Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Pacific Palisades

Take a vacation 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-sees in the area. With a vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Pacific Palisades a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Pacific Palisades?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 747 house rentals around Pacific Palisades. From 349 Houses to 12 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Pacific Palisades is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pacific Palisades?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Pacific Palisades:

  • Hollywood Hills: 842 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood: 400 vacation rentals
  • Studio City: 1,060 vacation rentals
  • Venice: 376 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 102 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Pacific Palisades?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Pacific Palisades. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Will Rogers State Beach: 3,127 home rentals
  • PALISADES PARK: 3,089 home rentals
  • Getty Villa: 3,058 home rentals
  • Venice Beach: 3,160 home rentals
  • Long Beach: 2,641 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Pacific Palisades?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 349 Houses in Pacific Palisades. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pacific Palisades include:

  • Villas: 12 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 217 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 50 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pacific Palisades?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 130 vacation homes with pool available in Pacific Palisades.

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