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Santa Monica Travel Guide

Santa Monica, California, known best for its iconic pier and sunny beachside settings, is calling your name for a visit. The town has a population of just under 100,000 residents, and is just outside of Los Angeles, CA.

Things to Do in Santa Monica

While in Santa Monica, be sure to plan a visit to Santa Monica Pier, home to Pacific Park, rides, games, and tons of events all summer long, including concerts and shows right on the pier. Santa Monica State Beach is another popular spot to visit in the city. The beach is always full of visitors, both locals and tourists, and stretches the entire length of the town. Head to Third Street Promenade for the best shops, bars, and restaurants, and check out the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market for some Californian fresh fruits and veggies.

Best Time to Visit Santa Monica

Santa Monica is warm and full of sunshine all year, but can get crowded in the summer and in the spring during spring break season. Try to plan a trip around these dates.

A Local's Guide to Santa Monica Vacation Rentals

Possibly one of the most iconic coastal cities in all of the United States, Santa Monica offers visitors so much more than just a beautiful beach and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Santa Monica is truly the perfect destination for a vacation rental.

With 3.5 miles of pristine sandy Pacific Ocean beach and a total walkable area of 8.3 square miles, Santa Monica, California is the perfect home base for any Los Angeles area vacation. Additionally, Santa Monica is only eight miles north of LAX, making it a convenient destination for any traveler.

See & Do

Santa Monica is of course known for the iconic, family-friendly Santa Monica Pier, home to Pacific Park amusement park, the historic Looff Hippodrome Carousel, and Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. Adjacent to the Santa Monica Pier is the famed Muscle Beach which was popularized by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Those renting vacation homes in Santa Monica will have access to some of the best shopping in the world at Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade in the heart of Downtown Santa Monica. In Santa Monica, visitors can shop boutiques, straight from the runway designer labels, and classic beach fashion.

Surrounding Nature

In addition to the iconic attractions of Santa Monica, the surrounding natural landscape of Santa Monica offers unrivaled outdoors experiences. Explore the rugged California coastline or head inland to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation area to hike or climb with a stunning view of the Pacific.

Price and Availability in Santa Monica

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Santa Monica is in August, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Santa Monica is in the high season in July. Santa Monica has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Santa Monica tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Santa Monica tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Santa Monica

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Santa Monica. The warmest months in Santa Monica are June and March, when temperatures reach 99 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 40 ˚F. The wettest month in Santa Monica is March with 4.15 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.62 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Santa Monica

Pick the perfect accommodation for your trip at We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more. We have 2,154 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Santa Monica ranging from inexpensive options to extravagant places to stay. If you are trying to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Santa Monica is only $10 per night. The average price of a vacation rental is around $248 per night.

If you have to have an internet connection during your stay in Santa Monica, then you can choose from over 1,238 places to stay that have WiFi internet. 118 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Choose from 135 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Santa Monica, you'll want to pick from 1,066 places to stay that provide parking. We have 176 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 336 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We compare vacation rentals, hotels and other bespoke accommodation types from many providers in Santa Monica, including 1,135 places to stay from Airbnb, 22 accommodations from Priceline and 9 places to stay from Agoda

1,178 of our places to stay in Santa Monica have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 47% as great. You can instantly book any of 723 places to stay right now.

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