Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Venice

Enjoy the live music and other features of Venice. This walkable city is known for its beaches, seaside and surfing. Venice Beach and Santa Monica Pier are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Venice

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy Venice for its surfing, rollerskating and biking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Venice a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa Monica Pier (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • NBC Studios (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk (1 mi / 1.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Venice

Travelers enjoy Venice for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 70°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Venice

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Venice has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Venice is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Griffith Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Muscle Beach Venice (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Marina Beach, Mother's Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Venice

The nearest airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), located 1.8 mi (3 km) from the city center. 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 4.9 mi (7.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Venice?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 709 holiday lettings near Venice. From 286 Houses to 279 Condos/Apartments, 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 Venice is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Venice?

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 Venice:

  • Hollywood Hills West: 1,733 holiday homes
  • Montecito Heights: 30 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 335 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,750 holiday homes
  • Bel Air: 923 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 Venice?

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

  • Venice Beach: 5,675 holiday lettings
  • Venice Fishing Pier: 5,656 holiday lettings
  • Muscle Beach Venice: 5,675 holiday lettings
  • Los Angeles Union Station: 5,350 holiday lettings
  • Los Angeles Convention Center: 5,672 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Venice 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 Venice?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 286 Houses in Venice. Our other popular types of Venice holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 279 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 50 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 50 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Venice?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 83 holiday homes with pool available in Venice. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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