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Vacation rentals in Santa Monica

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Nice one bedroom  in a 3B Condo @Santa Monica
SUPERHOST
Private room · 1 guest · 1 bed · 1 private bath

Nice one bedroom in a 3B Condo @Santa MonicaRelaxed atmosphere and comfortable space in scenic Santa Monica. Near Montana Avenue shops and restaurants, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica pier and beach. Free neighborhood parking and easy access to public transit, bikes and scooters.

Beautiful Culver Bungalow
SUPERHOST
Entire guesthouse · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

Beautiful Culver Bungalow**Update September 2020 - Our next-door neighbors have started construction on their house and there will be construction noise at our studio M-F 8:30-4:30** It's not overwhelming but we wanted to give our potential guests a heads up! Lovely and sunny guesthouse studio space really close to Downtown Culver City. Only a few miles by bike or train to the beach or to Downtown LA. A perfect central homebase to see all that Los Angeles has to offer!

Bed & Design - studio close to  beach in OceanPark
SUPERHOST
Entire guest suite · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

Bed & Design - studio close to beach in OceanParkElegant, sunny and airy suite in a calm, tree-lined street in the most coveted area of Santa Monica - the historic "Dog Town," birthplace of skateboarding. Three blocks to bustling Main Street - two more to the beach. This well appointed space consists of a bedroom with a remarkably comfortable queen size bed and a large bathroom with two sinks, bidet, and a fabulous double shower. There's a walk in closet and a kitchenette w/ refrigerator, microwave and amenities. Parking permit included.

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SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guest suite
  2. Santa Monica
Ocean View Santa Monica Beach Studio w/ fire pit

Hidden right between affluent Pacific Palisades and trendy Santa Monica, this gorgeous studio sits just above the Pacific Ocean, offers most amazing views over the beach and canyons, a separate entrance, outdoor bar to view the sunset and patio with a fire pit and an outdoor shower. You are only a few minutes walk to the beach, hike trails and the famous Santa Monica stairs are right next door! Stunning viewpoints, breathtaking sunsets and nearby beach and surf - a true Californian experience!

$202 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Santa Monica
Modern Bohemian Santa Monica Guest House- pets ok!

New Airbnb but we are Superhosts already! Our guesthouse studio is the perfect place for anyone who wants to see the best of what LA has to offer. Easy to get around, lots of local dining and art to explore, just a hop over from Bergamot Metro Station, plenty of parking available, private and comfortable accommodations. Not to mention, gorgeous furniture & comfiest bed of your life! We welcome ALL with open arms. All religions, nationalities, genders. Santa Monica Business License # 225136

$133 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Los Angeles
Clean, Private, Entire Guest House | LA Bungalow

*Fully cleaned and sanitized with CDC + Airbnb recommended disinfectant between each visit. Your safety is our top priority* Live your best life in this newly renovated, bungalow guesthouse complete with outdoor fireplace, vaulted ceiling and open floor plan. Self Check-In Escape to a private backyard oasis complete with native landscape design, succulents, cacti, bougainvilleas + fruit trees. 5 minute drive to the beach! Quick 15 minute drive to/from LAX airport.

$106 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. Culver City
Cozy Lavender Cottage in the heart of Los Angeles

The Lavender Cottage is a tiny home in the heart of Los Angeles. We welcome business travelers and explorers who want a safe, quiet, and central location in order to experience all that LA has to offer! You can easily walk to the metro or hop on a bike for a short trip into Culver City!

$70 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guest suite
  2. El Segundo
Private Studio w/kitchenette close to Beach & LAX

This cozy studio is in the heart of the small town (hidden gem) of El Segundo. Close proximity to the beach and LAX. Main Street is booming with new intriguing restaurants, coffee shops, and breweries, as well as some of the best "Mom & Pop" restaurants in LA. Very safe and quiet residential area, yet within a few miles of the beach, LAX, and major freeway access. Private patio, refrigerator, kitchenette with hot plate, and Keurig coffee maker. Perfect for 2, but will sleep 4 guests.

$110 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. El Segundo
The Dakota Guest House

Welcome to the Dakota guest house. 10 minutes to the beach ( the beach is 8 block away) , downtown El Segundo and Lax. Your own private space to relax and enjoy sometime to yourself.

$120 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Santa Monica
Beachy Craftsman Guesthouse steps to Montana Ave!

New craftsman style guest house just a short walk to the beach, steps to restaurants & shops on trendy Montana Ave, in the North of Montana residential area of Santa Monica.

$115 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Los Angeles
LAX Garden Bungalow/Private+Safe Oasis/Staycation

Live like an LA local in our beautiful garden bungalow! Private and cozy one-bedroom, one-bath with gardens. Located at the back of our property in a quiet family neighborhood, this cozy bungalow conveys a unique LA charm. We are minutes from LAX, the Silicon Beach cities of Playa del Rey, Marina del Rey and Venice Beach+ SoFi Stadium, just off the 405/105 freeways. Close freeway access makes us centrally located to reach all parts of Los Angeles yet we're tucked away in solitude and peace.

