Discover a selection of 3,000 holiday rentals in Santa Monica, 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 null per night, and flats & apartments and villas are popular options for a stay in Santa Monica. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Santa Monica

The area's art galleries and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Santa Monica. Well known for its beaches, seaside and shopping, this walkable city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Santa Monica

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Santa Monica a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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)
Weather

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 21°F.

Natural features

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 traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Santa Monica

Fly into Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), the closest airport, located 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 7.1 mi (11.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Santa Monica?

Our 2022 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,983 holiday lettings around Santa Monica. From 1,292 flats & apartments to 84 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Ocean Park: 514 holiday homes
  • Downtown Santa Monica: 82 holiday homes
  • Pico: 135 holiday homes
  • North of Montana: 102 holiday homes
  • Wilshire Montana: 90 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?

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

  • Mary Hotchkiss Park: 4,816 holiday lettings
  • Bergamot Station Arts Center: 4,829 holiday lettings
  • International Chess Park: 4,793 holiday lettings
  • Jadis: 4,812 holiday lettings
  • Pacific Park: 4,793 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Monica listed on Vrbo UK 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 Flats in Santa Monica?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 1,292 Flats in Santa Monica. Our other popular types of Santa Monica holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 84 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 1,527 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 82 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios 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 867 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Monica. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Explore destinations around Santa Monica

Ocean Park
514 holiday rentals
Downtown Santa Monica
82 holiday rentals
Pico
135 holiday rentals
North of Montana
102 holiday rentals
Wilshire Montana
90 holiday rentals
Sunset Park
157 holiday rentals
Northeast
54 holiday rentals
North of Wilshire
76 holiday rentals