Where to stay around Santa Monica, CA?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 3,796 vacation rentals near Santa Monica. From 1,748 houses to 1,134 apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Santa Monica for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Santa Monica?

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 Santa Monica:

  • Ocean Park: 262 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Park: 195 vacation rentals
  • North of Montana: 85 vacation rentals
  • Pico: 103 vacation rentals
  • North of Wilshire: 136 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Santa Monica?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Santa Monica. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Santa Monica Pier: 5,382 vacation rentals
  • Santa Monica Place: 5,387 vacation rentals
  • Original Muscle Beach: 5,379 vacation rentals
  • Santa Monica College: 5,379 vacation rentals
  • Bergamot Station Arts Center: 5,352 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Monica listed on VRBO 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 Santa Monica?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 1,748 houses in Santa Monica. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Santa Monica include:

  • Apartments: 1,134 rentals available
  • Condos: 255 rentals available
  • Villas: 211 rentals available

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

Can I rent golf rental rentals in Santa Monica?

Absolutely, VRBO has 1,049 golf rental rentals in Santa Monica. You have also many other possibilities in Santa Monica area, including:

  • Ocean view rentals: 386 rentals
  • Beach view rentals: 315 rentals
  • Mountain view rentals: 315 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with online bookable in Santa Monica?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with online bookable among our 3,791 vacation rentals with online bookable available in Santa Monica. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation 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)