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Downtown Santa Monica Furnished Studio with Patio!

Great Santa Monica Location! Fully Furnished Studio with patio! - 31 day minimum. Comes with furniture, queen sized bed, linens, full kitchen with housewares/cookwares, full bathroom, Cable TV(includes HBO) with good WiFi and wired internet, electricity/water and 1 assigned parking space. If you need to stay longer I can extend. I always try to check with you before listing it for future tenants. Excellent location close to the beach, Santa Monica Promenade, the Metro train and much more.

ﺩ.ﺇ327 per night
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Venice Beach

Cozy one bedroom apt half a block from the beach and Venice boardwalk. Located close to the popular Rose Ave and walking distance from bars,restaurants and shops on Abbott Kinney and Santa Monica.

ﺩ.ﺇ290 per night
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NEW & CLEAN 1 BEDROOM IN THE HEART OF SANTA MONICA

You'll love our Santa Monica location nestled in the heart of Santa Monica and steps from the ocean, Santa Monica Pier and 3rd Street promenade – ideal for any vacationer. With unbeatable amenities like easy access to gorgeous beaches and bike paths, beautiful scenery, and shopping galore, you can swim, bike & shop 'til you drop!

ﺩ.ﺇ954 per night

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Stay near Santa Monica's top sights

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Santa Monica Pier853 locals recommend
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Downtown Santa Monica65 locals recommend
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Montana Avenue58 locals recommend
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Palisades Park72 locals recommend
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Sonoma Wine Garden11 locals recommend
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Heal the Bay Aquarium22 locals recommend

Santa Monica beach vacation rentals

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Venice Canals Sanctuary
ﺩ.ﺇ952 per night
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Historic Venice Apt 1/2 blk to beach+parking+bikes
ﺩ.ﺇ625 per night
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Lovely Studio in the Heart of DT Santa Monica
ﺩ.ﺇ568 per night
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SPACIOUS BEDROOM IN PRIVATE SUITE WALK 2 BEACH
ﺩ.ﺇ455 per night
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Modern Studio in Santa Monica. 5 min walk to Pier
ﺩ.ﺇ951 per night
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Sunny 1 bedroom guesthouse close to beach
ﺩ.ﺇ561 per night
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Seeside Studio
ﺩ.ﺇ551 per night
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Above the Ocean #2
ﺩ.ﺇ724 per night
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Amazing Sunsets, Pier and Beach
ﺩ.ﺇ364 per night
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Mins from SM beach and pier, food and busses.
ﺩ.ﺇ221 per night
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LOVELY & COZY 1BR w/ BALCONY+WIFI in DT STA MONICA
ﺩ.ﺇ1,046 per night
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Venice Beach Guest Studio with Pool and Hot Tub
ﺩ.ﺇ509 per night

Santa Monica homes

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Cute Beach house w/patio steps to beach.
ﺩ.ﺇ766 per night
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Very Quiet Room with Private/bathroom/patio and Entrance
ﺩ.ﺇ364 per night
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Private Beach Patio Guestroom
ﺩ.ﺇ544 per night
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PRIVATE GUEST RETREAT
ﺩ.ﺇ360 per night
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Private Retreat in West LA! Two Private Rooms!
ﺩ.ﺇ168 per night
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1 bed studio, 5 min to the Santa Monica Beach
ﺩ.ﺇ832 per night
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Welcome to Our Home and Beautiful Santa Monica!
ﺩ.ﺇ337 per night
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Creative Zen Retreat. Enjoy, Create, Relax. Reconnect.
ﺩ.ﺇ905 per night
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Multi-Level Beach Luxury With Spectacular Roof Deck and Spa
ﺩ.ﺇ1,026 per night
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Guest studio with private entrance on quiet street
ﺩ.ﺇ562 per night
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Private Room in Santa Monica
ﺩ.ﺇ293 per night
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WALK OR BIKE TO VENICE AND SANTA MONICA BEACH
ﺩ.ﺇ404 per night

Santa Monica apartments

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Elegant Design Apartment with Courtyard Garden Dining Space
ﺩ.ﺇ699 per night
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Master bedroom with attached bathroom
ﺩ.ﺇ305 per night
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Sunlit Art Apartment - Walk to Beach
ﺩ.ﺇ551 per night
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Charming, Bright and Quiet Studio Apartment Near the Beach
ﺩ.ﺇ496 per night
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Ocean Front Walk and View #3
ﺩ.ﺇ608 per night
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Beach side heart of santa monica/P
ﺩ.ﺇ353 per night
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Cozy SM apt/beach
ﺩ.ﺇ768 per night
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Cozy Santa Monica Flat Near the Beach!
ﺩ.ﺇ478 per night
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Ocean Park Treasure... 3 Blocks to the Beach!
ﺩ.ﺇ878 per night
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The Sage Dream w/Cedar Hot Tub!
ﺩ.ﺇ459 per night
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Lovely Studio apt 2 Blocks from the beach!
ﺩ.ﺇ573 per night
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6 Blocks from Beach - Private Locked Room
ﺩ.ﺇ274 per night

Your guide to Santa Monica

Introduction

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, vacation rentals, 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.


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

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.