Discover a selection of 4,000 holiday rentals in Los Angeles, CA, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 86 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Los Angeles. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Experience the City of Angels with Los Angeles holiday lets

Los Angeles is a hotspot for food, fashion, art, culture and everything in-between, and has more to offer than most people can fit into a break. In the City of Angels, you can bask on golden beaches, channel Hollywood glamour and bite into a tempting multicultural food scene. Like many of America's iconic cities, Los Angeles is made up of multiple neighbourhoods, and you'll find everything from laid-back surf communities to mansion-studded enclaves. Whatever your style, holiday rentals in LA unlock access to exclusive properties across the city.


Discover historic architecture with Los Angeles holiday lets

Los Angeles may be studded with skyscrapers and laced with spaghetti junctions, but that doesn't mean it scrimps on history. The city champions an eclectic mix of architectural styles, from the art deco City Hall to the Beaux-Arts Grand Central Market. In San Marino, the magnificent Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens complex has been welcoming visitors for almost 100 years. If history makes you tick, check out Los Angeles holiday rentals in heritage neighbourhoods, like Highland Park, Brentwood and Pasadena, where you'll find everything from craftsman cottages to mid-century modern bungalows.

Things to do

Big-ticket attractions near your Los Angeles holiday homes

LA is loaded with world-class attractions, so it's best to have a game plan in place if you want to maximise your time in the Big Orange. You can swoon over the incredible art collection at the Getty Centre, find your favourite celebrities on the star-studded Hollywood Walk of Fame and take in astronomical displays, not to mention some of the best views in LA, at Griffith Observatory.


Sightseeing in and around Los Angeles

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Los Angeles has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Knott's Berry Farm (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • NBC Studios (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Los Angeles

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Los Angeles is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Griffith Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Pershing Square (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • MacArthur Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Los Angeles State Historic Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)

Beach-hopping with Los Angeles villa rentals

Whether you want to surf, swim, sunbathe or people-watch, Los Angeles beaches tick all the boxes. Golden sand and chic cafes make Santa Monica a Mecca for celebrity beachgoers, while bohemian Redondo champions a laid-back atmosphere. Head to Venice Beach to watch bodybuilders, rollerbladers and quirky characters parade along the boardwalk. From breezy villas in Santa Monica to luxury condos in Malibu, holiday rentals in Los Angeles offer a unique chance to embrace California's sun-kissed beach lifestyle.

How to get there

How to get to and around Los Angeles

Fly into Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), the closest airport, located 10 mi (16.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 11.2 mi (18.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Los Angeles Union Station. You can get around Los Angeles by jumping on the metro at Pershing Square Station, 7th Street - Metro Center Station or Civic Center Station.

How to get around

Getting around Los Angeles from your holiday rental

Despite its reputation for being a car-centric city, Los Angeles is well-serviced by public transport. Trains and buses run throughout the city, though if you want freedom and flexibility it's best to rent a car. Parking lot rates can vary wildly, so shop around for the best deals, especially in hotspots like Santa Monica. It's worth downloading ridesharing apps, like Uber and Lyft, if you want to save on taxi fares.

Food & drink 

Bite into an eclectic food scene in Los Angeles

Whether you like your meals accompanied by a Michelin star or served fresh out of a street truck, Los Angeles delivers. Vegans will be in their element, faced with 1 of the biggest concentrations of plant-based restaurants in North America, while LA's hole-in-the-wall Mexican joints serve up the best fish tacos this side of Baja. Wash it down with craft beer at retro bowling alleys, artisan cocktails at sleek rooftop bars and Napa Valley wine, on the terrace of your Los Angeles villa rental.

Essential info

Essential info for your Los Angeles holiday rentals stay

  • Stock up on US dollars at ATMs across the city
  • Tipping is customary in Los Angeles, with 15% considered standard and anything over a bonus
  • Download offline maps to help navigate the city's roads and neighbourhoods
  • Swap chain hotels for boutique holiday rentals, which offer a unique opportunity to experience LA through a local lens

Can I find a vacation rental around Los Angeles?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 3,808 vacation rentals near Los Angeles. From 2,025 houses to 68 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Los Angeles for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Los Angeles?

Whether you're traveling 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 Los Angeles:

  • Hollywood Hills: 818 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood Hills West: 774 vacation rentals
  • Beverlywood: 30 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood: 434 vacation rentals
  • Beverly Grove: 444 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Los Angeles?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Los Angeles. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Venice Beach: 3,148 vacation rentals
  • Santa Monica Pier: 840 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame: 3,182 vacation rentals
  • Disneyland®: 2,919 vacation rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 1,906 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Los Angeles listed on Vrbo UK 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 Los Angeles?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 2,025 Houses in Los Angeles. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Los Angeles include:

  • Villas: 68 rentals available
  • Flats: 1,275 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 131 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Los Angeles?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,028 vacation rentals with pool available in Los Angeles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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