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Vacation rentals in Santa Monica

There are 2,687 vacation rentals near Santa Monica for all manner or mood of travel, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable Santa Monica vacation, you can find 10% rentals under $80/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in Santa Monica, there are 269 between $359 and $3,881/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 99 there are short term home and apartment rentals in Santa Monica to fit your California vacation needs. The most popular types of short-term rental homes in Santa Monica are apartments, houses and private rooms. Santa Monica has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of vacation rental availability from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway, Booking.com, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Santa Monica vacation homes for your trip.

Where is Santa Monica

Situated around 15 miles west of downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica is a unique coastal city. If you are looking for a holiday that meets the entire family's requirements, Santa Monica fits the bill.

Quick Guide to Santa Monica

Santa Monica locals know what an eclectic vibe the city gives off, thanks to the eight unique neighborhoods that coexist together. Explore to find the neighborhood that fits your style with options for dining, shopping, and sightseeing.
  • Downtown Santa Monica: Words can't do downtown Santa Monica justice. Between shopping and open-air entertainment, the energy is contagious in this neighborhood.
  • Mid-City: Culture and art are top priorities in Mid-City. The galleries and theaters in this neighborhood mix perfectly with its eclectic collection of restaurants.
  • Pico Boulevard: The art murals gracing many buildings may be the first thing you notice when you get to Pico Boulevard. Keep going through the neighborhood, and you'll arrive at the beach. And don't miss the weekly farmers' market.

Home-types in Santa Monica

Santa Monica has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Santa Monica:
- Oceanfront2,687 vacation rentals
- Beach2,687 vacation rentals
- Condo1,203 vacation rentals
- Apartment1,203 vacation rentals
- House831 vacation rentals
- Private Room559 vacation rentals
- Hotel51 vacation rentals
- Villa20 vacation rentals

Points of interests in Santa Monica

Santa Monica has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Santa Monica:
- Downtown Santa Monica: 480 vacation rentals
- Santa Monica Pier Aquarium: 410 vacation rentals
- Museum of Flying: 230 vacation rentals
- Palisades Park: 120 vacation rentals