Where to stay around Santa Monica?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,740 holiday lettings near Santa Monica. From 1,598 Houses to 1,366 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:

  • Sunset Park: 194 holiday homes
  • Pico: 107 holiday homes
  • North of Wilshire: 101 holiday homes
  • North of Montana: 119 holiday homes
  • Mid-City: 110 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: 1,561 holiday lettings
  • Bergamot Station Arts Center: 5,473 holiday lettings
  • Santa Monica Place: 5,287 holiday lettings
  • Original Muscle Beach: 5,265 holiday lettings
  • Santa Monica College: 5,447 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 1,598 Houses in Santa Monica. Our other popular types of Santa Monica holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,366 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,237 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 218 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 969 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 a few of the reasons to vacation in Santa Monica. Well known for its beaches, seaside and shopping, this walkable city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Santa Monica a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • 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 70°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 traveler 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 center:

    • 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)