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5 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In And Around Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA - Updated 2020

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Santa Monica is a beautiful beachfront city that’s located in the western part of California’s Los Angeles county. It’s considered to be a resort town, and we can definitely see why! From the wonderful climate of the entire city to the beautiful clean beaches, it’s surely a place for all beach-lovers to visit.

Once there, check out the iconic 3rd Street Promenade for shopaholics too! Shopping outlets in the 3rd Street Promenade range from small, independent boutiques to large, high-end shops; it’s a bona fide shopping paradise. If you’re enticed you can rent one of these excellent Airbnbs and make your way down to Santa Monica for a relaxing beach vacation:

Finding the right place to stay is important! Whether it be a crashing pad to rest your feet after a long day of walking or an apartment with a panoramic view, here’s a list of accommodation that will suit your every need.

Santa Monica

Take a deep breath and savor the sunrise.

1. Spacious and comfortable loft (from 125 USD)

This private loft is located on a quiet street, but it’s very well connected to the go-to places of Santa Monica, such as 3rd Street Promenade. The loft may look tiny, but it’s fairly mighty and it’ll definitely make for the perfect accommodation for vacationers in Santa Monica. It’s also conveniently located to metro stations that can take you to downtown Los Angeles so you can explore more of California. This is a spacious living-room-cum-bedroom in the loft. It’s decorated very simply with calming colours, making it feel homey. It definitely feels like a home away from home so just kick back and relax in the quiet loft. The Wi-Fi is fast and there’s also satellite TV and a clock radio with iPod charger. The bed is placed in the corner of the loft and, despite the space looking limited, it’s just the perfect amount of space for a couple! The bed is comfortable and soft and you’ll definitely have sufficient space to move around and have a good night’s sleep. There’s also a private patio on the outside of the loft. The seats are plush and it’s just such a perfect place to eat amongst nature. Sit with a loved one and enjoy a meal and their company, surrounded by the serenity of the location.

Feeling active? Borrow one of the bikes and go for a ride! There’s a small kitchen nook located near to the bathroom. It is well equipped with everything you might need, including basic supplies. And, you can start the day just right with a great cup of coffee!

Studio/Loft - Santa Monica

Area: Near Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, United States

Price: from 125 USD

Number of Guests: 2

2. Private little suite (from 125 USD)

This is a small, private suite that’s located close to Santa Monica Canyons, but it’s also just a boardwalk away from Santa Monica Pier. It’s also located near to the famous Santa Monica Stairs, which is a flight of outdoor stairs that descends to Santa Monica Canyon. More adventurous or active visitors should definitely give these steps a try! When you enter the suite, you’re greeted by very striking orange furniture. It makes the space look more vibrant and cheerful, and it’ll instantly put you in a great mood. The bathroom is spacious and modern. There’s definitely sufficient space to shower and complete your bathroom routines. The hosts also provide you with some towels and a hair-dryer. Less things you need to worry about packing! The kitchen is similarly decorated to the living room. The furniture is brightly coloured, and very eye catching. It definitely makes the suite feel more homey and cheerful, getting you into a great mood to start your vacation. It also sets the scene perfectly, enticing you to get stuck in with gusto and prepare a delicious meal. From the kitchen, there’s a door that directs you to the indoor patio. The patio is covered so you can comfortably hangout there, even when the weather isn’t too good. This is just the perfect spot to hang out! The space is decorated very well and it’s definitely comfortable with the plush seating spots.

Santa Monica Canyon Pied-a-Terre

Area: Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, CA, United States

Price: from 125 USD

Number of Guests: 2

3. Modern, convenient, and comfortable! (from 229 USD)

This is a wonderfully bright and modern beach flat that enjoys a great central location. It’s within easy reach of iconic and fun features like Santa Monica Pier and 3rd Street Promenade. It’s a comfortable flat, so you’ll definitely feel like you’re at home! The living room is bright and spacious and it’s filled with state-of-the-art technology. You definitely won’t feel like you’re an isolated caveman (or woman!) staying in this modern home! Also, there’s some eye-catching coloured furniture, making the space even more bright and cheery. There’s a small table and chairs located right next to the windows, making the dining space bright. The lighting may seem romantic too. Sit close to a loved one and have a great meal surrounded by love and warmth from the sun’s rays. The room’s decorated in a minimalistic style and looks extremely clean. The mattress is of a perfect thickness and it’ll definitely treat your back right. So, indulge in a great and comfortable sleep and wake up feeling totally refreshed and raring to go! You’ll have access to the private terrace via the bedroom. Savour the gorgeous and bustling sights of Santa Monica or even the beautiful sunrise and sunset.

