Situated on the Santa Monica Bay and surrounded by the city of Los Angeles, Santa Monica is an affluent seaside community, with rentals scattered along the coast.
Recently voted one of National Geographic’s Top Ten Beach Cities, pedestrian-friendly Santa Monica is home to over five kilometres of broad, sandy beaches, an iconic pier, and a progressive vibe. Popular recreational activities include sunbathing, playing volleyball, and doing yoga on the beach, as well as surfing on Pacific rollers.
Top attractions include the prominent, 100-year-old Santa Monica Pier, as well as a number of restaurants, museums, and retail establishments that have attracted artists, writers, and retirees to the city for decades. Santa Monica’s award-winning culinary scene is renowned for its alfresco dining, outdoor farmers’ markets, and chefs’ exhibitions. With more than 75 fine art galleries and venues, including the Santa Monica Museum of Art, and a number of public art exhibitions spread throughout the city, Santa Monica is committed to the arts. Upscale shopping and indie boutiques line the streets of the city, especially along Third Street Promenade.
Santa Monica offers an array of natural, outdoors, and cultural attractions, as well as a variety of facilities and rental accommodation options, and is centrally located to Los Angeles and its International Airport.+ More