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Highlights Santa Monica

  • Luxurious rentals
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Exciting recreational places
  • Amazing food options

Best Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Santa Monica

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Santa Monica, Los Angeles County
Vacation Rental • 250 m² • 3 Bedrooms
5.0
(16 reviews)
Please email me to confirm availability for desired dates BEFORE submitting a reservation request. Thanks!TO BOOK FOR PHOTO/VIDEO SHOOTS AND/OR SPECIAL EVENTS, PLEASE CONTACT OWNER DIRECTLY. THANKS!Spend your vacation or business trip steps from the beach, cafe's, strand, Main St and Abbott Kinney shops and restaurants, Santa Monica Pier and 3rd St Promenade are also just a 5-15 minute walk. All this while you are in our newly built peaceful and relaxing Santa Monica beach home. You will love the the relaxed and modern, yet casual feel, suitable for singles, two couples or a family. The hou...
from CA$2,231 / night
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Santa Monica, Los Angeles County
Vacation Rental • 111 m² • 1 Bedroom
4.8
(5 reviews)
REDUCED! WE RENT FOR 31 NIGHTS OR LONGER. 6 MONTH TO YEAR LONGER TERM RENTALS AVAILABLE!! IDEALLY SEEKING A SEPT. to DEC. RENTAL REDUCED! An elegant one-of-a-kind, two story property with ocean and sunset views, tastefully furnished Modern designer home: Private, Secure, Right On The Beach. Designer high-end furniture, filled with an amazing collection of Fine Art and full arts Library / large dining / sunning porch upstairs. NEW DESIGNER KITCHEN & APPLIANCES! Large Living Room with full front Ocean Views to Sliding Door to 2 Patio's with Sitting areas and healthy ocean breezes. Master ...
from CA$752 / night
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Santa Monica, Los Angeles County
Vacation Rental • 37 m² • 2 Bedrooms
5.0
(20 reviews)
Fabulous Location!!! SMOKE & PET FREEStay in The Garden Suite to luxuriate in a first floor studio apartment featuring Asian inspired decor with rich red, black, and gold accents abound. The fully equipped kitchen has beautiful and historic Malibu tile in addition to every appliance you could want. With its own garden patio, you’ll be tempted to enjoy every meal in this incredibly lush, verdant space. You’re also welcome to explore the entire garden where you’ll find spots to relax with a glass of wine, sunbathe, barbecue, take in the beauty or even just read a book in the shade.The Air...
from CA$162 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Santa Monica

CA$662for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
CA$711 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Santa Monica

22%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
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Vacation rentals in Santa Monica

Luxury rentals near beautiful beaches

If you're looking for a sunny, adventurous getaway this vacation season, the coastal city of Santa Monica has a variety of rentals of all sizes and to suit all tastes. There are many places near beautiful beaches and spectacular views where you can stay in Ocean Park, North of Montana, Broadway Avenue and Downtown, Santa Monica. Also, if luxury is your thing, you won't have to look far! There are elegant rentals with all the amenities you will need to relax and feel like royalty. Modern facades with fully furnished rooms and kitchens ready to enjoy your vacation.

Vacation rental for big or small groups of people

Santa Monica is one of the most visited tourist spots in the world, so it is not surprising that there are numerous rentals for both large and small groups of people, including small but comfortable rooms for those who choose to travel alone or as a couple. Something important to note is that most of these places have services such as Wi-Fi, bars, swimming pools, hot tubs and even terraces with incredible sea views, and as a bonus they are also pet-friendly, so you can take your pets with you without any worries. All this and much more is waiting for you! Book now!

Vacations in Santa Monica

The area and getting around

The city of the beaches

This coastal city located in the county of Los Angeles, California, is one of the most visited places by those who wish to take a refreshing vacation on its magnificent Pacific beaches stretching up to three miles. Immerse yourself in its paradise waters, and don't miss out on all the activities and recreations you can do there. Whether it is playing volleyball, surfing, enjoying the street shows or even exercising in the gyms installed in the surrounding areas. So get ready and pack your swimsuit, Santa Monica is waiting for you!

