, and summer temperatures nearing 30°C on a daily basis, the beach is always an asset. Winters see daily peak temperatures reaching into the low 20’s, perfect for walking or cycling along the beach promenade.

Travel to Santa Monica, California

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is just 10 miles from the heart of Santa Monica, making it extraordinarily easy to reach a rental accommodation in Santa Monica, California. There are a great range of airlines operating direct services to LAX from London Heathrow (LHR), so you can be settling into one of our rental houses in Santa Monica, California in just a matter of hours from leaving home.

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