$98 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guest suite
  2. El Segundo
Beautiful quiet/ studio/ bath/ garden & bikes B

This is a private space that is quiet with it's own entrance and parking. We have air-conditioning. The bed is new w medium firmness. Pets are allowed but I prefer small, however if you ask in advance, we can talk. I do charge an additional cleaning fee per pet. All is negotiable. There is a BQ and bikes and & baby bed. You will have access to Jacuzzi, garden and outdoor tables & it's surrounded by trees and flowers and vines. It's cozy (small) but has everything you need. Very clean

$72 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. View Park-Windsor Hills
Cozy Hideaway, Centrally Located

GREAT LOCATION! Near center of the city, in a beautiful hillside residential neighborhood overlooking the city. Private entrance, remodeled room on serene, landscaped grounds. A great resting place to head in many different directions--LAX, Downtown, Venice Beach, Santa Monica Pier, Marina Del Rey, Playa Vista, Hollywood, USC/Exposition Park, UCLA, and much more. Minutes away from two regional shopping malls.

$68 per night
PLUS
  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Venice
Venice Beach Guest Studio with Pool and Hot Tub

Cool off in the swimming pool at this Spanish architecture pool house. Discover a relaxing beach atmosphere in a cozy space featuring a private outdoor bathroom, a sauna, 3 fire pits, and bikes to borrow for a ride down to the beach. The hot tub is available to use and has to be scheduled 45 minutes ahead of time so it can heat up to 103 degrees fahrenheit. This listing is for two adults only.

$128 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire apartment
  2. Culver City
Modern Culver City Guest House

Our guest house studio apartment is centrally located, adjacent to a grocery store (Ralphs) and Sony studios, walkable to the hip downtown Culver City, 10 min drive to beach, near the Expo metro line, easy access to bus lines, and close the 405 and 10 freeways.

$98 per night

All About Santa Monica

With 3.5 miles of sandy beach and swimmable water, and some of the most heavenly summer sunsets, Santa Monica is about fun in the sun with a healthy dose of relaxation. The city’s numerous shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues can convince you the city is one large coastal theme park, but it’s also a surprisingly walkable section of Los Angeles, with adjacent Venice Beach just a leisurely 2.5-mile stroll away.

How do I get around Santa Monica?

The most convenient entry point into Santa Monica will be through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). It’s just a 15 minute drive to the oceanfront neighborhood.

LAX transportation options are numerous. Rental cars are located off site, requiring a short shuttle ride; follow signs on the lower/arrivals level islands outside baggage claim. The Santa Monica Big Blue Bus also services LAX; to pick it up, take the free Lot South/City Bus Center Shuttle from the arrivals level to the LAX City Bus Center. Rideshares and taxi services are located next to Terminal 1 within a dedicated pickup lot. Follow signs or take the free LAX-it shuttles there.

When is the best time to book a Santa Monica vacation rental?

Santa Monica’s coastal Mediterranean climate promises warm daytime temperatures and cool evenings. Sunny, temperate days are generally the rule for the majority of the year, with rain a rare exception. The months of June, July, and August are the driest, while January and February are more regularly gray and gloomy.

Santa Monica temperatures generally hover between the mid-60s to the low 70s Fahrenheit. Morning skies can often be obscured by a marine layer, which typically melts away before lunch, giving way to sunshine. Summers can occasionally introduce warmer daytime temps in the low 80s, but the presence of a coastal breeze tends to keep the temperature hovering around perfect. Still, it’s never a bad idea to bring an extra light layer, especially for evening excursions. Otherwise, bring sunglasses and plenty of sunscreen.

What are the top things to do in Santa Monica?

Santa Monica Pier

Arguably the most iconic structure along the Southern California coast, this pier overlooks Santa Monica State Beach and operates as a popular social, dining, and entertainment spot for locals and visitors alike. Take a ride on the historic merry-go-round, watch locals cast and catch along the length of the boardwalk, or enjoy the panoramic view from atop the Pacific Park Ferris wheel (especially beautiful during summer as the sun is setting). The pier’s Secret Story Tour app is worth a download before and during any visit.

Santa Monica Farmers’ Market

If you’re looking for an authentic taste of Southern California’s expansive cornucopia of produce, a visit to the largest grower-only farmers’ market in the region will surely be a rewarding and flavorful affair. It’s not uncommon to run into famous local chefs loading up carts for their week’s menu alongside other celebrities as you peruse the more than 85 farm stands on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday morning.

Third Street Promenade

This three-block, pedestrian-only stretch of shops and restaurants is an iconic part of the Santa Monica landscape. In recent years, the outdoor pedestrian mall has seen a revitalization. Investment has brought new, heralded dining options to the strip along with numerous public amenities that invite visitors to rest and relax, children to play, and audiences to enjoy free public performances.

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