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Santa Monica Vacation Rentals

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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 hottest month in Santa Monica is June, when temperatures peak at 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

Choose the perfect accommodation for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and others. Santa Monica has 2,082 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. When traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Santa Monica is available at $10 per night. An average vacation rental in Santa Monica costs on average $262 a night.

If you want internet access during your stay in Santa Monica, then you can choose from over 1,090 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 92 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 119 accommodations that have gyms. If you are driving to Santa Monica, you'll want to pick from 941 places to stay that provide parking. 135 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 311 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Santa Monica accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 9 providers, including 982 places to stay from Airbnb, 67 accommodations from VRBO and 35 places to stay from Homeaway.

1,053 accommodations in Santa Monica have been reviewed; 48% are rated highly. You can instantly book any of 608 places to stay right now.

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