Modern Beach Flat. Steps to Pier!

Area: Near Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, Santa Monica, CA, United States

Price: from 229 USD

Number of Guests: 3

4. Stunning with panoramic views (from 229 USD)

You’re in for a treat if you decide to rent this modern and stylishly designed apartment. This high-floor apartment will give you a perfect and unobstructed panoramic view of the beach, the ocean, and Santa Monica Pier. It’s also conveniently located just a few steps away from all the entertainment you need. Also, if you ever get tired of the great atmosphere of Santa Monica, there’s public transport nearby to help you get into places like Malibu and West Hollywood. There’s a spacious open-plan living room and dining area. Because of the large windows, the living space is extremely bright. It’s decorated immaculately and is very pleasing to the eye. It makes the space look more welcoming and, even better, there are great views from the living room! Relax in front of the TV, complete with cable channels, or surf the net using the Wi-Fi. And this is the stunning view you’ll get if you rent this apartment! You’ll be surrounded by the awesome sights of Santa Monica Pier and Beach, so just stare out of the windows and be amazed! The bedroom is sizeable and you can set the beds up either as 2 twin-sized beds or 1 king-sized bed. There are very minimal decorations in the room, but you probably won’t even notice because you’ll be too busy admiring the great views of Santa Monica Pier! After a long day out on the beach, the bathroom is just about the perfect place to unwind and freshen up. Wash away the day’s grime from your body or just soak in the warm bath and relax.

5-Star Beach Apt / Stunning Panoramic Ocean Views

Area: Near Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA, United States

Price: from 229 USD

Number of Guests: 3

Los Angeles

5. Bungalow, just moments away from Santa Monica (from 125 USD)

Unlike the other listings, this small and private bungalow is located in Los Angeles, a city that borders Santa Monica. However, this charming and modern bungalow is worth the travel as it’s so beautifully decorated and welcoming. One perk is that it’s not located too far away from Santa Monica, so it’s actually possible to make use of the public transport to quickly and conveniently get into Santa Monica. Get a two-for-one experience by staying here; you can explore both the sunny beach area of Santa Monica and the ever-busy and glitzy Los Angeles. The bedroom is so well decorated and there’s definitely enough space for you to move around. The bed looks extremely comfortable and lying on it will feel like you are on a cloud. There’s also air-conditioning and central heating for complete comfort. The kitchen is modern and hip, and is decorated immaculately. The skylight gives the kitchen a more open feel, and also makes it look very bright and welcoming. When you look up, you’ll be able to see the clear and sunny skies of Los Angeles. The bathroom is large and it looks like a great place to just let your day’s stress wash off you. Basic toiletries, like soap and shampoo, are provided, so your luggage won’t be bogged down by those items. And a hair-dryer is also provided, so that’s another thing you can forget about bringing with you! The hosts also provide guests with bicycles. It’s just a perfect, eco-friendly way to explore Los Angeles. Or even to cycle into Santa Monica, which is just a quick trip away!

Private Bungalow W/ Yard & Bikes

Area: Mar Vista, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Price: from 125 USD

Number of Guests: 2

"Seas" the day, and visit Santa Monica without delay!

Beautiful Santa Monica Beach
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Whether it’s spending the entire day at the beach, shopping in 3rd Street Promenade, or venturing out to the glitzy haunts of the rich and famous, you’re guaranteed to have a splendid time in the gorgeous and mostly sunny Santa Monica. You can even go out of the city and explore other parts of Los Angeles; it’s heaps of fun! Keep these Airbnbs in mind if you’re planning to make a trip to Santa Monica and make sorting your great accommodation totally hassle free.

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