A fun city for all tastes

If you've heard of this city, you've probably heard of the famous Santa Monica Pier. You'll be hooked on the amount of fun things to do and see once you take a stroll around its area. If instead you prefer to get away from the crowds and take a stroll around the city, Ocean Drive is the option for you. This stretch runs along the entire Santa Monica coastline, and is perfect for strolling around. You can do it on foot, by bike or if you're more adventurous you can do it on roller skates, and don't worry if you don't have any of these gadgets, there are plenty of places where you can rent them.

Travellers and activities

Santa Monica for beach lovers

Needless to say, Santa Monica is famous for its fun and beautiful beaches. Here you can enjoy many services to make the most of your day, from volleyball and beach football courts, jet skis, and a myriad of restaurants right next to you. One of its most visited areas is Muscle Beach, and this name is due to the gym that is incorporated in this part of the beach and to which many people come to take care of their physique. So if you're looking to stay in shape this vacation season, there's no better place to do it.

Santa Monica for adventurous people

If you are a thrill-seeker and adrenaline junkie; Santa Monica offers one of the most visited places by tourists every year. Pacific Park is a small amusement park located on the Santa Monica Pier, and although it's not too big, it has a variety of rides and attractions that you'll want to try on again and again. Roller coasters, pirate ships, drop tower rides, tilt-a-whirl rides, bumper cars, a Ferris Wheel and much, much more.

Santa Monica recently received the nickname of Silicon Beach. This is due to all the tech and internet companies that moved to this wonderful city.

Top 5 travel tips in Santa Monica

1. Watch beautiful marine life in Heal the Bay Aquarium

With more than 16 years of operation, this aquarium features more than 100 species of fish and marine life in exhibits where you can observe, learn, and interact. It is located just below the Santa Monica Pier and has a paid parking, a restaurant and a Wi-Fi zone. The perfect day for any type of person.

2. Fly high at Trapeze School New York.

This place is for those who are looking for something different to do during their vacations. The Trapeze School New York is a special school for learning aerial arts. Classes last about 2 hours and you can learn tricks on the Trampoline and the Silks. One thing to keep in mind is that they admit children from 6 years upwards and people weighing less than 250 lbs for safety reasons. Conquer your fears and visit this exciting school.

3. Have a shopping day at The Third Street Promenade

Stretching from Broadway to Wilshire Boulevard, this is a popular outdoor shopping spot with an eclectic feel much like Santa Monica. Major chain shops include Urban Outfitters and H&M, as well as high-end boutiques such as Kenneth Karmiole and Bookseller Inc. There are also outdoor dining options after a long day of shopping.

4. Find high-quality ingredients at Santa Monica Farmers Market

The Santa Monica Farmers' Market is a week-long event. These markets are renowned for the incredible diversity of products that can be found there, as many of them are locally grown. There is a great selection of fruits and vegetables but also meats, fish and dairy products. This market is open all year round and you will always find a lively and bustling atmosphere.

5. Eat at Pono Burger

Either for lunch or dinner, Pono Burger is the ideal option. This typical burger joint serves products with only grass-fed organic beef and locally sourced ingredients. The Hawaiian Chef, Makani, offers a selection of burger varieties, milkshakes, home-made fries and craft beer. The space resembles a renovated farmhouse structure with a minimalist, modern interior. You're sure to have an unforgettable dining experience.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Santa Monica

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Santa Monica?

Our data shows that Santa Monica has an average price of CA$574.73 per night, a relatively high one for a city in the USA.

Which month allows you to save the most on vacation rentals?

Those who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Santa Monica in December, November, and January, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of CA$514.03, CA$522.85, and CA$524.18 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Santa Monica go up the most?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Santa Monica, the highest prices can usually be seen in the month of March (with an average of CA$657.79 per night), followed by April (CA$644.43), and May (CA$599.9).

Is Santa Monica a good location for a last-minute getaway?

We recommend you to book in advance in Santa Monica as only 25% of the properties remain free throughout the year, following the data observed in 2020.

Which months offer the highest availability?

In 2020, the months with the largest number of available properties of the year in Santa Monica were May, April and December, with average availabilities of 42.8%, 41.5%, and 35%, respectively.

Which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

According to data from 2020, the months with the fewest housing options available in Santa Monica are, in order, February (with 12.6% of available rentals), August (15.6%), and March (17.75%).

How many rentals does Holidu have in Santa Monica?

In Santa Monica we offer you an extensive catalogue of approximately 760 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 6 local and international providers.

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